Senator Scott said, “The testimony by Paul Lewis is a clear admission by the Obama Administration that their attempts to shutter Guantanamo Bay are detrimental to our national security, and that transferring dangerous terrorists around the world has led to the death of Americans.
When Iran detained ten U.S. sailors in January, Americans here at home watched the video footage with anger and concern. To many of us, the incident revealed yet again how foolish and short-sighted the Administration’s dealings with this anti-American regime really are.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan on Tuesday offered a full-throated defense of nuns who will challenge Obamacare’s birth control rules before the Supreme Court this week, saying there is “no good reason” to force people who embody public service to violate their faith.
Six months ago, a 12-year-old boy stood before a crowd in a Syrian village not far from Aleppo. This boy was a Christian, and standing above him were Islamic State terrorists holding knives. In the crowd was the boy’s father, a Christian minister. Methodically, the terrorists began cutting off the young boy’s fingers. Amidst his screams, they turned to the minister, his father. If he renounced his faith and, in their terms, “returned to Islam,” the boy’s suffering would stop.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) appeared on Fox News’ Chris Wallace’s program on Sunday to defend his commitment to not holding hearings on Obama’s liberal judicial activist’s nomination to serve on the Supreme Court. McConnell and GOP Republicans have promised not to consider any replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia until a new president takes office in January 2017.
Let’s look at the bright side of the Republican primary contest so far: The Republican establishment, which set the rules for how the 2016 primaries would be conducted, have been utterly defeated. There’s no way they can win. One by one, its candidates have been defeated.
Afraid Democrats will leak exculpatory parts of their investigation to try to help Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, Benghazi probe chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy said Wednesday he will impose new limits on the information to which Democrats will have access.
In the Yemeni port city of Aden earlier this month, Islamists attacked a Catholic home for the indigent elderly. The militants, believed to be soldiers of the Islamic State, shot the security guard, then entered the facility where they gunned down the old people and their caregivers, including four nuns.
“It is my sincere hope that this trans-partisan resolution will further compel the State Department to join the building international consensus in calling the horrific ISIS violence against Christians, Yezidis, and others by its proper name: ‘genocide’.” — Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE).
With President Obama expected to nominate a federal judge to the Supreme Court this week, a coalition of conservative groups is digging through the backgrounds of potential candidates and developing a strategy to portray the nominee as a liberal who would upset the balance of the court.