In a stunning bipartisan agreement, President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chair Darrell Issa and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings committed to aggressively pursue investigations into the IRS's targeting of conservative groups in advance of the 2012 presidential election....
Wall Street Daily: Renegade Government Agency Silences Political Opponents, by Floyd Brown (President, Western Center for Journalism): Congressman Darrell Issa, the Chairman of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee, is hopping mad. After months of waiting, the IRS still hasn’t provided his committee with the emails and documents that...
On Wednesday Fox News reported that House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa threatened to hold the IRS commissioner in contempt of Congress if he didn’t hand over emails from Lois Lerner and other IRS officials. So...Show More Summary
IRS SCANDAL UPDATE: Mark Tapscott: Do Darrell Issa and Jim Jordan have another trick up their sleeve to make Lois Lerner talk?
Via the Washington Examiner: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told a House panel that congressional investigators can try to hold him in contempt over theTea Party targeting scandal whenever they think that they can make the charge stick, something he thinks is unlikely. Show More Summary
Enough already! That's the message from Democrats on the House Government Oversight Committee to Rep. Darrell Issa who shows no signs of relenting in his politically motivated "investigation" of Benghazi. They say that after 18 months,...Show More Summary
If you ever hear Rep. Darrell Issa say he's a fiscal conservative, just laugh in his face and ask him how can he then explain wasting millions of dollars of taxpayers money on repetitive and wasteful hearings on Benghazi? Not only has...Show More Summary
Darrell Issa convened the IRS kangaroo court again Wednesday to pretend he wanted Lois Lerner's testimony and emails. (He doesn't.) But this time Democrats were prepared to educate Darrell on the law pertaining to 501(c)(4) organizations. Rep. Show More Summary
Per The Examiner: Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va.,chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee; Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.; and National Security Subcommittee Chairman Jason...
On Thursday House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) issued a subpoena to Environment Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy for documents related to the agency's unprecedented use of an obscure...Show More Summary
Can't get no respect.
Augusta Chronicle: Answers Still Needed in IRS Fox News: DOJ Says No to Ted Cruz's IRS Investigation Request The Hill: Darrell Issa Targets White House Politics Shop Politico: Justice Department Rejects Ted Cruz’s IRS Probe Request The IRS Scandal, Day 314 (Mar. 19, 2014) The IRS Scandal, Day 313 (Mar....
Having failed to uncover a Benghazi scandal, or an IRS scandal, House Oversight Committee Chair Darrell Issa is turning to another hobbyhorse, the nonexistent HealthCare.gov security scandal. In a letter sent Wednesday and obtained exclusively...Show More Summary
It ain't over until the fat lady sings. Serial douche bag Representative Darrel Issa is calling for an investigation into the EPA and the Pebble Mine "EPA's actions regarding the preemptive use of Clean Water Act section 404(c) are unprecedented...Show More Summary
The Republican-controlled House passed legislation Thursday to force President Barack Obama to crack down on states that have legalized marijuana in any form. Introduced by Reps. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Jim Gerlach...Show More Summary
Daily Caller: Issa to Cummings: You’re Wrong. We PJ Media: Darrell Issa and Elijah Cummings Won’t Be Brunching Together Anytime Soon PJ Media: Democrats Still Trying to Keep Lois Lerner Out of Jail News Busters: MSNBC’s Wagner, HuffPo’s Fineman Mock Contempt of Congress Charges Against Team Obama... But Team...
Washington (CNN) – One of the hottest political feuds in Washington ratcheted up another tense notch Friday as House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, a California Republican, accused Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of undermining an investigation into why the IRS targeted conservative groups. Show More Summary
In a letter sent today, Rep. Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, accuses ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings of acting as if he were a defense attorney for former IRS employee Lois Lerner. He also argues that Lerner could face contempt proceedings for her refusal to testify to the Committee last week. Show More Summary
That's Frank Pallone, low center (under the chyron) and Rush Holt middle top (with white tablet). This happened last night on the House floor. A little Democratic iPad army appeared behind Rep. Daniel Kildee, Democrat of Michigan, as he rose to protest Rep. Show More Summary