White House Counterterror Advisor Defends Drone Use

John Brennan, the White House’s Chief Counterterrorism advisor, defended the U.S. reliance on drones Monday, stating that the use of the unmanned vehicles is not just legal, but also moral.

By Gabriella Landeros

John Brennan, the White House’s Chief Counterterrorism advisor, defended the U.S. reliance on drones Monday, stating that the use of the unmanned vehicles is not just legal, but also moral.

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TRNS News Notes 7/30

Border: House and Senate clash
Ukraine: “Not a cold war”
Impeachment: Whose “scam” is it anyway?
Gaza: Israel “hits school refuge”
VA: Senate confirms new secretary
Congress: Closer to “highway cliff”

Roosevelt Makes WAVES, Ike Likes A New Motto, and Nixon Releases His Audio Collection

President Richard Nixon

Here’s what happened today in American political history.

Click here for: Wednesday, July 30

● ASNE releases newsroom census

● Report describes debtor nation

● Get to the ER on time

● Rights groups defend FCC jail phone order

● Skin cancer is a major health problem

● COOL survives en banc review