Tag Archives: Jason Chaffetz

Maine’s “Bombastic” Governor LePage

Maine’s governor has sworn off the press, been called a racist, and reformed welfare as they know it in one of the biggest welfare states in the U.S.  Sunday, we’ll have an interview with him on Full Measure. We’re sure you will learn a lot you never knew! We’ll also look at ongoing efforts to continue […]

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FOIA: Officially, Undeniably Broken

House Oversight Staff Report: FOIA is Broken “Executive Branch culture encourages an unlawful presumption in favor of secrecy” Update: The House passed FOIA reform bill Secrecy is the order of the day at many federal agencies when it comes to their actions and to public records. That’s according to a new report today from the […]

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FCC Chairman Just Says No (to Testifying to Congress)

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is refusing to testify before Congress ahead of a vote tomorrow regarding new regulation of the Internet. “We are deeply disappointed in Chairman Wheeler’s decision,” said committee Republicans Fred Upton (R-MI) and Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) in a statement. “As Chairman Wheeler pushes forward with plans to regulate the Internet, he still refuses […]

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What the IRS Commissioner Said About Those Lois Lerner Emails Back in March

Friday’s revelation that the IRS “lost” Lois Lerner’s emails in a computer crash came ten months after Congress first requested them and seven months after they were first subpoenaed by the House Oversight Committee. But what IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified about the emails at a hearing in March appears to be at odds with his […]

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White House Directed Incorrect Benghazi Narrative Newly-released emails: “Video” to blame, “not a broader failure or policy.”

Newly-released documents reveal direct White House involvement in steering the public narrative about the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, toward that of a spontaneous protest that never happened. One of the operative documents, which the government had withheld from ​Congress and reporters for a year and a half, is an internal September 14, ​2012 email to […]

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