The Internal Revenue Service official in charge of the tax-exempt organizations at the time when the unit targeted tea party groups now runs the IRS office responsible for the health care legislation.
Sarah Hall Ingram served as commissioner of the office responsible for tax-exempt organizations between 2009 and 2012. But Ingram has since left that part of the IRS and is now the director of the IRS’ Affordable Care Act office, the IRS [...]
CNN turning too?
***UPDATE: NBC’s senior White House correspondent joined the chorus Wednesday. On his MSNBC show, “The Daily Rundown,” Chuck Todd looked into the camera and said, “Attention White House: Release all the emails.” The headline has been updated to add NBC.
Assuming they are the ones who leaked to CNN an email written by Ben Rhoades (a Deputy National Security Advisor close to the President), the White House might have been [...]
NEW DETAILS FROM ABC
IRS Enemies List Started Three Years Ago Was Much More Extensive Than First Thought
The White House says it had no idea the IRS was targeting Tea Party groups.
THE PLOT THICKENS
ABC News has obtained a draft of a soon-to-be-released investigative report showing that the Internal Revenue Service began targeting conservative groups as far back as March of 2010 and that senior IRS officials in Washington have known about [...]
“CBS News President David Rhodes and ABC News President Ben Sherwood, both of them have siblings that not only work at the White House, that not only work for President Obama, but they work at the NSC on foreign policy issues directly related to Benghazi. Let’s call a spade a spade.
Let’s also show you why CNN did not go very far in covering these hearings because the CNN deputy bureau [...]
It’s a cliché, of course, but it really is true: in Washington, every scandal has a crime and a coverup. The ongoing debate about the attack on the United States facility in Benghazi where four Americans were killed, and the Obama Administration’s response to it, is no exception. For a long time, it seemed like the idea of a coverup was just a Republican obsession. But now there is something [...]
“RICHARD GRENELL: I think the media’s becoming the story, let’s face it. CBS News President David Rhodes and ABC News President Ben Sherwood, both of them have siblings that not only work at the White House, that not only work for President Obama, but they work at the NSC on foreign policy issues directly related to Benghazi. Let’s call a spade a spade.
Let’s also show you why CNN did not [...]
“Geraldo Rivera said Friday that his sources tell him the U.S. was involved in a secret mission in Libya to arm the Syrian rebels, which was the reason for the initial secrecy about the attack in Benghazi.
Rivera said on “Fox & Friends” that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney may have been briefed by then-CIA Director David Petraeus “to suggest that there was a secret mission going on there, that we [...]
BBC APOLOGIZES FOR BENGHAZI COVERAGE: HILLARY IN TROUBLE, ‘HEADS WILL ROLL’
Mark Mardell, the BBC’s North American editor, issued a mea culpa of sorts today after Jonathan Karl at ABC News dropped his bombshell that proves beyond any doubt that the Obama Administration lied about its involvement in editing the CIA’s talking points surrounding the September 11 attack on our consulate in Libya.
In a piece titled, “After Benghazi revelations, heads will [...]
When it became clear last fall that the CIA’s now discredited Benghazi talking points were flawed, the White House said repeatedly the documents were put together almost entirely by the intelligence community, but White House documents reviewed by Congress suggest a different story.
ABC News has obtained 12 different versions of the talking points that show they were extensively edited as they evolved from the drafts first written entirely by the [...]
Democratic strategist and former Bill Clinton adviser James Carville said something about Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) on ABC’s This Week Sunday that is guaranteed to raise eyebrows on both sides of the aisle.
“I think he is the most talented and fearless Republican politician I’ve seen in the last 30 years.”
Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2013/05/05/carville-ted-cruz-most-talented-and-fearless-republican-politician#ixzz2SWAp4hz2
Richardson: Ted Cruz Not Hispanic Enough
ABC News: Do you think he represents most Hispanics with his politics?
“No, no. He’s anti-immigration. Almost [...]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas — Former President George W. Bush says he isn’t interested in playing on the national political stage any longer. But for family, he’s making an exception.
Asked in an interview with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer whether he thinks his brother former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush should run for president in 2016, the ex-president was unequivocal.
“He’d be a marvelous candidate if he chooses to do so. He doesn’t need [...]
David Henneberry, a resident of the suburb of Watertown, had been at home under curfew since early hours
At 5.30pm went outside for cigarette and noticed tarpaulin on his 24ft pleasure cruiser had been disturbed
Saw blood on it and thought he could see a body underneath, went inside and called police
Hundreds of police officers, FBI and SWAT teams descended on quiet neighborhood riddling countless holes in his beloved boat
Donations toward buying [...]
7:53 p.m. ET: Three college-aged individuals were taken into custody by the FBI late this afternoon in connection with the manhunt for bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Lt. Robert Richard of the New Bedford Police Department told ABC News. The three people were taken in for questioning, he said.
The father of suspected Boston Marathon bomber called on his son today to give up peacefully, but warned the U.S. that if his son is killed “all hell will break loose.”
Anzor Tsarnaev spoke to ABC News from his home in the Russian city of Makhachkala as Boston police carried out an intense dragnet for his son Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, survived a running gun battle with police during the night [...]
According to an ABC News report, senators from the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” pushing immigration reform are expected to drop their bill, estimated at around1,500 pages, on Tuesday, mere hours before the only scheduled Senate hearing on the topic.
“A bipartisan group of senators plans to introduce its long-awaited immigration bill on Tuesday, Senate sources confirmed to ABC News,” Jim Avila and Jordan Fabian wrote on Friday. “Four Democrats and four Republicans, [...]
State Department employee Anne Smedinghoff was killed in Afghanistan last weekend. At first reports suggested the young diplomat was part of an armed convoy that was bombed, but new reports say that she was actually on foot. And that the group she was with got lost on its way to deliver books.
ABC reported earlier in the week:
Afghan security officials told ABC News that the State Department convoy had just left its headquarters [...]
Tonight there’s urgent new evidence that north korea is ready to launch a missile at any hour, any moment, a show of force, a defiant test of world reaction. ABC news has been told that the fuel has been loaded. The missile is on the pad.
And our bob woodruff is in south korea to bring us more details right now. Reporter: The top u. S.
Defense official responded to kim jong-un’sising [...]
Vice President Joe Biden’s costly trip to London and Paris last month just got more expensive.
A newly uncovered receipt from the February trip shows the vice president’s office spent $321,665 to a limousine company in London, in addition to the previously reported hotel tabs of $459,338 for one night’s stay in the city and and $585,000 for a night in Paris.
State department officials say Biden’s staff members, who are not [...]
Vice President Joe Biden spent more than $1 million for two nights in hotels in London and Paris, according to government documents.
Biden and his hefty entourage spent the night at two five-star hotels in early February – one night at the Hyatt Regency London for a total of $459,338.65 and another night at the Hotel Intercontinental Paris Le Grand for $585,000.50.
The cost of the trips was first reported by the [...]
March 13, 2013
President Barack Obama warned America will not balance its budget within a decade because Republican plans to do so would entail slashing social programs many citizens rely on for support.
Even as he set out to woo lawmakers Tuesday on Capitol Hill, including Republican foes, Obama called for an approach that restores fiscal stability but also protects healthcare for the poor and the elderly and shields the middle class.
President Obama says he’s not the one who canceled the White House tours. He made the comments in an interview with ABC News.
“[O]ne more question about the spending cuts,” said the interviewer from ABC News. “You’ve been takin’ a lotta heat for this cancellation of the White House tours. They get– the Secret Service says it’s costs about $74,000 a week. Was canceling them really necessary?”
“You know, I have to [...]
In an interview that was released this morning with former Clinton aide George Stephanopoulos on ABC, President Obama talked a little about his view of the debt.
“[W]e don’t have an immediate crisis in terms of debt,” Obama said. “In fact, for the next ten years, it’s gonna be in a sustainable place.”
Obama continued, “The question is, can we do it smarter, can we do it better? And– you know, what [...]
According to the 2011 census, Spain had a population of 46,815,916.
Furthermore, between January 2009 and November 2012 the food stamp program added approximately an average 11,269 recipients per day.
President Obama will deliver his fourth State of the Union address Tuesday evening. Obama is expected to focus on jobs and the economy.
House Speaker John Boehner slammed President Barack Obama on Tuesday, saying that he doubts the nation’s leader “has the guts” to make the tough calls on the [...]
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Three years after the White House arranged a hero’s welcome at the State of the Union address for the Fort Hood police sergeant and her partner who stopped the deadly shooting there, Kimberly Munley says President Obama broke the promise he made to her that the victims [...]