New details surfaced over the weekend about the United States spying on several world leaders, including tapping the personal cell phone of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Now, new information about spying on people and political officials in France, Mexico and Spain has emerged as well. It’s angered many in those countries. Some have even threatened continued cooperation with the U.S. “It’s totally unacceptable. This undermines the trust and this can harm our friendship,” said Guido Westerwelle, Germany’s foreign minister.
Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.
Chad just mentioned the Ruben Rosario column from the Pioneer Press on the congressional hearings being held by Peter King. We’ve got the link.
The Republican congressman who has organized controversial hearings into radical Islam called Muslims “part of the mosaic” of America Wednesday and said they shouldn’t feel threatened or intimidated by his inquiry.
One year ago, a devastating earthquake rocked Haiti, affecting three million people. The Haitian government reported that an estimated 230,000 people had died, and another 300,000 were injured.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated and NBC’s “Football Night In America” joined Chad Hartman to talk about the future of the Vikings and who might be available to the team.