With one super successful lawsuit against Deal’s handling of the state ethics investigation, it appears inevitable that more will follow. Will Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) make it through the May primary, or even to it?
Landmines are down. Russian troops are on the ground in Crimea, and mobilizing on the border with Ukraine. “If Russia does establish facts on the ground that increase tensions or that threaten the Ukrainian people, then… there will be costs,” warned U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, after a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, in London, Friday.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) wants to keep the prosecution of sexual assault cases within the chain of command. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) wants the cases to be referred immediately to the JAG Corps. Given some commanders’ penchant for protecting the reputation of their own commands, where would you rather these cases go?
After reading his own opening statement, House Oversight Committee Chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Cal.) got so ticked that embattled former IRS official, Lois Lerner, was continuing to invoke her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, that he adjourned the hearing.