About Jeffrey Scott Shapiro

Jeffrey Scott Shapiro is an investigative reporter and former Washington, D.C. prosecutor who practices law and journalism in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and South Florida. Mr. Shapiro has worked on high profile investigative stories for national news organizations such as CBS, Time Magazine and Gannett News, and he has served on election legal teams for Senator John Kerry, Senator John McCain, Governor Mitt Romney and Congressman Allen West.

Jeffrey Shapiro: Debt ceiling powers vested solely in Congress

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced recently that President Obama wants permanent debt ceiling authority even though that power is solely vested in Congress. If such power were transferred from Congress to the White House, it would signal surrender and submission of our legislative branch; the only branch that has the power to create law […]

Romney was right

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It’s hard to be honest in politics. Perhaps that has been Gov. Mitt Romney’s real problem all along. Romney’s candor came out in a recent conference call that was reported by the New York Times in which he said that President Obama offered free “gifts” to both illegal aliens and American citizens. Romney’s observation about […]