Obama to Cabinet: Be creative! . . . Reuters
President Obama told his Cabinet Tuesday to ‘be creative’ looking for areas where he might be able to govern by executive action.
Immigration actvists to Obama: Go big! . . . The Hill
House Democrats and other immigration reformers are calling on Obama to go big when it comes to administrative changes in deportation policy.
Illegals coming to a town near you . . . Watchdog.org
Tens of thousands of immigrants who illegally crossed the Mexico border into Texas are in the process of being released into communities throughout the nation rather than being indefinitely detained or immediately deported.
Grassley targeted after he blocked nominee . . . Daily Caller
Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner tried to audit Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley after Grassley blocked Obama’s nominee to head the Department of Justice tax division.
Five problems with Obamacare subsidies . . . Examiner
The government can’t verify eligibility.
Patent office acted despite no complaints . . . Washington Times
The recent decision by an obscure administrative law board to cancel the Washington Redskins‘ trademark registrations came despite the fact the agency hadn’t received a single complaint from a member of the public.
WH male-female pay gap entrenched . . . Washington Post
The White House has not narrowed the gap between the average pay of male and female employees since Obama’s first year in office
White House staff gets $1.3M raise . . . Newsmax
The White House’s payroll is down slightly — and so is its head count — over the past year, but that hasn’t stopped the Obama administration from handing out $1.3 million in raises to employees.
Obama’s soccer chant needs work . . . The Hill
Obama leads WH staff in chant, “I believe that we can win.” Can win?
GOP fears Clinton money machine . . . Newsmax
Bill and Hillary Clinton have managed to raise in excess of $2 billion over the past 20 years, with half of that amount coming from the corporate world.
EPA rule could ruin Fourth of July . . . Daily Caller
Republicans are warning that pending federal water regulations could ruin fireworks displays next year.