(WASHINGTON) -- Facing angry lawmakers for the first time since his cancer diagnosis, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin testified Thursday that he takes "full responsibility" for keeping the White House in the dark when he underwent surgery and later when he was admitted to the... Read More.
House Republicans on Thursday will demand to know whose decision it was to keep Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's hospital stays a secret from the White House and Congress.In a hearing before the GOP-led House Armed Services Committee, Austin has been called to testify for... Read More.
(The Center Square) – A coalition that advocates for open government has launched a public awareness campaign to defend Washington state’s Public Records Act. ... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Former President Donald Trump's remarks over the weekend that he would "encourage" Russia "to do whatever the hell they want" to NATO allies that fail to meet defense spending guidelines have raised a lot of questions and drew rebuke from the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The judge in former President Trump's criminal hush money case in New York City says Trump's trial will proceed on March 25 as planned.In the case's final hearing before the trial gets underway, Judge Juan Merchan began the proceedings Thursday by... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin left the hospital on Tuesday afternoon after being admitted to the intensive care unit at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center earlier in the week, the Pentagon said.Austin was put under general anesthesia on Monday for a non-surgical... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has canceled a trip to Brussels this week following his hospitalization due to "an emergent bladder issue," a U.S. defense official said Monday.The Pentagon had announced last week that Austin would be traveling to Brussels to attend... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Former President Donald Trump said he wouldn't protect a NATO nation that didn't contribute enough defense funds and he'd "encourage" Russia "to do whatever the hell they want.""You don't pay your bills, you get no protection. It's very simple," Trump said Saturday at... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Internal polls are the middle children of the world of elections analysis: often ignored, desperate for attention and chronically misunderstood. But, also like middle children, internal polls are keen observers of their surroundings.Most polling that makes it out into the open... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has detected and tracked four Russian military aircraft operating in the Alaska Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday, according to a statement."The Russian aircraft remained in international airspace and did not enter American or... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, facing reporter questions for the first time since his secret hospitalization, said his cancer diagnosis was a "gut punch" and that his first instinct was to keep it private -- which he now acknowledges was a mistake."We did... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will appear at the Pentagon podium for a press conference on Thursday.The news conference, at 10:30 a.m., will be his first media briefing since his surgery and subsequent hospitalization, both of which was kept secret from the White... Read More.