Boehner Getting Worried – Delays Vote to Replace Him as Speaker

Speaker of the House John Boehner announced Monday the elections for majority leader and whip will no longer be held on Oct. 8. While Republicans will have a closed-door vote on who they will nominate for speaker of the House Thursday, the entire chamber won’t vote on Boehner’s replacement until Oct. 29. The Ohio Republican’s successor will then schedule dates for the other leadership positions elections. The extension gives more time for the GOP to weigh their options and find alternative Read more […]

Congressman Jason Chaffetz is Running for Speaker of the House

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) is the Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, one of the most important committees on Capitol Hill, but he’s looking for a promotion. Just a few days after saying that he would support Kevin McCarthy (R-CA_ as the next Speaker of the House, Chaffetz made a surprising announcement while speaking with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. Today, here, I am announcing my intention to run for speaker of the House of Representatives. We were entrusted by the American Read more […]

Calls Renewed to Fire or Impeach the IRS Commissioner!

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and 20 other members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee called Monday for President Barack Obama to remove IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, after weeks of speculation they might call for his impeachment. OGR Chair Chaffetz and other Republicans on the panel accuse Koskinen of obstructing multiple congressional investigations into the IRS targeting of conservative groups seeking non-profit status during the 2010 and 2012 election campaigns. “It’s Read more […]

Surprise! Government Bureaucrats Keep Blocking the FOIA Process

Members of a House oversight committee were outraged during a bizarre hearing Tuesday in which congressmen listened to journalists discuss how government agencies intentionally botched formal requests for information. The reporters told the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of numerous instances where agencies needlessly delayed, denied or redacted Freedom of Information Act requests. The FOIA guarantees the public access to all government documents, subject only to nine exemptions Read more […]

EPA Porn Addicts Given Paid Vacation

If this were like most businesses in the private sector, these employees would have been fired a long time ago. But this problem has become so prevalent in government agencies that if they fired everyone who looked at pornography at work, there would be little or no government left. If these workers have hours a day that they can devote to viewing and downloading pornography during normal business hours, then what good are they? What are taxpayers paying them for? If we’ve made it this far without Read more […]

Republicans Still Pushing on Benghazi

It’s a difficult way to start a job, but new FBI Director James Comey must have known he’d immediately be under fire. Just days after the new FBI Director was sworn in, a group of eight Republican Congressmen led by Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) have sent him a letter demanding a full briefing on what the FBI is doing about the Benghazi attack in 30 days. It has been almost a year since the September 11, 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, yet we are still no closer to understanding Read more […]