Obama’s 2010 Economic Estimate For 2014 Off By $1 Trillion

By Neil Munro | dailycaller.com The U.S. economy produced $1 trillion less in 2014 than President Barack Obama promised in his February 2010 financial plan. The missing $1 trillion adds up to $3,053 less for every American man, woman and child. It highlights the huge gap between Obama’s promise that his progressive, big-government economic policies […]

CEOs tell Congress: Patent trolls are giving us the shakedown

by  Jeff John Roberts | fortune.com Four executives regale members of the House Judiciary Committee with horror stories of patent-based shakedowns. Overstock’s top lawyer, Mark Griffin, told lawmakers on Wednesday that the company spends millions to scare away so-called patent trolls, but that many other retailers can’t afford to do the same and choose to settle […]

Darrell Issa Previews MADOFF Transparency Act at Financial Regulation Summit

prnewswire.com WASHINGTON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — During the opening session of the Data Transparency Coalition’s Financial Regulation Summit, Rep.Darrell Issa announced that he will introduce the Making All Data Open for Financial Transparency Act, or MADOFF Transparency Act, in Congress. The bill will mark the first time that data standards for financial regulators have been enshrined in […]

Darrell Issa: Government Shouldn’t Protect Dinosaur Industries

By Ron Miller | techcrunch.com …When talking about disrupted industries Issa said, “First of all, it’s not our job to protect dinosaur industries.” He said the large companies with large teams of lobbyists always come to Washington begging for protection, but they have to deal with competition, he said. In a wide ranging interview, Issa said that he […]

Darrell Issa calls Hillary Clinton a modern-day Tricky Dick

By: Chad Merda | National Sun Times Rep. Darrell Issa, R-California, says not only is Hillary Clinton’s email scandal “not good for somebody who aspires to be president,” but also compared her to the only U.S. president to resign from office: Richard Nixon. Issa spoke to CNN at Austin’s SXSW festival. “The damage to her is she […]

Issa: Clinton could face criminal charges

By Jesse Byrnes | TheHill.com Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) on Sunday suggested that Hillary Clinton could face criminal charges if she knowingly withholds emails from congressional investigators. Appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Issa noted that “voluntary cooperation does not guarantee that it’s a crime not to deliver all” requested emails. “A subpoena, which Trey Gowdy […]

Obama’s ‘shameful’ snub of Netanyahu

By Darrell Issa | UT San Diego For all of the attention being given to the fact that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is coming to address Congress Tuesday, so many of those covering the upcoming speech have gotten it backward. The story is not that Benjamin Netanyahu is coming to the United States at […]