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Soledad O’Brien calls out Peter King over Obama ‘apology tour’ myth

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) found himself being grilled by CNN host Soledad O’Brien on Monday about the claim President Barack Obama had gone on an “apology tour” — and the congressman was unable to name a single instance in which the president had apologized for the United States. After the…

Libyan president contradicts U.S.: ‘No doubt’ embassy attack was preplanned

The president of Libya said this weekend that the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi was carefully planned for months, contradicting a U.S. official’s assurance that there was no prior knowledge of the plot. “The way these perpetrators acted and moved, and their choosing the specific date…

George Will: Romney could not have prevented embassy attacks

The Romney campaign wants voters to believe that if Mitt Romney were president, U.S. embassies across the Middle East would not have come under attack last week. Asked if that’s correct on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday, conservative political columnist George Will had a simple answer: “No.” In admitting as…

McCain: Muslim protesters ‘taking appropriate action’ against Americans

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said Sunday during an appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that Muslim protesters across the Middle East are “taking appropriate action” against Americans in the widespread protests that swept the Arab world last week. Asked by host Bob Schieffer if he believes the Obama administration is…

Amanpour shoots down Brian Ross’ claim that Iran four weeks away from nuclear weapons

ABC News global affairs anchor Christine Amanpour on Sunday threw cold water on one of her colleagues, Brian Ross, who had reported that Iran could have a functional nuclear weapon in as little as four weeks. During a panel discussion on ABC, host Jake Tapper asked Ross how quickly Iran…

Liz Cheney accuses Obama of abandoning non-existent country ‘Czechoslovakia’

Fox News contributor Liz Cheney on Sunday blasted President Barack Obama with the false claim that he had apologized to enemies of the United States and had abandoned Czechoslovakia, which has not existed since 1992. During a panel on ABC’s This Week, host Jake Tapper asked the daughter of the…

Protests mark Mexican Independence Day celebrations

The discontent around Mexico’s presidential election results continued late Saturday night, as protests sprang up at the country’s Independence Day festivities in the nation’s capital and various other cities. In Mexico City, outgoing President Felipe Calderón’s delivery of the traditional Grito de la Independencia, demonstrators shined laser pointers toward him…

Pelosi: ‘Everybody knows’ Romney won’t be president

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) says that it’s now obvious that GOP hopeful Mitt Romney will lose in November because “everybody knows” he will never be president. During an interview that aired on Sunday, CNN host Candy Crowley asked the former House Speaker if there would continue to be…

Fox News analyst: Romney ‘correct’ that Obama ‘sympathizing’ with embassy attackers

Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume on Sunday praised Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney for using the death of the top U.S. diplomat in Libya for political gain by claiming President Barack Obama was “sympathizing” with America’s enemies. “I think what he said was correct, but it was clumsy,”…

Netanyahu: Opponents of Iran strike ‘set a new standard for human stupidity’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is insisting that a strategy of containment would not work to stop Iran’s nuclear program and is calling for the United States to impose “red lines” that could lead to military action. “Iran is guided by a leadership with an unbelievable fanaticism,” the prime minister…

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