Watchdog: The Real Stories Behind the Headlines from the Congressman Who Exposed Washington's Biggest Scandals, Darrell Issa
  • $6.18
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share


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

Author: Darrell Issa

Narrator: Rick Zieff

Unabridged: 7 hr 18 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 07/12/2016

Genre: Political Science - Government

Includes: Bonus PDF


You might think you had a front-row seat to the shocking scandals of Benghazi, the IRS targeting of conservatives, Fast & Furious, illegal email servers, mishandling America's secrets and cover-ups at the EPA. The rest of the story, told here for the first time, is even more troubling. In WATCHDOG, Congressman Darrell Issa reveals some of the worst of Washington, pulls back the curtain on business as usual in the Capitol, and lets in the sunshine of accountability. As Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Issa led a years-long fight to uncover what was really happening in the Obama Administration and Hillary Clinton's State Department, while taking on a mainstream media and establishment Beltway culture he quickly found out weren't always interested in the truth. But what the public doesn't know about Big Government and what the people may not realize is happening to their country requires someone in Washington willing to tell the truth no matter who gets the blame. Carrying out aggressive oversight brought Issa into conflict with not only political foes, but friends and allies as well. Through it all, he has sought to remind everyone in government they are still subject to the rule of law and accountable to the American people. WATCHDOG is the inside account of what it took to get the truth and what it will take for our democracy to endure.


The Plot to Hack America
The Plot to Hack America
by Malcolm Nance

In April 2016, computer technicians at the Democratic National Committee discovered that someone had accessed the organization’s computer servers and conducted a theft that is best described as Watergate 2.0. In the weeks that followed, the na...

Narrator: Gregory Itzin
Published: 02/28/2017

The Message The Reselling of President Obama
The Message
by Richard Wolffe

They had 99 problems but Mitt Romney wasn't one. At the start of an epic election, the team trying to reelect President Obama faced a mountain of challenges: a dismal economy, the faded hopes of the first campaign, and a struggle to raise enough ca...

Narrator: Richard Wolffe
Published: 09/17/2013

by JD Lovil

Politics is a mess.If we want our country to survive, we have to find some solutions. Let's argue about it, apply Occam's Razor to figure out the best solutions, and get it done!If you are concerned about immigration, social programs, or freedom in ...

Narrator: Laura Johnson
Published: 08/23/2019

American Underdog Proof That Principles Matter
American Underdog
by David Brat

From David Brat, the college professor who made political headlines when he unseated Majority Leader Eric Cantor, comes his plan for restoring fiscal liberty for America.Congressman David Brat's odds-defying win against Eric Cantor--a triumph of a ...

Narrator: Jim Meskimen
Published: 06/28/2016

The Queen The Epic Ambition of Hillary and the Coming of a Second "Clinton Era"
The Queen
by Hugh Hewitt

National broadcast journalist Hugh Hewitt warns how a Clinton "reign" would damage the fundamental, foundational traditions upon which America is built. In THE QUEEN, Hugh Hewitt's in-depth examination of the career and accomplishments -epic failur...

Narrator: Hugh Hewitt
Published: 06/16/2015

Government Gone Wild How D.C. Politicians Are Taking You for a Ride -- and What You Can Do About It
Government Gone Wild
by Kristin Tate

With humor and a modern perspective, young conservative journalist Kristin Tate points out what's broken in our government and shows readers how they can fix it. Do you really think you're "free?" #LOL.D.C. politicians ship our friends and family o...

Narrator: Avalon Kingsbury
Published: 06/28/2016

Summary of Gary J. Byrne & Grant M. Schmidt's Crisis of Character
Summary of Gary J. Byrne & Grant M. Schmidt's Crisis of Character
by Falcon Press

Gary J. Byrne was a member of the uniformed division of the Secret Service during the Clinton administration in the 1990s. He was stationed outside the door of the Oval Office and was able to closely observe Bill and Hillary Clinton. His experiences...

Narrator: William Blair
Published: 05/02/2021

Freedom of Speech Understanding the First Amendment
Freedom of Speech
by David L. Hudson

Free speech lies at the heart of our American identity. The Founding Fathers enshrined this right in the first 45 words of the Bill of Rights. But what does the First Amendment really mean? How have views of its provisions evolved since 1791? The Fi...

Narrator: David L. Hudson
Published: 10/08/2018

Federalism A Very Short Introduction
by Mark J. Rozell

Early Americans were suspicious of centralized authority and executive power. Casting away the yoke of England and its king, the founding fathers shared in this distrust as they set out to pen the Constitution. Weighing a need for consolidated leade...

Narrator: Peter Lerman
Published: 06/16/2020
{"id":"1349647","ean":"9781478913399","abr":"Unabridged","title":"Watchdog: The Real Stories Behind the Headlines from the Congressman Who Exposed Washington's Biggest Scandals","subtitle":"The Real Stories Behind the Headlines from the Congressman Who Exposed Washington's Biggest Scandals","author":"Darrell Issa","rating_average":"4","narrator":"Rick Zieff","ubr_id":"1349647","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"25.98","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"16.89","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Rick Zieff","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 7 hr 18 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}