October 18, 2013 11:42 AM
President Obama urges the Senate to confirm Jeh Johnson to be the next head of the Department of Homeland Security, praising Johnson's "deep understanding" of the threats and challenges to America's national security.
It is really amazing what our federal government will tolerate from their employees. At the IRS, Lois Lerner is currently enjoying a paid leave of absence from her position as Director of Exempt Organizations. Of course, Lerner is under fire for her mishandling of Tea Party organizations and her notorious decision to take the 5th amendment instead of testifying truthfully before Congress.