CORRECTION: This story originally stated that Lew learned of the IG investigation in the fall of 2012 while he was White House chief of staff. It appears to me that I misinterpreted what he said, and that he actually was indicating he learned of it in March 2013 as Treasury Secretary. He actually said, as you see below, that it was a “matter of public
The White House East Room continues to be a sequester-free zone, as President and Mrs. Obama will be given yet another command performance there Wednesday, this one honoring the music of one of their major political supporters, Carole King. King campaigned for Obama in 2008 and again in 2012. In October 2012 she was the feature attraction at a fundraiser for the president in Massachusetts,
Ousted IRS acting commissioner Steven Miller is testifying. The coverage has concluded.
Don’t know if he had read my piece or not, which said the same thing and originally ran Thursday afternoon. But either way I’m glad to be in good company. I hope, with this being broadcast on Brett Baier’s show – and with Megyn Kelly also talking about it even as it happened Thursday – that the MSM picks up on Obama’s press conference evasion
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In a potentially ominous development, President Obama carefully avoided saying Thursday whether he knew about the IRS targeting of conservative groups before the White House counsel was supposedly informed last month, raising new questions about when Obama and his advisers became aware of the targeting and whether they had anything to do with it. Obama was asked about the IRS issue during a Rose Garden