California native Leon Panetta has held public office by election or appointment since the 1970s, but he is sure that he has never before observed such political polarization between candidates and government leaders in his entire career.
Former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta spoke on the contested nature of politics in the 2016 presidential election, as well as the geopolitical and domestic challenges that the next president will face at the President's ...
Seaside >> The third installment of the Leon Panetta 2016 Lecture Series will be Monday at the Sunset Cultural Center in Carmel and will focus on the divisiveness that permeates the nation's capital today.
Panetta's name recognition edge is substantial, since he is the son of Leon Panetta, who represented this area in Congress from 1977-93 (Farr succeeded him) before joining the Clinton administration and later serving as CIA chief and Secretary of Defense.
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By contrast, three out of the last five CIA directors have been Catholic: Michael Hayden, Leon Panetta, and the current director, John Brennan.
Other major insiders include Tom Donilon, the first-term national security adviser of President Obama known for his closeness to Israel; Leon Panetta, a former Obama defense secretary who has said the president missed opportunities to stem the ...
Eyebrow-raising Funders: Jeremy Bash, founder of Beacon Global Strategies in Washington, D.C., gave $2,700; he's also the former chief of staff at the U.S.
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Other major insiders include Tom Donilon, the first-term national security adviser of President Barack Obama known for his closeness to Israel; Leon Panetta, a former Obama defense secretary of who has said the president missed opportunities to stem ...
A couple thoughts: If they dopey republicans are smart, should HC win, they'd best run Merrick Garland through asap. Should HC win, I will be mildly depressed with bouts of major anxiety mixed in.
JD: If you look at the way that Leon Panetta gave the seat to Sam and now Sam is giving it back to Jimmy. The evidence of that is that no other reputable democrat has run.
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According to the reports, other former senior officials consulted include former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, former top defense official Michele Flournoy and former Undersecretary of State Nick Burns.
... “The swarm of gnats weren't repelled . . . but rather attracted to it.” Worse, Clinton then rubbed “the toxic substance” into his eyes, leaving him looking like “Rocky Balboa at the end of 15 rounds with Apollo Creed.
Then-Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta told the Wall Street Journal: “There is no question when you start passing MANPADS around, that becomes a threat, not just to military aircraft but to civilian aircraft.