Inspector General Will Investigate Obama Administration for Discussing Koch Industries’ Tax Status

John McCormack The Weekly Standard 10/5/2010

The inspector general for tax administration at the Treasury Department will investigate the allegation that an Obama administration official may have improperly accessed and discussed private taxpayer information.

At an August 27 press briefing, a senior administration official, who appears to have been Austan Goolsbee, discussed the tax status […]

‘I hope you know what you’re doing’

Car czar’s new tell-all book: Rahm curses UAW

Ariana Eunjung Cha The Washington Post 9/3/2010

Wall Street financier Steve Rattner’s new book, “Overhaul,” has some delicious details about internal discussions within the Obama Administration regarding the bailout of U.S. automakers:

Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, when reminded that tens of thousands of jobs are at […]

Moody’s Says U.K., U.S. Aaa Ratings Relatively Weaker

By Matthew Brown and Rocky Swift December 8, 2009

Dec. 8 (Bloomberg) — Moody’s Investors Service said its top debt ratings on the U.S. and the U.K. may “test the Aaa boundaries” because their public finances are worsening in the wake of the global financial crisis.

The U.S. and U.K. have “resilient” Aaa […]