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Nicholas Ballasy

Nicholas Ballasy is a video journalist based in Washington, D.C. His interviews with prominent politicians and celebrities have been featured by media outlets including Fox News, NBC News, ABC News, Access Hollywood, Inside Edition, the Washington Post. Follow his work at
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Gore: Global Warming a ‘Threat to Our Survival’ Just Like World War II

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"It doesn’t trigger the ancient reflexes we inherited from our ancestors when they were attacked by other humans with weapons but..."

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Cornyn on IRS: Holder Picking Special Counsel Like ‘Fox Guarding the Hen House’

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“No accountability, and just rife with conflicts of interest," Texas senator tells PJM.

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Rubio to PJM: ‘We Don’t Need an IRS as Big as It Is’

Friday, June 7th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Said Senate should take cue from the House on scandal hearings.

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UPDATE: Christie Picks Attorney General for Senate Placeholder

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Christie said the two have not discussed any specific pieces of federal legislation.

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Conyers to PJM: Even if Holder ‘Made Some Mistakes, I Don’t Think He’s a Liability’

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“Been pretty good guy on most of the issues.”

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Stricter EPA Ozone Rules Could Put ‘Entire Country’ Out of Business, Industry Group Warns

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“The potential of significant national economic harm with stricter standards at or below naturally occurring levels is real."

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Lew: Obama ‘Ready’ to Tackle Entitlement ‘Shortfalls’ but Privatization ‘Unacceptable’

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Report warns that Medicare’s “projected date” of “depletion” is 2026 and Social Security would reach the same fate in 2033.

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Holder Lauds His Department’s IG for Protecting Americans’ ‘Sacred Rights’

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Congratulates his watchdog for “conducting comprehensive audits, oversight investigations and reviews of policies and procedures."

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Dem Rep. Johnson to PJM: Obama Wouldn’t ‘Use a Federal Agency for Political Purposes’

Monday, May 27th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

IRS targeting of Tea Party groups “could be grounds for termination” but “certainly wouldn’t be grounds for prosecution.”

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Illinois Dem Tells PJM How the IRS Scandal Is Like the Bible

Friday, May 24th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"I’m sure the president was dumbfounded," Rep. Danny Davis said.

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Gohmert’s Scandal Fix: ‘Special Counsel and Dismantle the IRS’

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Texas Republican talks to PJM.

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Cummings to PJM: ‘I Don’t See a Comparison at All’ to Watergate

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"In that instance, you had the president and it’s recorded, saying, telling them to go after, that's not the case here."

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VIDEO: Protest Outside of IRS Headquarters in D.C.

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Activists divided on the idea of impeachment. More:  Howard Fineman: White House Not Doing Itself Any Favors with IRS Scandal

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Chaffetz Clarifies Impeachment Call to PJM: ‘We’re Not to That Point Yet’

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Utah Republican says impeachment is “not the goal" but he's not "taking it off the table."

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Rep. Roe on Scandals to PJM: Jay Carney Like Baghdad Bob

Thursday, May 16th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Congressman warns IRS is going to "delve" into your medical information under Obamacare.

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Georgia Rep. Price: Obama Oversight Is ‘Laborious, Time-Consuming’ for Congress

Monday, May 13th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Lawmakers sound off to PJM about Benghazi and Susan Rice's "cock-and-bull" talking points.

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McCain: Prince Harry Probably a Better Pilot Because He Didn’t Get Shot Down

Sunday, May 12th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Senator and prince discuss land mines on Capitol Hill.

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Biden 2016: GOP Talks ‘About Things That Have No Relationship to Reality’

Friday, May 3rd, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

To early primary Dems: “One of the things that bothers me most about the new Republican Party is how down on America they are."

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Celeb Open Season on Politics: Congress Should ‘Repeal Citizens United

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

And Joe Biden may soon have a new "Friend" in Matthew Perry.

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Sharon Stone: America ‘Not Leading in Almost Anything Anymore’

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"I think President Obama is doing a good job and I think he's done a great job on so many issues."

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Gingrich: ‘Terrible, Terrible Mistake’ to Read Bombing Suspect Miranda Rights

Monday, April 29th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Former House speaker: Tsarnaev is part of a "national security" investigation, not a criminal one.

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White House Correspondents’ Dinner: Celebs on Getting Rid of Guns

Monday, April 29th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Tracy Morgan: "I mean, if we could get guns under control, if we could get rid of them, I'm with all of that."

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Martha Stewart: Let Each State Determine Its Own Online Sales Tax System

Saturday, April 27th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Harry Reid said this week that Internet sales tax is not a "meaningful" issue to Americans.

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Florida Tea Party Rep on Boston Bombing: FBI ‘Did a Great Job’

Friday, April 26th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Agrees with Obama administration decision to not designate Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as an enemy combatant.

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Sebelius: We ‘Have Our Hands Full’ with ObamaCare, Can’t Prepare for Immigration Reform Impact

Friday, April 12th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

No preparation for a potential influx of 10-12 million people into the system.

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