Jim Geraghty to House Oversight Committee: be the icemen.
Jim Geraghty of NRO’s Campaign Spot has some very good advice. Dear Republicans on the House Oversight Committee: Please do not grandstand. Please do not take the time before the television cameras to tell us how outraged you are, even though what you are investigating is, indeed, outrageous. There will be plenty of time for that after the hearing. All day Wednesday, give us the | Read More »
It’s On: Holder tries to play Issa on Fast and Furious, will be subject of contempt vote tomorrow
Republican members of the House Oversight and Senate Judiciary Committees have been turning up the heat on Attorney General Eric Holder over his obstructive and misleading testimony about Fast and Furious, the operation in which the ATF coerced American gun dealers into selling firearms to Mexican cartels, and then allowed them to “walk” across our southern border (all without a whisper to the Mexican government). After being | Read More »
Like Rats From a Sinking Ship
Congressman Darrell Issa (R, CA), ranking Republican on the House Oversight Committee pushed for a vote to subpoena records on the Countrywide VIP loan program which benefited several Democrats in Washington. The response of the Democrats on the Committee was to run from their seats to avoid the vote. Democrats claim they canceled the meeting, citing a conflict with another committee. Unfortunately for them, it | Read More »