Archive → March, 2012
Pentagon official Peter Lavoy told the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee that the Obama administration had suspended its food assistance program to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) following its decision to carry out the launch of an intercontinental missile in two weeks’ time. The move comes in the wake of President Barack Obama‘s visit to the demilitarized zone between North Korea and South Korea on Sunday.
President Barack Obama‘s deputy campaign manager, Stephanie Cutter, said she was shocked that Republican presidential hopeful and former Pennsylvania Rick Santorum had commented upon Malia Obama’s school trip to Mexico, pointing out that candidates’ children should not become part of the election campaign.
Texas Congressman Ron Paul told several thousand supporters on Wednesday night that some of his Republican colleagues were finally coming round to the concept of non-interventionism.
The White House on Thursday denied offering Israel bunker-busting laser-guided bombs to attack nuclear installations in Iran. The denial followed reports in the Israeli press that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had convinced President Obama to supply his country with bunker-busting bombs in order to attack Iran’s underground nuclear sites.
Sen. Stacey Campfield (R-Tenn.) announced on Saturday that he was resigning as co-chairman of former House speaker Newt Gingrich‘s campaign in the Volunteer State. The Knoxville senator also confirmed that he would back former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum instead.