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Two years' worth of missing IRS emails from former official Lois Lerner could still be available on backup, an agency official says.
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In yet another flare-up between the Obama administration and Congress over presidential powers, White House counsel Neil Eggleston has declared that White House staffers who give presidential advice are immune from testimony on the Hill.
Poor Darrell Issa. He was having such a good day. He was having a hearing, and the topic was the IRS and how the Obama administration was covering up a Huge Enormous Scandal there by refusing to prosecute former IRS official Lois Lerner who everybody knows stole the election from Mitt Romney's hands.
Without fanfare, Internal Revenue Commissioner John Koskinen at a House hearing this month let it drop that the estimated cost of IRS compliance with the document demands of multiple congressional committees has reached a new high: $18 million.
A senior Obama administration official has told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that several other IRS officials have had "computer problems" over the last few years, including some who were close to former IRS employee Lois Lerner.
There ought to be a statue of L.H. Fountain in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall, where Congress commemorates great legislators.
With many banks dropping branches in rural and poorer areas, and a huge number of Americans using expensive payday lenders and check-cashing stores, Congress is debating whether to allow the U.S. Postal Service to offer banking services.
The U.S. Postal Service could see an $8.9 billion annual revenue boost if it were to start offering some banking services, a USPS white paper found.
The Lois G. Lerner emails released this month revealed a potentially huge loophole in federal open-records practices when an IRS tech staffer acknowledged that the agency doesn't regularly store - and never checks - instant message chats as official government records.
The multitudes of migrant children from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador here in San Diego communities illegally nee to start their removal process immediately, Rep. Darrell Issa has told President Obama.
The Republican challengers in Minnesota's two most competitive congressional races are attracting more donations from high-ranking members of Congress.
When Hilda Solis, President Barack Obama's first Secretary of Labor, resigned in early 2013 before the president had taken the oath of office for his second term, it came as a shock .
Former Obama cabinet secretary of labor, Hilda Solis, has been accused of soliciting money from a fellow government official while in office in 2012.
Although legal experts warned at the time that little would come of Rep. Darrell Issa's attempt to prosecute former IRS official Lois Lerner for contempt of Congress, Republicans on Issa's Oversight and Government Reform Committee were infuriated to learn Thursday that a key obstacle is a Reagan administration legal opinion.
LETTER: Don't let fanatic conservatives take over Republican party has been corrupted by rigid ideology benefiting very few Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1mU0vZb House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, defended the highway funding bill but spoke about its limitations Tuesday in Washington.
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