More than $92 million in bonuses averaging $5,500 per employee have been handed out by IRS executives to thousands of the tax agency’s employees since 2009, according to data obtained by The Washington Examiner.
Former Marines who served at Camp Lejeune, N.C., are dying of illnesses they attribute to drinking toxic tapwater on the base, while the VA takes its time about granting them benefits. Today is the first of a three-part series on the issue by The Washington Examiner.
Failure to fix the long waits veterans face when seeking disability benefits earned through military service warrants the removal of the top Department of Veterans Affairs executive directly responsible, according to the chairman of the House committee overseeing the agency.
Washington Examiner Watchdog reporter Richard Pollock was interviewed at length Thursday evening by Fox News's Greta Van Susteren about what he's found so far in his investigation of the $2 billion Obamacare loan program to fund 24 new health insurance co-operatives.
Federal officials approved Obamacare loans totaling $127 million last year to groups led by individuals whose backgrounds included in one case an insider trading conviction and in the other a long history of child sexual abuse, The Washington Examiner has learned.
From Watchdog.org: On the first day of Sequestration, a secret green-energy lab here stands to lose up to $17 million in federal funding, but that won't be enough to satisfy members of Congress who want to defund it altogether.