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Rep. Darrell Issa Calls American Poor ‘Envy Of The World,’ Somewhat

Californian Representative Darrell Issa told CNN that America’s poor are “somewhat the envy of the world” in a comment that’s already being panned as insensitive from Congress’ richest man. Issa went on to explain that if you compare the plight of America’s poor to that of India, or other developing countries, things seem much worse. Show More Summary

Rich Congressman: It's Great To Be Poor In America!

This is what Darrell Issa thinks about poverty in America: “America’s the richest country on Earth because we’ve been able to put capital together and we’ve been able to make our poor somewhat the envy of the world,” Issa told Alesci. Show More Summary

Nation's richest congressman: U.S. poor are 'envy of the world'

With his latest comments, it seems Darrell Issa has finally made the transition from congressman to Dickensian villain.

America's richest congressman says America's poor are 'the envy of the world'

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Please just don't. Darrell Issa, the richest man in Congress, said America has made "our poor somewhat the envy of the world." I promise I will give you cash money to just shut up and not say anything about "our poor" ever again. Asked...Show More Summary

America’s Richest Congressman: Our Poor Are the ‘Envy of the World’

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) built his personal fortune, estimated to be nearly $450 million, by selling car alarms. So there was something a bit incongruous about comments he made during an interview with CNN Money's Cristina Alesci this week in which he described America's poor as "somewhat the envy of the world."

America’s richest congressman says poor in the US are ‘envy of the world’

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

California GOP Rep. Darrell Issa was challenged by CNN Money correspondent Cristina Alesci on Thursday after he seemingly downplayed income inequality issues in the US. “America’s the richest country on Earth because we’ve been able to put capital together and we’ve been...

America’s Richest Congressman Thinks America’s Poorest People Are the ‘Envy of the World’

Worth over $448 million, Republican congressman Darrell Issa is by far the richest congressman in America, so he has a lot to be thankful for. Know who else has a lot to be thankful for, at least according to Congressman Issa? America's poor people. After all, it's not like they're... More »

That time Hillary Clinton didn't answer Darrell Issa's letter

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The Amazing Benghazi Brothers So there's this: Hillary Rodham Clinton was directly asked by congressional investigators in a December 2012 letter whether she had used a private email account while serving as secretary of state, according to letters obtained by The New York Times. But Mrs. Show More Summary

Why Are People Playing Dumb About Hillary's Private Email Account?

The big news today about Hillary Clinton is that GOP hatchet man Darrell Issa wrote to her two years ago and asked if she had used a private email account while serving as Secretary of State, but she never replied. WASHINGTON -- Hillary Rodham Clinton was directly asked by congressional...

GOP investigators asked Clinton about private email in 2012

Rep. Darrell Issa of California, then the Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, asked the State Department about it in a December 2012 letter about officials' use of personal email. The letter asked if any senior agency officials used personal email to conduct official business.

California's Darrell Issa loses power along with House oversight committee post

4 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

For four years, Rep. Darrell Issa presided over one of the highest-profile oversight committees in Congress, becoming a fixture in the national news as he took the Obama administration to task for everything from bank bailouts to corruption in Afghanistan.

Darrell Issa: Government Shouldn’t Protect Dinosaur Industries

Congressman Darrell Issa, a Republican from California showed up at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas  last week and he had a lot to say about the government’s role when it comes to technology entrepreneurs — mostly that it should stay the heck out of the way. When talking about disrupted industries Issa said, “First of all, it’s not our job to protect dinosaur… Read More

HUFFPOST HILL - Aaron Schock Under Investigation, Y'know, Like Mr. Bates

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Ted Cruz scared a young child, a throwback to his campaign slogan, "Cruz for Senate: Your Eyes Will Stay Crossed If You Keep Doing That." Darrell Issa made the rounds at SXSW, but failed to tout the sustainable, farm-to-table practices behind Issa Cream. Show More Summary

This is the richest man in US Congress, but he'd rank only 166 in China's congresses

With a net worth of nearly half a billion, Darrell Issa (R-CA) is the richest man in any of the three branches of US government. But were he at a meeting of China's National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative...Show More Summary

Democrat To Issa: No Benghazi Smoking Gun In Clinton Emails

Darrell Issa sees Hillary Clinton’s email issue as another excuse to go fishing, but Congressman Adam Schiff told him not to bother. Nothing to see there. Schiff claimed that the House Select Committee on Benghazi had known about Clinton’s personal email account for some time but had not issued subpoenas because she had voluntarily submitted [...]

Adam Schiff Calls Out Darrell Issa For GOP Fishing Expedition On Benghazi

On this Sunday's State of the Union on CNN, Rep. Adam Schiff called out Rep. Darrell Issa for their continued witch hunt on Benghazi and their desperate attempts to find some non-existent "stand down order" while the firefight at our consulate was going on there. Show More Summary

Dem Rep. to Issa: You’re Not Going to Find a Benghazi ‘Stand Down’ Order in Hillary’s Emails

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) told former Oversight Committee Chair Darrell Issa (R-CA) on State of the Union Sunday morning that the subpoenas issued last week for Hillary Clinton's emails were unnecessary, as the smoking gun Benghazi email Republicans hoped to find was not hidden among Clinton's double-secret archives.

NEW EMAILS Could Send Democrat Cummings to Prison for Targeting Voter Rights Group

Democrat Leader Elijah Cummings Could Face Up to Five Years in Prison for Illegal Attacks on True the Vote– Last April House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) released a report implicating Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) in colluding with the … Continue reading ?

Utah's Chaffetz: I Learned How To Compromise From Speaker Boehner

Fox News is salivating over the highly questionable scandal regarding then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of personal accounts for transmitting electronic mail. They sought out Darrell Issa's junior replacement (of the House Oversight Committee), Jason Chaffetz to get his take on why she is just so damned sneaky. Show More Summary

How Congress connives in the offshoring of American IT jobs

5 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Earlier this month, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) spoke out against Southern California Edison's misuse of the government's H-1B visa program to outsource its American information technology jobs.  

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