Oversight Chairman-elect Darrell Issa: Striking fear in the hearts of Democrats

November 4, 2010 05:30

Subpoena power, in other words, means that Issa, who will soon be the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, can legally compel the Obama administration to hand over virtually any document it has.

By Jonathan StrongThe Daily Caller


In reality, Issa’s new powers pose great peril to Obama — and to Republicans, too, if they overreach.

“His base and his leadership, writ large, they can really hurt him here,” Begala said, noting polls showing a significant percentage of Republican voters already want Obama impeached. Issa said in late October that there is “not a chance at this point” of Republicans impeaching Obama.

The Obama White House faces its own peril.


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