Posts tagged: Trey Gowdy

The U.S. Justice Department’s IG’s Report: ‘Do You Believe in the Tooth Fairy?’

Written by John Biver

A couple of weeks ago, the U.S. Justice Department’s Inspector General’s office released its much-anticipated report about the Hillary Clinton email scandal under this title: “A Review of Various Actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in Advance of the 2016 Election.”

Last week, the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee held a hearing and questioned both the Inspector General Michael Horowitz and the current FBI Director Christopher Wray about the report.… Continue Reading

U.S. Rep Trey Gowdy Instructs DHS Official About Civil Rights


Written by David E. Smith

U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) is one of the more high-profile and well-respected conservative lawmakers in Washintgon D.C.  He continues to prove his understanding of the U.S. Constitution and his remarkable rhetorical abilities, this time by dismantling the arguments of an administration gun control advocate who appeared before the U.S. House Oversight Committee.

During a recent committee hearing, Gowdy had some probing questions for Department of Homeland Security Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelli Ann Burriesci.Continue Reading

Early Presidential Prospects


Written by Thomas Sowell

The more optimistic among us may hope that the Republicans will nominate somebody who stands for something, rather than the bland leading the bland — the kind of candidates the Republican establishment seems to prefer, even if the voters don’t.

With 2015 just getting under way, the buzz of political activity makes it seem almost as if we are already in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign.

Among the Democrats, Hillary Clinton is honing her message to appeal to the mindset of the left wing of her party, whose support she will need in her second attempt to get the nomination as the Democrats’ presidential candidate in 2016.… Continue Reading

Gruber Apology “Lacking and Late,” Says Healthcare Analyst

Health Care Reform

Written by Chris Woodward

A health policy analyst predicts that Americans will find an ObamaCare adviser’s apology lacking.

M.I.T. professor Jonathan Gruber appeared Tuesday before a U.S. House committee, saying he was sorry for videotaped comments he made about the “stupidity of American voters” and lack of transparency in ObamaCare.

“At this point, that’s the only good tactic for him to take is to humble himself and sort of apologize,” says Hadley Heath Manning, director of Health Policy at the Independent Women’s Forum.
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