It’s #NDAA2015 Eve and House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon, R-Calif., will deliver remarks at noon (EDT) at Washington’s Heritage Foundation about his version of the defense authorization bill. Our John T. Bennett will provide real-time details and analysis of McKeon’s speech. Just click here to get the latest from McKeon on your phone, tablet…
One leading consulting firm says it would be “risky” to bet on Republicans taking control of the Senate. But Kiplinger warns no matter the breakdown of GOP and Democratic senators next year, gridlock almost certainly will get worse.
Rep. Mike Turner says the Ukrainian government has asked the Obama administration to give its military weapons in its standoff with Russian forces. And the expected candidate to take the House Armed Services Committee gavel is demanding the White House explain a few things.
As always, the House Armed Services will consider a long list of issues about policies and weapon programs as it this week begins crafting its annual defense authorization bill. Several issues will be front and center.
To say US lawmakers’ patience with all things Afghanistan — particularly the central government in Kabul — is running thin would be an understatement. And one senior Senate Democrat says Afghan officials’ inability to secure US-funded facilities is “not acceptable.”
When it comes to standing up to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Sen. John McCain has it all figured out. Just ask him. His plan? Simple. Washington merely has to be “strong and steadfast.”
Part of the tightrope the Obama White House and Pentagon are trying to walk on the Russia-Ukraine standoff is how to flex some American military muscles without flexing the ones that might set off Vladimir Putin. On Tuesday, US officials tried a little digital deterrence.
When potential Republican presidential candidates flocked to Las Vegas last month for a high-profile event, they were eager to curry favor with the party’s biggest donors. But perhaps none more so than Sheldon Adelson.
ESSAY If Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky runs for the Republican presidential nomination, his biggest critic just might be Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., who once again is sharply criticizing the tea party darling’s foreign policy views.
The Obama administration’s former ambassador to Moscow says Tuesday could be a “scary” and “bloody” day in eastern Ukraine.