A pair of Republican lawmakers criticized the National Parks Service (NPS) for its behavior during the shutdown in a letter sent Tuesday.
Republican senators said Wednesday that the president’s comments about a potential default could destabilize the economy.
New information has been released regarding an investigation into Department of Homeland Security deputy secretary nominee Alejandro Mayorkas’ role in helping a company secure international investor visas for foreign investors.
Confidential tax records of several political candidates and campaign donors were improperly accessed by government officials, but the Justice Department declined to prosecute any of the officials involved, even in one “willful” violation of the law, an IRS watchdog reported.
The Justice Department declined to prosecute any cases of confidential tax records of political candidates and campaign donors being improperly probed by government officials, The Washington Times reported, despite the Treasury Department admitting for the first time the acts took place.
Sens. Ted Cruz (R., Texas), Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa), Jeff Sessions (R. Ala.), and Mike Lee (R., Ariz.) sent a letter to their colleagues on Tuesday opposing the immigration reform legislation proposed by the Gang of Eight after the Senate Judiciary Committee rejected their amendments.
Meetings involving Obama administration officials and investors are raising new concerns about the channels of communication between Washington and Wall Street, according to the Washington Post.
A fiery partisan exchange broke out Monday as the Senate Judiciary Committee heard a second day of testimony on the bipartisan immigration proposal agreed to by the so-called “Gang of Eight” Republicans and Democrats.
Ranking member Sen. Charles Grassley (R., Iowa) lashed out at Senator Charles Schumer after the New York Democrat suggested critics of immigration reform were using last week’s attacks on the Boston Marathon, which left three dead and 170 wounded, as an “excuse” to delay the bill.