Democrat Scandals

Schumer's Special Prosecutor Proposal for Russia Lacks 'Fairness'

Roger L. Simon, PJ Media

I support Senators Schumer and Warner in their quest to make the DOJ appoint a special counsel on this matter before a new FBI director is confirmed by the Senate... except for one thing. As Barack Obama would put it -- FAIRNESS. If you're going to have a special counsel for the Trump-Russia situation -- in the spirit of bipartisanship and indeed fairness -- you would need to have similar counsels for Democrat scandals.

Are Jonathan Gruber’s Lies Finally Catching-Up With Him?

Informed observers are beginning to question the existence of the "graduate assistants," for whose time MIT professor Jonathan Gruber has billed the state of Vermont, but neither Gruber nor Vermont's Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin are talking.

RNC Chair to Landrieu: Open Your Books or Pay Taxpayers Back for Flights

Michael Patrick Leahy, Breitbart

Reince Priebus said Landrieu should "either reimburse taxpayers for every penny of the $300,000 she's charged them for air travel from '02 to March of '14... [or] open all of her records up to the public" in an exclusive statement. 

Mark Udall Spent Your Tax $ on A Wealth Advisory Firm

Elizabeth Harrington, Washington Free Beacon

Dem. incumbent Sen. Mark Udall (Colo.) billed taxpayers $4,500 since 2011 for services from an independent wealth advisory firm that specializes in extremely rich clients and wealth created over multiple generations.

McAuliffe’s Commerce Sect. Target of Fed. Investigation

Washington Free Beacon Staff

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s commerce sect. Maurice Jones improperly lobbied Congress as a member of the Obama admin., according to an internal federal investigation launched by the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development.

Bridge Gate As Bad as Obama Scandals

Strident Conservative, Red State

Like Obama, Christie’s office engaged in political payback against his enemies. Like Obama, he claims that he wasn’t aware of things until he read it in the newspaper. If that's true, wouldn’t it mean that he’s responsible for creating an environment where this type of behavior would be tolerated, if not expected?

Reid's New Scandal: Visas for Casino Investors

John Solomon and David Sherfinski, The Washington Times

The Obama administration overruled career Homeland Security officials and expedited visa applications for 12 foreign investors for a politically connected Las Vegas casino after heavy pressure from Reid and his staff.