As many of you no doubt are aware, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chair and general idiot Darrell Issa shut of Elijah Cummings’ microphone last week during a session about the idiotic IRS “scandal” of supposedly investigating right-wing money groups. Jarret Ruminski compares Issa’s actions to the antebellum Gag Rule to shut off discussions [...]
DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz smeared House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa yesterday on MSNBC. There is so much wrong with her words here. For one, it’s Ukraine, not “the Ukraine.” “I was stunned. Not so much by who did … Continue reading ?
It's been a busy week in politics -- even without all the CPAC follies -- so let's get right to it. In the House, Republican Darrell Issa, who chairs the Investigate Obama Until We Find Something To Impeach Him Over Committee (I think...Show More Summary
Despite an IRS decision to release documents related to former official Lois Lerner's tenure at the agency, House Government Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is plowing ahead with plans to hold her in contempt of Congress because of her refusal to testify to his committee in its investigation of the alleged targeting of conservative groups. Show More Summary
On Thursday Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.)—chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee—told Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)—the committee’s ranking minority member—that he’s sorry for cutting off Cummings’ mic at a hearing on Wednesday before the Democrat had a chance to speak his piece.
To read the headlines, you'd think the biggest controversy involving the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is over the spat between Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) in the course of an aborted hearing into the IRS's targeting of primarily conservative political organizations. Show More Summary
Darrel Issa says he apologized to Elijah Cummings for cutting his mic at the Lois Lerner hearing, and yet claims that Cummings threw “quite a hissy fit.” Issa suggested Cummings’ outburst was a “pre-staged event,” but [Megyn] Kelly asked, “Who cares? Let him have his couple of minutes to rip on you! You’re a big […]
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Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif) has apologized to Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) for his behavior at a recent hearing on alleged IRS abuses. Issa cut off Cummings’ mic while the Maryland lawmaker tried...Show More Summary
Wednesday morning during another one of Rep. Darrell Issa's hearings on the IRS scandal, ranking Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings exploded at him for his ridiculous witch hunt on the phony scandal --which is mostly what Issa has done with his chairmanship. Show More Summary
House Oversight Committee Chair Darrell Issa says he apologized to Rep. Elijah Cummings for cutting off the ranking congressman’s microphone during a hearing Wednesday.
One day after cutting off his Democratic counterpart's microphone, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa telephoned ranking member Elijah Cummings and apologized. Issa tweeted Thursday evening, “I just wanted to clear the air with @RepCummings.” The tweet included a link to a U-T San Diego article in which Issa says he had […]
Sean Hannity squared off Thursday night with a member of the Congressional Black Caucus over whether Darrell Issa cutting off Elijah Cummings' mic during an IRS hearing was "racist," as Jesse Jackson argued on Twitter.
House Oversight Committee Hearing Chairman Darrell Issa says it’s but a matter of time… Greta Van Susteren: Are you going to seek to hold her in contempt for not answering the questions? Darrell Issa: Well, you know that the Speaker, he called, he thought that was appropriate today. Show More Summary
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa joined Megyn Kelly Thursday night to react to the uproar over him cutting off Elijah Cummings' mic during a contentious IRS hearing, saying that accusations he was "racist" are just "beneath response."
Congressman Darrell Issa has officially apologized to colleague Elijah Cummings for cutting off his mic at the end of a contentious IRS hearing on Wednesday.
"What happened was so outrageous, so demeaning, so un-judicial, so awful in every respect, that we just absolutely have reached a boiling...
Appearing on MSNBC on Thursday, Elijah Cummings agreed with Ed Schultz that Darrel Issa “got away with” cutting his microphone without consequence.
Wednesday’s House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing became a raucous affair when Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) tried to silence the top Democrat on the panel, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), by having his microphoneShow More Summary
Democrats are calling for strong action against House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) after he ended a hearing without input from Democrats and silenced the microphone of the panel’s ranking member. The Congressional Black Caucus on Thursday issued a letter calling for House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to strip Issa of […]