U.S. Representatives Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), both members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, charged in a letter to FBI Director James Comey, Jr. that the FBI and the Justice Department are impeding the investigation into the IRS targeting conservative groups seeking tax exemption.
A flurry of bipartisan deals could result in the passage of bills authorizing new spending well in excess of $1 trillion, The Hill reported Sunday.
As a result of the Senate rules change, consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act for 2014 is stalled.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has changed the Senate rules to essentially abolish the use of the filibuster against almost all presidential nominees.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has proposed a trio of bills that would restore order to the process of considering legislation.