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House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) leads a hearing titled, "Benghazi: Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage" in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill May 8, 2013 in Washington, DC.
There's no doubt that Congressman Darrell Issa is currently at the center of all things Washington.
He called President Obama's press secretary a "paid liar,"and he's presiding over the House Oversight Committee's investigations into Benghazi and the IRS and AP scandals. The California Republican hails from a congressional district covering parts of Orange County and San Diego.
For more on the man, we're joined now by LA Times Washington columnist Doyle McManus.