Press Releases

Oct 30, 2017

ICYMI: Chairman Gowdy on Fox News Sunday

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Chairman Gowdy spoke with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. Watch the full interview below.  WATCH HERE On Uranium One:

Oct 27, 2017

Gowdy Seeks Information on Effectiveness of Programs to Control Prescription Opioids

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) sent a letter to the Department of Justice requesting information related to the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) enforcement of controlled substance laws. In recent years, opioid cases pursued by the DEA have decreased, while opioid use in the country has increased. Letter ...

Oct 24, 2017

Gowdy, Goodlatte Open Investigation into Decisions Made by DOJ in 2016

WASHINGTON - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) released the following statement after opening a joint investigation into decisions made by the Department of Justice in 2016. "Our justice system is represented by a blind-folded woman holding a set of scales. Those scales do not tip to the right or the left; they do not recognize wealth, power, or social status. The ...

Oct 24, 2017

House Oversight and House Intel Committees launch joint investigation into Obama-Era Uranium One Deal

Washington, DC — House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes and Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy today are announcing a joint inquiry into Obama administration regulatory approvals related to the U.S. uranium industry, foreign donations seeking to curry favor and influence with U.S. officials, whether a federal nuclear bribery probe developed evidence of wrongdoing connected to the Uranium One ...

Oct 20, 2017

Gowdy Calls on White House, Agencies to Produce Documents on Private Email Use

WASHINGTON - Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee continued its ongoing investigation into government-wide abuse of the Federal and Presidential Records Acts (FRA) (PRA), as Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) sent letters to 16 federal agencies and the White House following-up on the Committee's September 25, 2017 request for documents. Additionally, the letter to the White House includes details from ...

Oct 16, 2017

Subcommittee Chairmen Applaud EPA Sue and Settle Decision

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Interior, Energy, and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Blake Farenthold (R-TX) and Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee Chairman Gary Palmer (R-AL) released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision to end "sue and settle" practices.   "We are encouraged by Administrator Pruitt's decision designed to end ...

Oct 12, 2017

Gowdy, Cummings Request Snyder Resolve Discrepancies in Flint Testimony

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) sent a letter to Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) requesting that he clarify, amend or supplement his 

Oct 3, 2017

Gowdy and Cummings Applaud New Website to Improve Public’s Access to Info about Federal Government

Washington, D.C. (Oct. 3, 2017) –House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings issued the following statement applauding a new website,  Oversight.gov, launched yesterday by the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE):  “We welcome the release of

Sep 27, 2017

Gowdy, Cummings Investigate Federal Agency Travel

Letter seeks information on use of private aircrafts for official travel WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) sent letters to the White House and 24 federal agencies requesting information related to senior officials' use of ...

Sep 25, 2017

Gowdy, Cummings Urge White House, Federal Agencies to Comply with Federal Record Keeping Laws

Letters request information related to use of personal email accounts  WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) sent letters to the White House and 24 federal agencies renewing the Committee's