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.
Just when you thought the Grand Old Party would distance themselves from the crazy person who Still, At This Late Date is harboring the notion that the sitting president of the United States is too foreign-ish or other-ish to truly love...Show More Summary
Now that ex-mayor and forever scumbag Rudy Giuliani has finally, for the first time ever, raised the question of whether Barack Obama really and truly loves America — because that question has never been asked before — some Republicans couldn’t be happier: Read more on Congresssjerk Darrell Issa So Grateful Rudy Giuliani Finally Impugned Obama’s Patriotism…
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) on Sunday suggested that former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) had increased the national security of the United States by saying that President Barack Obama did not love America. Speaking at a dinner for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) last week, Giuliani had said that...
Imagine the psychological wear and tear of being a Congressional Republican. You have to tamp down any creative or helpful impulse and instead be in constant attack and destruction mode. So of course they're going off on the CFPB! God forbid ordinary people have any recourse against the behemoths of Big Business. Show More Summary
Ever since Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) helped get the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau off the ground in 2010, Republicans have been trying to shut it down. GOPers drafted legislation to weaken the fledgling agency, which was...Show More Summary
This is amusing stuff. via The Hill One of the Utah Republican’s first acts since taking over the Oversight gavel: Removing portraits of Issa and other past chairmen from the walls of the Oversight hearing room, committee sources told The Hill. A Chaffetz spokeswoman said it’s much ado about nothing. Show More Summary
One of Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) first acts since taking over the House Oversight gavel: Removing portraits of Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and other past chairmen from the walls of the Oversight hearing room, The Hill reports. “A Chaffetz spokeswoman [...] The post Chaffetz Removes Issa’s Portrait from Hearing Room appeared first on Political Wire.
The Internet of Things is headed to Washington, D.C Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) and Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) are launching the Congressional Caucus on the Internet of Things (IoT) to help educate people on the development...Show More Summary
Forbes: Report On IRS Targeting Of Conservatives - No Christmas Pony For Darrell Issa, by Peter J. Reilly: When I look at the report of Darrell Issa’s Committee on Oversight and Government Reform issued on the eve of Christmas Eve, I can’t help but think of the story of the...
Mr. Charles P. Pierce, at Esquire, on “An Elaborate Plot To Make Darrell Issa Crazy“: Over at Bloomberg Politics, Margaret Talev has lit the fuse by which dozens of heads may go supernova all at once. I mean it, this woman is calling for the mother of all cable-news tantrums. She may also be calling [Read more...]
Thanks for the memories, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA). You may not have managed to elevate every single two-bit conspiracy out there to the halls of Congress and into the actual House Oversight Committee, but you did your level best. InShow More Summary
Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times: Rep. Darrell Issa (R-California) wasted enormous congressional resources over the last 18 months trying to inflate the IRS "scandal" into a mountain. The release Tuesday of his final, petulant report on the affair marks what may be its final decline into a mouse.. Show More Summary
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, wasted enormous Congressional resources over the last 18 months trying to inflate the IRS "scandal" into a mountain. The release Tuesday of his final, petulant report on the affair marks what may be its final decline into a mouse.
Darrell Issa’s record of sound and fury signifying nothing” continues. Probe fails to link IRS scandal to White House
Two days before Christmas, when the eyes and ears of all Americans, young and old, are focused on Congress, in particular on the outgoing chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Darrell Issa dropped the bombshell that will change our Christmases forever more. After 18 months of investigations, millions of documents, scores of subpoenas and dozens [...]Show More Summary
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) released his sixth and final report on the Internal Revenue Service targeting scandal on Tuesday, charging the tax agency with allowing a “culture of bias” against conservative groups. The 226-page report from the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is Issa’s last stand on a controversy he elevated […]
Darrell Issa ends his tenure as House Oversight chair in typical fashion: by failing to live up to his own hype
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) released a report Tuesday that faulted the IRS for improperly targeting conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status between 2010 and 2012, but failed to link the actions to the Obama administration.