Bio for Albert Hunt
When Presidents Lose Top Deputies to Scandals
May 19, 2013 | No commentsTop officials sometimes have to go
How Obama Can Rescue His Presidency From Faux Scandals
May 19, 2013 | 112 CommentsHere’s the White House view of the current trilogy of so-called scandals: Republicans are trying to destroy President Barack Obama’s second term by magnifying bureaucratic miscues and distorting policy realities. This isn’t without some merit.
Associated Press Probe Seen as ‘Dragnet’ by GOP Lawmaker
May 18, 2013 | No commentsThe Justice Department’s subpoena of Associated Press phone records appears to be “a large dragnet” that lacked a clear focus, Michigan Republican Representative Mike Rogers said.
Lew Says He Learned IRS Inquiry Details Last Week (Transcript)
May 17, 2013 | No commentsTreasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that he was briefed in March on an investigation of selective IRS screening of nonprofit groups though he didn’t learn details of the findings until last week.