The president was forced to pause for several seconds as a female anti-war activist seated in the back of the audience protested the continued detention of 166 terror suspects inside a military prison located in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Click inside to read the entire speech delivered by the president at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C.
In a major speech Thursday, the president called for a shift in how and when drones are used to target enemy combatants.
In a letter to congressional leaders on Wednesday, Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed that the Obama administration has killed four American citizens overseas using drones.
“If there’s someone wielding a knife in the parking lot, are you gonna call the Inspector General?” a livid Trey Gowdy asked Doug Shulman.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) led off Wednesday’s hearing by asking why the agency sat on its own review for roughly a year.
The conservative Leadership Institute says it experienced harassing treatment from the IRS due to partnerships it had with Tea Party organizations.
By a 13-5 vote, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the bill after lawmakers tacked on a series of amendments.
The revelation came today courtesy of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney.
The Republican Senator from Oklahoma issued a statement assuring victims in his state “that any and all available aid will be delivered without delay.”