David Vitter

Vitter to Block OPM Nominee Until Congress’ Obamacare Exemption Explained

OPM rule allowed Congress to claim they are a ‘small business’ when applying to the health insurance market

David VitterSen. David Vitter (R., La.) announced on Thursday that he is blocking a vote on the nomination of the acting director of the Office and Personnel Management (OPM) until the agency responds to inquiries regarding their role in Congress’s Obamacare exemption.

Vitter Seeks Answers From IRS on Congress’s Obamacare Contradiction

Congress's forms to IRS don’t match claims made to D.C.-based Obamacare exchange

VitterSen. David Vitter (R., La.) is demanding answers from the IRS after Congress was issued tax forms designating it as a large employer despite its registering as a “small business” through the Washington, D.C., health care exchange.

Vitter Legislation Would End Congress’ Obamacare Exemption

Follows ethics complaint about possible fraud

Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) introduced legislation today tackling an exemption to the Affordable Care Act that allows members of Congress to avoid purchasing insurance through one of health care exchanges created under the law and to receive taxpayer-funded subsidies.

Senator Highlights Clinton Ties to Nigerian Donor

Vitter investigates Clinton’s reluctance to designate Boko Haram as terrorist group

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives at Abuja International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) wants to know whether Hillary Clinton concealed communications with a Nigerian donor to the Clinton Foundation during an internal State Department debate over designating Boko Haram a terrorist group.

Vitter: Congressional Vote on Iran Nuke Deal ‘Setting Us Up to Fail’

Louisiana senator on potential Iran agreement, AUMF, and defense budget

Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) said on Thursday that while he believes the Obama administration could be preparing to sign a dangerous nuclear deal with Iran, a legislative proposal that would demand congressional oversight of that agreement is misguided.

Senator Questions Whether Obama Admin Violating U.S. Sanctions on Iran

UMass Amherst allowing Iranian students to study nuclear science

A leading senator is asking whether the Obama administration has violated its own economic sanctions on Iran by permitting Iranian students to study fields such as nuclear engineering at U.S. universities, despite laws in place that bar citizens of the Islamic Republic from engaging in coursework meant to prepare them for work in the country’s energy sector, according to a letter sent Monday to the State Department and obtained by the Free Beacon.

Senate Judiciary to Grill Obama’s AG Nominee

Republicans will challenge Obama administration use of executive actions

Loretta LynchThe Senate Judiciary Committee will hold two days of hearings starting Wednesday to consider President Obama’s nominee for Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, and Republican members will use every opportunity to challenge the Obama administration’s executive actions on a wide range of issues.