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Blue State Blues: Trump Has the Saudis Where He Wants Them

President Donald Trump has endured blistering criticism from the media and from his political opponents in both parties over his statement earlier this week expressing support for Saudi Arabia, even in the wake of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Rep.

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Rhodes: House Dems Should Investigate What Trump Knew About Khashoggi and When

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Up,” MSNBC Contributor and former Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes stated House Democrats should investigate whether the White House knew that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was responsible for the murder of Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi

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Ben Rhodes: Saudis Gave Obama Officials Suitcases Filled with Jewels

On tour to promote his new book The World As It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House, former speechwriter and deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said Saudi officials lavished visiting Obama administration officials with suitcases full of jewels during a 2009 visit.

US President Barack Obama smiles alongside King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia during meetings in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, June 29, 2010. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

WATCH: Sad Ben Rhodes Memes Storm the Internet

A new video of a speechless and horrified Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes on election night has gone viral, as Trump supporters are gleefully making memes about the former Obama official’s befuddled moment in an HBO documentary.

A new video of a speechless and horrified Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes on election night has gone viral

Barack Obama Called Donald Trump a ‘Cartoon’ After 2016 Election

“Maybe this is what people want,” Obama said after the 2016 election, according to a new book by Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes. “I’ve got the economy set up well for him. No facts. No consequences. They can just have a cartoon.”

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Hayward: Netanyahu Debunks Obama’s Promise to ‘Shut Off’ Iran’s Covert Nuke Program

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s presentation of documents that prove Iran continued running a secret nuclear weapons program after the nuclear deal went into effect is a direct refutation of promises made by President Barack Obama and his spokespeople. Their new narrative is that they always expected Iran to cheat, but that is not at all what they told the American people during President Obama’s second term.

Israel's Netanyahu to discuss Iran deal with Pompeo

Obama Bros. Speechless After Netanyahu Exposes Iran Deal Lies

The vaunted “echo chamber” that President Barack Obama’s aide Ben Rhodes created to sell the Iran deal was quiet on Monday, in the aftermath of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s revelations of new intelligence proving that Iran had lied to the world about its nuclear weapons program.

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James Mattis to Speak at McMaster’s Soros-Backed Former Think Tank

NEW YORK — Secretary of Defense James Mattis is confirmed to speak at the annual conference of a George Soros-financed think tank that is also funded by the controversial Ploughshares Fund, identified by the Obama White House as central to helping sell the Iran nuclear deal to the public and news media.

Defense Secretary-designate James Mattis listens to questions from Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., about his views on women and gays serving in the military, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Donald Trump ‘Locked and Loaded’ for Fight with North Korea

President Donald Trump continued his aggressive statements to North Korea, warning them not to threaten or act against America or any of its allies.  “Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely,” Trump wrote

President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it should be 'very, very nervous' of the consequences if the isolated nation even thought of attacking US soil