Today's Situation Room:

Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

August 13th, 2012
09:53 AM ET

Ad shows congressman punching people

CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports on the new political attack ad showing Congressman Allen West punching various people.

Post by:
Filed under: 2012 election • ads • Allen West • Lisa Sylvester • Politics
July 4th, 2012
12:09 PM ET

RNC chairman: I'm not the GOP police

(CNN) – Reince Priebus, the Republican National Committee chairman, said in a Tuesday interview that he would not abandon GOP Rep. Allen West, who said on Sunday that President Barack Obama wanted Americans to be "slaves."

"He does not want you to have the self-esteem of getting up and earning and having that title of American. He'd rather you be his slave," the Florida congressman said of Obama at a rally in Port St. Lucie, according to CNN affiliate WPTV.

FULL STORY


Filed under: Allen West • Interviews • Political Ticker • Politics • Reince Priebus • Republicans
July 28th, 2011
10:39 AM ET

West: Will not apologize

Rep. Allen West says he will not apologize to fellow Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and is moving on.

RELATED VIDEO: Tea Party Reps. divided on Boehner plan


Filed under: Allen West • Congress • Debbie Wasserman Schultz • Interviews
July 20th, 2011
06:30 PM ET

The 'vile' saga continues

(CNN) – Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz admitted Wednesday that fellow Florida Rep. Allen West's e-mail rant was the kind of attack she's never experienced before.

In an interview on CNN's "The Situation Room," Schultz added, "And I was surprised that he sent that to my personal e-mail, an e-mail that he didn't previously have."

But the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee claimed that West's insult-filled message didn't faze her, instead charging that the real heat is coming from West's own backyard.

FULL POST

INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPT