Panetta Opposes Sequestration Replacement Bill

Despite being opposed to the Defense cuts included in sequestration, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told reporters Thursday that a bill that passed through the House making cuts solely among domestic spending in an effort to thwart sequestration was misguided.

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Obama Administration Weighing Response To Sony Cyber Attacks

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The White House said it considers the cyber attacks to be “a serious national security matter.”

White House Won’t Rule Out A Visit From Raul Castro

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The remarks come a day after President Obama announced a historic shift in U.S. policy towards Cuba.

McCain Slams Obama Administration On Sony Hack

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McCain said that the attack on Sony was a result of the Administration’s failure to bolster defenses against cyber attacks.

Boehner Delivers A Christmas Poem

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Boehner recites a poem taking aim at President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration reform.

TRNS News Notes- 12/18

Obama: U.S. and Cuba: “New chapter”
Spies swapped for spies
Pols’ reax: Swift and strong
Biz groups support WH move
U.S. concludes North Korea hacked Sony

Nixon Announces Air Campaign, Gray Davis Reveals California Budget Problems, Congress Passes The 18th Amendment

Can you believe the year is almost over?