By Joel Gehrke | 05/22/13 01:40 PM
Douglas Shulman, who served as IRS commissioner when the agency targeted conservative groups for inappropriate questioning, faulted Congress for not giving the agency more funding over the last two years.
By Joel Gehrke | 05/22/13 01:20 PM
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., scolded Tea Party Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, for acting like a “dictator” by demanding that Senate Democrats promise not to raise the debt limit during conference meetings with House Republicans. “We don’t have kings anymore,” Landrieu said in response to Lee...
By Joel Gehrke | 05/21/13 07:50 PM
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., asked two members of President Obama’s cabinet to suspend IRS implementation of Obamacare, citing the fact that the head of the health reform section of the agency used to lead the IRS section that improperly targeted conservatives. Thune wrote Attorney General Eric...
By Joel Gehrke | 05/21/13 07:35 PM
Senate Democrats withdrew a pro-LGBT amendment to the Gang of Eight’s immigration bill due to fears that the legislation would prove fatal to the larger immigration package. “It is with a heavy heart,” Senate Judiciary Chairman Pat Leahy, D-Vt., said, that “I will withhold the Leahy...
By Joel Gehrke | 05/21/13 04:25 PM
CIA officials do not have to release images of Osama bin Laden taken after his death at the hands of Navy Seals, a federal court ruled today, citing the likelihood that the images would provoke a terrorist attack. “As one of the judges on this panel suggested that the Benghazi attack was...
By Joel Gehrke | 05/21/13 01:50 PM
President Obama’s spokesman, to the irritation of the White House press corps, accounted for the shifting narrative about the White House team’s knowledge of the IRS scandal by pointing the finger back at the media for failing ask the right questions to get more information.
By Joel Gehrke | 05/21/13 01:45 PM
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney reminded reporters of the conspiracy theories about President Obama’s birth certificate in an attempt to dodge questions about the current scandals dominating the Washington news cycle.
By Joel Gehrke | 05/20/13 02:50 PM
President Obama did not hear of the IRS scandal until the agency apologized for targeting conservatives because his White House counsel and other senior staff agreed he should not be informed, his spokesman said today, adding that Obama thought they made the right decision in not telling him....
By Joel Gehrke | 05/16/13 12:30 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., charged Republicans with “exploiting” the questions surrounding the Benghazi talking points, the AP phone records seizure and the IRS scandal to attack President Obama because “they fear” his agenda and eloquence. “This president — they...
By Joel Gehrke | 05/16/13 11:55 AM
Rep. Jason Chaffetz faulted President Obama’s team for releasing only “a small smidgeon” of 25,000 pages of documents about the Benghazi talking points, including one unclassified email that proves State Department leadership knew immediately that al Qaeda-linked terrorists were involved...
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