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Darrell Issa Cuts Off Hearing Before Witnesses Can Testify

Discussion in 'General Politics' started by LPH, Jul 16, 2014.

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    Darrell Issa Cuts Off Hearing Before Witnesses Can Testify

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    Representative Darrell Issa (R., CA), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, cut off the scheduled hearing today before the two key witnesses could testify.

    Issa read his prepared statement for the hearing on potential abuses of taxpayer funds by the White House's new political office, and let his Democratic counterpart, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D., MD), read his statement before declaring the hearing over.



    Mr. Cummings showed a video from 4 years ago regarding subpoenas and Issa's statements regarding the need to get committee approval prior to subpoenas. Issa has unilaterally issued almost 100 subpoenas.
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