Congress will now be able to reject or approve a nuclear deal reached with Iran which is expected to be announced June 30
“I know that he [Obama] would relish the opportunity to visit the island of Cuba, and Havana in particular,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said, after taking a question from, what may be a first, a Cuban journalist
In an inteview with The Atlantic, Obama said that while there have been tactical setbacks against ISIS, ultimately it is because “these are not Iraqi security forces that we have trained or reinforced.”
The Trade Promotion Authority, or fast-track, bill would now allow members to attach amendments which could still derail the bill before final passage
Among the documents is a letter to the American people in which Bin Laden taunts the US for engaging in its longest and most costly war.
President Obama used the commencement speech at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Wednesday to make the case that climate change is a threat to America’s national defense.
“Are we going to light our hair on fire every time there’s a setback?” Earnest quipped.
“Strong encryption is the cornerstone of the modern information economy’s security,” the letter to Obama reads.
Obama’s executive order prohibits the distribution of weapons such as grenade launchers, high-caliber rifles and other “militarized” weapons to local police.