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 [...]
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
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.
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 ?
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
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...