By Awr Hawkins | On October 30, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Charles Grassley (R-IA) released a statement regarding the Arizona US Attorney’s Office’s reluctance to take action against Jean Baptiste Kingery, an American alleged to have smuggled “thousands of grenade parts from the US […]

Darrell Issa: Simply too many ‘breakdowns’ in Ebola fight

By: Tom Howell Jr. | The House’s top investigator on Friday outlined a laundry list of problems with the U.S. response to Ebola, setting a tough tone at the start of an oversight hearing on efforts to fight the virus. Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican, repeatedly questioned the Obama administration’s ability to track the […]

Oversight panel to hold Ebola hearing next week

By: Cristina Marcos | The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced Friday that it will hold a hearing next week on the Obama administration’s response to the Ebola outbreak. Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) will convene the hearing at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 24. No witnesses have yet been announced. On Thursday, the […]

Editorial: Darrell Issa for Congress, 49th District

Orange County Register | If Barack Obama could push a button and make just one of the 535 members of Congress figuratively disappear, he might very well pick Darrell Issa, who has represented California’s 49th Congressional District since 2001, and since 2011 has chaired the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. The Register endorses […]

Obama’s ‘blizzard of lies’

By: Marc A. Thiessen | In 1996, the late, great New York Times columnist William Safire published a column, “Blizzard of lies,” in which he laid out a series of falsehoods by Hillary Rodham Clinton and declared “Americans of all political persuasions are coming to the sad realization that our First Lady — a […]

Panetta: Obama Told Benghazi Was Terrorist Attack

By: Greg Richter | Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says he immediately told President Barack Obama that the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya, was carried out by terrorists. Panetta is on a whirlwind of media interviews to promote his new book, “Worthy Fights,” which contains several criticisms […]