Bachmann Slams Obama’s ‘Gangster Government’
Meet the Press’ David Gregory gave Rep. Michele Bachmann an offer she could refuse when he asked her if she wanted to take back her comment that the Obama administration is a “gangster government.” Unlike earlier in the interview when Bachmann used a visual aid to illustrate a point, the congresswoman said that we should look no further than Obama’s actions to find examples of corruption and anti-American views.
McCain: Gaddafi Is Insane
In an exclusive interview on This Week, Sen. John McCain outlined the steps that must be taken before Libya’s ruler inevitably steps down. But what’s the most important action for the United States regarding Middle Eastern countries undergoing revolutions? If you ask McCain, it’s investment.
Newsweek’s Redesign Unveiled
Newsweek and The Daily Beast Editor in Chief Tina Brown revealed the cover of the redesigned Newsweek on This Week. The issue, featuring Hillary Clinton and “150 Women Who Shake the World,” coincides with the Women in the World summit later this week. Brown discussed how the secretary of State and the global community can help women in the revolutions in the Middle East.
Daley: White House Considers Tapping Oil Reserves
Is it time for the U.S. to break the piggy bank of oil reserves? White House Chief of Staff William Daley told Meet the Press that the government is considering tapping the strategic petroleum reserve because of rising gas prices and turmoil in the Middle East. “It is something that only has been done on very rare occasions,” he said.
Hello, Budget Stalemate
Why can’t we be friends? On Fox News Sunday, Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Rep. Jeb Hensarling sounded off on the budget proposal. Durbin said there needs to be a conversation where people “act like adults,” while Hensarling skirted the question of whether the House Republicans are willing to agree to less $61 billion in cuts.
Kerry on Libyan No-Fly Zone
Is creating a no-fly zone over Libya the same as going to war? Sen. John Kerry told Face the Nation's Bob Schieffer that, unlike Bosnia and Iraq, actions against Libya will not be a “long-term thing” and U.S. action will only be in reaction to Gaddafi attacking civilians.
The Question That Nearly Ended Charlie Sheen’s Interview
On Reliable Sources, Howard Kurtz spoke to ABC correspondent Andrea Canning, who interviewed Charlie Sheen for the bizarre 20/20 special that aired last week. Was it this seemingly innocuous question about porn stars that turned Sheen’s exclusive interview with ABC into a total media binge?