The IRS is in agreement with the National Treasury Employees Union about a $70 million bonus deal, and Republican Senator Chuck Grassley is firing back. The Iowa Senator said the IRS will pay multi-millions in employee union bonuses that are not legally required, and go against an Obama Administration directive.
President Obama’s cabinet is not wining any praise among those who feel that there is a strong lack of diversity in his choices. A “photo of the day” released by the White House earlier in the week shows the commander in chief with his top advisors, all of whom happen to be white men.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is en route to the Middle East today in hopes of facilitating an end to airstrikes that have claimed the lives of more than 100 people in Gaza City. Once she arrives, Clinton will meet with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.