Rep. Trey Gowdy is defending the Republicans’ misuse of taxpayer funds for an inquisition that has in no way advanced the public’s understanding of the Benghazi tragedy.
In his book The Great War of Our Time, former CIA deputy Director Michael Morell explains the blunder that led to Saddam Hussein being deposed and sent him into hiding in a spider hole.
National Memo editor-in-chief Joe Conason appeared with David Frum of The Atlantic on Both Sides Now, a weekly radio show hosted by Mark Green, to debate the Clintons.
This latest Blumenthal scandal is increasingly reminiscent of the pointless, endless probes of Whitewater by congressional Republicans two decades ago.
Republican staffers on the House Select Committee on Benghazi plainly leaked Clinton emails to the paper of record — in frustration that their probe is headed nowhere.
“Republicans have always been trusted more on national security,” said Republican pollster Whit Ayres, “and Obama has been a weaker leader than people expected.”
Fifteen years after its publication, this book still rings with relevance. The crosshairs may have shifted toward Hillary in the last decade or so, but the offensive is still very much engaged and demands a response.
The far right lashes out at Al Sharpton, Ben Carson is pretty sure we’re Nazi Germany, and much more.
It’s hardly a secret that Fox News is fixated on the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya. But now, thanks to a new study from the liberal watchdog group Media Matters for America, we know the true scope of the network’s obsession. The report finds that in the first 20 months following the attacks, five […]
By Ali Watkins, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Rep. Trey Gowdy’s got a late-night habit. “He eats a ridiculously lot of pizza,” said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah. “Even if he goes out and has dinner, he’s got to have his late-night pie. I don’t know how he does it.” It’s a tasty […]
Republicans who won’t stop trying to turn the 2012 Benghazi attack into the second coming of Watergate now have even less credibility. The House Intelligence Committee is preparing to release a report that states that the Benghazi scandal is — surprise! — not a scandal at all. “The House Intelligence Committee, led by Republicans, has concluded that there was no deliberate wrongdoing […]
For years, conspiracy-minded Republicans have insisted that someone in the Obama administration — usually, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton — issued a “stand-down order” to the U.S. military on the night of the 2012 attack at the U.S. mission in Benghazi, preventing a Special Operations team from intervening and saving the lives of the four […]