Mike Turner

Rep. Michael Turner Criticizes Holding of Political Prisoners in Georgia

Warns of ‘negative impact’ on U.S.-Georgia relations

Rep. Michael Turner (R., Ohio) reiterated concerns about the ongoing crackdown on Georgia's political opposition in a statement Wednesday after meeting with Tedo Japaridze, chairman of the Georgian Parliament’s Foreign Relations Committee. Turner put forward an amendment last month that subsequently passed the House and warned of the “negative impact” the crackdown could have on U.S.-Georgian relations.

The Delphi Oracle

House GOP pressures Obama administration for info on shady pension deal

Republicans are stepping up the pressure on the Obama administration to explain why a federal pension insurer slashed the pensions of non-union employees as part of the General Motors (GM) bailout, while union benefits were preserved.