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California GOP Congressman Darrell Issa narrowly wins seat

The wealthiest member of Congress is keeping his job. Republican Darrell Issa narrowly defeated Marine-turned-lawyer Doug Applegate after a bitter contest in in the 49th District north of San Diego. Unofficial returns Monday showed Issa holding a 2,348-vote edge, with only a small number of votes left to tally. Vote-counting extended for weeks after the

TRUMP CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCES NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISORY COUNCIL

New York, NY — Today, Donald J. Trump announced the appointment of several key members to his national security advisory council following a roundtable meeting in New York. Mr. Trump’s national security team is comprised of some of the brightest minds in foreign policy, nuclear non-proliferation, combating ISIS and rebuilding our national defense. This distinguished group

Darrell Issa: There Is Enough Evidence to Indict Hillary Clinton

Breitbart – by Patrick Howley WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republican California Rep. Darrell Issa said that there is enough evidence to indict Hillary Clinton for mishandling national security information on her private email server. “There is more than enough for an indictment,” Issa, the former House Oversight Committee chairman, told Breitbart News Saturday on Sirius/XM Patriot

Darrell Issa: Romney Needs to Get Over the Fact That Someone He Didn’t Pick Won

Jeff Poor, Breitbart  Wednesday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), a supporter of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told host Wolf Blitzer that 2012 GOP presidential nomination former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) needs to get past notion that his first choice to carry the Republican banner in this fall’s presidential election

Issa, Grassley say Fast and Furious document releases a ‘fraction’ fails to meet subpoena

Republicans lawmakers who led probes into the Obama administration’s botched Operation Fast and Furious gun-trafficking operation are criticizing the court-ordered release Friday of related documents, saying they are only a “fraction” of those requested in subpoenas. “What we need from the president is an explanation of why he felt these documents couldn’t have been seen

Darrell Issa Takes Aim at Eric Holder’s Extortion Racket

Michael Schaus  The nation’s top extortion artist, Eric Holder, is at it again (or still). This time, rather than running guns to Mexican drug cartels or investigating reporters who publish inconvenient facts about the administration’s scandals, Holder is taking aim at America’s small businesses. While Holder and Co have been busy collecting billion dollar fines

Darrell Issa Takes Aim at Eric Holder’s Extortion Racket

Michael Schaus  The nation’s top extortion artist, Eric Holder, is at it again (or still). This time, rather than running guns to Mexican drug cartels or investigating reporters who publish inconvenient facts about the administration’s scandals, Holder is taking aim at America’s small businesses. While Holder and Co have been busy collecting billion dollar fines

John Kerry Finally Agrees to Testify About Benghazi

Sarah Jean Seman Secretary of State John Kerry has agreed to testify on the Benghazi attack in response to the second subpoena from the House Oversight Committee. Furthermore, the State Department reasoned that if Kerry speaks before the House Oversight Committee, there will be no need for him to testify again before the Special Committee

Liberal Pelosi: We Won’t Be Sending Democrats to Benghazi Committee Because Fairness

Katie Pavlich Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner this afternoon saying she would not be sending any Democrats to sit on the Benghazi select committee because it “isn’t fair,” or something. More from the Washington Examiner: Democrats say they are concerned it will not allow their party to participate fairly

U.S. House committee subpoenas Kerry over Benghazi

 The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee has issued a subpoena for Secretary of State John Kerry to testify at a May 21 public hearing concerning the attack on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, the committee said on Friday. Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said the panel wanted Kerry to answer questions about the State Department’s

House panel votes to hold IRS official in contempt

A House Committee voted Thursday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at a pair of hearings. The official, Lois Lerner, previously headed the IRS division that processes applications for tax-exempt status. Last May, after providing an opening statement, Lerner refused to answer questions at

Office of Special Counsel investigates left-wing political activity at IRS offices

 If this was April Fool’s Day, I would reflexively assume this was a joke.  It reads like a satire of the corrupt, politicized Internal Revenue Service – like a bad dream House Oversight chairman Darrell Issa might have, following an ill-advised slice of late-night pepperoni pizza. But I see Politico, Fox News, the Washington Times, and