Potus’s sore throat may be acting up again. He just asked for a cup of tea.
I’ll try to keep my answers relatively brief, Obama says at start of q&a. “I don’t always succeed.”
Super small venue for Obama’s remarks in Nashville.
Air Force One is wheels up for Nashville.
WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama slipped
into the role of late night talk show host on Monday, nudging
Stephen Colbert away from his perch during an appearance on the
comedian’s satirical program and poking fun at himself in the
“You’ve been taking a lot of shots at my job, I’ve decided
I’m going to go ahead and take a shot at yours,” Obama said
before sitting down alone behind Colbert’s desk.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Graphic details about sexual threats and other harsh interrogation techniques the CIA meted out to captured militants will be detailed by a Senate Intelligence Committee report on the spy agency’s anti-terror tactics, sources familiar with the document said.
The report, which the committee’s majority Democrats are expected to release on Tuesday, describes how senior al Qaeda operative Abdel Rahman al Nashiri, suspected mastermind of the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole, was threatened by his interrogators with a buzzing power drill, the sources said. The drill was never actually used on Nashiri.