You probably didn't know it, but Congress recently held a major hearing on the government's response to autism, grilling two key federal officials on everything from prevalence studies to services for adults with the disorder.
Wal-Mart now has until August 28 to become transparent. For a company that says it has no gray areas, Wal-Mart remains a remarkably opaque company. Only a business with something to hide would stone-Wal Congress this way.
Never in the history of this country has Congress ever restricted the right of the White House or State Department to meet with representatives of a foreign state, even in wartime. If this measure passes, it will establish a dangerous precedent.