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1 simoom  Jul 23, 2010 12:24:05pm

Darrel Issa plans on being an Obama Admin subpoena tossing muckraker too:
politico.com

Rep. Darrell Issa, the conservative firebrand whose specialty is lobbing corruption allegations at the Obama White House, is making plans to hire dozens of subpoena-wielding investigators if Republicans win the House this fall.

Issa has told Republican leadership that if he becomes chairman, he wants to roughly double his staff from 40 to between 70 and 80. And he is not subtle about what that means for President Barack Obama.

At a recent speech to Pennsylvania Republicans here, he boasted about what would happen if the GOP wins 39 seats, and he gets the power to subpoena.

“That will make all the difference in the world,” he told 400 applauding party members during a dinner at the chocolate-themed Hershey Lodge. “I won’t use it to have corporate America live in fear that we’re going to subpoena everything. I will use it to get the very information that today the White House is either shredding or not producing.”

In other words, Issa wants to be to the Obama administration what Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.) was to the Clinton administration — a subpoena machine in search of White House scandals.

2 Stanley Sea  Jul 23, 2010 12:41:19pm

The Republican Congress spent 140 hours on the Clinton Christmas card list.

Oh geeze, if we have to go through all this again…

3 iceweasel  Jul 23, 2010 1:03:19pm

re: #1 simoom

Gawd I hate Issa. Gah.


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