Executive Privilege

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First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Impeach or Implode

It seems as though House Speaker John Boehner has once again placed himself, and the Republican party, between a rock and a hard place. Once again, running scared of the right-wing fanatics within his Republican Party, Speaker Boehner , in an effort to ... [Published Examiner.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

What is Obama trying to hide?

Editor:I listened to President Obama report on the investigation of the downed Malaysia flight shot down by Russian separatists.I couldn’t help but scoff at his statements. He stated that the separatists were hindering the investigation by not allowing ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

A test for liberal Massachusetts

When Gov. Deval Patrick floated the idea that Camp Edwards might be used as a processing center for immigrant children that have been coming across the southern border of the United States, he created an interesting dilemma for Bay State liberals.Linking ... [Published Cape Cod Online - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Impeachment!

There is a growing battle between the Republican-controlled House of Representatives and the Democrat-controlled White House.President Barack Obama is signing what are known as "Executive Orders" to (in the minds of House Republicans) either create laws ... [Published CNS News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering lessons from 1974

EDMOND —This week marks the 40th anniversary of an important milestone in America’s constitutional history. On July 24, 1974, the Supreme Court voted 8-0 to order the Nixon White House to turn over audiotapes that would prove the president and his close ... [Published Edmund Evening Sun - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

WH adviser defies House subpoena (again)

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- White House adviser David Simas was a no-show at a congressional Oversight Committee hearing Friday, despite a subpoena demanding he testify.The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted 19-14 to reject the administration's ... [Published UPI - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Abad, econ managers in full force to defend DAP

Abad invites Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima and Socio-economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan to help him defend the DAP at the SenateDEFENDING DAP. The country's economic managers will face the Senate to defend the economic benefits of the administration's ... [Published Rappler - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Why President Obama Must Continue Using Executive Orders Faced With Reckless Congress

Republicans deplore President Obama for using executive orders; FDR issued 3,522[Commentary]When President Obama issued his Executive Order preventing the deportation of young immigrants brought to this country illegally by their parents, this act engendered ... [Published BlackStar News - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 4 reports

Former labor secretary illegally solicited funds for Obama campaign

( )Hilda Solis, the former Secretary of Labor, hit up a Department of Labor employee for a contribution to the Obama reelection campaign. Solis’ fundraising activity, which violates the Hatch Act, has been captured in a voice mail message released today ... [Published Power Line - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 3 reports

Issa: White House refusal to comply with subpoena 'deeply disturbing'

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- When House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa held his hearing on the White House's political office as planned Wednesday morning, he did so without the witness he wanted in the hot seat.Citing executive privilege, ... [Published UPI - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Open thread for night owls: Excerpts from the August Harper's Index

Here are some excerpts from the August Harper's Index :• Portion of people living in Illinois who say they would move elsewhere if they could: 1/2• Estimated number of U.S. children aged two or three being prescribed ADHD medication: 14,000• Estimated ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Articles of Impeachment- The Case Against Obama- Part 3

1 1 SHARES In the previous entry, I outlined the case against Obama regarding circumvention of immigration laws. I ended that entry by stating that the blood of a Mrs. Chavez in Santa Clara County, California was on the collective hands of this administration. ... [Published Redstate - Jun 30 2014]

Quotes

...The Obama White House is again borrowing from the playbook of Bill Clinton, who actually benefited from an impeachment threat, he writes. "The difference is that while Clinton was hardly immune to the charge of cynicism, he wasn't trying to shut down the government or get impeached for narrow political advantage." Click for Goldberg's full column
..."How many people who want to come to the United States can we take in?" she asked. "...Give me a number. And unless that answer is that we should take them all, then we should be taking none." She questioned how beleaguered taxpayers can afford to pay more for the services that this new surge of immigrants will certainly need...
Republicans chose badly. As Time Magazine put it: "[T]he the election that was supposed to be another G O P blowout ended with a gain of five House seats for the Democrats, no change in the Senate and the morning-after spectacle of dumbstruck Republicans."
...small but in the past controversial office, consistent with our requirement to do oversight even without a predicate of wrongdoing," he said. "This is not alleging a scandal at any level. We are accusing neither the president nor anyone in this four-person office of any wrongdoing."

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What is Obama trying to hide? [Published Brownsville Herald - 4 hours ago]
Impeach or Implode [Published Examiner.com - 5 hours ago]
Why Democrats Are the Ones Talking About Impeac... [Published Newser - 21 hours ago]
A test for liberal Massachusetts [Published Cape Cod Online - Jul 29 2014]
US appellate court clarifies due process rights... [Published Lexology - Jul 28 2014]
Impeachment! [Published CNS News - Jul 28 2014]
Finding truth in Martha’s madness [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jul 27 2014]
Remembering lessons from 1974 [Published Edmund Evening Sun - Jul 26 2014]
CFIUS review requires due process [Published Lexology - Jul 26 2014]
WH adviser defies House subpoena (again) [Published UPI - Jul 25 2014]
The Numerous Ways You Can Find Yourself On A Te... [Published Business Insider - Jul 25 2014]
DC Circuit requires Committee on Foreign Invest... [Published Lexology - Jul 25 2014]
How the US terrorism watchlists work [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
America's Crazy, Upside-Down Immigration System [Published Huffington Post - Jul 24 2014]
Abad, econ managers in full force to defend DAP [Published Rappler - Jul 24 2014]
Court Orders CFIUS to Increase Transparency but... [Published JD Supra - Jul 22 2014]
Government agents at your front door [Published Lincoln Daily News - Jul 22 2014]
Ralls ruling could open door to other CFIUS cha... [Published Lexology - Jul 22 2014]
Nixon’s Watergate fiasco remains bewildering [Published Waterloo Region Record - Jul 22 2014]
Voters: Don't get distracted [Published Portland Daily Sun - Jul 22 2014]
Metro officers ask Nevada attorney general to p... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Jul 22 2014]
IRS, Benghazi, Veterans Affairs scandals: Will ... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 21 2014]
Duffy charges problem for Tories, expect politi... [Published Hill Times - Jul 21 2014]
An upside-down immigration system [Published Politico - Jul 21 2014]
Why President Obama Must Continue Using Executi... [Published BlackStar News - Jul 20 2014]
Clinton docs: Abortion, bin Laden [Published Politico - Jul 19 2014]
A Teachable Moment [Published Town Hall - Jul 19 2014]
Clinton doc dump: Abortion, bin Laden, Sotomayor [Published Politico - Jul 19 2014]
Withheld Fast & Furious Papers to Be Indexed [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 18 2014]
Issa keeps pressure on White House on subpoena ... [Published Washington Times - Jul 18 2014]
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Former labor secretary illegally solicited fund... [Published Power Line - Jul 17 2014]
(Paul Mirengoff) Hilda Solis, the former Secretary of Labor, hit up a Department of Labor employee for a contribution to the Obama reelection campaign. Solis’ fundraising activity, which violates the Hatch Act, has been captured in a voice mail message ...
WH defies Oversight subpoena to political director [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Jul 16 2014]
DC déja vu . Peter Allen once sang, “Everything old is new again,” and that’s never more true than in Washington. Congress has taken an interest in White House political activities and demands testimony from the president’s political director ...
Open thread for night owls: Excerpts from the A... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 11 2014]
Here are some excerpts from the August Harper's Index :• Portion of people living in Illinois who say they would move elsewhere if they could: 1/2 • Estimated number of U.S. children aged two or three being prescribed ADHD medication: 14,000 • Estimated ...
As Hundreds of US Troops are Sent to Iraq, Fear... [Published Informed Comment - Jul 03 2014]
By Lauren McCauley Lawmakers and anti-war groups raise flags about additional troop deployments and calls for executive "flexibility" As the number of American troops sent to Iraq nearly doubled on Monday and the White House continues to flex its executive ...
Texas Congressman's House Resolution Condemns O... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 29 2014]
HOUSTON, Texas-- Congressman Randy Weber (R-TX) introduced House Resolution 652, condemning the President of the United States and the executive branch of government for continuous actions that violate the laws and Constitution of the United States. ...
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