Tony Blair’s failure to improve the procedures for investigating claims of ministerial misconduct is undermining his own government, the sleaze watchdog has warned. Following the scandal surrounding culture secretary Tessa Jowell and the investigation into her conduct by cabinet secretary Sir Gus O’Donnell, the committee on standards in public life has called for a tightening up of […]
Congress Versus White House Show Down To Come?
While the AP spent tonight reporting on the passing of the Patriot Act as a major victory for Republicans, the Washington Post was busy getting an article ready for tomorrow’s print edition. That article talks about a House GOP effort to block the Dubai ports deal: Efforts by the White House to hold off legislation […]