DEFCON Hill

OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Kerry in Congress

Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday defended his efforts on a host of foreign policy fronts against fierce criticism from Senate Republicans, who accused the administration of being at the brink of a series of historic failures. 

“I think you’re about to hit the trifecta,” declared Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). 

Read More...

GOP lawmakers offer new Russia bill

Russian troops amassed at Ukraine's border are part of “an invasion-ready force” threatening Ukraine, Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) saidTuesday.

Turner said NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe Gen. Philip Breedlove has identified almost 80,000 Russian troops that include armored ground vehicles, battle tanks, artillery systems, tactical rotary and fixed wing aircraft, and a “robust logistical support element” that included field hospitals.

Read More...

Pages