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Issa: On second thought, I don’t know Rupert Murdoch

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) apparently disagrees with his own memory. The House Oversight Committee Chairman indicated in the past that he trusts News Corp, saying he “personally knows Rupert Murdoch.” But when asked Tuesday morning on C-SPAN if his conflict of interest led to him declining an investigation into News…

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker: Anti-union measure ‘doesn’t save any’ money

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said Thursday that his decision to strip the collective bargaining rights of public workers “doesn’t save any” money for taxpayers during a House committee hearing on ways to handle state and municipal debt. Nearly all collective bargaining rights were stripped from Wisconsin public workers in March…

WaPo columnist compares Darrell Issa to Joe McCarthy

A longtime columnist and associate editor of the Washington Post suggested the new House oversight chairman might follow in the footsteps of one of US history’s most notorious demagogues. David Ignatius on Wednesday warned Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and his Republican colleagues not to get too comfortable with their new…

New GOP chairman of Oversight Committee plans hundreds of hearings into executive branch; ’7 a week, 40 weeks a year’

Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA), the next chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is planning to massively expand investigations into the executive branch. Issa plans to hold hundreds of hearings, create new subcommittees, and launch investigations into the bank bailout, the stimulus, and health care reform, according to…

Soon-to-be GOP chairman Darrell Issa: Obama must answer ‘several hundred’ inquiries

The House Republican set to lead an important committee that will have jurisdiction over many government operations said Wednesday that he expects the White House to respond to “several hundred” letters. As chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Darrell Issa (R-CA) will wield subpoena power, but in…

New GOP oversight report on spill pushes ‘urban myth’

Maritime law expert: ‘Totally not true’ that Jones Act has blocked Gulf help A GOP House oversight report regarding the Gulf oil spill set to be released soon contains a talking point which experts are calling “totally not true” and an “urban myth.” “The White House is not being forthcoming…

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