Benghazi chairman defends move to deny funds to State Dept.

Martin Matishak The Hill 6/2/2015

The chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), is endorsing a move to deny some funding to the State Department in order to force the administration to cooperate with the panel’s ongoing investigation.

In a statement Tuesday, Gowdy said the panel’s “overarching preference remains for […]

It’s Obama who lost Iraq: To ask the right hypothetical questions, it's imperative to understand that fact

Charles Krauthammer The New York Daily News 5/21/2015

Ramadi falls. The Iraqi army flees. The great 60-nation anti-Islamic State coalition so grandly proclaimed by the Obama administration is nowhere to be seen. Instead, it’s the defense minister of Iran who flies into Baghdad, an unsubtle demonstration of who’s in charge — while the U.S. air […]

Emails May Be a Key to Addressing 'Pay-to-Play' Whispers at Clinton Foundation

There are not two Clinton controversies. There is one big, hairy deal.

Ron Fournier National Journal 3/8/2015

“Follow the money.” That apocryphal phrase, attributed to Watergate whistle-blower “Deep Throat,” explains why the biggest threat to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential dreams is not her emails. It’s her family foundation. That’s where the money is: corporate money, […]

Fox News Host Greta Van Susteren Gives Obama a Blistering ‘Refresher’ on the Constitution

Oliver Darcy The Blaze 3/5/2015

Fox News host Greta Van Susteren gave President Barack Obama a “refresher” on the U.S. Constitutional during her program Wednesday night.

“Let’s all go ‘Off the Record’ for a minute. President Obama and I both have this common: We both went to it and taught at law school,” she said. […]

Obama kept reform Muslims out of summit on extremism

Charles Hoskinson The Washington Examiner 2/21/2015

The White House excluded members of a prominent group of reformist Muslims from its terror summit this week, apparently because President Obama rejects their argument that such groups as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are actually motivated by Islam.

A group of 23 prominent Muslim reformers signed a […]

Bibi’s Churchill Moment

Thomas Stackpole Foreign Policy 1/21/2015

If Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu takes his place behind the podium to address Congress on Feb. 11, he will tie Winston Churchill for the record of most addresses by a foreign leader in American history. Netanyahu’s many critics may find that galling, but the Israeli leader and his supporters […]