Amb. Thomas Pickering, Chair of the Benghazi Accountability Review Board, responds to the ongoing Benghazi hearings.
Sen. Susan Collins (R) Maine said "It is absolutely chilling that the IRS was singling out conservative groups for extra review." She also said it was "disappointing" that Pres. Obama hasn't condemned the IRS action yet.
Sen. Susan Collins (R) Maine, weighs in on the ongoing Benghazi hearings.
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New questions on the Benghazi attacks that left four Americans dead last September. We’ll talk to Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) who co-authored a report on security problems at the diplomatic post.
Then, a look at the alarming rise in sexual assaults in the military with Congress’ two female Iraq combat veterans: Congresswomen Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL). Watch a preview here.
More updates to come.
Sunday at 9a & 12p Eastern
This Sunday, the two female Iraq War combat veterans in Congress – Democrats Tammy Duckworth and Tulsi Gabbard – react to the Pentagon’s sexual assault report.
An estimated 26,000 cases of unwanted sexual contact occurred among service members in 2012, though only 3,374 cases were reported. The results sparked strong reactions from Capitol Hill.
One of the consequences of producing State of the Union is an odd work schedule. My “Saturday” lands on Monday. And the beginning of the work week is Wednesday. Back in my days of bachelorhood; having Monday and Tuesday off translated to many rounds of golf. Not so now that I am happily married with kids. Though I used to play a lot more often, I never was very good. Now my Mondays and Tuesdays look more like Michael Keaton in “Mr. Mom” and less like an episode of the Golf Channel’s “Golf Academy.”
On this Cinco de Mayo Sunday, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin joined Candy to discuss the Boston bombing investigation and implications of the attack for immigration reform, as well as future prospects for gun control legislation.
Rep. Peter King of New York also weighed in on Boston, as well as the latest developments in the ongoing conflict in Syria.
A panel of experts including Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, Jessica Stern, Suhail Khan and Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discussed the causes and process of terrorist radicalization and ways to identify someone who has become self-radicalized.
Finally, AB Stoddard of The Hill and Jeanne Cummings of Bloomberg News broke down the week’s big political news.