California congressmen Darrell Issa (R) and Eric Swalwell (D) this week launched the bipartisan Sharing Economy Caucus in the U.S. House. For the inaugural event Issa and Swalwell hosted a panel and Q & A with sharing economy experts and industry players moderated by New York University professor and digital [...]
Darryl Issa is being mocked for saying that the poor in this country are the envy of the world: 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 […]
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the richest man in Congress, told CNN that America has made “our poor somewhat the envy of the world.” Said Issa: “If you go to India or you go to any number of other Third World [...]
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
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
With his latest comments, it seems Darrell Issa has finally made the transition from congressman to Dickensian villain.
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
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."
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...
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 »
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
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...
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.
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.
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
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
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
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 [...]