Obama Scandals

IRS Has Contract For Millions With Co. That HHS Fired

Richard Pollock, Daily Caller

7 months after federal officials fired CGI Federal for its botched work on Obamacare website Healthcare.gov, the IRS awarded the same company a $4.5 million IT contract for its new Obamacare tax program.

Obama Admin. Releases Just 4 Pages of WH-IRS Docs

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

The Treasury Dept. released four new redacted pages of documents about the White House’s role in the IRS targeting scandal, bringing the total number of pages released up to 31, only 1% of the total number of pages.

How to Break Through the IRS Stonewall

Thomas Lifson, American Thinker

Using a little-known procedure, there is a way. First, see if Judge Jackson secures the IRS documents for Cause of Action. Congress should exercise their unique legal right to review the raw documents without deletions. If stymied, they too should sue.

GOP Vows to Probe EPA Staff For 'Serious Misconduct'

George Russell, Fox News

“Bringing transparency to the EPA will continue to be at the top of our agenda with the new conservative majority,” says Sen. David Vitter. “EPA has allowed a number of employees to waste millions of taxpayer dollars in the last few years through lax internal controls and substandard management.”

NSA Scandal May Have Just Gotten Even Worse

Jon Street, The Blaze

The NSA might not have only collected personal information belonging to millions of Americans. It may very well have shared it too – with at least one foreign government.

Chaffetz: Secret Service Agents May've Been ‘Scapegoats’

Jesse Byrnes, The Hill

Secret Service agents may have been used as “scapegoats” by the W. House to “cover up what is potentially a broader problem” relating to the '12 prostitution scandal in Colombia, per Jason Chaffetz. He questioned whether an Obama staffer involved in the scandal had been disciplined. 

Immigration Officer Sold US Citizenship For Egg Rolls

Michelle Moons, Breitbart

A US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officer has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for taking bribes--including thousands of dollars and hundreds of egg rolls--in exchange for providing legal status or US citizenship to foreign nationals.

Petition Urging Ted Cruz to Lead Republicans to 2014 Election Victory

Senator Cruz, please save the day for Republicans!

To: Senator Ted Cruz

We agree with ConservativeHQ.com chairman Richard Viguerie: you can save the day for Republicans in the fast approaching midterm election.

Why Should We Trust the Gov't to Handle Ebola?

Greg Campbell, Tea Party News Network

Obama White House Senior Adviser Dan Pfeiffer tried to downplay the seriousness of these breaches of public trust by claiming it was an inherent distrust in institutions and that the Obama Admin. had dealt with each aforementioned situation “quickly” and “forcefully.”

Issa: Secret Serv. Gave False Account of WH Intrusion

Fox News Staff

Darrell Issa confirmed emerging reports that the intruder made it all the way into the W. House's East Room. Issa said that was contrary to an "early, false report" that claimed the intruder only made it just inside the door. 

Secret Service Protocols Not Followed

Susan Crabtree, Washington Examiner

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson plans to "take full responsibility" for a recent incident in which a White House intruder reached the ceremonial heart of the White House before being detained. She'll face lawmakers at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing Tues.

Holder, DOJ Contempt Case to Move Forward

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

Eric Holder and the DOJ still face contempt of Congress charges that'll linger after he leaves. Analysts said Holder, the first sitting Cabinet official to face a contempt citation from Congress, will likely duck any legal punishment, though his dept.

Report: DOJ Expert Witnesses Abused Funds

Jonah Bennett, Daily Caller

A recent Inspector Gen. report shows that the Dept. of Justice spent millions on unnecessary expert witnesses, who often broke the rules by splurging on hotels and first class flights. The report reviewed 729 expert witness files; at least 10% of the sample had misuse of funds totaling $15 million.

GOP on Holder's Exit: ‘Good Riddance’

Peter Sullivan, The Hill

The announcement of A.G. Eric Holder's resignation set off a fiery reaction from Repub. lawmakers, many of who wished him good riddance on Twitter. In 2012, all but two House R's voted to hold him in contempt for refusing to comply with part of a subpoena for items related to "Fast and Furious." 

VIGUERIE: REPUBS. ARE "CLUELESS;" MUST NATIONALIZE ELECTION

NewsMax TV

Watch this video to hear outspoken conservative commentator and author of “Takeover” Richard Viguerie blast the national GOP leadership for not nationalizing the '14 midterm elections and being too soft in their rhetoric about Obama and the Dems. Viguerie outlines what conservatives can do to lead.

Fox News Contributor Added to Terrorist List

Douglas Ernst, Washington Times

Weekly Standard columnist & Fox News contributor Stephen Hayes took to twitter with an unexpected announcement: Homeland Security has added him to a terrorist watch list. When he tried to file a redress form about the designation on the DHS website, the form could not be processed.

Contemptuous Assault on Constitution by Obama IRS Unmasked

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

The Obama IRS has a de facto war on Americans protecting our foundations based in the rule of law governing gov't itself. Thanks to Professor Rosenkranz for finding what the Congress and entire US press seem to have missed since May '13.

Lois Lerner Isn't Lying

Repair Man Jack, Red State

Progressivism's true believers are more frightening than it’s Hollow Men.

A Revealing Salute From The Pro Forma President

Obama's "Semper Latte" salute reveals a cold inner man who is hungry for the power of the office he holds, but contemptuous of its responsibilities.

More Abject Failure from Koskinen’s IRS

Alan Joel, Red State

John Koskinen has done virtually nothing to restore the trust of the IRS to the American people. Koskinen is aware of many issues and irregularities, and yet he has yet to crack down on practices or implement stringent rules among his employees. His leadership has been derelict; his attitude abysmal.