Press Releases

Sep 22, 2016

ICE Document Highlights Security Gaps in Refugee, Asylum Systems

Letter from Chairmen asks DHS to explain vulnerabilities WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, after obtaining an internal document from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) sent a letter to ...

Sep 22, 2016

Committee Passes Contempt Resolution for IT Specialist

Bryan Pagliano ignored two subpoenas to appear before Committee  WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted in favor of a resolution and report recommending the U.S. House of Representatives find Bryan Pagliano in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena. Excerpts from the report: "Mr. Bryan Pagliano, formerly a Senior Advisor in the Bureau of Information Resource Management at the U.S. ...

Sep 7, 2016

Committee Releases Year-Long Investigative Report into OPM Data Breaches

Requests opinion from GAO on Anti-Deficiency Act violation by OPM WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released a staff report titled, The OPM Data Breach: How the Government Jeopardized ...

Sep 6, 2016

Chairman Chaffetz Requests Review for Obstruction of Justice in Clinton Email Case

Letters outline timeline of destruction of evidence WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia (USADC) requesting a review of evidence that may amount to obstruction of justice and destruction of evidence by Secretary Clinton and her employees and contractors. 

Aug 29, 2016

Chairman John Mica Visits Louisiana

Will review cleanup efforts after devastating flooding WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman John Mica (FL-07), of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, will review the status of cleanup efforts following the recent flooding in Louisiana.  The oversight trip will survey the progress of response efforts to the devastation from the recent tropical depression and associated weather ...

Aug 25, 2016

Chaffetz Requests Details on Relationship Between Clinton Foundation and State Department

Letter cites reports State employees aided Clinton Foundation during Secretary Clinton’s tenure WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry requesting information on the William J. Clinton Foundation. The letter ...

Aug 23, 2016

Chaffetz Requests Details on Mishandling of Classified Information by Clinton Lawyers

Letter to FBI asks if spillage was fully investigated and remediated WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey asking for information related to unauthorized individuals gaining access to classified information due to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. Chairman Chaffetz previously ...

Aug 15, 2016

Chaffetz, Goodlatte Outline Case for Perjury Against Clinton

Chairmen identify specific examples of false statements given before Congress   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) sent a letter ...

Aug 3, 2016

Chairman Chaffetz seeks answers for $400 million sent to iran

Letter requests information on timing of cash delivery WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry asking for information surrounding the Obama administration’s $400 million cash payment to Iran.  The letter also requests Secretary Kerry to appear at a future Oversight Committee ...

Aug 3, 2016

Committee Leaders request information on officer arrested on terrorism charges

Asks WMATA for details on officer accused of aiding ISIS WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), along with Subcommittee Chairmen Ron DeSantis (R-FL), Mark Meadows (R-NC), and John Mica (R-FL) sent a letter to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) General Manager Paul Wiedefeld asking for information surrounding the arrest of ...