Aaron Blake covers national politics at the Washington Post, where he writes regularly for the Fix, the Post’s top political blog. A Minnesota native and summa cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota, Aaron has also written about politics for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and The Hill newspaper. Aaron and his wife, Danielle, live in Annandale, Va.
"It's not a subject I'm knowledgeable about, and I guess the Rumsfeld Rule here is, 'I don't know.'"
Highlighting today's House Oversight Committee hearing is IRS official Lois Lerner's decision to invoke the Fifth Amendment and not answer questions. Lerner is still under subpoena to testify, meaning she will have to invoke her rights in person.
It's official: Anthony Weiner will attempt a political comeback of huge proportions and run for mayor of New York City this year.
The IRS official who first disclosed the agency's improper targeting of conservative groups will invoke her right not to incriminate herself.