May 21, 2013 Archives

May 21, 2013 Archives

Rand Paul: Apple Deserves Apology From U.S. Government

At a hearing today about offshore tax shelters at the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) chided congress for holding the hearing and told Apple CEO Tim Cook he deserves an apology. SEN. PAUL: I am offended by the tone and tenor of this hearing. I am offended by a $4 trillion government bullying, be

Cruz: "I Want Common Sense Immigration Reform" And This Is Not It

SEN. TED CRUZ (R-TX): I want common sense immigration reform to pass. Our immigration system is broken and I think there are large bipartisan majorities that want it to pass, but this bill has two major problems. Number one, it doesn’t stop illegal immigration. If anything it makes the problem worse by not securing the border and by incentivizing

Krauthammer On IRS Scandal: "This Is Going To Go On And It Could Be Fatal"

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Here's why this has legs: Number one, as Kirsten says, everybody is outraged. Everybody knows what the IRA can do, and everybody's afraid of it. Second, because you now have somebody that's going to plead the Fifth, in a court of law, the jury is not supposed to interpret that as hiding something, but this isn't a court of law,

CNBC's Harwood: Lerner Pleading Fifth Is "Worst Possible Outcome For White House"

"This is probably the worst possible outcome from the White House point of view," CNBC's John Harwood said on Lois Lerner's decision to plead the Fifth at Wdnesday's House Oversight hearing on the IRS probe. "The Inspector General had said he did see evidence of criminality in the scandal but when she stands there, takes the Fifth and says, 'to pro

WH Reporter: Carney Dings Press For Not Asking "Precise" Questions

JAY CARNEY: What is it that you're trying [to do]? HANS NICHOLS: I'm trying to figure out how people in this building knew what they knew and when they knew it. And we seem -- CARNEY: Let's step back. NICHOLS: You just dinged us for not asking precise questions. Here I am asking precise questions and you’re acting like I’m petulant.

Krauthammer On Rosen Investigation: "The Fish Rots From The Head"

BILL O'REILLY: I want you to weigh in on James Rosen. Rosen investigating a story about North Korea retaliating to U.N. sanctions by testing missiles. Alright? That's what he was doing. The Justice Department wants to find out whose Rosen's source is for this information, goes in and looks at James' personal email account for about, almost a month.

Greg Gutfeld: "This Administration Is As Transparent As a Burqa"

GUTFELD: "This administration is as transparent as a burqa. Right now, the whole IRS story was supposed to 'gee whiz we didn't know anything about it.' Now, we find out that it's more chorographed than Cats. That question was planted. They had a discussion before they planted that question. It's incredible and everybody keeps saying how they

Powers: Obama Admin Treats Whistleblowers As Criminals, Leakers As Heroes

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: I just think it's incredible that he can stand up there and say that, he's a fierce defender of the First Amendment which he's said before as the press secretary of an administration that's spying on reporters. And if he's so offended by this, who has been fired? Why are heads not rolling over this? I actually haven't seen

Bill Kristol: Marco Rubio Should "Walk Away" From Immigration Bill

LAURA INGRAHAM: So, your prediction or your advice to Marco Rubio given everything you've seen in Washington. What should he do now? BILL KRISTOL: He should walk away from it. He should say, I've made a good-faith effort, but you know what, this is not a piece of legislation. INGRAHAM: They're not operating in good faith on the other side. He

Carney Likens Questions About Scandals To Birth Certificate Controversy

MAJOR GARRETT, CBS NEWS: On Sunday, Dan Pfeiffer said that one thing Republicans do when they lack an agenda is try -- I’m quoting him directly -- “try to drag Washington into a swamp of partisan fishing expeditions, trumped-up hearings and false allegations.” Can you describe what he’s talking about? JAY CARNEY, WHITE HOUSE: I think w

CBS's Attkisson: "Some Compromising Of My Computer Systems"

"I have been, as I said, pursuing an issue for a long time now — longer than you’ve been hearing about this in the news with some compromising of my computer systems in my house, my personal computer systems as well as my work computer system," CBS investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson said in an interview with on WPHT-AM today. "So we’re

Oklahoma Twister Victim Finds Missing Dog In Rubble During Live TV Interview

Barbara Garcia, a survivor of the massive tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb, found her dog buried alive under the rubble during her interview with CBS News' Anna Werner.

Dem Sen. Whitehouse on Oklahoma Tornado: Republicans Have "Run Off The Climate Cliff"

SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE (D-RI): So, you may have a question for me: Why do you care? Why do you, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode Island, care if we Republicans run off the climate cliff like a bunch of proverbial lemmings and disgrace ourselves? I’ll tell you why. We’re stuck in this together. We are stuck in this together. When cyclones

GOP Congressman: Take The IRS Out Of Obamacare

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) says the IRS should not be in charge of implementing or enforcing the Affordable Care Act.

Hume: AP, Rosen Scandals "Contradicts Obama's Support Of A Free Press

BRIT HUME: In the matter of Fox News correspondent James Rosen, the Justice Department has gone where federal prosecutors have rarely, if ever, gone before. To obtain a search warrant for Rosen's personal e-mails, they have claimed to a federal court that by doing what journalists do, which is to try to ferret out secrets of government and repor

Jon Stewart Rips Obama, Republicans For Scandals, Not Getting Anything Done

Daily Show: The Obama administration sends out some guy to address the myriad scandals threatening to engulf the White House.

President Obama Speaks On The Tornadoes And Severe Weather In Oklahoma

President Obama delivers a statement about the ongoing response efforts following the devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma.

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