Senate Panel Tells Kerry: You Were ‘Fleeced, Bamboozled’ By Iran

Newsmax 23 Jul 2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry faced accusations Thursday that he had been “fleeced” and “bamboozled” by Tehran as he defended the Iran nuclear deal publicly for the first time on Capitol Hill.

Kerry appeared before the Senator Foreign Relations Committee to defend the hard-fought agreement, which he called a “good […]

McConnell to challenge Obama by forcing review of Iran nuke deal

Peter Kasperowicz The Blaze 4/6/2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Monday that the Senate would soon consider legislation forcing the tentative Iran nuclear deal to be approved by Congress, setting up a direct challenge to President Barack Obama, who opposes any congressional review.

Republicans in the House and Senate reacted to last week’s […]

Obama grasps for climate legacy as second-term agenda crumbles

Ben Geman The Hill 11/8/2013

President Obama has a chance to craft a second-term legacy on climate change even as the rest of his agenda runs aground in Congress.

Gun control legislation is dead; immigration reform is on life support; and reaching a fiscal deal with Republicans appears to be a long shot.

To make […]

Obama’s Energy nominee: We need carbon tax to double or triple energy cost

Joel Gehrke The Washington Examiner 3/25/2013

President Obama’s Energy secretary nominee regards a carbon tax as one of the simplest ways to move the energy industry towards clean technologies, though he notes that government would have to come up with a plan to mitigate the burden this tax places on poor people, who would pay […]

Obama’s EPA Nominee Vowed Not ‘To Sit Around and Wait for Congressional Action’

Joe Schoffstall CNS News 3/4/2013

President Barack Obama today nominated Gina McCarthy, who has vowed “not to sit around and wait for congressional action” when issuing environmental regulations, to replace Lisa Jackson as Environmental Protection Agency administrator.

McCarthy currently heads the Environmental Protection Agency’s air and radiation office.

On May 1, 2010, in the keynote […]