The briefing has concluded.
Vice President Joe Biden returned to the White House Wednesday following the weekend funeral of his son Beau. Biden’s schedule includes lunch with President Obama and a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. He’ll return to Wilmington, Delaware later this afternoon. Wishing him all the best.
A new insider book by former Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren will provide “an incredibly detailed account of the root hostility of the Obama administration toward the Jewish state,” according to writer John Podhoretz. Oren was ambassador from 2009-2013 and is, as Podhoretz notes, no “flame-breathing Israeli right-winger.” Rather, he was actually suckered by Obama’s promises of “hope and change.” Until, apparently, he found
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Good morning! In the news today: U.S. ignoring Iran nuclear violations as it hopes for a deal; Obama to send up to 500 troops to Iraq; Rubio helped by Times stories; Netanyahu says the Arabs don’t like the Iran deal either; prison escapees has inside help; and the trade bill will hit the House floor Friday. Have a great day. Keith U.S.
As people increasingly wondered about the silence, Secretary of State kerry finally tweeted out a photo of himself in the hospital, saying: “Feeling good a week after surgery. Good chats today w/@AmbassadorRice & @StateDept senior team. The work continues!” All of which begs the question, why is Kerry still in the hospital? A week is a long time these days. He clearly had major surgery