Trey Gowdy Eviscerates IRS Commissioner

Breitbart.com Breitbart TV 23 Jul 2014

Wednesday at a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee hearing on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) would not let IRS Commissioner John Koskinen off the hook over his failure to bring acceptable answers to Congress about the supposed loss of former IRS official Lois Lerner’s [...]

Cruz to Harry Reid: Get Out of ‘Ritz-Carlton in D.C.’ and See the Border

Evan McMurry Mediaite 7/20/2014

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) responded to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) characterization of the U.S.-Mexico border as “secure” by telling his colleague to come take a look for himself.

“President Obama and Harry Reid both engage debates divorced from the facts and divorced from the reality,” Cruz said on Fox [...]

Hitting the boiling point over the border

Amnesty forces may finally have gone too far

Mark Krikorian Commentary The Washington Times 7/17/2014

…Perhaps one particular decision by the White House highlights how concerned the administration is about public reaction: As of now, not a single illegal-alien detainee seems to have been sent to Louisiana or Arkansas, the states bordering Texas that are [...]

Furious Over Scandals, House Guts IRS Budget, Blocks Performance Bonuses

Tristyn Bloom The Daily Caller 7/16/2014

The House voted to block performance bonuses for senior Internal Revenue Service executives Wednesday, The Hill reported.

“Giving out bonuses is ludicrous and amounts to a slap in the face to the American public,” said Rep. Paul Gosar, who introduced the amendment. “They should not be given performance awards [...]

Day 8: IRS still can’t find Lerner’s hard drive

Agency says it doesn’t keep track of serial numbers of computer parts

Garth Kant WorldNetDaily 7/18/2014

WASHINGTON – The IRS can’t say with certainty what happened to the computer hard drive used by Lois Lerner, or exactly where it is now, but the agency has provided a federal judge sworn testimony indicating it was probably [...]

Justice: No need for IRS special prosecutor

Bernie Becker The Hill 7/17/2014

A top Justice Department official on Thursday brushed aside GOP requests for a special prosecutor to investigate the IRS’s treatment of Tea Party groups, saying the evidence didn’t warrant such a appointment.

“It is very, very rare to use a special prosecutor,” Deputy Attorney General James Cole told a House [...]

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