President Obama’s speech announcing his unilateral changes to the nation’s immigration laws was filled with self-congratulation, shopworn platitudes, and a stunning sense of executive entitlement.
His rhetorical flourishes also contained exaggerations and outright misstatement of facts. Here are some of his factual errors as compiled by the Associated Press:
OBAMA: “It does not grant citizenship, or the right to stay here permanently, or offer the same benefits that citizens receive – only Congress can do …
Up to 30,000 Emails Recovered From Backup Tapes
The long-running saga of former IRS official Lois Lerner has taken a sharp turn with the recovery of up to 30,000 Lerner emails months after they were thought permanently lost.
The Treasury Department’s Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) has informed Congress that the emails were found on disaster recovery tapes used to back up the IRS email system.
Congressman Darrell Issa, …
Approximately 30,000 Lois Lerner emails have been located and are in need further decoding to make them readable, according to a report by the WashingtonExaminer.com:
Up to 30,000 missing emails sent by former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner have been recovered by the IRS inspector general, five months after they were deemed lost forever.
The U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) informed congressional staffers from several committees on Friday that …
Congressman David Schweikert says he will consider a primary challenge to Senator John McCain in 2016 as he assesses all options for his political future.
Schweikert, 52, told Roll Call he would weigh his options for the future after the holidays. He said assessment of his future plans would be considered in a family meeting.
“Like everything we do in the political world, we’ll do it very disciplined,” he said. “We’ll do it with math …
But he’s gonna go ahead anyway.
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