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  • Mike Lee laughs at Eric Holder's suggestion that Congress ask Treasury Department for legal arguments

    Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, can't believe Attorney General Eric Holder suggested that lawmakers ask the Treasury Department, rather than attorneys in his bailiwick, to provide the legal basis for President Obama's unilateral delays of the employer mandate. "Wow," Lee laughed when told of Holder's...

  • Export subsidy fight pits Maxine Waters against Mike Lee

    Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters — "a dynamic liberal Democrat who champions the causes of the poor and downtrodden," as the liberal press calls her — held a rally of sorts at the Capitol on Tuesday. Waters' cause: supporting the federal agency called the Export-Import Bank, which...

  • Eric Holder refers Congress to Treasury for legal basis of Obamacare delays

    Attorney General Eric Holder told a House panel that lawmakers interested in knowing the legal basis for President Obama's delay of the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate should look to the Treasury Department for answers.

  • Mike Lee on the Export-Import Bank: Let's make 2014 about corporate welfare

    Sen. Harry Reid wants the 2014 elections to be about libertarian billionaires Charles and David Koch. But the Democrats might not have the populist cudgel to themselves. Sen. Mike Lee suggests he wants 2014 to be about the corporate welfare that forms the backbone of Obamanomics. Lee writes at...

  • No, President Obama, the debate over Obamacare isn't over

    Republicans have a message for President Obama: The debate over the president's signature health care law isn't even close to being over. In today's Washington Examiner op-ed, Utah GOP Sen. Mike Lee and Ben Sasse, a Republican Senate hopeful from Nebraska, team up to write that "conservatives...

  • Republicans can't beat Obamacare without effective health care solutions of their own

    The only thing missing from President Obama's Rose Garden press conference Tuesday was a "Mission Accomplished" banner. He bragged that 7 million people have “signed up” through the health exchanges and claimed it was a “big step forward.”

  • Mike Lee: It's possible Supreme Court rules 7-2 in favor of Hobby Lobby

    Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Tuesday evening he was optimistic the Supreme Court would rule in favor of Hobby Lobby, suggesting that the case might even be more lopsided than the usual 5-4 ruling. "All of those justices can see the obvious implications for religious freedom here, and I think...

  • Treasury didn't check for legal authority before delaying Obamacare mandate

    Treasury Department officials didn't check to make sure they had the legal authority to delay an Obamacare mandate before issuing guidance that flouted the text of the law, a department official told House investigators. Treasury Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Mark Mazur, who announced the...



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