Strategic Command No. 2 Suspension Linked to Probe of Counterfeit Poker Chips

thumb_VADM Tim Giardina.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1380479348979U.S. Navy(WASHINGTON) -- The No. 2 officer at U.S. Strategic Command, suspended from his position because of a criminal investigation, is suspected of using counterfeit gambling chips at a western Iowa casino. Stratcom commander Gen. Robert Kehler suspended Vice Adm. Tim Giardina from his duties as deputy commander on Sept. 3, according to Navy Capt. Pamela Kunze, a Stratcom spokeswoman.

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Five Things Bill Clinton Took Away From the 2008 Presidential Election

87e2f90ae6.jpgClinton Foundation (NEW YORK) -- During an interview with ABC News, former President Bill Clinton was asked by This Week anchor George Stephanopoulos about the biggest lesson he learned from the 2008 presidential campaign, in which his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lost the Democratic presidential primary to then Sen. Barack Obama who ultimately defeated former Republican Gov. Mitt Romney to win the general election.

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Bill Clinton: When It Comes to Obamacare, GOP ‘Begging for America to Fail’

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_ec79d97b9b.jpgABC/Rick Rowell (WASHINGTON) -- The Republican Party is "begging for America to fail" by rooting for President Obama's signature health care law to fail, former President Bill Clinton said during an interview for This Week with ABC's George Stephanopoulos. "I've never seen a time — can you remember a time in your lifetime when a major political party was just sitting around, begging for America to fail … I don't know what's going to happen".

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Harry Reid Calls GOP Budget Plan Delaying Obamacare 'Pointless'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_22fce7c017.jpgUnited States Senate(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government could be moving towards its first shutdown in almost 20 years with House Republicans preparing to vote on a spending bill that would delay aspects of the Affordable Care Act for one year in exchange for continuing to fund the government.

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Strategic Command's Number 2 Officer Suspended During Probe

thumb_VADM Tim Giardina.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1380395174687U.S. Navy (WASHINGTON) -- The No. 2 officer at U.S. Strategic Command has been suspended and is under investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigation Service for what U.S. officials say involves issues related to gambling, Stratcom announced on Saturday. U.S. Strategic Command, based in Bellevue, Neb., oversees the military’s nuclear units and weapons.

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