The Justice Department has opened full criminal investigations of the deaths in CIA custody of two detainees, including one who perished at Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison. Justice allowed the release of Marxist radical and domestic terrorist Marilyn Buck from prison because officials believed she learned her lesson and had “expressed a dramatic change from her previous political philosophy.”
Obama may be ignoring efforts by Qaddafi to get a deal.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney called MSNBC to complain after commentator Mark Helperin called Obama “a dick.”
Obama wrapped up a month of fundraising with two more events amid an emerging rift with Jewish donors and accusations he is exploiting the White House in his hunt for campaign cash. Speaking at a fundraising event in Philadelphia, Obama maintained the antagonistic tone he has taken this week toward Republican.s
Obama gave Defense Secretary Gates the Medal of Freedom on his last day.