A retailer in Muncie, Ind., advertises its acceptance of SNAP payments.

Report: Obama Admin Approved 71,000 SNAP Retailers Without Background Checks

The Obama administration approved more than 71,000 retailers to accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits but did not require many of these retailers to undergo background checks, according to a recent report from the Government Accountability Institute (GAI).

Rep. Chris Collins R-N.Y., walk through the colonnade from the West Wing into the White House in Washington, Friday, July 28, 2017.

Peter Schweizer on DOJ Charging Collins: ‘Very Encouraging Development’

Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute (GAI), described the Department of Justice’s laying of charges against Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) as a “very positive development” during a Wednesday interview with Breitbart News Senior Editors-at-Large Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight.

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Daily Caller: Washington Post Omitted Key Facts About Bannon and GAI

Richard Pollack reports at the Daily Caller: “Washington Post reporter Robert O’Harrow’s Wednesday story on Bannon’s relationship with GAI — which Bannon helped found in 2012, serving as its chairman — and Breitbart withheld some key facts.”

Stephen Bannon, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign chairman, attends Trump's Hispanic advisory roundtable meeting in New York, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Steve Bannon on Wall Street Reform: ‘It’s Not That Money Controls Washington. Washington Controls the Money’

Stephen K. Bannon (or, for those who want to maximize their SEO, Steve Bannon) — president-elect Donald Trump’s pick for White House chief strategist — made his pet issues known long before joining Trump’s insurgent presidential campaign. Now, Americans can reflect on what issues Bannon may take on within a Trump White House — and it does not look good for the culture of corruption in Washington, DC.

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Trump Campaign to John Podesta: Resign or Come Clean on Owning Shares in Putin-Connected Company

The Donald Trump presidential campaign is demanding that Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta come clean about the details surrounding his membership on the executive board of an energy company, Joule Unlimited, which received millions from a Putin-connected Russian government fund and the “75,000 common shares” Podesta owned and had transferred to a holding company called Leonidio LLC.

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John Podesta Trends on Facebook After Peter Schweizer’s Russia Revelation

Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta was trending on North American Facebook Monday after myriad media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, and the Daily Mail, published stories based on research from Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large and Government Accountability Institute (GAI) President Peter Schweizer. That research reveals details surrounding Podesta’s membership on the executive board of an energy company, Joule Unlimited, which received millions from a Putin-connected Russian government fund.

Kathleen Sebelius: ‘Americans Have No Idea What Insurance Is About’

Kathleen Sebelius: ‘Americans Have No Idea What Insurance Is About’

Former Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said on Tuesday that passage of the highly unpopular Obamacare program has revealed Americans’ ignorance about health insurance.  “One of the things that we have learned with the passage of the

Shock Poll: 47 Percent of Democrats Say Obama Is the Problem

Shock Poll: 47 Percent of Democrats Say Obama Is the Problem

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that over two-thirds (67%) of Americans say President Barack Obama must substantially change the direction he is leading the nation, including 47% of Democrats who say they want Obama to substantially change

Politico Poll: George W. Bush Better Manager Than Barack Obama

Politico Poll: George W. Bush Better Manager Than Barack Obama

A new Politico poll finds that Americans rate former President George W. Bush as a more effective manager than President Barack Obama. When asked the question “Which President do you believe was more effective at managing the basic functions of

Elizabeth Warren: Obama 'Protected Wall Street, Not Families'

Elizabeth Warren: Obama 'Protected Wall Street, Not Families'

On Sunday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) blasted President Barack Obama for protecting big-money crony capitalists on Wall Street, instead of average families on Main Street. “He picked his economic team and when the going got tough, his economic team picked

Mark Levin Calls for Investigation into Obama Intel Briefings

Mark Levin Calls for Investigation into Obama Intel Briefings

On Tuesday, conservative radio talk show host Mark Levin called for an investigation into the contents of President Barack Obama’s daily intelligence briefings that warned of the Islamic State’s (ISIS) rise years ago–a claim substantiated by Obama’s own national security

State Dept. on Obama Intel Briefings: 'He Receives Those Whenever He Can'

State Dept. on Obama Intel Briefings: 'He Receives Those Whenever He Can'

The Obama administration found itself scrambling on Tuesday to defend President Barack Obama for his lackluster 42% attendance record on daily intelligence briefings, a finding from a new report issued by the non-partisan Government Accountability Institute (GAI). When asked about

FNC's Outnumbered Slams Obama Over Breitbart GAI Report

FNC's Outnumbered Slams Obama Over Breitbart GAI Report

The hosts on Tuesday’s “Outnumbered” on the Fox News Channel slammed the president for trying to blame the failure to anticipate the rise of ISIS in light of a new report by Breitbart News showing that the Government Accountability Institute’s

Report: Obama Has Missed over Half His Second-Term Daily Intel Briefings

Report: Obama Has Missed over Half His Second-Term Daily Intel Briefings

A new Government Accountability Institute (GAI) report reveals that President Barack Obama has attended only 42.1% of his daily intelligence briefings (known officially as the Presidential Daily Brief, or PDB) in the 2,079 days of his presidency through September 29, 2014.

Eric Cantor Eyes $1 Million Salary on Wall Street

Eric Cantor Eyes $1 Million Salary on Wall Street

Former Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) is considering hedge fund, private equity, and big bank job offers that could bag him over $1 million a year, reports Politico. “There are two famous streets in America that would be glad to

USA Today: Congress Quietly Defanging STOCK Act

USA Today: Congress Quietly Defanging STOCK Act

The USA Today editorial board blasted Congress for its recent efforts to undermine the Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act which banned members of Congress from profiting off of insider knowledge when making investments.  As USA Today noted, a book

Obama on Benghazi: 'It's Not Serious'

Obama on Benghazi: 'It's Not Serious'

At a 60-person Democratic fundraiser Monday night, President Barack Obama told donors that debates over scandals such as Benghazi and Obamacare are pointless. “The debate we’re having now is about what, Benghazi? Obamacare? And it becomes this endless loop. It’s

'60 Minutes' to Re-Air Peter Schweizer 'Slush Fund' Exposé

'60 Minutes' to Re-Air Peter Schweizer 'Slush Fund' Exposé

This Sunday, 60 Minutes will re-air an investigative report by award-winning CBS reporter Steve Kroft and Government Accountability Institute (GAI) President and Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer that revealed how members of Congress exploit leadership PAC loopholes to bankroll lavish

Eric Holder Targets Banks: 'No Such Thing as Too Big to Jail'

Eric Holder Targets Banks: 'No Such Thing as Too Big to Jail'

On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced he is willing to punish financial institutions for criminal practices in a video posted to the Justice Department website. “I intend to reaffirm the principle that no individual or entity that does harm to

FLASHBACK: Dennis Hastert Inserts $207 Million Earmark that Makes Him Millions

FLASHBACK: Dennis Hastert Inserts $207 Million Earmark that Makes Him Millions

In his New York Times bestseller Throw Them All Out, Government Accountability Institute (GAI) President and Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer revealed how former Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) entered Congress with modest means and emerged a millionaire by brokering