The Obama Administration’s Zelig
Susan Rice is the real version of Woody Allen’s cinematic character Zelig, who in the movie of the same name popped up almost anywhere as an expert on anything.
As U.N. ambassador from 2009 to 2013, and later as National …
These Are the Questions Susan Rice Needs to Answer
The House Intelligence Committee reportedly wants former national-security adviser Susan Rice to testify in the probe of alleged Russian election interference, which now includes evidence that Obama officials may have improperly used intelligence gathered on President Trump’s transition team.
Last Chance for Taking Shots at Judge Gorsuch
Last Chance for Taking Shots at Judge Gorsuch
Democrats and their media allies put up their last shot against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, accusing him of plagiarism.
CNN’s Andrew Kaczynski: “Seems sort of weak? This is what, 300 words …
Krauthammer’s Take: On Possible Unmasking, Democrats ‘Are Pretending It Is Not an Issue’
Charles Krauthammer argued that the Russian investigation now involves multiple issues, and that it is a partisan maneuver to say that one or another is the only one that matters:
A lot of the media are playing along with it, …
Who’s Really ‘Frayed’ the U.S.-Israel Relationship? Susan Rice and Her Bosses
In a recent Charlie Rose interview, National Security Adviser Susan Rice insisted that “the relationship between Israel, as a country, and the United States, as a country, has always been bipartisan,” but because of Israeli prime minister Netanyahu’s planned …
Ted Cruz to Propose Bill Banning Gitmo Transfers Pending Bergdahl Probe
Another Proud Moment in U.S. Diplomatic History
Well done, National Security Advisor Susan Rice. Last night she tweeted#…#
Notice the missing “r” in “progress”; clearly she meant @ukrprogress. Unfortunately, someone set up a foul-mouthed parody Twitter feed using the typo Rice sent out to the world.
Examining Obama’s Very Quiet Atrocities Prevention Board
Susan Rice, who worried about how a Rwanda genocide declaration would impact the 1994 midterm elections while she was on the National Security Council, will be President Obama’s next National Security Adviser.
Rwanda comes up in the longest section of today’s …
What Benghazi-Related News Is About to Drop?
Well, this . . .
Expecting a bit of Benghazi-related news shortly.
— Sharyl Attkisson (@SharylAttkisson) February 12, 2013
. . . certainly seems intriguing, and the timing suggests that Senator Lindsey Graham’s threat to place holds on the confirmations of John Brennan and Chuck Hagel may have …
Rubio: The Senate Needs Hillary’s Testimony Sometime Soon
Sen. Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and Senate Foreign Relations Committee, just released the following statement in response to the State Department’s report on Benghazi:
“The independent report on the September 11 attacks on our …
Is Rice’s ‘Crime’ the New ‘Wire Tapping’?
While news seems to be breaking in every direction, there are two storylines in the continuing saga of allegations about Russian meddling in the 2016 election and Obama-administration spying on Team Trump.
The first, as Victor Davis Hanson has outlined, involves …
On Susan Rice, the Issue Is Abuse of Power, Not Criminality
On Tuesday, in a National Review Online column, I contended that the reported involvement of former national-security adviser Susan Rice in the unmasking of Trump officials appears to be a major scandal — it suggests that the Obama White House, of …
Susan Rice’s White House Unmasking: A Watergate-style Scandal
The thing to bear in mind is that the White House does not do investigations. Not criminal investigations, not intelligence investigations.
Why is that so important in the context of explosive revelations that Susan Rice, President Obama’s …
Susan Rice and the Military Option Against Iran
National Security Adviser Susan Rice gave a relatively anodyne speech at AIPAC, except for two crucial points:
The first was her contention that if we insist on full dismantlement of Iran’s nuclear facilities, the U.S. diplomatic coalition negotiating with …
FLASHBACK: Three Weeks Ago, White House Asked Boehner to Repeal Authorization to Use Military Force in Iraq
Three weeks ago National Security Adviser Susan Rice wrote to House Speaker John Boehner, asking him to repeal the Authorization for the Use of Military Force in Iraq:
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon said that when …
Obama’s Tuned Out, Rice Is Mendacious, and We Didn’t Appreciate Panetta Enough
Susan Rice: No Successful Attacks on U.S. Homeland Since 9/11
From 60 Minutes last night:
Lesley Stahl: But when you have so many phone records being held, emails, heads of state’s phone conversations being listened in to, has it been worth our allies being upset? Has it been worth all …
Four Key Details in the Released Benghazi E-Mails
On “Morning Joe” at the moment, the roundtable seems convinced that yesterday’s release of 100 pages of internal e-mails relating to the Benghazi talking points exonerates the White House and all of the senior-level officials. This suggests that most in the …
Obama: Did I Say the Economy Recovered?I Meant I’m Still Working on It!
The first Morning Jolt of the week features the shocking news of Pope Benedict’s resignation, a discussion of whether our culture is even capable of the earnest valorization depicted in the Paul Harvey ad, and then these two developments …
Rice Withdraws; Secretary of State John Kerry Coming Soon?
NBC News is reporting that Susan Rice is no longer interested in the position of secretary of state and the president has accepted her decision.
This means that Massachusetts senator John Kerry is the most likely next top diplomat of …