Thursday, August 06, 2009

Chicago Style Politics of Threats and Intimidation

It should be no surprise that when Barack Obama chose Rahm Emanuel to his Chief of Staff, that the dirty politics of the Chicago area would rear its ugly head in the White House. The former congressman who represented a Chicago area congressional district has stooped to harassment of House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) for simply stating his concerns regarding the feasibility of H.R. 1 (Economic Stimulus Package).

While this type of scare tactic may work in Chicago, it will not work to intimidate me or other Members of the United States Congress,” said Issa.

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