The Environmental Protection Agency delayed releasing emails from former administrator Lisa Jackson’s secret account to congressional investigators after conferring with the White House, top Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and Senate Committee on Environment and Public works said.
The former Environmental Protection Agency official who pretended to be a CIA spy and bilked the agency out of hundreds of thousands of dollars spent more than $40,000 on two taxpayer-funded trips to London that included first-class airfare and five-star hotels, documents obtained by the Free Beacon reveal.
The Internet came to D.C. Tuesday when thousands of demonstrators connected to the online “hacktivist” group Anonymous descended on downtown as part of the worldwide “Million Mask March.”
Environmentalists saw mixed results on Tuesday after turning their attention to local elections to thwart fracking and the export of coal.
Congress may let a key tax credit for the wind industry expire at the end of the year, a move that would be applauded by conservative free market groups, but which the wind lobby says would significantly slow down the industry.
The White House inflated its transparency accomplishments and has fallen behind schedule on several open government initiatives, an independent audit found last month.
The Internal Revenue Service shared confidential tax records from several tea party groups with the Federal Election Commission, emails obtained by the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch reveal.
Curtis Mozie’s office is filled with ghosts.
The first thing Mozie, 47, sees every day when he walks into his apartment in a square, brick building on P Street is a wall full of 8×11 sheets of paper, each memorializing a different D.C. resident, most of them from the Shaw neighborhood, almost all of them young, black, and male. Each paper includes a name and a brief description of the deceased.
Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) called on the Justice Department (DOJ) Tuesday to investigate an armed raid by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agents on an Alaskan gold mine that occurred earlier this year.
The National Republican Committee filed a Freedom of Information Act request Monday seeking the number of Americans who have enrolled in health care through the Obamacare website since the program was rolled out on Oct. 1.