Tag: Samantha Power

Byron York: Lame-Duck Obama Abused Logan Act to Damage Trump

Washington Examiner Byron York has laid out a compelling case against the lame-duck Obama administration, arguing that it abused the obscure Logan Act as a pretext for investigating the incoming Trump administration and “to entangle the new administration in a criminal investigation as soon as it walked in the door of the White House.”

Samantha Power Silent Since Trump Attacked Syria

Former UN Ambassador and National Security Council member Samantha Power has been silent on Twitter since President Donald Trump’s decision to attack a Syrian air base Thursday in response to Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons attack against civilians last Tuesday.

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Senate Democrats Condemn Obama for Anti-Israel UN Vote

Some Senate Democrats have issued scathing statements against President Barack Obama and his administration’s decision to break with longstanding tradition to veto anti-Israel resolutions, choosing, instead, to abstain from voting in a United Nations Security Council vote. The vote called for

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Ambassador Power: Rejected Iran Deal Will Isolate U.S.

The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, this week published an op-ed in Politico warning Congress that if they reject the Iran nuclear deal, America would be isolated on the world stage and lose the crux of its influence.

Power: US-Israel Partnership Should Never Be Politicized

Monday at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)  conference, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power said the United States and Israel partnership “should never be politicized, and can not and will not be tarnished or broken.” Power said,

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Power to AIPAC: U.S.-Israel Ties ‘Should Never Be Politicized’

UN Ambassador Samantha Power told the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) on Monday that the spat over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on Tuesday would not affect relations between the two countries. The relationship, she says, “transcends politics, and always will.” She said that the partnership between the U.S. and Israel “should never be politicized,” even if there were debates about the best policy to deal with common threats.