A New Scandal? White House Defies Congressional Subpoena, Keeps Top Obama Aide from Testifying


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July 16, 2014 By Greg Campbell

As the Obama administration remains mired in countless scandals of varying severities, one would presume they would try to fly below the radar of the American people who have grown alarmed at the increasingly unilateral direction presidency is taken in recent years.

While President Obama operates outside the lawn repeatedly, apparently, the law holds no relevance for his subordinates either as the White House has refused to produce a top Obama aide who has been subpoenaed by the House Oversight Committee.

The White House argues that David Simas, a top political director for President Obama, is immune from being forced to testify before the House Oversight Committee even though the committee is currently investigating the House Office of Political Strategy and Outreach, an office which Simas directs.

The committee is investigating the possibility of taxpayer money being used by the office to support Democrat…

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