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What the House Oversight Committee should ask Lois Lerner’s Empty Chair

By Ben Barrack **SHOEBAT EXCLUSIVE** The Department of (IN)Justice under Barack Obama and Eric Holder is not going to prosecute former IRS Exempt Organizations Director, Lois Lerner. Period. In an interview exchange between Fox News Channel’s Bill Hemmer and Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), who sits on the House Oversight Committee, Gowdy’s frustration with this reality […]

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Oversight Committee Hearing with Benghazi Witnesses

Today, the Benghazi Accountability Review Board (ARB) co-chairmen Thomas Pickering and Admiral Mike Mullen testified in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA). Below are some of the hearing’s best exchanges. If you’re pressed for time, scroll down to the bottom and watch the sheer awesomeness of […]

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Another opportunity for Ranking Democrat / Registered Socialist Elijah Cummings to keep his word (Socialists never do)

Think Progress, which is essentially the media arm of George Soros’ Center for American Progress (CAP), is now engaged in a media campaign to smear Benghazi whistleblower, Gregory Hicks. This is the same Gregory Hicks who Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), the ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, pledged to protect from intimidation. It would […]

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Video: Benghazi Whistleblower tells Congress about becoming Persona non Grata

By all accounts, Christopher Stevens’ next in line – Gregory Hicks – was highly regarded within the State Department before and after the 9/11/12 attacks in Benghazi. That is, until he questioned the content of Ambassador Susan Rice’s talk show interviews on 9/16/12. Here is a compelling exchange between Hicks and Oversight Committee member, Rep. […]

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Time to call David Petraeus back to Testify about Hillary not knowing if CIA Annex involved in Gun Running?

Yesterday, when Senator Rand Paul asked Secretary of State Hillary Clinton if the CIA Annex in Benghazi was being used as a hub for gun trafficking to Turkey and other countries (Syria), Clinton initially directed Paul to the CIA to have his question answered. She ultimately said “I do not know” after being pressed. Even […]

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Bachmann-like letter sent to Hillary Clinton by Rep. Jim Jordan

Earlier this month, we reported on the appointment of the Executive Director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), Salam al-Marayati to the represent the United States at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). There are a plethora of reasons which illustrate why al-Marayati is worse than a bad choice. Anti-Semitism is […]

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Ed Klein’s sources: Benghazi cables exonerate Hillary, implicate Obama

Edward Klein, author of the Amateur, has developed a pretty solid reputation for having reliable sources when it comes to the Obama administration. His recorded interviews with a very candid Jeremiah Wright certainly helped. Klein is now saying that his sources are convinced that the Benghazi cables exonerate Hillary and implicate Obama. Via the Daily […]

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Oversight Committee should call Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin to testify over Benghazi-gate

With Secretary of State Hillary Clinton publicly accepting ‘responsibility’ for the security of all State Department diplomats stationed at the various outposts all over the world – including at the Benghazi consulate – shouldn’t the matter of her closest adviser, Huma Abedin become relevant again? Hillary’s acceptance of responsibility should also come with a requirement […]

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Fast and Furious, Benghazi Consulate, and State Department waivers

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and committee member, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a forceful letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today. In it, they chronicle 13 separate threats to security at the Benghazi, Libya consulate that date back six months. These threats likely contributed to the decision […]

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