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John McCain Accuses Rand Paul Of Working For Vladimir Putin By
Sen. John McCain (R – AZ) has never been very good at handling not getting his way in votes on the floor of the Senate, but today lashed out in a rage after Sen. Rand Paul (R – KY) blocked his bid for unanimous consent on Montenegro...
Syria’s Water Cut Off By Turkey Following McCain, Erdogan Meeting By
CHILE — While some measure of stability has returned to pockets of northern Syria following the Syrian Army’s recent liberation of al-Qaeda from Aleppo and elsewhere, external forces seem determined to keep the region volatile, regardless of the cost. In the latest...
John McCain Takes “Unusual” Secret Trip To Syria By
(ANALYSIS) — Despite his experience as a U.S. veteran and prisoner of war, Arizona Senator John McCain is about as pro-war as they come. While he faded from view somewhat following his failed bid for the presidency in 2008, McCain remains a very active senator, particularly...
John McCain-Linked Nonprofit Received $1 Million From Saudi Arabia By
A nonprofit with ties to Senator John McCain received a $1 million donation from the government of Saudi Arabia in 2014, according to documents filed with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. The Arizona Republican has strictly honorary roles with the McCain Institute for...
Mitt Romney, John McCain Blast Donald Trump Calling Him Dangerous To Democracy By
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) – On Thursday, Donald Trump had to fend off ferocious attacks from his party’s two previous nominees for President. Both Mitt Romney and John McCain denounced Trump as “dangerous” and “phony.” The Republican Speaker...
John McCain And Endless War: Best Friends Forever By
MINNEAPOLIS — Modern American politicians are often criticized for their willingness to bow to popular opinion, changing their professed beliefs from moment to moment based on what they think the public wants to hear. Yet one senator rises above all that through his...
Chomsky And Kissinger Agree: Avoid Historic Tragedy In Ukraine By
The New York Times reported Tuesday that the Obama administration is considering sending more weapons to Ukraine — $3 billion worth. The Times reports: “Secretary of State John Kerry, who plans to visit Kiev on Thursday [Feb. 5], is open to new discussions about...
Senate Paralyzed On What To Do About Guantanamo By
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators on Tuesday illustrated their paralysis over what to do with the Guantanamo Bay prison, voting down dueling bills to loosen and tighten restrictions on transferring detainees. The result fails to significantly advance President Barack Obama’s...
Obama Tries Persuading The Skeptical In Congress To Strike Syria By
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama worked on Monday to persuade skeptical lawmakers to endorse a U.S. military intervention in civil war-wracked Syria, winning conditional support from two leading Senate foreign policy hawks even as he encountered resistance from members...
Congress Split Over Whether To Suspend Aid To Egypt’s Military By
Opinions among lawmakers remained split on Sunday over whether the U.S. should cut off or suspend aid to Egypt. The U.S. spends roughly $1.5 billion a year on assistance to Egypt with much of it going to financing the purchase of U.S. military equipment. Calls to cut off...