Shockingly, (or not,) the Obama White House is using the “executive privilege” excuse to keep from being held to any level of accountability. They are currently being grilled for answers
A scandal-free administration. The background on this is a little convoluted: A House panel was probing the claims made in the Iran Nuke Deal, and apparently someone brought up Ben Rhodes' admitted deceptions. The White House snapped that the House...
Despite resigning amid a federal corruption probe, the former chief executive of United Airlines is receiving nearly $37 million in compensation, including a car, free flights and lifetime parking privileges at two major airports. The payout benefits to former United Continental Holdings Inc. CEO Jeff...
Last week President Obama finally turned over thousands of Fast and Furious documents to the House Oversight Committee after his 2012 executive...
A flurry of significant stories broke on Friday, including the Obama administration's belated capitulation on executive privilege assertions...
Katie wrote about a federal judge striking down President Obama’s executive privilege claim back in January. Now, the Obama White House has...
Four years after asserting executive privilege to block Congress from obtaining documents relating to a controversial federal gun trafficking investigation, President Barack Obama relented Friday, turning over to lawmakers thousands of pages of records that led to unusual House votes holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt in 2012. Show More Summary
Last season on Veep, President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) made most of the wrong moves on the road to reelection—delaying the release of a journalist to wrangle a photo op, waiving executive privilege even though not speaking is often in her best interest—but at least she nabbed a great running mate in Tom James (Hugh Laurie). Show More Summary
After hearing White Sox ace Chris Sale eviscerate executive vice president Kenny Williams and seeing his teammates react to restrictions on 14-year-old Drake LaRoche's clubhouse privileges, it comes as no surprise Sox players feel so comfortable around adolescents. This whole embarrassing Adam...
Lin-Manuel Miranda, certified genius and creator/star of the hip hop musical Hamilton, freestyled with the leader of the Free World. The cast of Hamilton visited the White House on Monday, Obama using his executive privilege to bring the cast of the sold-out show right to him. Show More Summary
With Alabama’s Crimson Tide in the (White) House and the clock running down (on his final term in office), President Barack Obama loosened up his arm and indulged in a little executive privilege on Wednesday. As he left the East Room ceremony honoring ‘Bama’s national champions, he limbered up and uncorked a long pass — […]
General Hospital executive producer, Nathan Varni broke an unspoken rule–he revealed the status of a contract negotiation, revealing that Rebecca Herbst could be leaving the ABC daytime drama. The network, well all the networks, have...Show More Summary
By Bob Jenks of Portland, Oregon. As the Citizens’ Utility Board (CUB) of Oregon’s Executive Director, it’s my privilege to have joined a coalition with clean energy advocates and Oregon’s largest utilities to negotiate a plan to get Oregon off coal. Show More Summary
Documents unsealed this week have offered a glimpse into the government’s investigation of former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli and his one-time lawyer Evan Greebel who were arrested on fraud charges last month.
RIBA Chief Executive, Harry Rich, has announced that he plans to move on from the organisation. He says: ?I have had the privilege of being Chief Executive of this wonderful and unique organisation for six years. During that time RIBA...Show More Summary
Ouch: U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who was nominated by President Obama to the bench, said the administration had to release the documents that it was withholding by citing executive privilege. The judge wrote in her decision that the relevant information already made public by the Justice Department has mitigated the impact of any further […]
In a major victory for Congress, U.S. District Judge Amy Jackson Berman rejected the executive privilege claims of the Obama Administration in withholding documents from a House Committee looking into the Fast and Furious “gun-walking” scandal. I have long maintained that the refusal of the Administration to turn over material to this and other committees […]
Amusing that the slow roll finally burst during primary season two elections on... Ironic that an Obama apointee made the call.
BREAKING: Federal Judge Obama Appointed Strikes Down His Fast and Furious Executive Privilege Claim.
A federal judge just slapped Obama over using executive privilege to block Congress from gaining access to records concerning Operation Fast and Furious. Barack Obama and Eric Holder lost their