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Re: GOP Rep Introduces Bill To Cut Eric Holder's Salary
As a native Texan, I'd like to apologize on behalf of BeyoncA© , Kelly , LeToya , LaTavia , and all of the other sensible Texans for the antics of Rep. Blake Farenthold , a useless legislator if there ever were one.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Crooks and Liars
Wingnut TX Rep Wants To Halt Holder's Salary Over 'Fast And Furious' Witch Hunt
Fox's Greta Van Susteren and wingnut birther Rep. Blake Farenthold still aren't done flogging their Fast & Furious "scandal."
GOP Seeks Probe on Census Bureau Changes Affecting ACA's Impact
The U.S. Census Bureau's overhaul of its annual survey such that it makes tracking the impact of Obamacare on Americans virtually impossible came under fire on Thursday by Republicans in both houses of Congress.
Could an Overhaul to the Federal Giving Drive Do More Harm Than Good?
The Office of Personnel Management ignored many complaints lodged by stakeholders in the annual federal employees' giving drive when it drafted revisions to the campaign's overhaul, and several lawmakers are not happy about it.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Cybercast News Service
Congressman Introduces 'Contempt Act' to Withhold Eric Holder's SalaryCNS
Rep. Blake Farenthold has introduced a bill called the " Contempt Act ," which would prevent current and future federal employees from collecting their taxpayer-funded salaries as long as they're being held in contempt of Congress.
White House pressuring the Census Bureau into tampered numbers for Obamacare
It appears that the Obama administration has been playing 'smoke and mirrors' with the census .
Crooks and Liars
Tea Party Rep. Ted Yoho 'Isn't Sure' Civil Rights Act Is Constitutional
Tea Party Congressman Ted Yoho joined a growing number of Conservatives who are questioning if the Civil Right's Act is even constitutional.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
GOP writes legislation to deny Eric Holder his salary
A Republican congressman has introduced a bill that would stop government paychecks for officials who have been found in contempt of Congress - a move that seems designed in the short term to go after Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. Mr. Holder has refused to cooperate with the House GOP's probe into the Fast & Furious gun-walking operation, and ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Kansas City InfoZine
Port of Corpus Christi Chairwoman Calls for Speed in Review of Liquid Natural Gas Permits
The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade invited Hawley to testify. The hearing, chaired by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., focused on opportunities and trade implications.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
GOP Congressman Refuses To Question Holder: Any Other American 'Would Be In Jail'
At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Blake Farenthold refused to question U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, referencing that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, and that any other American who failed to comply with a Justice Dept.
Pelosi: GOP won't push immigration
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi suggested on Thursday that Republicans were avoiding a vote on immigration reform because of racial issues.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Holder Blasts Gohmert: 'What Attorney General Has Ever Had to...
Attorney General Eric Holder lashed out a bit at Louis Gohmert yesterday during a contentious exchange, snapping, "You don't want to go there, buddy."
House hangs IRS hopes on Holder's help
Buzz Cut: a House hangs IRS hopes on Holder's help a Election year ObamaCare delay to add $6.2 trillion to debt a Ya think? Coy Hillary says 'I am thinking about' 2016 a Baier Tracks: Think green a Flying burrito brawlers HOUSE HANGS IRS HOPES ON HOLDER'S HELP House Republicans are winding up to hold former IRS executive Lois Lerner in contempt for ... (more)
Dallas Morning News
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, the GOP nominee for governor, arrived a half hour earlier, wheeling himself to a spot near the front of the crowd.
Senate Candidate Says Obama Hasn't Been Impeached Because He's Black
Sam Clovis, an Iowa Republican running for U.S. Senate, thinks the only reason President Obama has not been impeached by the House of Representatives is because he is the nation's first black president.
Texas congressman tells Attorney General Eric Holder he belongs 'in...
Look who's crawling! Little Prince Charming George shows off new skills at New Zealand playgroup on his first official engagement Mother and grandma arrested for beating son, 11, with a belt to 'stop him joining a gang' and then posting video of the brutal attack on Facebook Maria Menounos reveals she was disowned by her strict Greek family when ... (more)
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The Daily Caller
GOP lawmaker suggests Eric Holder should 'be in jail' - to his face! [VIDEO]
Texas Republican congressman Blake Farenthold refused to ask Eric Holder questions during a Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying the attorney general should "be in jail" for ignoring congressional subpoenas instead of testifying before Congress.
Republicans, White House Finally Agree on Something: Postal Reform
A key proponent of overhauling the U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday vowed to introduce a new reform bill in the coming weeks, promising to work more closely with the White House in hopes of encouraging more bipartisan support.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The Daily Caller
Obama Administration's latest "Executive Action" aims to curb ammo imports
The NRA is aware of BATFE's recent actions to restrict importation of 5.45 x 39 ammunition.
Highlights of Digital Millennium Copyright Act Congressional Hearings
On March 13, 2014, the Judiciary Committee of the United States House of Representatives, through its Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet , held hearings regarding the copyright infringement notice and takedown procedures set forth in 17 U.S.C. A 512 , the Digital Millennium Copyright Act .