The White House continues to add to the long list of people they have blocked from testifying.
We should thank our lucky stars that we have Bernie Sanders in the Senate. The Senate on Friday evening voted to block cuts in benefits for Social Security and disabled veterans. The amendment by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) put the Senate on record against changing how cost-of-living increases are calculated in a way that would result in significant cuts.
A fiery President Barack Obama used his weekly address this morning to challenge Senate Republicans on their refusal to name a consumer watchdog to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.