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Former GOP Lawyer: Military Acted Properly on Benghazi
The U.S. military acted properly the night of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, a retired three-star general says.
Benghazi Investigation Produces More Infighting and Few Results
Two years after a special House committee started investigating the 2012 attack on an American diplomatic compound in Benghazi , Libya, the committee has yet to produce a report on its findings. But the political infighting is still going strong. On Sunday Rep. Elijah Cummings, the ranking Democrat
Leon Panetta Says Trump, Cruz Proposals ‘Will Put Our National Security At Risk’
Former Secretary of Defense and Hillary Clinton surrogate Leon Panetta on Friday condemned the strategies GOP presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz proposed in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, calling them “irresponsible, “dangerous” and a risk to national security . "Both
The Note: Hillary Clinton Unleashes Her 'Secret Weapon'
NOTABLES --WHAT BILL IS SAYING: At his two events in New Hampshire yesterday, Bill Clinton focused on how, in his view, his wife Hillary Clinton, is best suited for the nation’s top job. He opened his Exeter, New Hampshire speech with a nod to his role in the White House if Hillary Clinton were
Pentagon Opens Up All Combat Jobs To Women
In a historic decision, Defense Secretary Ash Carter has opened up all military combat jobs to women ending a decades-long ban on women serving in front-line units. Carter has given the military services until January 1 to present a timeline for implementing the historic change by April 1. Carter's
Biden Claims He Privately Supported Bin Laden Raid
The vice president says he privately told President Obama to move forward with the 2011 raid.
TRANSCRIPT: CIA Director John Brennan Addresses Senate's Report on CIA Interrogation Program
[Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan spoke Dec. 11, 2014 at a rare, public press conference at CIA headquarters to address a recently released Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogation practices post-9/11. Below is an unofficial transcript made by the Federal News
CIA Director Reacts to Torture Report in Rare TV News Conference
Mr. President you agree with John Brennan the CIA's interrogation. And life. We're I. President Obama declined to answer a question from ABC's John Carl today over that explosives CIA torture report. But the CIA he is ready to talk we are set to hear from the man at the head of the agency. Director
CIA Torture Report: White House Mum on Whether Methods Saved Lives
President Obama has condemned what he calls "torture" of detainees by CIA interrogators at black sites overseas in the dark days after 9/11. But the White House is not taking a position on whether any of the information gleaned from those sessions -- putting questions on the propriety of the