Samantha Power

Power: Must Be ‘More Ambitious’ Than Paris Climate Goals

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” USAID Administrator Samantha Power stated that we need to make the targets under the Paris Climate Accords “more ambitious” and the U.S. needs to “accelerate” meeting its targets under the agreement. Power

Samantha Power

Report: Joe Biden Considering Samantha Power for Head of USAID

President-elect Joe Biden is considering Samantha Power to head the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), according to Axios. The potential move would mark the nomination of yet another high-profile figure from the Obama administration to serve in his cabinet.

US Vice President Joe Biden with US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, August 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

Samantha Power: Trump was ‘Blatantly Extorting’ Ukraine

Appearing Saturday on CNN, Obama-era U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power accused President Donald Trump of “blatantly extorting” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during their July telephone call — a charge that Trump and Ukraine’s leader have vehemently denied. 


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.

Obama and Ben Rhodes (Reuters)

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.”

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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.