President Obama today began his European trip in Ireland, a country he says has a “blood link” ‘with the United States. Obama is just a drop Irish, but it’s stirring a frenzy in Ireland. O’Bama plans to visit his “relatives” today.
Obama says he likes Queen Elizabeth.
Speaking to the Israel lobbying group AIPAC, Obama sought to reassure Israel of America’s “Ironclad” support, but he repeated his call for a return to the 1967 borders.
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said he is not running for president, helping clarify the GOP field. Daniels’ bid was vetoed by his family. In a sign of why he got out, Daniels denied that his wife had abandoned her family.
Former Wisconsin Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced his candidacy for president. Herman Cain, the Godfather’s pizza magnate, announced his run Saturday. But will the Republicans nominate Mitt Romney because “it’s his turn” – just like they did
President former Senator Bob Dole?
The White House thinks the auto industry turnaround is a winning political issue.
Defense Secretary Gates warned against cutting too much defense spending.
And a former member of Sarah Palin’s inner circle has written a scathing tell-all book.