Category Archives: In the News

Media from Iran Deal Press Conferences

In the run up to the Senate vote on the Iran deal, the Truman Project participated in a series of press conferences in key states: San Diego, California: 08/29/15, KUSI (San Diego, CA; video): News at Ten: Congressman Peters, Local Vets Voice Support for Iran Deal (aired 10:14pm PDT) 08/29/15, KUSI (San Diego, CA; video):…
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ADVISORY: Senator Kaine to Join Truman Project ED, Post-9/11 Veterans to Highlight Support for Iran Deal in Richmond

For Immediate Release: August 31, 2015 Contact: Brendan Gilfillan, bgilfillan@trumanproject.org    TOMORROW: Senator Kaine to Join Truman Project ED, Post-9/11 Veterans to Highlight Support for Iran Deal in Richmond Richmond, VA – U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will hold a press conference in Richmond with Truman National Security Project Executive Director Mike Breen to highlight support among post-9/11 veterans for the Iran deal on Tuesday, September 1…
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Jeb! Re-Writes History

Remember that time it took Jeb! Bush a week to figure out his position on the Iraq war? Apparently he’s been doing some studying: tonight he’s delivering a speech to assign blame for ISIL’s rise. Shockingly, his target is President Obama and, somehow, Hillary Clinton. It will be interesting to see how he talks around…
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Truman National Security Project Statement on Iran Agreement

Washington, D.C. – Truman National Security Project Executive Director Michael Breen issued the below statement on today’s agreement. “This historic agreement demonstrates the power of strong, forceful diplomacy and, if it is implemented and enforced properly, will make America and our allies safer and stronger. The agreement closes off all of Iran’s potential avenues to a nuclear weapon,…
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TruCon15 in the News

TruCon15 ran June 25th - 28th, and the on-the-record events attracted a lot of media attention. Acting Under Secretary of Defense Brad R. Carson 6/25/15, The Washington Times: Pentagon to improve retention of women, rank advancement, by Jacqueline Klimas, mentions Truman Project   Vice President Biden 6/26/15, WGST (Atlanta, GA radio): Joe Biden Speaks at Truman National Security…
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Truman & CNP In the News 5/23/15-5/30/15

  Energy & Climate 5/23/15, Biofuels Digest: Your illustrated guide to the next world crisis, its energy roots, the issues, the players, the steps, and remedies, by Jim Lane, quotes Michael Breen, Truman Project Executive Director 5/26/15, Inside Sources: Opinion: A Question of Leadership on Climate Change, by Andrea Marr, Truman Project Defense Council 5/29/15,…
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Advanced Biofuel Levels in EPA's RFS Proposal Fall Short

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed new renewable fuel standards (RFS) that will apply through 2016. The requirements mandate the percentage by volume of renewable fuels, including advanced biofuels, which producers of transportation fuels must blend into their products. In response to the proposed updates to the RFS, Truman Project Chief Strategy Officer Brandon…
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