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Topic - Saxby Chambliss
Sen. Saxby Chambliss of Georgia, the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he believes that more classified information on the recent downing of the Malaysian jetliner should be released and that the incident is at least indirectly tied to the Russian government.
Obama administration officials said Thursday that they feared the Islamic militants holding Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl would kill him if word of their deal to exchange him for five Taliban fighters leaked — offering the latest justification in the face of growing political controversy over why President Obama sidestepped Congress to make the trade Saturday.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that regardless of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's health, President Obama made the right call to win his release by exchanging five Taliban warriors.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrote a letter to leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees in January 2012, assuring them that the decision to release five former Taliban commanders from Guantanamo Bay would only be made "after consultation with Congress."
Sen. Saxby Chambliss says he's written a letter to President Obama urging Mr. Obama to declassify — to the extent he can — information on the five Taliban commanders recently transferred from Guantanamo Bay in the swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
The Senate intelligence committee has voted to release parts of a classified report that harshly criticizes CIA terror interrogations after 9/11.
The top Republican on the Senate intelligence committee pushed back Wednesday against accusations that the CIA snooped through congressional computers, saying that the facts are still too murky to draw any firm conclusions and a special investigator may have to be enlisted to sort it all out.
The office of Republican U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss say the lawmaker has become the fifth person to be inducted into the Georgia Peanut Commission's Peanut Hall of Fame.
Republicans see the 2014 midterm elections as a chance to capitalize on voter frustration with the problem-plagued health care overhaul, but the GOP first must settle a slate of Senate primaries where conservatives are arguing over the best way to oppose President Barack Obama's signature law.
Sen. Saxby Chambliss said Sunday he is no fan of the new deal to ease economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for concessions on that country's nuclear program, saying the Senate likely will move ahead to tighten sanctions that are working.
Three influential Republican lawmakers slammed the Obama administration's handling of Abu Anas al-Libi, the suspected high-level al Qaeda operative captured by American commandos in Tripoli on Saturday, saying the terrorist now being held and interrogated on a U.S. Navy ship on the Mediterranean Sea should be quickly transferred to the detainee prison at Guantanamo Bay.
Three influential Republican lawmakers slammed the Obama administration's handling of Abu Anas al-Libi, the suspected high-level al Qaeda operative captured by American commandos in Tripoli, Libya, on Saturday, saying the terrorist now being held and interrogated on a U.S. Navy ship on the Mediterranean Sea should be transferred quickly to the detainee prison at Guantanamo Bay.
The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee calls it the "most serious threat I've seen in a number of years."
For a decade, members of Washington’s political establishment have derided civil libertarians, mocking their warnings about the slow but dangerous creep of the Surveillance State.
For a decade, members of Washington's political establishment have derided civil libertarians, mocking their warnings about the slow but dangerous creep of the Surveillance State. Sen. John McCain, one of Big Brother's most vocal cheerleaders on Capitol Hill, recently referred to his colleagues who expressed concern about the Obama administration's use of drones as "wacko birds."
Seven Republicans and four Democrats are running for the Georgia seat, which opened when Sen. Saxby Chambliss announced plans to retire.
"If we're really going to get support for this bill from the American people there's got to be some restoration of trust," said Sen. Saxby Chambliss, Georgia Republican, who sent a letter with fellow Georgia Republican Johnny Isakson proposing the spending bill. "There's got to be some effort shown on the part of the administration before I think there's going to be a sufficient number of folks deciding to move this bill forward."