U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet said Russian President Vladimir Putin “couldn’t ask for a better friend” than President Donald Trump on Thursday during a discussion with a bipartisan group of lawmakers sponsored by CBS News.
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There was bipartisan applause this week after the U.S. Senate placed new sanctions on Iran and Russia. Colorado U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet, a Democrat, and Cory Gardner, a Republican, backed the sanctions to punish Iran for recently testing ballistic missiles, as well as human rights abuses, and to signal to Russia that the United States […]
Secretary of State Wayne Williams wants to make it clear that even though the Russians might have interfered with last year’s U.S. election, that doesn’t mean the hostile country tampered with ballots or vote totals.
In the aftermath of the terrorist atrocities of Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush drew a line in the sand. “Every nation, in every region, now has a decision to make,” he announced. “Either you are with us or you are with the terrorists.” Since then, disappointingly if not surprisingly, more than a few […]
Near the end of the town hall in Frisco last Friday, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat in his ninth year in the Senate, invoked the famous answer Benjamin Franklin gave when asked what the framers of the Constitution had created. “He was asked, ‘What kind of government are you forming, a republic or a […]
Britons dodged a bullet last week, only inasmuch as they managed to merely shoot themselves in the foot rather than in the heart. Prime Minister Theresa May’s failed gamble to expand her Conservative Party’s parliamentary majority — resulting instead in the Tories being
The slaughter of 22 concert-goers in Manchester May 22 was followed four days later by the murder of 29 Christians traveling by bus to a monastery in the desert south of Cairo. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for both attacks. In an internet video, a masked spokesman denounced the victims — many of them teenage […]
Republicans from Colorado’s congressional delegation appear more interested in seeking the truth behind President Trump’s potential obstruction of justice. The fallout began this week following reports that President Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to shut down a federal investigation into the president’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. The reports stem from a memo […]
The White House on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump’s disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials as “wholly appropriate,” as officials tried to beat back criticism from fellow Republicans and concerns from international allies.