WASHINGTON — A House committee has asked the Homeland Security Department to provide documents about an agency policy that required political appointees to review many Freedom of Information Act requests, according to a letter obtained Sunday by The Associated Press.
The letter to Homeland Security was sent late Friday by Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. It represents an early move by House Republicans who have vowed to launch numerous probes of President Barack Obama’s administration, ranging from its implementation of the new health care law to rules curbing air pollution to spending in Iraq and Afghanistan. Fox News
Who’s afraid of Darrell Issa? Well, just about everyone in the Obama Administration and “Media Matters,” who is attempting to smear Issa and is getting little traction.
Media Matters’ “research” of its political opponents is financed by leftist George Soros, and Issa has been an ongoing target for the organization because it believes Issa a threat. Issa’s Oversight committee could possibly examine the relationships between left-wing political groups like Media Matters, MoveOn.org, Free Press, and Public Knowledge, among others, and the Obama Administration and its political fundraisers. Obama no longer lives in a glass house.