The Security Failures of Benghazi
12:00pm in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building On September 11, 2012, four Americans serving their country were murdered by terrorists in Benghazi, Libya. We join all of these brave men’s family and colleagues in mourning their death and honoring their contributions to this country. Yesterday, the State Department began the process of coming clean about what occurred in Benghazi. They made two witnesses available for interviews with this committee and, for the first time, publicly ...
Examining the Administration’s Failure to Prevent and End Medicaid Overpayments
I came to Washington to solve problems. After nearly two years of being here, I realize how many people in this town would prefer to kick our country’s considerable challenges down the road instead. But, today we have a real chance to address government failure head on and reign in abuse and mismanagement of one of the nation’s largest programs. Today marks the Subcommittee’s fifth hearing this Congress examining waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in the Medicaid ...
IG Report: The Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General Examines the Failures of Operation Fast and Furious
9:30 am in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building The 471-page report released yesterday by the Department of Justice’s Inspector General Michael Horowitz is a step toward restoring the public’s faith in the Department of Justice. I was impressed by the professionalism, thoroughness and scope of the report. It confirms what the Oversight Committee has known for quite some time: the Department of Justice has let the American people down. Specifically, it confirms the ...
SIGAR Report: Document Destruction and Millions of Dollars Unaccounted for at the Department of Defense. Part II
2:00pm in 2247 Rayburn House Office Building
SIGAR Report: Document Destruction and Millions of Dollars Unaccounted for at the Department of Defense
10:00am in 2247 Rayburn House Office Building
The JOBS ACT: Importance of Prompt Implementation for Entrepreneurs, Capital Formation, and Job Creation
10:00am in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
Dawood National Military Hospital, Afghanistan: What Happened and What Went Wrong? Part II
9:45am on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
IRS: Enforcing ObamaCare’s New Rules and Taxes
9:00am in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building Chairman Darrell Issa's Hearing Preview Statement President Obama’s health care law was hastily written and rushed through the House and Senate by Democratic majorities before many even had a chance to read its contents. That law is now being implemented—and has raised serious concerns about big government intrusion into American’s private lives. Today the Committee will examine how the ...
Unresolved Internal Investigations at DHS: Oversight of Investigation Management in the Office of the DHS IG
10:00am in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building The purpose of today’s hearing is to conduct oversight of the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General and its management of investigative cases. The Department of Homeland Security is the third-largest department in the Federal Government, and has the important mission of ensuring the United States is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other threats. Because of the importance of DHS’s mission, it ...