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Leon Panetta: Obama Should Have Helped Iran Protests in 2009

Former Secretary of Defense and Central Intelligence Agency Director Leon Panetta told CNN’s Jake Tapper on Tuesday evening that his old boss, then-President Barack Obama, should have done more to support the Iran protests of 2009.


Panetta: Intel Committee Should Investigate Payments for Russia Dossier

Thursday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” former Obama CIA Director Leon Panetta said congressional committees should investigate to determine the details behind what is known as the infamous Trump Russia dossier. According to Panetta, Congress should determine who paid for

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Democrats Flew at Taxpayer Expense and Almost Nobody Cared

The media and the Democrats are in a frenzy over flights that Trump administration officials have taken on military or private jets, and billed to the taxpayer. Yet they showed almost no concern whatsoever when President Barack Obama’s Cabinet appointees, and other leading Democrats, took expensive military flights for personal reasons.

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Panetta: Withdrawing from NAFTA ‘Dangerous’ for Our Economy

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” former CIA Director and former White House chief of staff Leon Panetta discussed the White House considering an executive order announcing the intent to withdraw from North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and called it

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Panetta: Trump Cannot Govern Through Executive Order

On this weekend’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” former CIA Director Leon Panetta discussed President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority countries and declared he could not govern as president “through executive orders.” Panetta  said,

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Panetta: Trump ‘Forgot That He Was President’ During CIA Visit

Monday on CNN’s “Situation Room,” former CIA Director Leon Panetta said when President Donald Trump was speaking at CIA headquarters in Langley, VA on Saturday, “He forgot that he was president of the United States.” Panetta said, “As former chief

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Panetta: Americans Should ‘Move On’ From Clinton Emails

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” while being questioned on  whether Clinton Foundation donors got preferential treatment from Hillary Clinton’s State Department, former Defense Secretary and CIA Director and Hillary Clinton supporter Leon Panetta declared that it’s time to “move on” and to


Panetta: Trump Accused the President of Treason

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” former Obama administration Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is “accusing the president of the United States of treason and collaborating

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Panetta: Trump Has No Details on ‘What The Hell He’s Talking About’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” former Obama CIA Director and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, there are no “details” or “substance” what he is pitching on the campaign trail. Host Andrea Mitchell asked,

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Unprecedented: Pentagon to Award Military Drone Pilots

The contributions and meritorious service of drone pilots who have been providing direct support for years to troops in and outside the combat zone are to be officially recognized by new awards the Pentagon is expected to create as part of a broad review of the medal award process conducted by the military services, defense officials revealed Wednesday.