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Flynn Invokes Fifth Amendment In Rejecting Senate Subpoena

Senators Richard Burr and Mark Warner, the top Republican and Democrat on the intelligence committee, said they were disappointed by the Flynn rejection, but will “vigorously pursue” his testimony and documents related to the investigation.

May 23, 2017

A Clinton Trial Under House Fire Again

We’ve seen this movie before. First it was one Clinton. Now it’s another. Just the names are changed. Remember the matter of President Clinton’s impeachment in 1999? Seems like yesterday.

October 23, 2015

Clinton’s Greatest Moments — And More — From The Benghazi Hearing

By going through a gauntlet of partisan attacks face to face, and maintaining her composure throughout, Clinton will likely win over a whole new group of sincere supporters who hadn’t been on board with her before.

October 22, 2015

Clinton Confronts Republican Critics At Benghazi Hearing

Her survival guide: Accept responsibility. Talk about the need for bipartisanship in a partisan town. And remind the audience how often she was in the Situation Room, making sensitive decisions alongside the president of the United States.

October 22, 2015

Latest Gowdy Fakery: Name Of CIA Source In Clinton Email Was No Secret

So here is yet another absurd episode, humiliating both for Rep. Trey Gowdy and the journalists who promoted this fraudulent story, and highly reminiscent of the bogus “criminal referral” leak that made the front page of the New York Times last summer.

October 19, 2015

Benghazi Committee Democrats Say They’ll Release Witness Transcripts

House Democrats are taking the gloves off, after the Republican leadership’s public admission that the Benghazi committee is all a political game.

October 5, 2015

Endorse This: Oversight Of The Oversight

Watch as the committee’s lead Democrat, Elijah Cummings of Maryland, points to the political double-standard in the Planned Parenthood debate.

September 29, 2015

‘Criminal Referral’ Smear: What Trey Gowdy Knew — And When He Knew It

Suspicion grows that the leaks behind the bungled New York Times “criminal referral” story came from the Republican side of the House Select Committee on Benghazi chaired by Rep. Trey Gowdy.

August 3, 2015

‘Criminal’ Mischief: Did A Government Official Smear Hillary Clinton?

Determining who leaked the phony “criminal referral” is important because – if we accept the ‘Times’ editors’ version – then one or more federal officials evidently tried under cover of anonymity to smear a presidential contender.

July 30, 2015

How ‘The New York Times’ Bungled Its ‘Big’ Clinton Email Story

Given the New York Times’ deep bias against Hillary Clinton, nobody should be surprised by its embarrassing, inaccurate report of a non-existent “criminal referral” involving her.

July 27, 2015

Meet The 5 Democrats On Trey Gowdy’s Benghazi Panel

Here we go again. Her hand forced by Darrell Issa, Trey Gowdy and other House Republicans, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) nominated five Democrats to the select committee created to re-investigate the 2012 Benghazi attacks. The number-one goal for these Democrats, it seems, is to keep pressure on Gowdy and their Republican counterparts. It’s sure to […]

May 22, 2014

GOP Blocks Democrats’ Bid To Declare Darrell Issa ‘Disrespectful’

By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON—The House Republican majority shot down a Democratic effort Thursday to condemn Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House oversight committee, for the “disrespectful manner” in which he adjourned a hearing as the panel’s top Democrat was speaking. Wednesday’s hearing heightened partisan tensions in the Capitol and revived a debate […]

March 7, 2014

WATCH: Elijiah Cummings Blows Up At Darrell Issa At House Hearing

Things just aren’t going Rep. Darrell Issa’s (R-CA) way. After almost a year-long recess, on Wednesday Issa dismissed the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the IRS “scandal” after about 20 minutes. After former IRS official Lois Lerner exercised her Fifth Amendment right to refuse to testify, Issa saw no reason to continue the hearing. But […]

March 5, 2014