MSNBC's Chris Hayes tonight confronted a Republican congressman who suggested President Obama could potentially face jail time for immigration action.
Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, sent a letter on Thursday to controversial MIT professor Jonathan Gruber, the "architect" of Obamacare, calling on Gruber to testify before the committee at its December 9 hearing in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert says if violence occurs in Ferguson it will be President Obama’s fault. In an interview yesterday with Dan Cofall, Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, accused President Obama of using immigration and the Ferguson case to provoke violence. When Cofall asked Gohmert about Sen. Tom Coburn’s claim that Obama’s executive action deferring the [...]
Congressman Mo Brooks of Alabama believes if President Obama gives amnesty to undocumented immigrants, he’ll be a felon worthy of jail. Said Brooks: “At some point, you have to evaluate whether the president’s conduct aids or abets, encourages, or entices foreigners to unlawfully cross into the United States of America. That has a five-year in-jail [...]
Republican Congressman Lamar Smith of Texas, the founder of the Media Fairness Caucus in Congress, went to the floor of the House on Wednesday of this week to point out that even the liberal, pro-amnesty media are warning the President away from his plans to act unilaterally, through executive action, to enact what amounts to amnesty for […]
On the floor of House of Representatives on November 17, Virginia Democratic Representative Jim Moran put forward a stinging rebuke of the “selective prosecution” of former CIA officer and whistleblower John Kiriakou. He asked President...Show More Summary
Jason Chaffetz has a quick smile and a relaxed, affable manner. But behind those genial ways is a Glock 23-toting congressman who plans to target federal employees who fail to do their jobs or pay their taxes. Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah, will be chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee when the next […]
Republican Congressman says Obama will not only be impeached but also serve time in prison for executive order.
Congressman Tom Graves (R-GA-14) has been selected to serve as chairman of the Legislative Branch Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee. From a presser: Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), a member of theShow More Summary
Congressman Louie Gohmert said that if a fence is not good enough for the U.S.-Mexico border, it "should not be good enough for the White House" during a judiciary hearing on Wednesday. Gohmert questioned the acting Secret Service Director about what he believes was a "breakdown in White House leadership" following a White House security breach. Show More Summary
In the Washington Times, Bill Gertz reports that California Congressman Duncan Hunter is continuing to ask the Obama Administration about the failed ransom payment that the Department of Defense paid to a member of the Haqqani network of terrorists for the release of Bowe Bergdahl, the hostage they held for five years. Since it is […]
Yesterday in an interview with Iowa Congressman Steve King to discuss the "Iowa Freedom Summit," a multi-candidate forum for presidential hopefuls, King claimed that Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin called him a "racist" to a member of his staff during a phone exchange earlier in the day. Show More Summary
With all these people running into the White House and evading the Secret Service, we need better solutions to protect the President. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) has the best idea.
Texas Congressman Michael Burgess, M.D. was elected to serve as chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade (CMT) for the 114 th Congress which starts in January, 2015. Burgess previously serves as vice-chair of the subcommittees of Oversight, Investigations and Health in the 113 th (current) Congress. Show More Summary
Rep. Steven Cohen (D-Tenn.) broached the idea to Acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy at a House Judiciary Committee meeting.
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, What has been occurring over the past several years is not a recovery, rather, it’s a painful transition of the U.S. into a neo-feudal society. Earlier this week in the post, Welcome to the Recovery – U.S. Show More Summary
The wily 62-year-old former congressman butts heads with Wisconsin’s Scott Walker during a heated exchange.
I am seldom astonished by ridiculous Congressional proposals to waste money, but here's an entirely new idea: Congressman Suggests Moat Around White House. Faced with an increasing number of White House intrusions that led to the resignation...Show More Summary
ince the news broke on this blog Nov. 6 that he was forming a "Stop Chris Christie PAC," former congressman Tom Tancredo has been on the interview circuit bashing the New Jersey Governor and filling in a few details about what, specifically,...Show More Summary
Physicist Rush D. Holt, the retiring eight-term Democratic congressman from central New Jersey, has been named the incoming chief executive of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the organization announced Tuesday. Read full article >>