In September when it was announced that AIG was in big trouble, Paulson set the wheels in motion for the $700 billion dollars bailout. AIG received an $85 billion commitment from the government and the taxpayer would pay for their screw up. Apparently the event was so stressful for AIG CEO’s, felt they […]
US paying allies to fight war in Iraq NEW DELHI: The tale of massive fraud and embezzlement of millions of dollars by the US military in its operations in Iraq continues. Testifying before the US Congress Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on 22 May, Mary Ugone, deputy inspector general of accounts […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The brother of embattled State Department Inspector General Howard (Cookie) Krongard quit as an adviser to Blackwater Worldwide on Friday, two days after the relationship with the security contractor was sharply criticized by a congressional oversight committee.
Erik Prince, Blackwater’s top executive, said the conflict of interest questions […]
It didn’t take much brain bending to figure out that the Dole-Shalala report on Walter Reed would get bogged down in Washington BS. Year after year, Washington can’t get anything done when it comes to our veterans. While the military services and the VA argue about whose reporting is better; injured veterans continue […]
Another week another investigation. The Bush administration is again coming under fire for government employee loyalty over the duties of their office. Henry Waxman is at it again, this time he has sent a letter to Howard J. Krongard, the State Department’s inspector general for repeatedly thwarted investigations and censored reports.
Howard J. […]
I am sick and tires of this administrations constant stonewalling and lying. If you have nothing to hide and if you did nothing wrong, one would cooperate. Isn’t that what honest descent people believe. But then we are speaking of Bush.
Bush administration officials unveiled a bold new assertion of executive authority yesterday […]
Enough is enough, Harriett Miers and Sara Taylor should both be held in contempt of Congress. They should spend a few nights in jail to reassess their loyalty to the most corrupt president in U.S. history.
WASHINGTON – President Bush ordered his former White House counsel, Harriet Miers, to defy a congressional subpoena […]
Speaker Nancy Pelosi seem to be taken more with her role as the first women speaker, than her constitutional duty as speaker of the house. Below, is a statement that then House Minority Leader Pelosi made in late 2006.
From United Press International; Oct. 22, 2006: Pelosi: ‘Impeachment is off […]
Cheney: Neither Here Nor There? By Dan Froomkin Special to washingtonpost.com
The House Oversight Committee is demanding that Vice President Cheney explain himself. Is his office part of the executive branch? Part of the legislative branch? Or is Cheney suggesting that as far as federal rules are concerned, his office essentially doesn’t […]
So did the RNC and the White House think Waxman would give up and their worries would be over. Not. Waxman is a focused pit bull.
From the DNC:
A new report from the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform finds that the White House likely violated the Presidential Records Act by […]
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