But a few days after Karl's story, CNN's Jake Tapper reported that the key email, written by deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes, did not mention the State Department. The source who told Karl otherwise, "seemingly invented the notion that Rhodes wanted the concerns of the State ... Read more »
Jake Tapper Warns Obama Supporters To ‘Remember The Precedent’ He’s Setting When A GOP’er Is In WH |...
by Noah Rothman | 4:56 pm, May 22nd, 2013 video » comments On Wednesday, CNN anchor Jake Tapper dug into the controversial way in which members of President Barack Obama’s administration have apparently tried to intimidate whistleblowers in the government and the journalists that would ... Read more »
As CBS News’ Major Garrett pointed out on Thursday night, the actual email said “the penultimate point could be abused by Members to beat the State Department for not paying attention to Agency warnings.” Here’s Attkisson’s version of the White House email that Jake Tapper obtained ... Read more »
By Jake Tapper. Sherisse Pham and Kevin Liptak, CNN NEW: House committee chairman says e-mails are selected; still wants other info Washington (CNN) -- The White House released more than 100 pages of e-mails on Wednesday in a bid to quell critics who say President Barack Obama and his ... Read more »
By Jake Tapper and Alison Harding, CNN (CNN) -- Irritated by a top Republican's portrayal of their work, the officials who led the independent review of the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, are demanding a public hearing to answer his criticisms, according to ... Read more »
ABC News’ Jon Karl Addresses Benghazi Report: ‘Regret’ Email Inaccuracy But Story ‘Entirely Stands’...
Following a report by CNN’s Jake Tapper and the White House’s release of emails about the matter, Karl issued a statement saying he regretted the inaccuracy. Specifically, Karl’s report cited an email from national security adviser Ben Rhodes about the State Department’s specific ... Read more »
Details emerge from interim Justice Dept. inspector general's report Washington (CNN) -- The U.S. Marshals Service has been "unable to locate" two former participants in the federal Witness Security Program "identified as known or suspected terrorists," according to an interim Justice ... Read more »
On Feb. 22, 2012, in response to Obama’s deserved glowing praise of journalists in Syria, Jake Tapper asked White House press secretary Jay Carney, “How does that square with the fact that this administration has been so aggressively trying to stop aggressive journalism in the United ... Read more »
IRS officials knew of agents’ tea party targeting in 2011 – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs An IRS official on Friday admitted the agency made "mistakes" in the last few years with tax-exempt status applications and specifically those submitted by groups with the words "tea party" or ... Read more »
... the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., spoke for the administration on multiple television talk shows on Sunday, September 16, delivering variations on the theme that Benghazi was “a violent protest that was undertaken in reaction to this very offensive video,” as she told Jake Tapper, then at ABC... Read more »
NRA pushes for recall of top legislator in Colorado - CNN.com Washington (CNN) -- The national battle over guns is headed to the states in a major way. Already groups supporting more gun restrictions have been active on the local level. And now for the first time in almost two decades, the ... Read more »
Recent reports by CNN’s Jake Tapper indicate that Ambassador Stevens was in Benghazi “because he wanted to be there.” The implication is that he was not there prosecuting the business of the United States and that he traveled to the region on this occasion with light security for a ... Read more »
by Noah Rothman | 11:17 am, May 9th, 2013 Interview » comments CNN launched The Lead with Jake Tapper just two months ago, but the program has already carved out an important niche as a staple element of a well-rounded cable news diet. Tapper recently sat down with Mediaite to ... Read more »
This is mostly a new facet of an old problem, says CNN's Jake Tapper : Different government law enforcement agencies not sharing information and intelligence with others has long plagued the U.S. government and national security apparatus, as seen before the 9/11 attacks and as recently ... Read more »