The Obama Administration wants us to believe that emails connected to Lois Lerner, the IRS official at the center of the Tea Party-targeting scandal, are lost forever because her computer hard drive crashed, but skeptics are pointing out the agency had a contract with a file-storage company.
On Friday the White House announced that the U.S. will not issue a visa to Iran’s choice for U.N. ambassador, over concerns about his involvement in the 1979 U.S. Embassy hostage crisis in Tehran. The decision comes after Congress earlier this week approved a bill that would bar Hamid Abutalebi from stepping on U.S. soil. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said the White House is reviewing that legislation but announced that Abutalebi would be barred anyway.
Putin does have the upper hand in this….so Obama, keep it up, your asinine attempt to show how tough you are. You are distabling the world. Russia reportedly is prepared to change its stand on Iran nuclear talks in a high-stakes gamble to counter expanded sanctions by the United States and the European Union over Crimea.
Don’t expect him to either. It’s much easier allowing taxpayers to support his lavish lifestyle. Despite promising to enroll in his controversial and problem-plagued signature healthcare legislation, President Obama is still not a customer.
On Monday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney admitted some Americans won’t be able to hold onto their current healthcare plans under Obamacare — despite the president’s 2009 emphatic promise “if you like your healthcare plan, you’ll be able to keep your healthcare plan. Period.”
Even though Obama pleaded with her, it wasn’t enough to stop stop Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff from postponing an October state visit, after revelations that American intelligence spied on her presidential communications allegedly sent her into a rage.
Yesterday, Rep Paul Ryan who is the House Budget Committee Chairman said Republicans may back a short-term debt-ceiling increase — a notion the White House immediately rejected.
Today House Speaker John Boehner said that talks over the looming fiscal crisis have failed to produce a deal because President Obama will not get “serious” about spending cuts. Armed with charts, Boehner showed that showed federal spending skyrocketing between now and 2041 — to 40 percent of the nation’s total economy.
On Tuesday the State Department denied that it ever said it ever concluded that the deadly consulate attack Sept. 11 in Libya was an unplanned outburst prompted by an anti-Islam movie, despite public statements early on by some in the Obama administration suggesting that was the case.