By Jay Sekulow
The left's outrage over the IRS turns to a plea to 'move on'
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
With no Republican objections, President Obama's pick to lead U.S. trade efforts abroad passed a key Senate committee vote Tuesday and could be confirmed by the full upper chamber as soon as next week.
I am disgusted with Congress and the recent decision made by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to take money from two federal-employee retirement funds to balance the budget.
While it's getting the most attention, the $4.1 million IRS conference in California in 2010 that has Congress up in arms isn't even the costliest event the tax agency hosted over the last few years.
More than two dozen conservative groups sued the IRS, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Wednesday accusing them of slow-walking approval of the groups’ tax-exempt status and, in some cases, for disclosing private information.
Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Neal S. Wolin said Wednesday his department had no hand in the IRS' targeting of conservative groups from 2010 to 2012.
During his 2012 campaign for re-election, President Obama and his team accused Mitt Romney of "betting against America" for investing in offshore accounts. If Mr. Romney "bet against America," so did the family of Penny Pritzker, Mr. Obama's nominee for commerce secretary.
President Obama forced acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller to resign Wednesday and said he will cooperate fully as he and Congress try to clean up the tax agency after it admitted targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny during last year's campaign season.
Under siege from a series of scandals, the White House announced the first head to roll in the unfolding IRS scandal and urged Americans not to lose faith in their government.
Under siege from a series of scandals, the White House urged Americans on Wednesday not to lose faith in their government and promised that the IRS would treat taxpayers fairly in the future.
Remember what President Obama said about the economy Thursday on his ballyhooed trip to Austin, Texas? Don't worry. Hardly anybody else remembers, either.
In damage control on multiple fronts, the White House on Tuesday struggled to contain a series of escalating scandals that likely will test President Obama's willingness to hold administration officials accountable.
Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday the head of the Internal Revenue Service should resign in the wake of reports that the agency has been targeting conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
While President Obama said Monday that he is withholding judgment on the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups, angry congressional leaders from both parties aren't waiting — they plan to begin hearings on the matter this week.
As he struggles to find momentum in his second term, President Obama is setting a dubious record for the slowest pace in assembling a new Cabinet.
A three-month truce on the debt-limit war is about to expire, and Congress and President Obama will enter a no-man's land with nobody quite knowing how things will shake out when the debt peace ends in two weeks.
"We have the maximum range of options the sooner we address it," Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said Friday.
"Mr. George did not describe any details of his audit findings," he told the committee.