Tag: Charles Boustany

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Boustany Touts IRS and Tax Reform during GOP Weekly Address

Representative Charles Boustany (R-LA) touted tax reform, tax relief, and greater “accountability and transparency at the IRS” during Saturday’s GOP Weekly Address. Transcript (via ABC News Radio) as Follows: “Hello, I’m Charles Boustany, and I have the great honor of representing

More IRS Emails Go Missing

Yesterday Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp revealed that Lois Lerner is not the only person involved in the improper targeting of conservative groups whose emails have gone missing. In a press release Camp reveals that the emails of

Judicial Watch Seeks End to IRS Anti-Tea Party Reg

Judicial Watch Seeks End to IRS Anti-Tea Party Reg

When it comes to silencing political opposition, the Obama administration often wields a big stick – say, for example, using the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to block the nonprofit applications for organizations deemed too “patriotic,” or subjecting these organizations to

Issa Subpoenas Lew for Tea Party Targeting Docs

Issa Subpoenas Lew for Tea Party Targeting Docs

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, served Treasury Secretary Jack Lew with another subpoena relating to the IRS scandal in which the organization targeted Tea Party organizations, the committee announced on Friday. 

Cupid Shuffle: IRS Under Fire for Another Taxpayer-Funded Video

Cupid Shuffle: IRS Under Fire for Another Taxpayer-Funded Video

This three minute video of IRS workers practicing their cool dance moves at the end of a 2010 training and leadership conference, cost taxpayers about $1,600 and was released in response to a request by Rep. Charles Boustany, R-La, who

New York Times: Rush Limbaugh Among Reasons Media Ignored IRS Scandal

New York Times: Rush Limbaugh Among Reasons Media Ignored IRS Scandal

In a May 21 piece, the New York Times’ Michael D. Shear blamed the lag time between the IRS targeting of conservative groups and the reporting thereof on Rush Limbaugh. When the IRS finally admitted that it had indeed unfairly targeted conservative

Veteran Lawmaker Beats Freshman Rep. in Runoff

Veteran Lawmaker Beats Freshman Rep. in Runoff

Yesterday, voters in Louisiana’s 3rd District went to the polls to decide the last Congressional election of 2012. Veteran Congressman Charles Boustany defeated Freshman Congressman Jeff Landry, winning around 60% of the vote to Landry’s 40%. The lawmakers were forced

Louisiana: Boustany Fights for Another Term at the Taxpayer Trough

Louisiana: Boustany Fights for Another Term at the Taxpayer Trough

Boehner protégé Rep. Charles Boustany (R- LA) is running ads against Tea Party supported Rep. Jeff Landry (R-LA), accusing Landry of raising taxes and driving the country off the fiscal cliff. Upon closer examination, it is Boustany who has supported

Safety and Cures vs Cost: The Government Picks Sides

In the days before ObamaCare, there was a clear delineation between the American medical industry and the government. The industry would invest – often with the assistance of government policy initiatives — in finding cures and the government would ensure