Rules Committee vote was 7-4, with all Republicans in favor and all Democrats opposed.
Sen. Ted Cruz said Attorney General Eric Holder should be impeached if he doesn’t indict former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, who is linked to the agency’s targeting of conservative groups.
Attorney General Eric Holder says the FBI’s criminal investigation of the Internal Revenue Service could include potential civil rights violations, false statements and potential violations of the Hatch Act, which prohibits federal employees from engaging in some partisan political activities.
Is partisanship a product of a dumber public? According to Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y.), comity in Congress has reached a low point, and the public’s decreasing intellect is partially to blame.
Could Chief Justice John Roberts’ swing vote in the decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act turn into a partisan political gain for Republicans?