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White House Refuses To Answer To Misleading The U.S. In Pushing The Iran Nuke Deal..

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

White House Invokes Executive Privilege To Keep Ben Rhodes From Answering Questions to the House About Misrepresenting Facts In the Iran Nuke Deal Sales Pitch

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...

United Airlines pays $37 million to ex-CEO who quit amid a corruption investigation

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

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...

Oversight Chairman Discusses Fast and Furious Executive Privilege Documents Released By Obama

Last week President Obama finally turned over thousands of Fast and Furious documents to the House Oversight Committee after his 2012 executive...

Uh Oh: US Extradites Romanian Hacker Tied to Hillary Email Scandal

A flurry of significant stories broke on Friday, including the Obama administration's belated capitulation on executive privilege assertions...

Capitulation: Obama Turns Over Fast And Furious Documents

Katie wrote about a federal judge striking down President Obama’s executive privilege claim back in January. Now, the Obama White House has...

Obama Relents In Fight Over Fast And Furious Documents

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Coming Distractions: Selina Meyer’s trying to look, if not act, presidential in new Veep trailer

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

Stop whining: White Sox should grow up, move on from Adam LaRoche affair

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...

'Hamilton' star Lin-Manuel Miranda freestyle rapped with Obama, because he's no longer running for office and why not.

2 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

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

President Obama shows more promise as a QB than Marco Rubio

3 months agoSports : The Early Lead

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’: Nathan Varni Faces Heat After Revealing Privileged Casting Scoops–Claims His Facebook Was Hacked

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

It's time to get Oregon off coal.

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

Prosecutors Pierced Shkreli, Attorney’s Legal Privilege

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.

Royal Institute of British Architects Chief Executive Harry Rich steps down

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

Judge Rules against Obama on ‘Fast and Furious’ Executive Privilege

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 […]

Federal Court Rules Against Obama Administration’s Withholding Documents From “Fast and Furious” Investigation

4 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

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 […]

Administration Claim of Executive Privilege Rejected by Judge Appointed by Obama

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….

BREAKING: Federal Judge Obama Appointed Strikes Down His Fast and Furious Executive Privilege Claim.

BREAKING: Judge Rules Obama Can’t Use Executive Privilege for ‘Fast and Furious’

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

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