Watchdog: The Real Stories Behind the Headlines from the Congressman Who Exposed Washington's Biggest Scandals

Watchdog: The Real Stories Behind the Headlines from the Congressman Who Exposed Washington's Biggest Scandals

by Darrell Issa

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455591985
Publisher: Center Street
Publication date: 07/12/2016
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 771,743
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

DARRELL ISSA is a Republican Congressman for California. He lives in Vista, California with his wife and son.
Learn more at www.watchdogbook.com.

Table of Contents

1 How We Got Here 1

2 The Big Obstacle: Big Government 7

3 The Answer: Transparency, Accountability, and Reform 17

4 A Life before Government 21

5 From Business Veteran to Government Rookie 55

6 The Recall Election and the Rise of the Terminator 79

7 Second Thoughts on Six Years with the Fourth Estate 91

8 Fast and Furious 107

9 The Difference Benghazi Makes 125

10 Lois Lemer: The Power to Tax and the Power to Destroy 141

11 Hillary's Got a Secret (Email Server) 157

12 Bank Accounts as Political Weapons 169

13 Bank Bailouts: Exposed but Unstoppable 179

14 Turning a Deaf Ear to Whistle-blowers and a Blind Eye to Cover-ups 191

15 Why the Oversight Committee Keeps Watch 201

16 Taking the Administration to Court 217

17 The Only Good Government Is Open Government 225

18 Looking Back, Moving Ahead 233

Acknowledgments 241

Endnotes 243

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