In a case of "should have seen that coming," the crowd erupted into a celebratory chant of "yes we can!" after the Gang of 8 passed the immigration bill in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
Chairman of the committee, Sen. Leahy, "pretending" to ask for order, encouraged the crowd as … Read More
A man linked to one of the Boston Marathon bombers was shot dead early Wednesday by an FBI agent in Orlando, Fla.
Ibragim Todashev was being interviewed by the FBI, and it's reported that he "went crazy," pulling a knife and stabbing an agent several times, according to ABC News. The agents … Read More
Democratic Rep. Stephen Lynch said Wednesday “there will be hell to pay” if the Internal Revenue Service doesn’t cooperate with Congress’ investigation into the targeting of conservative groups.
Lynch spoke at the start of the hearing by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform and … Read More
More Americans trust the GOP than they trust Democrats on ethics issues, a Rasmussen poll published Wednesday shows.
Probably in response to constant stream of news – changing administration stories about the IRS bullying and the Benghazi attack, the Justice Department’s targeting of reports … Read More
And you wonder why they’re arrogant.
Senators investigating the IRS practice of targeting conservative groups for heightened scrutiny have wondered aloud why those responsible haven’t been fired.
Fired? They probably haven’t even gotten a stern talking to.
According to a Politco … Read More
If you blinked Wednesday morning, you missed IRS director of tax-exempt organizations Lois Lerner testify, sort of, before the House Oversight Committee.
Chairman Darrell Issa knew that Lerner planned to invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to testify, but Lerner was allowed to give an opening … Read More
Ever since a previous provision expired in 2011 requiring that the Office of Management and Budget report all expenditures and contributions made to the United Nations, Americans have been left pretty much in the dark. A group of GOP senators have proposed a bill to change all that.
The cadre of … Read More
In light of current reports that the Justice Department has been secretly investigating Fox News reporters, it's only fair to wonder how far is government going to monitor the American people.
And indications suggest that traffic from government agencies is increasing on political … Read More
Fox News “Special Report” anchor Bret Baier revealed Tuesday night during the “All Star Panel” discussion that the Justice Department had seized the phone records of the parents of Fox News Washington correspondent James Rosen.
The Washington Post reported Sunday that the DOJ had targeted … Read More
It may be the Obama administration’s version of “off with her head” for White House Counsel chief Kathryn Ruemmler who is being properly set-up to take the fall for the White House’s disastrous handling of Benghazi and the IRS scandal.
BuzzFeed reported that “two administration … Read More
In a development that brings to mind the short-lived "JournoList" controversy, several liberal reporters are said to have been quietly summoned to the White House on Tuesday.
NPR reporter Ari Shapiro "tweeted" that Washington Post columnists Jonathan Capehart and Ezra Klein, and Talking Point … Read More
New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo summoned a group of sheriffs to the Capitol, where they thought they would be discussing changes to New York's gun control law, the SAFE Act, but instead, Cuomo told them he wanted them to “keep quiet” and not oppose the law, according to the Times … Read More
Congress received notice that when a top IRS official testifies Wednesday before the House Oversight Committee as scheduled, she’ll be pleading the Fifth Amendment and refuse to answer questions.
Attorney William W. Taylor III submitted a letter to the committee chairman that his client, … Read More