Posts Tagged ‘White House’
The Obama Administration is in court trying to block a subpoena from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York seeking White House documents about the government’s requirement of insurance coverage for birth control. So much for transparency.
The subpoena requesting documents from President Barack Obama and his senior advisers would be burdensome to fulfill, the administration said in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Using a US Supreme Court precedent, the suit also argues that civil subpoenas of the president’s executive office are inappropriate except in extraordinary circumstances.
For one who claims to be for religion, he is doing is best to prove otherwise.
We are finding out that the White House has even spent billions of our tax dollars on lithium ion batteries for electric vehicles. But just like the solar industry, which was another of Obama’s failed green energy plans, just how well did the lithium ion battery companies do?
On Thursday, even though the White House laughed, and threatened to veto the bill, the GOP House voted to repeal a tax on medical device makers that Republicans cast as a job-killing levy that would stifle an innovative industry.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, on Friday asked for an extension to file his 2011 tax forms, estimated his tax liability at $3.2 million for last year, according to the forms. While filing for the extension, Romney said he had made total tax payments of $3,434,441 for 2011 but estimated his tax liability for the year at $3,226,623.
On Thursday the White House proposed a “bill of rights” that would give consumers greater online privacy protection and could eventually give the government greater powers to police Internet firms such as Google Inc and Facebook. Supposedly, the new bill of rights, does not impose any immediate new obligations on online companies, President Barack Obama said it was part of a broader plan to give Americans more control over how their personal data was used on the Internet.