On Wednesday morning, Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) had a heated discussion with Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) during the most recent hearing on the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups. Following the confrontation, the folks...Show More Summary
Washington bureau chief David Corn and Rep. Elijah Cummings joined Chris Matthews on Hardball to discuss Cummings' dramatic clash of words with House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa. David Corn is Mother Jones' Washington bureau chief. For more of his stories, click here. He's also on Twitter.
House Democrats are pissed and want Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) to be stripped of his chairmanship of the oversight committee after he shut off Rep. Elijah Cummings' (D-MD) mic during Wednesday's IRS hearing.
Yesterday Darrell Issa ended a hearing rather than put up with Democrats getting to say things; as it turns out he may have had a good personal reason for doing so, as the Democratic complaint revolved around whether Darrell Issa gave...Show More Summary
Ex-Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner stumped House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Wednesday when she refused to answer questions at a hearing seeking to determine whether the agency had targeted conservatives in a scandal exposed in 2013.
"Mr. Issa is a disgrace." The post Congressional Black Caucus Blasts Darrell Issa For Disrespectful Conduct, Demands His Removal As Committee Chair appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Congressman Elijah Cummings said he was actually trying to help Darrell Issa get information when Issa cut his mic off during Wednesday’s hearing with Lois Lerner. Cummings (D-MD) explained on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that when he asked a procedural question after Issa adjourned the hearing, he was simply trying to get former IRS official Lois […]
Just after lambasting Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) for comments "beneath his office," Willie Geist and Morning Joe co-host Donny Deutsch turned to House Oversight Committee Chair Darrell Issa (R-CA), who cut off his colleague and ranking committee member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) during an IRS hearing yesterday and abruptly walked out of the chamber.
DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz slammed Congressman Darrell Issa for cutting off a colleague’s mic during a hearing today, comparing it to oppressive behavior in Ukraine and Venezuela.
Rep. Cummings is a national treasure. Rep. “We’re in charge, close it down” Issa, not so much. Per the New Republic: In a meeting of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today, Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings...Show More Summary
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) publicly admitted that his dogged investigation into the IRS may be at a "dead end" given a former IRS official's refusal to testify, but you won't hear that on Fox News. The Republican chairman of the HouseShow More Summary
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) told Greta Van Susteren Wednesday night that the committee may seek to hold Lois Lerner in contempt as early as next week. Greta Van Susteren: Are you going to seek to hold her … Continue reading ?
MSNBC's Al Sharpton was joined Wednesday by Joan Walsh and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton in piling on Congressman Darrell Issa for making the day's big IRS hearing into a "show."
On Wednesday, the House Oversight Committee held a hearing on the IRS’ targeting of conservative non-profit applicants. The hearing, led by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), quickly devolved into chaos after former IRS official Lois Lerner repeatedly used the Fifth Amendment to avoid answering questions about her involvement in the targeting. Show More Summary
Rep. Darrell Issa is the chairman of the House oversight committee, and also an alleged repeat car thief. He's spent most of the past few years seeking evidence of criminal wrongdoing in the Obama White House. And Rep. Elijah Cummings has just about had enough of his shit. Read more...
Congressman and Chairman of the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight Darrell Issa (R-CA) has never met an Obama White House “scandal” he didn’t like. A driving force behind the demonization of Acorn, he has left no stone uncovered on the Benghazi and IRS messes. Earlier today, he brought Lois Lerner, the IRS official at […]
Via the New York Daily News: Things got ugly between Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) Wednesday at a House Oversight Committee hearing on the IRS scandal. Former IRS official Lois Lerner was present to testify...Show More Summary
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) exploded at House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) during a hearing about the IRS' inappropriate targeting of organizations seeking tax exempt status, specifically criticizing Issa for releasing...Show More Summary
Lois Lerner appeared briefly before Rep. Darrell Issa's Oversight Committee Wednesday morning and once again asserted her 5th amendment right not to answer questions. But back in October 2010 Lerner did speak to a group of at Duke'sShow More Summary
Fox News host Martha MacCallum on Wednesday said that the network was trying to give Democrats and Republicans "equal time" when it aired 7 minutes of Rep. Darrell Issa's (R-CA) press conference, but cut Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) off...Show More Summary