Eric Holder Gets Stumped By Recess Appointment Question (Video)

Attorney General Eric Holder, testifying on Capitol Hill before the Senate Appropriations subcommittee, was stumped by a question from Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) on recess appointments. The Constitution gives the President of the United States power to appoint people with the advice and consent of the Senate, meaning that the Senate must confirm the President’s appointments to the relevant offices. When the Senate is not available, or in a recess, the President can appoint people to those posts who remain

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Nebraska Gov to Senator Nelson: Give The Bribe Back (Video)

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman tells Greta Van Susteran that he has told Senator Nelson that Nebraska doesn’t want Senator Harry Reid’s $100 million dollar Medicaid bribe. Reid used this bribe to buy off Senator Nelson as well as other important Senators to the tune of $1.2 billion dollars in taxpayer money. The Governor urged Senator Nelson to vote no on cloture and to go home for Christmas then come back after the first of the year and get the bill

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Senator Schumer Said What?

For most of us little people, this type of incident would probably get you tossed off an airplane: Politico reports that Sen. Chuck Schumer called a flight attendant an obscenity aboard a recent U.S. Airways flight: Sen. Chuck Schumer loves the sound of his own voice, but it carried a bit farther than he might have liked on the US Airways shuttle from New York to Washington on Sunday. According to a House Republican aide who happened to be seated

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