Leaked Audio Tape Proves that Republicans Are Conspiring to Manufacture Obama Scandals

If this pans out, it’s going to be huge… PoliticusUSA A secret audio tape of a May 8th meeting of the conservative group “Groundswell” (a total nightmare amalgamation of creatures mostly bearing Southern drawls, birther conspiracy beliefs and a reliable paranoia of being persecuted) shows the group using their collective power (media, sleeping with SCOTUS, money, evangelical… More Leaked Audio Tape Proves that Republicans Are Conspiring to Manufacture Obama Scandals

Darrell Issa and the overblown scandals

The Washington Post – Dana Milbank This is how a scandal implodes: First, the head of the investigation overpromises. “This was a targeting of the president’s political enemies, effectively, and lies about it during the election year so that it wasn’t discovered until afterwards,” Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House oversight committee, said in… More Darrell Issa and the overblown scandals

Cummings gets tired of waiting for Issa

Last week I embedded this clip from Lawrence O’Donnell’s show.   It’s a good summary of what prompted the following move by Rep. Elijah Cummings  the ranking member on the House Oversight Committee . The Maddow Blog Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the ranking member on the House Oversight Committee, has seen the same interview transcripts as… More Cummings gets tired of waiting for Issa

Darrell Issa’s IRS Investigation Is Falling Apart

Bloomberg Business Week When Republicans won control of the House of Representatives in 2010, Representative Darrell Issa of California was supposed to become a star. Issa, who made no secret of his ambition, took over the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, vowing to use the power of his chairmanship to stage hundreds of hearings and hold the… More Darrell Issa’s IRS Investigation Is Falling Apart

Chairman Issa, what exactly did Jay Carney lie about?

In my view, the definitive question for this fiasco is “who’s really lying to the American people here?” America Blog If GOP committee chair Darrell Issa (R-CA), who’s leading the House Republican investigation of the IRS Tea Party imbroglio, is going to accuse White House spokesman Jay Carney of lying (and Issa did), the congressman… More Chairman Issa, what exactly did Jay Carney lie about?

John McCain Disagrees With Darrell Issa’s ‘Liar’ Charge

Sen. John McCain says: “Let the facts come out.” Facts?  That word does not exist  to those pursuing every political option to oust Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama from office. The Huffington Post Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) pushed back Monday on comments by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who said that White House press… More John McCain Disagrees With Darrell Issa’s ‘Liar’ Charge

‘Mr. Grand Theft Auto’ gets a brush-back pitch

I’m just seeing this…dang! Maddow Blog House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), no doubt frustrated his efforts to manufacture White House scandals have faltered, started to lose his composure on CNN yesterday. Perhaps more interesting was the response from a close ally to President Obama. After lashing out at White House Press Secretary Jay… More ‘Mr. Grand Theft Auto’ gets a brush-back pitch

Darrell Issa’s Lies Create an Uncomfortable Scrutiny of His Criminal Background

PoliticusUSA Ari Melber, co-host of “The Cycle”, joined Martin Bashir on his show Thursday evening to denounce Darrell Issa’s unprecedented behavior and charges toward Obama and Eric Holder. Ari pointed out that Issa’s unfounded accusations have caused several journalists to begin digging into his checkered past. It’s not pretty. Watch video via MSNBC Related articles Things… More Darrell Issa’s Lies Create an Uncomfortable Scrutiny of His Criminal Background

Eric Holder blasts Rep. Darrell Issa: Your conduct is ‘inappropriate,’ ‘shameful’ and ‘unacceptable’ (VIDEO)

When Darrell Issa and his gang were trying to pin Fast and Furious on AG Eric Holder, the Attorney General sat there and took a hell of a lot of abuse from Issa and his cohorts. This time Holder pushed back.  It’s about damn time… The Examiner As Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., pressed Attorney General… More Eric Holder blasts Rep. Darrell Issa: Your conduct is ‘inappropriate,’ ‘shameful’ and ‘unacceptable’ (VIDEO)

BREAKING: Obama Asserts Executive Privilege Over ‘Fast & Furious’ Documents

    Here’s the thing… The Right has had a major conniption over possible legislative attempts to expose their millionaire donors to the Romney campaign. Yet Darrell Issa and company are just about ready to explode over the idea of President Obama claiming executive privilege over certain White House connected high level documents pertaining to the Department… More BREAKING: Obama Asserts Executive Privilege Over ‘Fast & Furious’ Documents