“I think it’s unfortunate that Rand has decided to adopt Barack Obama’s foreign policy on this matter.”
A late Friday order from the Supreme Court means same-sex couples are expected to be able to marry beginning Jan. 6.
From one day to the next, Obama ended Cuba’s decades-long isolation and signed sanctions against Venezuela’s president. Miami’s Venezuelans had to mourn even as they celebrated.
The president says Sony shouldn’t have killed The Interview.
“I think she’s as much a traitor to this country at this point as I thought about Edward Snowden and his release of information about other investigations and abilities from an intelligence stand point.”
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A veteran of the hardline anti-Castro groups that carried out a campaign of assassinations and bombings in the 1980s believes ending the embargo will also bring down the Cuban regime.
Hogan Lovells will lobby for a Venezuela that has been boxed out by coming sanctions and new U.S.-Cuba relations.
And he loves Team America.
The White House “Task Force on 21st Century Policing” was announced Thursday. It will make its recommendations to the president about how to fix America’s police forces by early March.
“I’ve already said I cannot vote in good conscience for John Boehner.”
While many in the conservative base stew over the president’s decision to end half a century of frosty relations with Cuba, the list of Republicans in Washington on board with the plan is growing.
“I have determined that the best reading of Title VII’s prohibition of sex discrimination is that it encompasses discrimination based on gender identity, including transgender status,” Attorney General Eric Holder writes.
“And income inequality — you know, I have to admit, I can only laugh any time President Obama or Hillary Clinton talk about income inequality, because it’s increased dramatically under their administration.”
“The 50-year embargo just hasn’t worked.”
Miami’s Cuban exiles have long been the heart of the anti-Castro movement in America. But are they now ready for a change? BuzzFeed News’ David Noriega reports from Miami.
The former Florida governor serves as an adviser to Barclays, which was fined nearly $300 million for violating sanctions in 2010, prior to his work there. The Financial Times reported Thursday morning Bush would leaving Barclays at the end of the year.
Jill Zuckman lent public relations expertise to the legal team of Alan Gross, freed today after five years of imprisonment in Cuba.
“The problem in the Cuban system is that when foreign companies go in there, they write the check out to the account controlled by Fidel Castro and by his brother Raul.”
“The last thing they need is a Taco Bell and a Lowe’s—” “Toilet paper, toothbrushes—” “Right. But you know, it’s one big idea and it all sort of comes together. And you wonder, are we about to get up in there and ruin that place?”
“I gotta tell you, as an American, I should be able to travel anywhere I want to in the world.”
Josh Earnest: “I assume like many Americans he has seen that Cuba is a place where they have a beautiful climate and a lot of fun things to do. So if there’s an opportunity for the president to visit I’m sure he wouldn’t turn it down.”
“So, as usual, he’s like one big self-inflicted wound.”
“Thank you for not forgetting me,” Gross told the secretary of state, Rep. Jim McGovern says.
“I anticipate we’re going to have a very interesting couple of years discussing how you’re going to get an ambassador nominated and how you’ll get an embassy funded,” Rubio says.
The pope sent an extraordinary letter to both Obama and Castro over the summer. The letter “gave us greater impetus and momentum for us to move forward,” the administration official said.
“A candidate gets to persuade.”