President Obama today will announce members of his new national security team, placing CIA Director Leon Panetta at Defense and Gen. David Petraeus at CIA. Panetta is the quintessential Washington insider. Petraeus will lead a more militarized CIA.
Obama started trying to use the birther issue to his advantage on the campaign trail, making jokes about it during a fundraiser.
The writer of the book to be published next month, titled “Where’s the Birth Certificate? The Case that Barack Obama is not Eligible to be President,” plans to move ahead and makes no apologies. Some birthers questioned the long form certificate.
Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs took up his role as Outside Attack Dog by demanding to see Donald Trump’s tax returns.