Issa: Obama ‘coddling Iran’ to pad legacy, endangering U.S.

Issa: Obama ‘coddling Iran’ to pad legacy, endangering U.S. By Paul Bedard | Escalating GOP charges that President Obama is operating outside the law, a key House lawmaker charged that the administration’s plan to ignore legislation curtailing visas to Iranian visitors is a move to bolster the president’s legacy that endangers the nation. “The […]

Most Effective Lawmaker

Even in times of gridlock and partisanship, Congressman Darrell Issa has been able to deliver results for the people of Southern California. He’s been named “one of the most effective lawmakers in Congress” by the non-partisan Legislative Effectiveness Project, for being able to successfully “breakthrough gridlock” and get things done. Researchers assigned lawmakers “Legislative Effectiveness […]

Review affirms Clinton server emails were ‘top secret,’ despite department challenge

By Catherine Herridge, Pamela Browne  | An intelligence community review has re-affirmed that two classified emails were indeed “top secret” when they hit Hillary Clinton’s unsecured personal server despite a challenge to that designation by the State Department, according to two sources familiar with the review. The sources described the dispute over whether the two emails […]

Internet Of Things Should Be Part Of Congressional Debate On Encryption

Internet Of Things Should Be Part Of Congressional Debate On Encryption By Mohana Ravindranath | Congress should consider the Internet of Things — the rapidly growing network of devices, objects and sensors — as it debates whether to help law enforcement access encrypted communications, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said Wednesday. Within our lifetime, citizens will be in regular contact with millions […]

Happy birthday, Bill of Rights!

Happy birthday, Bill of Rights! By National Constitution Center | Today we celebrate the anniversary of the first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights (ratified December 15, 1791). One key debate surrounding the creation of the U.S. Constitution was the inclusion of a Bill of Rights. Several delegates at the Constitutional Convention were concerned that […]

Stage set for final GOP debate of 2015

Stage set for final GOP debate of 2015 By Eugene Scott | Nine candidates will appear in prime-time Tuesday night for the final Republican presidential primary debate of 2015, a critical event that will help shape the contest heading into the Iowa caucuses. Businessman Donald Trump, the front-runner for the nomination, will again be center stage flanked […]

Why Marco Rubio is the next-generation leader we need now

By Rep. Darrell Issa | As I’ve analyzed the field of viable presidential candidates for the past year, I’ve been in search of a conservative leader with three vital qualities — experience, an abiding belief in the American people, and a clear vision for our future. I am certain now that Marco Rubio is that candidate […]

House Tightens Controls On Visa-Free Travel To US

By Erica Werner | Driven by the Paris terror attacks, the House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to tighten controls on travel to the U.S. and require visas for anyone who’s been in Iraq or Syria in the previous five years. The legislation takes aim at the “visa waiver” program that allows citizens of 38 countries to […]