House Judiciary Committee chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) will hold a hearing on Wednesday examining the Senate “Gang of Eight” immigration bill and the likelihood it will similar problems as the 1986 amnesty deal but on a larger scale. Show More Summary
It’s safe to say not a day goes by without some part of Congress selling out to moneyed interests, and today was no exception. Today the House Committee on the Judiciary began fast-tracking a bill that obstructs promised compensation to asbestos victims. The Committee broke a promise to hold a public asbestos victims’ hearing and [...]
Robert Goodlatte (R-Va.), the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has vowed to conduct a comprehensive review of our nation’s copyright laws to determine whether they are “still working in a digital age.” That’s a long overdue task. But there’s a … Continue reading ?
When Attorney General Eric Holder appeared before the House Judiciary Committee last Wednesday to provide information on a variety of scandals plaguing the Obama administration, he was also questioned about whether he had ever enforced the federal Born Alive Infants Protection Act. Show More Summary
The lessons of IRCA argue strongly in support of passage of comprehensive immigration legislation (like S. 744) for four principal reasons.
After 4 years of endless scandals sliding off Obama’s Teflon back, it appears his luck is finally coming to an end. Why would Republicans want to bail him out by bestowing him with an amnesty bill? We all know that Obamacare was the...Show More Summary
At Wednesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) mentioned two areas of drug policy where President Obama could act unilaterally to remedy clear injustices: The disparity in crack and cocaine, we changed the...Show More Summary
The U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General released a report on Thursday that the House Judiciary Committee said showed a "systemic mismanagement in the handling of known or suspected terrorists admitted into theShow More Summary
Testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Attorney General Eric Holder declared his support for requiring the government to get a warrant before reading Americans’ e-mail. It’s about time. The law has long protected Americans against warrantless wiretapping of … Continue reading ?
Congressman Doug Collins questioned Attorney General Eric Holder when he appeared before the House Judiciary Committee.
You may have heard about a fair bit about Attorney General Eric Holder testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday morning. He was -- quite reasonably -- raked over the coals by members of both parties for the incredible...Show More Summary
Click here to view this media From this Wednesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing, Darrell Issa wasn't the only one who had a contentious back and forth with Attorney General Eric Holder: Holder smacks down Gohmert over Boston bombings–’You...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, Attorney General Eric Holder testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee about the recent scandals plaguing the Obama administration. Unfortunately, the Committee and America did not learn very much because Holder apparently does not know much about what happens in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
Attorney General Eric Holder baffled lawmakers on Wednesday when he told the House Judiciary Committee he had no idea when he had recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into classified leaks to the Associated Press. Didn't...Show More Summary
Attorney General Eric Holder's appearance before the House Judiciary Committee went exactly like you'd expect. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) grilled him on the excessive redaction of emails he'd requested relating to Secretary of Labor-nominee Tom Perez. Show More Summary
Towards the end of his often contentious testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee Eric Holder went where no grown man should?whining about a lack of respect. "This isn't always a pleasant experience," he says, referring to Hill testimony....
Attorney General Eric Holder told the House Judiciary Committee he recused himself from the leak investigation involving sweeping surveillance of the Associated Press because he was a “fact witness,” meaning he had access to the classified data at issue and was questioned about … Continue reading ?
The answers given by Attorney General Eric Holder during his appearance before the House Judiciary Committee this afternoon certainly make it appear like his decision to recuse himself was a gutless decision, one he made because he knew when the press discovered the Associated Press had their phone records secretly seized they would be collectively outraged.
Washington (CNN) – Democratic Congressmen Mel Watt brought his one-year-old grandson to Attorney General Eric Holder's hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Watt held his grandson Nico on his lap as he questioned Holder regarding intellectual property. It became evident a few minutes into the hearing that a baby was present when murmurs […]