The House voted on a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, yesterday, and the Twittersphere noticed, with uncommonly long hashtag #ObamaCareInThreeWords trending through last night. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) kicked...Show More Summary
Dear Senator Carl Levin, Senator John McCain, Congressman Elijah Cummings and Congressman Darrell Issa: Greenpeace has been watching with great interest the unfolding controversy over...
Click here to view this media Now that we're all being treated to the sight of Darrell Issa puffing up and bloviating about his work as chairman of the House Oversight Committee, this clip with Ari Melber and Martin Bashir is an excellent reminder of which fox currently chairs the henhouse. Show More Summary
When ultraliberal Henry Waxman ran the House Government Reform Committee, The Washington Post didn't often suggest he was a fierce partisan or ideologue. Instead, former Washington Post managing editor Robert Kaiser praised him in aShow More Summary
“Space Oddity,” Darrell Issa, “shameful,” Kermit Gosnell, double mastectomy, rain, Bill Hader, Benghazi, “Stefan,” IRS, Chris Hadfield, “talk to the hand,” Brad Pitt’s wife and St. Tropez. They all made their way into the national discourse this week. But how? … Continue reading ?
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.): “In the AP [Associated Press] case you have appointed Ronald Machen, and I’m sure he is a fine U.S. Attorney, but can he be considered to be independent when in fact when this Congress held you in contempt...Show More Summary
Since the House was already wasting $1.45 million today repealing Obamcare (that's for a grand total of $54 million on 37 votes), apparently Rep. Darrell Issa decided to waste some time on Twitter, too. So he posted the above tweet. You can probably guess what happened next. #obamacareinthreewords Even covers car-thieves. Show More Summary
Coinciding with the House's vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) promoted a hashtag on Twitter that stirred up partisan emotions on both sides of the aisle. Issa's hashtag — #ObamacareInThreeWords — encouraged snark on both sides of the aisle. Show More Summary
In a letter to Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the co-chairmen behind an independent review of September's deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya, expressed irritation over the House Oversight Committee chairman's portrayal of their work and requested he call a public hearing at which they can testify. Show More Summary
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) decided to have a little fun on Twitter this afternoon, celebrating the 37th time he and his colleagues have voted to repeal health care reform. Issa's idea: push the #ObamaCareInThreeWords hashtag and wait for the hilari …
Darrell Issa just before Eric Holder called his conduct "shameful." It was billed in the media ahead of time as a hearing to question Attorney General Eric Holder on revelations about IRS targeting of conservative groups and the Department of Justice's seizure of two months' of Associated Press phone records. Show More Summary
Ambassador Thomas Pickering and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Michael Mullen are refusing a request from Rep. Darrel Issa to meet in private, preferring a public airing. Thomas Pickering and Michael Mullen called the proposed closed-door proceeding an “inappropriate precondition” to their testifying before the committee in a letter sent Thursday to Issa, the [...]
Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, who oversaw the Accountability Review Board that reviewed the government's response to the Benghazi attack, are clearly unhappy with...Show More Summary
With the release yesterday of the 100 pages of emails discussing the ‘talking points’ that have become the focus of Rep. Darrell Issa’s campaign to expose a White House cover up of the Benghazi affair, there are a few things that have now become starkly clear— It was the CIA—not the State Department or the [...]
Click here to view this media From this Wednesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing, Darrell Issa wasn't the only one who had a contentious back and forth with Attorney General Eric Holder: Holder smacks down Gohmert over Boston bombings–’You...Show More Summary
Attorney General Eric Holder's appearance before the House Judiciary Committee went exactly like you'd expect. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) grilled him on the excessive redaction of emails he'd requested relating to Secretary of Labor-nominee Tom Perez. Show More Summary
CNN's Jake Tapper delivers case of shoe meets other foot for Darrell Issa: In a letter to Rep. Darrell Issa exclusively obtained by CNN, the co-chairmen behind an independent review of September's deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya, expressed...Show More Summary
After Eric Holder blasted Darrell Issa yesterday for his “shameful” demeanor, former Amb. Thomas Pickering and former Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen sent Issa a letter asking to testify publicly to combat his public contentions about them. They write, per CNN: …
The co-chairs of the independent review board tasked with investigating the Obama administration’s response to the Benghazi terror attacks last year are asking House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) for a chance to testify in public. Issa and former review board co-chairs Ambassador Thomas Pickering and former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Adm. [...]
AG Holder's epic smackdown of Chairman Darrell Issa, who manages to make a fool out of himself even when he's got a legitimate scandal on his hands....