Executive Privilege

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Name: Executive Privilege
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Darrell Issa subpoenas White House documents - Lauren French

Darrell Issa issued a subpoena for White House documents Friday, throwing more fuel on his summer-long feud with David Simas, the director of the White House Office of Political Strategy and Outreach.Issa, the chair of the House Oversight Committee, wants ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 4 reports

Gun-rights group applauds newest chapter in Fast and Furious

The spokesman for a gun-rights group is pleased that the U.S. Department of Justice must provide Congress documents related to Operation Fast and Furious.U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson has set an October 1 deadline for the DOJ to provide the list ... [Published One News Now - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Letters to the Editor, Aug. 22, 2014

Watergate in retrospectEDITOR: On the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation, some reporters and editors took yet another victory lap while others waxed poetically about how our system of laws worked. However, the system clogged when ... [Published Daily and Sunday Review - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 8 reports

Judge Orders DOJ to Disclose 'Fast and Furious' Records

Amy Berman Jackson.A federal judge in Washington has ordered the U.S. Department of Justice to release certain records about its response to a congressional investigation into a controversial gun sting operation, and to justify its decision to withhold ... [Published National Law Journal - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Prosperity Policy: Hit and miss

Last week, Gov. Mary Fallin previously withheld on grounds of executive privilege. The 2-year-old Open Records request had sought emails related to her decision to turn back federal funds for building a state health insurance exchange and expanding Medicaid ... [Published Oklahoma Journal Record - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Oklahoma governor’s office releases e-mails previously withheld from public

Gov. Mary Fallin released 31 documents Monday that her office had withheld from a major public records release concerning her decisions about the Affordable Care Act. Political and pragmatic concerns take center stage in the newly released emails.On Nov. ... [Published NewsOK.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Select lawmakers got sneak preview of single payer financing plans

Is it legal for the Shumlin administration to keep financing plans for the single payer health care system a secret? Even when those plans have been shared with House legislative leadership?Those are the questions at the heart of a lawsuit brought by ... [Published The Manchester Journal - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers got sneak preview of single payer financing plans

Is it legal for the Shumlin administration to keep financing plans for the single payer health care system a secret? Even when those plans have been shared with House legislative leadership?Those are the questions at the heart of a lawsuit brought by ... [Published VTDigger.org - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

Obama Administration’s Highest Skill: Stonewalling

As of September 2011, it was estimated that around 300 Mexicans had been killed or wounded with guns smuggled to Mexican drug cartels by the Obama administration in the Fast and Furious operation. That number has probably doubled, at least, since then. ... [Published Power Line - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 8 reports

Judicial Watch Cracks Fast and Furious

Aug. 1, 2014Judicial Watch announced after a lawsuit, it will receive documents related to the Fast and Furious scandal. Remember that one? It was that Obama administration wrongdoing way back in 2011 when the Department of Justice let guns walk into ... [Published The Patriot Post - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Executive privilege: Which govt info should remain secret

MANILA - Though critics hit President Aquino for not mentioning the Freedom of Information Bill in his 5th SONA, Congressman Jorge Almonte, chairman of the House committee on public information, remains confident the bill will be passed under the 16th ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 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 - Jul 30 2014]

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"Neither this Administration's misguided belief that its advisors enjoy absolute immunity from testifying nor the minority's absolute opposition to oversight of this administration will deter us from continuing to ask questions, particularly when there have been known violations of law by cabinet members" Issa said in a statement
"As the ObamaObama administration increasingly embraces a go-it-alone approach to public policy, the importance of oversight only increases" the California Republican said
"Our government was helping funnel guns to bad guys who would then smuggle guns south of the border," Pratt recalls. "And the idea supposedly was to bring down drug kingpins, but of course that wasn't happening and a lot of good people were killed."

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Rep. Darrell Issa invites Kathleen Sebelius, Hi... [Published CBS News - 31 mins ago]
Issa invites Sebelius, Solis to testify in Whit... [Published The Hill - 1 hour ago]
Rep. Darrell Issa subpoenas White House documen... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 23 2014]
Gun-rights group applauds newest chapter in Fas... [Published One News Now - Aug 22 2014]
Judge rules DoJ Must turn over document list on... [Published American Thinker - Aug 22 2014]
Letters to the Editor, Aug. 22, 2014 [Published Daily and Sunday Review - Aug 22 2014]
Judge Orders Release of ‘Fast and Furious’ Docs [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 21 2014]
Judge Orders DOJ to Provide "Fast and Furious" Log [Published New American - Aug 21 2014]
Judge Orders DOJ to Disclose 'Fast and Furious'... [Published National Law Journal - Aug 21 2014]
Justice Department Ordered To Turn Over Fast An... [Published Daily Caller - Aug 21 2014]
A Win and Loss in Fast and Furious Decision [Published The Patriot Post - Aug 21 2014]
Federal Judge: DOJ must turn over Fast and Furi... [Published RedState Blog - Aug 21 2014]
District Judge Orders DOJ to Produce Fast and F... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 21 2014]
Networks Refuse to Mention Latest Fast and Furi... [Published Media Research Center - Aug 21 2014]
Networks Refuse to Mention Latest Fast and Furi... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Aug 21 2014]
Prosperity Policy: Hit and miss [Published Oklahoma Journal Record - Aug 21 2014]
Justice Dept. ordered to turn over ‘Fast and Fu... [Published Washington Post - Aug 21 2014]
Judge: Turn over Fast and Furious documents [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
Judge Orders Obama Team to Reveal Operation Fas... [Published National Review - Aug 20 2014]
White House beds big business to screw American... [Published Family Security Matters - Aug 20 2014]
EDITORIAL: Charges against Gov. Perry strike us... [Published Waco Tribune Herald - Aug 19 2014]
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Gov. Perry to surrender for fingerprints, mugsh... [Published WFAA.com - Aug 18 2014]
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Judge Orders Release of ‘Fast and Furious’ Docs [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 21 2014]
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Justice Department to give Congress a list of documents related to Operation Fast and Furious that the Obama administration is withholding under claims of executive privilege. The Washington Post reports : ...
Federal Judge: DOJ must turn over Fast and Furi... [Published RedState Blog - Aug 21 2014]
In June of 2012, just months before the Presidential election, you might remember Obama trying to protect certain documents relating to Operation Fast and Furious from the House Oversight Committee by claiming executive privilege. Darrell Issa sued ...
District Judge Orders DOJ to Produce Fast and F... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 21 2014]
On August 20, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ordered the Department of Justice to "produce non-privileged documents" related to Fast and Furious and provide "a detailed list of privileged documents" which have been withheld from Congress. ...
Networks Refuse to Mention Latest Fast and Furi... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Aug 21 2014]
On Wednesday night, the major broadcast networks ignored the latest news from the Fast and Furious scandal as a federal judge ruled that the Department of Justice (DOJ) must turn over a list of documents regarding the botched gun-running scheme that ...
Analysis: Has Governor Perry Committed a Crime ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 18 2014]
HOUSTON, Texas -- Liberals and conservatives have criticized the indictments of Presidential contender and the longest-serving Governor of Texas, Governor Rick Perry. Left of center activists, and David Axelrod, a political consultant based in Chicago ...
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