By appointing Susan Rice as his National Security Advisor, President Obama proved his loyalty to his friends but also showed questionable concern for the real security threats facing the United States.
Rice was the President’s first choice to replace former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, but her appointment was quickly shut down by the Senate, Heritage Foundation national security expert Steven Bucci writes.
Rice was the frontrunner to replace Hillary Clinton as the Secretary of State until her credibility was destroyed over mishandling the truth of the terrorist murders of four Americans in Benghazi. She simply became radioactive and clearly would never pass Senate confirmation.
What was President Obama’s response to the Senate’s rejection? He appointed his friend to a position that didn’t require approval from anyone. Continue Reading »