January 06, 2017 C-SPAN News
Secretary of State John Kerry said U.S. international standing had improved since 2009 when President Obama first took office. Speaking at his final press conference at the State Department, Secretary Kerry reflected on foreign policy challenges and successes, including the strategy to defeat and destroy ISIL*, the Iran nuclear agreement, the Paris climate agreement, and relations with Cuba. *The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
January 06, 2017 C-SPAN News
The United States House of Representatives and the Senate convened for a joint session of Congress to verify certificates and count electoral college votes from each state for President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
January 04, 2017 C-SPAN News
Following a meeting with President Obama on Capitol Hill, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other congressional Democratic leaders held a news conference on Republicans efforts to repeal and replace the health care law. Minority leader Schumer said the president emphasized the importance of preserving the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid. In addition, he said Republican efforts would “make America sick again and lead to chaos instead of affordable care.”
January 05, 2017 C-SPAN News
Russian Hacking and Cybersecurity Top U.S. intelligence officials testified at a hearing on on cybersecurity threats, including Russia’s series of 2016 election-season cyberattacks. The witnesses agreed that Russia was behind the hacking and disseminating of fake news in the election. In response to question on President-elect Donald Trump’s criticism of U.S. intelligence agencies, National Intelligence Director James Clapper said, “There’s a difference between skepticism and disparagement.” Committee Chair John McCain
December 16, 2016 C-SPAN News
President Obama hold final press conference of 2016 responding to reporters’ questions on a variety of topics including Russian hacking of the U.S. election ahead of his annual trip to Hawaii for the holidays.
December 17, 2016 C-SPAN News
Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “President Obama’s legacy?” Video clips were shown from President Obama’s news conference the previous day. The program included a video clip from the C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) stop on their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Scottsdale, Arizona, and of House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX) being interviewed the previous day for “Newsmakers.”
December 17, 2016 C-SPAN News http://MOXNews.com
This anti-communism film, produced in 1966 by the John Birch Society, uses narration and news footage to detail the methods of communist revolutionaries in China, Algeria, and Cuba, then argues that U.S. Civil Rights leaders are also Communists using the same methods. The film condemns several U.S. Presidents and the 1964 Civil Rights and 1965 Voting Rights Acts.