House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy / AP

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) during remarks in Washington, D.C., Tuesday emphasized the need for the Department of Veterans Affairs to be “fundamentally turned on its head” to rid the federal agency of incompetence.

Iran: Obama Admin Lying About Nuclear Deal for ‘Domestic Consumption’

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Senior Iranian officials are accusing the Obama administration of lying about the details of a recently inked nuclear deal in order to soothe fears among U.S. lawmakers and Americans about the implications of the deal, which will release billions of dollars to the Islamic Republic while temporarily freezing its nuclear program, according to regional reports.

Congress: Nuke Deal Loopholes Bolster Illicit Iranian-N. Korean Alliance

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, right, welcomes North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong, for a meeting in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Iran’s nuclear relationship with North Korea is likely to grow due to a recently inked nuclear accord, according to experts and members of Congress, who warned in a recent hearing that several loopholes in the deal would actually facilitate illicit trade between the rogue countries.

Audit: More Than 23K Potentially Fake Addresses Of Health Care Providers In Medicare Program

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A recent audit from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) discovered more than 23,000 potentially fake or bad addresses of health care providers in the Medicare program.

The report sheds light on instances of Medicare providers registering addresses as vacant lots, mailboxes, and, in one case, a fast-food chain that has been located at the listed practice address for years–problems that make the program susceptible to greater fraud and abuse.

Iran: Obama Admin Lying About Nuclear Deal for ‘Domestic Consumption’

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Senior Iranian officials are accusing the Obama administration of lying about the details of a recently inked nuclear deal in order to soothe fears among U.S. lawmakers and Americans about the implications of the deal, which will release billions of dollars to the Islamic Republic while temporarily freezing its nuclear program, according to regional reports.