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Lieberman: ‘Our enemies are cheering’ after Obama consulted Congress on Syria

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) on Sunday blasted President Barack Obama for asking for Congress’ approval before launching an attack on Syria over the President Bashar al-Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons. “I was looking back,” Lieberman told Fox News host Chris Wallace. “Over my 24 years, never saw anything…

Watch live: House committee holds hearing on Boston bombings

House Homeland Security Committee hears testimony from Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis, Sen. Joe Lieberman and Massachusetts Homeland Security official Kurt Schwartz about the Patriots’ Day attacks and the investigation that followed. Watch live, broadcast via NBC News on May 9. [House Homeland Security Committee Chair Michael McCaul by Flickr…

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman joining conservative think tank

Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman will be joining the American Enterprise Institute, the conservative think tank announced on Monday. Lieberman, a Democrat-turned-Independent, will join former Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) as a co-chair of the American Internationalism Project, which advocates for a strong U.S. presence in world affairs. “There is an…

Senators file resolution to arm Syria opposition

WASHINGTON — Senior US lawmakers filed a resolution Wednesday in the Senate condemning deadly violence ordered by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime and urging the arming of the country’s opposition. Republican Senator John McCain presented the text, co-sponsored by four other senators including Lindsey Graham and independent Joe Lieberman, “condemning…

Lieberman: Time for U.S. to arm ‘brave’ Syrian rebels

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) said Sunday that the United States should provide medical aid, training and arms to those seeking to oust President Bashar al-Assad. “The reality on the ground is since the U.N. resolution was vetoed by Russian and Iran [sic], the Assad government has begun to kill its…

Olbermann: ‘Good riddance’ to ‘delusional liar’ Lieberman

MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann didn’t hold anything back Wednesday when he announced the news that the “delusional liar” Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) was planning on retiring. Lieberman, Connecticut’s state’s former Attorney General who rose to become the Democratic Party’s vice presidential nominee in 2000, spoke to reporters during a press conference…

Joe Lieberman to retire: report

Update: Sen. Joe Lieberman won’t run in 2012 At a press conference Wednesday, Lieberman confirmed prior reports of his intent to retire. He said he was looking forward to a “new chapter” in his life and urged Americans to work together despite their differences. Original report follows… WASHINGTON — Independent…

Joe Lieberman: Full-blown wingnut

Not only is Joe Lieberman intending to help Republicans filibuster a public option, he’s employing pure wingnut-ese to justify his spitting on his fellow citizens who need health care. Lieberman added that he’d vote against a public option plan “even with an opt-out because it still creates a whole new…

Lieberman To Complete Sellout

Joe Lieberman will speak at the Republican convention on Monday night, along with Bush, Cheney, Laura Bush and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Besides Vice Presidential Nominee Mittens, who’s speaking the other three nights? Rudy? Fred Thompson? Someone who’s held elective office in this half of the decade? It’s one of the most…

Holy Joe: Alito’s my guy now

Why doesn’t McCain just go ahead and name Lieberman his Veep now, since the Connecticut senator has now declared his 2006 vote against SCOTUS nominee Samuel Alito was wrong. George Will spoke to Holy Joe’s office and said this on This Week: WILL: Well, I called Lieberman’s office this week…

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