Republicans Block Obama's Choice for EPA Administrator

The Republicans on the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works have blocked the vote on confirming President Obama's choice to become the new EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy. The previous Administrator, Lisa Jackson, became embroiled in an email scandal by using an alias to conduct official government business in private, away from the scrutiny of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requirements. As with the emerging Benghazi scandal, and the Fast and Furious scandal before it, the Obama Administration has been conducting a lot of official business in a manner they do not want to have subjected to public scrutiny. The senators said she had refused to answer their questions about transparency in the agency. Once again we have a balance of powers dispute between Republican legislators and the Executive Branch. With the MSM firmly in Obama's pocket, how do the Republicans break the impasse in the perception of the low information voting public? My suggestion would be to demand...(Read Full Post)

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