Here Are 16 Times Obama Promised No “Boots On The Ground” In Syria “So again, I repeat, we’re not considering any open-ended commitment. We’re not considering any boots-on-the-ground approach.”
Once More: The TPP Agreement Is Not A Free Trade Agreement, It’s A Protectionist Anti-Free Trade Agreement
A February 2015 draft of the secret Trade In Services Agreement (TISA) was leaked again last week, revealing a more extensive and more recent text than that of portions from an April 2014 leak that we covered last year.
No surprise here. Schumer has dual citizenship with Israel. One would think that this dual-citizenship is a conflict of interest, but the identies are hidden and Congress is exempt from FOIA requests, so remember this when you see Israel continue to get ‘SPECIAL’ treatment on a wide variety of issues.
Here is a semi-current list of those Obama and congress members with dual Israeli citizenship, albeit a bit dated.
OBAMA ADMINISTRATION [Current]  Jack Lew – Chief of Staff to the President David Plouffe – Senior Advisor to the President Danielle Borrin – Associate Director, Office of Public Engagement; Special Assistant to the Vice Preisdent Gary Gensler – Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Dan Shapiro – Ambassador to Israel Gene Sperling – Director National Economic Council Mary Schapiro – Chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission Steven Simon – Head of Middle East/North Africa Desk at the National Security Council Eric Lynn – Middle East Policy Advisor
PAST OBAMA ADMINISTRATION  Rahm Emanuel (2009-2010) Chief of Staff to the President David Axelrod (2009-2011) Senior Advisor to the President Elena Kagan (2009-2010) Solicitor General of the United States Peter Orszag (2009-2010) Director of the Office of Management and Budget Lawrence Summers (’09-’11) Director National Economic Council Mona Sutphen (2009-2011) Deputy White House Chief of Staff James B. Steinberg (’09-’11 ) Deputy Secretary of State Dennis Ross (2009-2011 ) Special Assistant to the President, Senior Director for the Central Region to the Secretary of State Ronald Klain (2009-2011) Chief of Staff to the Vice President Jared Bernstein (2009-2011) Chief Economist and Economic Policy Advisor to the Vice President Susan Sher (2009-2011) Chief of Staff to the First Lady Lee Feinstein (2009) Campaign Foreign Policy Advisor Mara Rudman (2009) Foreign Policy Advisor Sources: White House
112 CONGRESS (current) THE US SENATE  Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) Barbara Boxer (D-CA) Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) Al Franken (D-MN) Herb Kohl (D-WI) Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) Joseph Lieberman (Independent-CT) Carl Levin (D-MI) Bernard Sanders (Independent-VT) Charles Schumer (D-NY) Ron Wyden (D-OR) Michael Bennet (D-CO)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES  Gary Ackerman (D-NY) Shelley Berkley (D-NV) Howard Berman (D-CA) Eric Cantor (R-VA) David Cicilline (D-RI) Stephen Cohen (D-TN) Susan Davis (D-CA) Ted Deutch (D-FL) Eliot Engel (D-NY) Bob Filner (D-CA) Barney Frank (D-MA) Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) Jane Harman (D-CA) Steve Israel (D-NY) Sander Levin (D-MI) Nita Lowey (D-NY) Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Jared Polis (D-CO) Steve Rothman (D-NJ) Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) Adam Schiff (D-CA) Brad Sherman (D-CA) Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) Henry Waxman (D-CA) John Yarmuth (D-KY)
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