Revealed: 2,500 new documents in IRS / W.H. harassment cases

Paul Bedard The Washington Examiner 11/25/2014

In a shocking revelation, the Treasury Inspector General has identified some 2,500 documents that “potentially” show taxpayer information held by the Internal Revenue Service being shared with President Obama’s White House.

The discovery was revealed to the group Cause of Action, which has sued for access to any of […]

Casino ethics complaint against Reid disappears

Paul Bedard The Washington Examiner 10/28/2014

Nobody is saying “cover-up” just yet, but an ethics complaint against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid received by the Senate Select Committee on Ethics nearly a year ago has mysteriously disappeared, and the panel claims it never received it despite a signed receipt.

The conservative watchdog group Cause of […]

Cause of Action sues 12 departments that allowed White House to intervene in FOIA responses

Kelly Cohen The Washington Examiner 8/18/2014

President Obama has claimed since his first day in the Oval Office that his administration would be “the most transparent” in history.

But the nonprofit watchdog group Cause of Action is challenging the Obama claim in a federal lawsuit against 12 federal agencies, including the Office of Management and […]

'Most transparent' White House ever rewrote the FOIA to suppress politically sensitive docs

Mark Tapscott The Washington Examiner 3/18/2014

It’s Sunshine Week, so perhaps some enterprising White House reporter will ask press secretary Jay Carney why President Obama rewrote the Freedom of Information Act without telling the rest of America.

The rewrite came in an April 15, 2009, memo from then-White House Counsel Greg Craig instructing the executive […]

FOIA Shows Link Between ACORN and NLRB

Tony Lee Breitbart.com Big Government 4/21/2012

Cause of Action, a nonpartisan group that seeks more transparency in government, recently discovered e-mails through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) that show linkages between top National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) executives and ACORN, the liberal community organizing group Andrew Breitbart helped expose and eventually put out of […]