Hatch, Issa lead introduction of PARTS Act

By Ripon Advance Reports Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) were among a quartet of legislators representing both parties who introduced the Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade and Sales Act of 2015 (PARTS) on Wednesday. They were joined by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Rep.  Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) in introducing the bill that is […]

Susan Rice: Benjamin Netanyahu trip ‘destructive’

The only thing “destructive of the fabric of the relationship” between the U.S. and Israel is this Administration’s open disdain for Israel and its leaders. Susan Rice: Benjamin Netanyahu trip ‘destructive’ By: Nick Gass | Politico.com National Security Adviser Susan Rice blasted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress, calling his March 3 […]

Dem revolt begins on Obama amnesty

By Chris Stirewalt | FoxNews.com After maintaining a weeks-long filibuster of a Republican bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security but roll back president Obama’s executive actions granting amnesty and work permits for millions of illegal immigrants, Senate Democrats are starting to splinter. Unable to break the Democratic logjam, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he would instead […]

Obama expected to get Keystone bill on Tuesday

By Chad Pergram | foxnews.com The Senate will send the Keystone XL pipeline bill to President Obama on Tuesday, senior congressional sources tell Fox News. The bill, when it reaches the president’s desk, starts a constitutional “clock” by which the president must either sign or veto the legislation. Obama has vowed to veto the measure if it […]

Injunction against Obama orders gains Issa as ally

By Ripon Advance Reports U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) said he supports the preliminary injunction handed down by U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen blocking — at least temporarily — President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration. “United States District Judge Andrew Hanen recognized the direct damage and irreparable harm that will be caused by President […]

The Left’s War on the Poor

By John W. Howard | americanthinker.com Why does the Left so hate the poor? For all its pious intonations of compassion, its consistent project has been to make their lives immeasurably harder. We could start, of course, with Johnson’s “War on Poverty” that not only ended in abject defeat — the same percentage of Americans are in poverty […]

Issa: Edison’s use of visa program ‘deeply disturbing’

By Katherine P. Harvey | UTSanDiego.com  Congressman Darrell Issa called Southern California Edison’s apparent use of the federal H-1B visa program to replace part of its workforce “deeply disturbing” in a statement issued Friday. The utility, which provides electricity to much of Southern California but not to San Diego County, is laying off about 400 information […]

Issa Joins New Stab to Strengthen Freedom of Information Laws

By Ken Stone | Times of San Diego  Despite earlier failed efforts, Republican Darrell Issa of North County and Democrat Elijah Cummings introduced legislation Monday in the House to strengthen the nation’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) laws. The FOIA Oversight and Implementation Act of 2015 would establish a presumption of openness for releasing information while creating electronic accessibility for frequently […]