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Issa’s final flop: Failing to link the IRS scandal to the White House

Darrell Issa ends his tenure as House Oversight chair in typical fashion: by failing to live up to his own hype

IRS Investigation Finds No Link to White House, Faults Admin for Lack of Cooperation

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) released a report Tuesday that faulted the IRS for improperly targeting conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status between 2010 and 2012, but failed to link the actions to the Obama administration.

An Academic’s Shocking View: “I Hate Republicans”

You didn’t see that one coming, did you? Here’s Professor Susan J. Douglas: I hate Republicans. I can’t stand the thought of having to spend the next two years watching Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Ted Cruz, Darrell Issa or any of the legions of other blowhards denying climate change, thwarting immigration reform or championing fetal […]

Finally! A Bipartisan Bill Congress Can Be Proud Of

Jonathan Gruber, the MIT economist and Obamacare guru, apologized last week for his "mean and insulting comments." Set aside the irony of having to apologize for mean and insulting comments to Congressman Darrell Issa, for whom meanShow More Summary

Darrell Issa's last hurrah as Republican theater director

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

One for the road Saddened that his recent hearing into the Kenyan plot to destroy America by providing health care to millions was largely overlooked because of a pesky report about torture, or maybe because this is his last chance to...Show More Summary

Darrell Issa Subpoenas Jonathan Gruber's Obamacare Documents, Including Contracts and Work Product

Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is issuing a subpoena demanding MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber produce all documents related to his Obamacare consulting work for the federal government and any state governments. Show More Summary

Issa Issues Subpoena to Obama Health Consultant

Darrell Issa, the California Republican who is giving up the chairmanship of the House Oversight Committee is seeking testimony from Jonathan Gruber, the economist who advised the Obama administration on the Affordable Care Act.

Good riddance, Darrell Issa: A wasteful blowhard’s humiliating history

The departing House investigative chairman was the king of made-up scandals. Here's why he was a gift to Democrats

[VIDEO] Darrell Issa roasts Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber with this three-word question

House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) opened Tuesday’s Jonathan Gruber hearing with a direct question: “Are you stupid?” Talk about direct – directly funny! You may recall that

Fox's Cavuto And Stein Try To Conflate 'Grubergate' With Vietnam And The Pentagon Papers

Over at Faux "news" this Tuesday, rather than focus on the newly released Senate torture report, it's been all Jonathan Gruber and "Grubergate" all the time and wall to wall coverage of another one of Darrell Issa's Obamacare witch hunts,...Show More Summary

Darrell Issa drags Forrest Gump into Obamacare hearing

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) Tuesday's House Oversight Committee hearing with Obamacare consultant Jonathan Gruber was one of Darrell Issa's last hearings as committee chair, so naturally he made it count, with an extra helping of his usual grandstanding. Show More Summary

Gruber Won't Stand By WaPo Quotation in Own Book

Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber refused to stand by a quotation describing him as "possibly the [Democratic] Party's most influential healthcare expert" that he put in his own book on Tuesday. Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) read aShow More Summary

Darrell Issa's Dick Joke Only Good Thing Congress Has Done This Year

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Today, our lame duck Congress is whittling away its time until the end of its term by interrogating an Obamacare architect who said (correctly) on tape that many Americans are stupid. While #JonathanGruber might be the new #Benghazi, at least one good thing came of it: a solid dick joke from House Oversight Chair Darrell Issa. Read more...

Chairman Darrell Issa Asks Jonathan Gruber If He Is Stupid

Citing Tom Hank’s character Forrest Gump, House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa asked MIT’s Jonathan Gruber if he was stupid during a contentious House committee hearing on Tuesday. “Are you stupid?” Issa asked. “I don't think so. No,” Gruber replied. Show More Summary

Darrell Issa to Jonathan Gruber: ‘Are You Stupid?’

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) finally got a chance to question Obamacare maybetect Jonathan Gruber, who famously called some Americans stupid in video recently released, and he didn't waste it.

Cummings to Issa on His Last Day: ‘You’ve Made Me a Better Person’

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Rarely does a Democrat effusively praise a Republican in Congress these days, which made a heartfelt speech by Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) to Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) much more surprising.

OUCH! Chairman Issa Plays Jonathan Gruber Video Before His Testimony at Oversight Hearing (Video)

Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber is set to testify before the House Oversight Committee today to discuss his controversial comments on fooling the “stupid” American public to pass Obamacare. Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) played video of Jonathan Gruber’s controversial comments about … Continue reading ?

GOP’s Issa ready for final assault on ‘Obamacare’

Rep. Darrell Issa leads the House Oversight Committee hearing on the president’s health care overhaul today. Photo by the office of Congressman Darrell Issa/ Flickr WASHINGTON — One of the Obama administration’s harshest congressional...Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Jonathan Gruber Testifies to House Oversight Committee

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Obamacare maybetect Jonathan Gruber is set to testify before Darrell Issa's House Oversight Committee Tuesday morning, and the ordinarily grandstanding-laden process should be even more amplified, as conservative legislators have been waiting to sink their teeth into Gruber since video emerged of his comments about the "stupidity" of the American people.

The Insiders: The Gruberization of the Democratic Party

Jonathan Gruber, made famous by his offensively blatant revelations of the deceit behind the construction and passage of the Obamacare law, will testify before Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and the House Oversight Committee tomorrow morning.  I expect the testimony and the follow-up coverage of the hearing to be anti-climatic.  Gruber was caught on-camera speaking off […]

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