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.

Justin Duckham
Justin Duckham is a Senior Washington Correspondent with the Talk Radio News Service. Justin is a proud alumnus of UC Merced, where he studied History, Philosophy and American Studies. Prior to making the jump to politics in 2008, Justin was a music journalist in California. Follow Justin on Twitter @Jduckham

Russian Convoy Enters Ukraine; ‘We Waited Long Enough’

The flag of Ukraine at the United Nations. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

Ukraine claims Russian soldiers prevented border guards from inspecting trucks before crossing border into the eastern Donbas region.

Romney Accepts ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

Romney

“That is cold,” Romney said.

Poll: Scott Brown Gaining Traction In New Hampshire

46 percent back Shaheen while 44 percent said that they would back Brown.

TRNS News Notes- 8/22

Hagel: ISIS “beyond anything that we’ve seen”
ISIS: Lawmakers wary
ISIS: WH strategy change? Or not?
Obama’s golf outings slammed
Ferguson: National Guard pulling out

Click here for: Friday, August 22

● Wealth gap widened in recent years

● Tighter control for abused painkiller

● U.S. is land of high taxes for corporations

● How to stop corporate inversions

● Ebola bug feeds false fears

● FOIA suit seeks sexual assault records

Gov. Accountability Office Claims Pentagon Broke Laws During Bergdahl Exchange

The GAO found that the DoD failed to inform Congress of the trade within a given timeframe and that money was used illegally for the exchange.