More Brian Hughes Articles

  • Obama: 'I'm bound by the Constitution'

    President Obama on Wednesday dismissed charges that he broke the law by going around Congress on issues ranging from health care to immigration.

  • Joe Biden is mad Congress won't pass something Obama opposes

    Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday ripped into congressional Republicans for not passing a gas tax increase to shore up the Highway Trust Fund. The only problem? The White House doesn't support a gas tax increase, either.

  • Why the killing of a general won't change U.S. strategy in Afghanistan

    The killing of an American general Tuesday in Afghanistan put the spotlight back on President Obama's withdrawal plan in Afghanistan at a time when bloody conflicts in Gaza, Ukraine, Syria and Iraq overshadowed the longest war in American history.

  • White House on death of Reagan press secretary James Brady: He 'revolutionized this job'

    The White House on Monday paid tribute to the deceased James Brady, the 73-year-old press secretary for President Ronald Reagan who survived an assassination attempt and became a central figure in the national gun control debate.

  • What Barack Obama really wants for his birthday

    What do you give the president who has everything? Here are some things he might be wishing for as he blows out his candles today.

  • Saxby Chambliss calls Democrats 'absolutely wrong' about CIA tactics

    The senior Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee Sunday ripped Democrats for a soon-to-be-released review of Central Intelligence Agency interrogation practices, saying that the techniques in question foiled terrorist plots.

  • Rick Perry: Obama not showing enough support for Israel

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry slammed the Obama administration Sunday for creating doubts about the U.S. commitment to Israel, as the Middle East ally remains locked in a bloody conflict with Hamas.

  • Dan Pfeiffer: Ted Cruz 'has the power' in the House

    White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer fueled speculation Sunday that Republicans would bring impeachment charges against President Obama, saying the House-controlled GOP listens mainly to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, not Speaker John Boehner.

  • Rep. Steve King: Obama's immigration push would force impeachment talks

    A House Republican on Sunday said the lower chamber would have to consider impeaching President Obama if he proceeds with plans to expand the deferral of deportations for millions of illegal immigrants.

  • Michael Bloomberg: 'I don't know' whether there's a solution to Gaza violence

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg lamented Sunday that an accord to stop the bloodshed in Gaza might never materialize.

  • Marco Rubio: Obama is the 'greatest impediment' to immigration reform

    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., predicted Sunday that President Obama's expected executive actions to address millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally would deal a major blow to legislative hopes for comprehensive immigration reform.

  • CDC head: U.S. Ebola outbreak not 'in the cards'

    "I don't think it's in the cards that we would have widespread Ebola in this country," Thomas Frieden said on CBS' "Face the Nation."

  • Obama: 'We tortured some folks' after 9/11

    President Obama acknowledged Friday that the U.S. "tortured some folks" in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, highlighting CIA shortcomings ahead of the release of a Senate report on the agency's interrogation techniques.

  • Why Obama can't sweep aside his John Brennan problem at the CIA

    As it did when other agency chiefs came under fire, the White House dismissed calls for Brennan's head, labeling the matter a "misunderstanding" and trying to move past the embarrassing episode. But for President Obama, it won't be that easy, for one simple reason: Democrats are furious.

  • Obama defends his relevance

    President Obama in a press conference Friday afternoon ripped into congressional Republicans for not passing big-ticket items before their summer recess but was left to defend his own relevance amid a series of mushrooming international crises.

From the Weekly Standard

  • Appalling

    The president is appalled. Indeed he said this afternoon that "the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL." The act of violence that killed Jim...

  • Annihilate ISIS

    Here are the two best responses I've seen so far to the latest barbarism from ISIS. My friend Seth Leibsohn, now a talk radio host in Phoenix, emails with a short-term suggestion:

  • Poll: Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Executive Action On Immigration

    American voters says they would prefer President Barack Obama work with Congress rather than use executive action to address the illegal immigration crisis at the border, according to a detailed...