"I think Harry Reid's getting out of town ahead of the posse," former U.S. Attorney Joe diGenova tells Breitbart News. The Senate Minority Leader says he'll retire in 2017, at the conclusion of his current term.
Exclusive–Former U.S. Attorney: DOJ Should Open a Criminal Investigation into Harry Reid Pushing EB-5 Visa Expansion
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) says he intends to retire at the end of his term in 2017. But he may still face legal pressure before he leaves. Former U.S. Attorney Joseph diGenova, a leading legal expert on the prosecution and defense of white collar criminals, tells Breitbart News there is enough public evidence to launch a criminal investigation of Reid.
Harry Reid Pressured DHS to Expedite $115 Million Foreign Investors EB-5 Visa Deal Critical to Son’s Casino Client
Visas for sale? Through a brazen intervention, Sen. Harry Reid ultimately forced the Department of Homeland Security to bend to his will in a way that benefited his political allies and family. Here's how he did it.
Watchdog Group Calls on DOJ to Launch Criminal Investigation of Harry Reid and Terry McAuliffe for ‘Unlawful Political Activity’
Cause of Action, a nonprofit, government oversight group, is calling on the Department of Justice to "immediately investigate" Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas "for their participation in unlawful political activity, possible coercion and fraud related to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program."
Tuesday’s subcommittee hearing on Operation Choke Point is likely to be just the beginning of even stronger efforts by members of Congress to call executive agencies to account for their ongoing abuses of power as part of Operation Choke Point. Whether Congress will choose to exercise its constitutional authority and fire out-of-control executive bureaucrats as a first step in reasserting its legitimate powers remains to be seen.
Karl Rove should have quit while he was ahead.
Glenn Beck has chosen to leave the current playing field where he is perceived to exercise influence and power. It remains to be seen if his decision to leave the GOP will increase or decrease his ability to influence the political arena. In the broader scheme of things, what Glenn Beck does or does not do may not matter much.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz dropped a bombshell on FCC Chairman Wheeler at the very end of his two and a half hour appearance before the Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday: The FCC's own IG, Chaffetz says, is investigating the agency's imposition of Net Neutrality rules.
Pundits are debating whether Jeb Bush’s Super PAC will succeed in raising $100 million before he formally announces his candidacy for the Republican nomination for President. But big money is only part of the equation. The better question is whether Bush can convince the conservative base to support him. That seems iffy.
Conservative Group Calls on Harry Reid’s Super PAC to Return $700k Donation from Doctor at Center of Menendez Investigation
A conservative group is calling on a Super PAC closely aligned with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to give back $700,000 it accepted in 2012 from Dr. Salomon Melgen, a close friend and major donor to Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ).
Despite High Powered Lawyers and Intervention by Reid and Menendez, Controversial Doctor Still Owed $8.9 Million for Overbilling Medicare
Dr. Salomon Melgen's friendships with and campaign contributions to two powerful senators helped get his case before the Secretary of HHS, but didn't help him escape a nearly $9 million charge for overbilling Medicare, a Breitbart News investigation reveals. And Melgen may face new charges of overbilling by millions more.
A source in the judge’s chambers tells Breitbart News that federal prosecutors haven't yet asked for a hearing to consider more detailed evidence to support its earlier demand that Sen. Bob Menendez’s legislative aide Michael Barnard testify for a grand jury.
Harry Reid Set Up Sebelius Meeting with Menendez 2 Months After Doctor Who Overbilled Medicare Gave SuperPAC $300k
Breitbart News asked Peter M. Koski, the Department of Justice attorney leading the investigation into Sen. Robert Menendez, how Sen. Harry Reid’s conduct differs from Menendez’s and why Reid himself is not under federal investigation on similar charges of corruption. We have not received a response.
Veteran Tea Party activists from around the country are mocking Sal Russo over his published comment that there are "zero big-government Republicans today."
Robert Kelly, the administrative director for Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), refused to answer questions posed by the grand jury that may soon report a bill of indictment against the senator on corruption charges.
Federal Corruption Charges: Senator Menendez Allegedly Intervened Illegally in Dominican Port Security Deal and $9 Million Medicare Overbilling Case
Details are emerging about the federal corruption charges the Justice Department is expected to file against Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ).
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seems to be playing a much larger role in the Obama administration's Operation Choke Point these days. But you wouldn't know that from the gentle questioning of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Capitol Hill.
CFPB Director Swats Down Congressional Question About $215 Million Spent On New HQ: ‘Why Does That Matter to You?’
Who's holding the watchdogs accountable? The head of the CFPB shoots down a Congressmember's question about his agency's lavish spending. “Why does that matter to you?”
The Obama Administration's "Operation Choke Point" is being used to target yet another legal industry: the tobacco industry.
On the day that the House prepared to collapse and pass a DHS bill that funds President Obama's executive amnesty, some lawmakers are talking tough about the FCC's "net neutering" actions last week. But they haven't offered any proposals to push back.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) raised expectations among conservatives in a speech to CPAC on Friday when he promised he will soon unveil a blockbuster new economic proposal. “In the coming weeks, I will propose the largest tax cut in American
Duke Economist Tells CPAC the FCC’s ‘Net Neutering’ Decision Will Stifle Internet Driven Economic Growth
After the FCC votes to regulate the internet, an economist gives CPAC a slogan: oppose Net Neutering.
More questions about the architect of ObamaCare. Jonathan Gruber submitted a bill to the state of Vermont at the end of 2014, after he agreed to an amended contract a few weeks earlier.
Republican Governor Charlie Baker, who took office in January, has fired embattled Obamacare architect MIT professor Jonathan Gruber from the Massachusetts Health Connector Board. It’s a blow to Gruber, who played a key role in the establishment of the board
Vermont Group Says Governor Should Fire State Official Responsible for Gruber Contract After Auditor’s Report Reveals ‘Smoking Gun’
A health care advocacy group in Vermont wants the state to clean house after an auditor's report found examples of over billing by ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber.
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