IRS chief scorched as 'liar'

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_988165" align="aligncenter" width="600"] IRS Chief John Koskinen[/caption] WASHINGTON – Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., wasted no time in accusing the head of the IRS of lying more…

IRS chief: 'No apology owed'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – High drama and heated arguments marked the start of a congressional hearing hastily called Friday to look into the bombshell revelation this week more…

House elects McCarthy to replace Cantor

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – Even though establishment Republicans won a key in-party vote on Capitol Hill today, what seems like a victory may actually cost House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, more…

Trade for Bergdahl 'not worth it'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – President Obama's trade of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five top Taliban commanders was a blunder that has made the world more dangerous, according to the more…

Ex-Army general: Iraq already gone

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – Is Iraq already lost? "Yes," was the simple but stunning answer, uttered softly and ruefully by former U.S. Army Gen. Jerry Boykin. The more…

Obama 'went to bed while people died'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – After all is said and done, the Benghazi scandal boils down to just the same two key questions as those in the Watergate scandal: What did more…

Bachmann issues call to prayer

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_957771" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn."][/caption] WASHINGTON – With the Mideast in flames, the Obama administration engulfed in a seemingly endless parade of scandals and Congress more…

Obama: No American help for Iraq

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_956651" align="aligncenter" width="595" caption="ISIS terrorists prepare to march on Baghdad"][/caption] WASHINGTON – As vicious jihadi rebels cut a bloody swath through Iraq and begin marching on Baghdad, more…

Tea-party favorite eyes GOP leadership post

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_957211" align="aligncenter" width="598" caption="Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho"][/caption] WASHINGTON – Maybe, there is some hope for conservatives yet. Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, has announced he is running for more…