Darrell Issa Threatens IRS Chief With Contempt Over Lerner Emails

FOXNews.com: The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee threatened to hold the IRS commissioner in contempt of Congress if he does not turn over emails from embattled ex-IRS official Lois Lerner and others. In another heated congressional hearing on the IRS targeting scandal, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., on Wednesday questioned IRS boss […]

Issa asks: Did Al Gore inappropriately lobby Long Beach Transit?

BY PAT MAIO | ocregister.com Long Beach Transit officials will consider terminating a contract for new buses this week as the entire transaction is being investigated for potential lobbying interference by former Vice President Al Gore. A powerful San Diego-area congressman is looking into whether Gore overstepped his lobbying boundaries for a major Silicon Valley private equity […]

No mercy as ObamaCare deadline looms

By Chris Stirewalt | WashingtonExaminer.com We’re one week from the biggest ObamaCare deadline yet. After March 31, every American will be required by law to have health insurance or pay a hefty fine. President Obama has maintained all along that despite giving carve outs and exemptions to his allies in big business and big labor, […]

Oklahoma Man Loses Insurance Due to Obamacare, Owes $100K in Bills

BY: Washington Free Beacon Staff An Oklahoma man is facing over $100,000 in hospital bills because he lost his health insurance plan due to Obamacare. Lenny Hubbs, a “healthy man,” as his wife describes him, is a self-employed contractor who was previously on his wife’s health insurance plan. Her employer announced that his employees would no […]

New report cites evidence showing Lerner misled Congress on IRS targeting

By: Susan Ferrechio | washingtonexaminer.com A GOP-led House panel Tuesday released an extensive report that attempts to show former top Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner lied to Congress about her involvement in the IRS targeting of conservative groups seeking tax exempt status. Government Reform and Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said the 141-page […]

Issa Asks Lerner Devastating Questions

weeklystandard.com | By Daniel Halper Darrell Issa asked Lois Lerner a serier of devastating questions about her involvment in the IRS’s targeting of conservatives. [Slide 1] In October 2010, you told a Duke University group: “The Supreme Court dealt a huge blow, overturning a 100-year-old precedent that basically corporations couldn’t give directly to political campaigns. And everyone […]

Obama Budget Will Add $8.3 Trillion to Debt

BY: Elizabeth Harrington | freebeacon.com President Barack Obama’s budget for fiscal year 2015 will add $8.3 trillion to the debt and hike taxes by $1.8 trillion, according to a joint analysis by Republicans on the Senate and House budget committees. The president unveiled his budget a month late at Powell Elementary School in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, […]