There’s Something New In The Trump-McCain Relationship These Days
John McCain went from being Donald Trump’s most persistent Republican critic to eating dinner with the president and singing his praises. Now, two of the senator’s former aides are under consideration for senior positions in the Trump administration.
Connecticut Senator Aims To Be The Elizabeth Warren Of Foreign Policy
Harking back to Howard Dean, Chris Murphy opens space on Hillary Clinton's left flank. "Progressives have been adrift on foreign policy and it means presidential candidates don't feel a lot of pressure to move away from the right-wing orthodoxy."
Obama Promised To Be Open About Foreign Policy Decisions
Issues like the aftermath of the Benghazi attack and talks with Iran will be a central topic at the final foreign policy debate in Florida. In 2007, then-Senator Obama promised an open foreign policy and to be transparent about decisions made by his administration.
Liberal Journalist Criticizes MSNBC's Coverage Of The DNC
While appearing on MSNBC, The Nation's Jeremy Scahill strongly criticized cable-news coverage of the DNC regarding Obama's foreign policy record. Scahill was particularly captious about MSNBC itself, whose coverage he compared to watching an "Obama For America meet-up."