Sen. James Lankford (R., Okla.) released his own edition of his predecessor Tom Coburn’s Wastebook on Monday, highlighting 100 examples of frivolous spending and abuses of taxpayer dollars.
The New York Times’ international edition ran with widespread blank holes on its front page on Tuesday following pressure from the Thai government, which objected to the paper’s critical coverage.
Business investment grew only 2.2 percent from the previous year, representing one of the worst performances seen in the six-year economic expansion, the Wall Street Journal reported.
A group of millionaires and billionaires that includes major investors in green energy are using the international climate talks kicking off this week to push for more government subsidies for the types of companies in which they are investing.
Car service, hotels, and accommodations for the president and other administration officials to attend climate change talks in Paris are costing taxpayers nearly $2 million, according to government contracts.
In the lead up to the Thanksgiving weekend President Obama signed a bill into law which includes a number of provisions backed by gun rights advocates.
Only one in five Americans—19 percent—say they trust the government always or most of the time, which is among the lowest levels recorded in the last 50 years, according to a report from Pew Research Center.
The Wall Street analyst who helped uncover the 2009 financial scandal at General Electric says the Clinton Foundation has been playing games with its financial records.