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May 5, 2023 1:45 PM CDT
Three Big Staffing Moves at White House
Gen. CQ Brown Jr. apparent pick for Joint Chiefs of Staff chair; Wolensky exits; Neera Tanden to replace Susan Rice
- President Joe Biden is expected to nominate a history-making Air Force fighter pilot general with years of experience in shaping US defenses to meet China's rise to serve as the nation's next top military officer, according to two people familiar with the decision. If confirmed by the Senate,...
Top Biden Adviser
Susan Rice Is Departing
Apr 24, 2023 12:36 PM CDT
Top Biden Adviser Susan Rice Is Departing
Domestic policy adviser played major role in health care, immigration policies
- President Biden said Monday that his top domestic policy adviser, Susan Rice, will leave her post next month. As director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, Rice had broad sway on the administration's approach to health care, immigration, and racial inequality. It was a surprising shift for Rice,...
Biden Giving Big Role
to a Familiar Face
Dec 10, 2020 10:25 AM CST
Biden Giving Big Role to a Familiar Face
President-elect will bring in Susan Rice to guide domestic policy
- Joe Biden is bringing a familiar ally back to the White House. Politico reports that he has picked Susan Rice to guide domestic policy. More formally, she will run the White House Domestic Policy Council and thus have a big say in everything from health care to immigration to programs...
DNC Releases Speakers' List,
and the Hunt for Clues Begins
Aug 11, 2020 1:35 PM CDT
DNC Releases Speakers' List, and the Hunt for Clues Begins
Susan Rice is absent, setting off some chatter
- The list of speakers is out for next week's Democratic convention, and it's making news for who
on it as well as who is. Much of the buzz centers around Joe Biden's pending announcement of a running mate, with people looking for hints. Sen. Kamala...
Aug 5, 2020 10:41 AM CDT
Biden's Short List May Be Even Shorter
Reports say Kamala Harris and Susan Rice are the VP finalists
- Joe Biden's announcement of his running mate has to come soon—the Democratic convention gets underway in less than two weeks on August 17. As the vetting process winds down, Biden has dropped a few hints, including that four Black women are on his short list. But now the...
New VP Buzz Centers
on a Familiar Name
Jul 28, 2020 7:19 AM CDT
New VP Buzz Centers on a Familiar Name
Susan Rice, former national security adviser, seen as a top contender
- Susan Rice is suddenly the topic of a
of speculation in Joe Biden's running mate sweepstakes. The 55-year-old worked with Biden in the Obama administration as national security adviser and as ambassador to the UN, but she was also was embroiled in the controversy over the attack on...
These 2 Names
Are on the Rise as
Jul 6, 2020 3:32 AM CDT
These 2 Names Are on the Rise as VP Candidates
Sen. Tammy Duckworth and former US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice
- Two new names are increasingly getting buzz as possibilities for Joe Biden's running mate: Sen. Tammy Duckworth and former US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice. As Politico reports, Duckworth, who is of Thai and Chinese descent, ramped up the speculation on Sunday when she declined to say...
Gives Him a
Feb 20, 2020 9:35 AM CST
A Bolton Predecessor Gives Him a Hard Time
Ex-national security advisers face off
- Two former national security advisers faced off at a Vanderbilt University event Wednesday, with the Obama administration's Susan Rice taking former Trump staffer John Bolton to task for not testifying in the impeachment process against President Trump. NBC News reports that Bolton scoffed at the idea his testimony regarding...
This Gayle King
Battle Is Now
Feb 8, 2020 12:30 PM CST
This Gayle King Battle Is Now Full-Blown War
With Snoop Dogg and Susan Rice piling on, it's getting ugly
- The ruckus over a Gayle King interview clip has morphed into a vicious social-media battle including harsh words from Snoop Dogg and Susan Rice, NBC News reports. The spark was a clip of King interviewing WNBA legend Lisa Leslie, and asking her about the 2003 rape allegation against Kobe Bryant....
Susan Rice Calls Chinese
Diplomat a 'Racist Disgrace'
Jul 16, 2019 2:22 AM CDT
Susan Rice Calls Chinese Diplomat a 'Racist Disgrace'
He brought up US race relations in defense of Xinjiang policy
- Former national security adviser Susan Rice called a Chinese diplomat a "racist disgrace" after he brought up race relations in Washington, DC, while defending China's detention of an estimated 1 million Muslims in Xinjiang province. In a now-deleted tweet, Zhao Lijian said: "If you’re in Washington...
Anti-Collins Groups: As She
Spoke, the Cash Poured In
Oct 6, 2018 6:30 AM CDT
Anti-Collins Groups: As She Spoke, the Cash Poured In
Activists say they now have more than $3M to offer to the Maine senator's 2020 opponent
- She was deemed the Democrats' "last big hope" to derail the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court justice. But as it became clear Friday during Susan Collins' 45-minute-long speech on the Senate floor that Maine's GOP senator was going to greenlight Kavanaugh, money started flowing in to...
Obama's Security Adviser
Sees Way Out of Korean Crisis
Aug 10, 2017 10:15 AM CDT
Obama's Security Adviser Sees Way Out of Korean Crisis
It starts with stopping the 'bluster,' writes Susan Rice
- A quick peek online reveals that some people's nerves are starting to fray over the looming nuclear scenario in North Korea. But former National Security Adviser Susan Rice says "we need not face an immediate crisis if we play our hand carefully," and she offers some suggestions...
Trump of Being
TALK SHOW ROUNDUP
Jun 4, 2017 10:28 AM CDT
Gore Accuses Trump of Being 'Divisive' With London Tweets
Trump criticized and misquoted London mayor in tweet
- Al Gore appeared on CNN's
State of the Union
Sunday to take President Trump to task for criticizing and misquoting London Mayor Sadiq Khan in a tweet while the latter attempts to deal with the aftermath of Saturday's deadly attack. “I don’t think that a major...
Susan Rice's Claims on Syria
Fail Fact-Checker's Test
Apr 10, 2017 2:04 PM CDT
Susan Rice's Claims on Syria Fail Fact-Checker's Test
In January, she suggested Assad had turned over all his chemical weapons
- The Fact Checker blog at the
has taken the unusual step of looking at a months-old statement made by former National Security Adviser Susan Rice about Syria's chemical weapons. She won't be happy to learn that she earned the worst ranking of Four Pinocchios (only "...
Susan Rice: No, I Didn't Use
Intel Reports for Politics
Apr 4, 2017 1:56 PM CDT
Susan Rice: No, I Didn't Use Intel Reports for Politics
Former national security adviser refutes allegations by critics
- Conservative critics say Susan Rice sought to improperly " unmask" the identities of Trump associates caught up in intelligence surveillance while she was still working in the previous White House. Nope, she says. "The allegation is that somehow Obama administration officials utilized intelligence for political purposes, that is absolutely...
New Figure in Trump
Surveillance Story: Susan Rice
Apr 4, 2017 9:16 AM CDT
New Figure in Trump Surveillance Story: Susan Rice
Right and left disagree on how big a deal this is
- Former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice is back in the news again , this time regarding President Trump's wiretapping allegations. On the right, she is being accused of abusing her power while in office to "unmask," for political advantage, the names of Trump associates caught up in...
Mar 3, 2015 7:52 AM CST
You're Up, Netanyahu
Last-minute guide to Bibi's speech to Congress
- Benjamin Netanyahu presents his much-debated thoughts on Iran to Congress this morning after what CBS News calls "extensive hand-wringing" and tensions between himself and the White House. Some final context:
President Obama's thoughts:
While Bibi's appearance isn't "permanently destructive" to US-Israeli relations, "it is
Susan Rice Slams
Feb 25, 2015 9:15 AM CST
Susan Rice Slams Netanyahu Visit as 'Destructive'
Says PM is damaging Israel's relationship with Washington
- Controversy has been swirling over the Israeli prime minister's upcoming speech to a joint session of Congress, which John Boehner planned without Obama administration approval and comes shortly before Israeli elections. Now, National Security Adviser Susan Rice is bashing the visit as having "injected a degree of...
House Panel Rejects Benghazi Conspiracies
Nov 22, 2014 7:47 AM CST
House Panel Rejects Benghazi Conspiracies
Two-year inquiry finds no wrongdoing by CIA, military, White House
- The House Intelligence Committee spent two years investigating conspiracy theories about the 2012 Benghazi attack and has concluded they're mostly just hot air. Here's the takeaway paragraph from the AP :
The investigation "determined that there was no intelligence failure, no delay in sending a CIA rescue team,
'We Have Now
Set a Price'
TALK SHOW ROUNDUP
Jun 1, 2014 12:10 PM CDT
GOP Rips Bergdahl Deal: 'We Have Now Set a Price'
Susan Rice again sent to face fallout for White House
- Republicans are weighing in on the US-Taliban trade that yesterday set POW Bowe Bergdahl free, and they are decidedly not in favor. A sample of reactions on today's talk shows, as per Politico :
Mike Rogers :
"The No. 1 way that al-Qaeda raises money is by ransom—kidnapping and
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