Government Oversight

Another Supreme Court pick for Trump? Rumors swirl over one justice’s potential retirement
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With only one week remaining before the Supreme Court wraps up for the summer break, rumors about the possible retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy are running wild. According to multiple reports, people close to Kennedy have said they believe the 80-year-old justice is considering stepping down soon. The Associated Press cited in a report on […]

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Chaffetz: Justice watchdog also looking at Lynch's role in FBI's Clinton email probe
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Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of House oversight committee, said Saturday that the Justice Department’s inspector general’s office, in addition to a Senate panel, is looking into whether former Attorney General Loretta Lynch tried to squash the FBI’s Hillary Clinton email investigation.

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Commentary: Why the Senate’s health care bill would throw gasoline on the Obamacare fire
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On Thursday, Senate Republicans released their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, titled the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017. Mostly crafted behind closed doors, there’s much in the massive bill that health care experts and members of Congress need to learn about the legislation, but even if it is assumed the majority of […]

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Former Obama admin official admits they ‘sort of choked’ at this foreign threat
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A former senior Obama official reportedly told the Washington Post that the previous administration did know that Russia was meddling in the election, but they “sort of choked” in response. The Post published the report Friday. “It is the hardest thing about my entire time in government to defend,” the official said. “I feel like […]

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Gowdy: House Oversight to Steer Clear of Russia, Obstruction Probes
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Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., on Friday said, as incoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, he planned to break away from high-profile hearings, such as the Russia and obstruction of justice probes, and focus on more mundane governmental activities.

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Breaking: Top Clinton campaign official to testify before Congress
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Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign manager John Podesta is scheduled to go before Congress and testify about his role in the alleged meddling in the U.S. election by the Russian government, it was reported Thursday.  The House Intelligence Committee will hear his testimony as they continue their investigation into the alleged Russian collusion with the Trump […]

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Democrats Ask Why Jared Kushner Hasn't Had Security Clearance Suspended
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Democrats on the House Oversight Committee says Kushner should have had his security clearance suspended after questions arose about Russian contacts.

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