Republican FCIC Commissioners Shared Internal Documents with Outside Operatives

By: Wednesday July 13, 2011 1:20 pm

When Darrell Issa took over the House Oversight Committee, Democrats were nervous that he would use it as a launching pad to pummel the White House with frivolous investigations. It hasn’t really worked out that way. And now, he’s covering investigations up. Issa opened an inquiry last year into the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, which [...]

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Kicks Off First Hearing

By: Wednesday January 13, 2010 7:09 am

I’m watching the first hearing of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, the bipartisan panel led by former California Treasurer Phil Angelides, seeking answers to the question of how the financial world nearly melted down in 2008, taking the economy with it. Angelides is currently grilling Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, and doing a great job, [...]