Press Releases

Jul 18, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Statement on Census Director Nomination

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after the President

Jul 16, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Statement on President Trump’s Helsinki Press Conference

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after President Trump's press conference in Helsinki.  "Russia is not our friend. Russia attempted to undermine the fundamentals of our democracy, impugn the reliability of the 2016 election, and sow the seeds of discord among Americans. Our intelligence community, including the current one, concluded ...

Jul 13, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Statement on Mueller Indictment

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after the Department of Justice

Jun 21, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Statement on Government Reorganization Plan

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after the Office of Management and Budget released their government reorganization plan.  "The executive branch organizational framework released by the administration today will provide valuable guidance to our Committee as we continue working to create a more efficient, effective, and accountable ...

Jun 20, 2018

House Passes Legislation to Reauthorize ONDCP

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy and Subcommittee Chairman Mark Meadows released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5925, the Coordinated Response through Interagency Strategy and Information Sharing (CRISIS) Act, to reauthorize and revamp the Office of National Drug Control Policy ...

Jun 14, 2018

Goodlatte, Gowdy Press Rosenstein, Wray on Withholding Documents from Congress

Washington, DC - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) sent a letter to Department of Justice (DOJ) Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray requesting documents and communications referring or relating to newly revealed text messages and DOJ and FBI communications about withholding the text messages from ...

Jun 14, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Statement on Inspector General Report

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report on FBI and DOJ actions in advance of the 2016 election. "I am alarmed, angered, and deeply disappointed by the Inspector General's finding of numerous failures by DOJ and FBI in investigating potential Espionage Act violations by former Secretary of State Hillary ...

Jun 7, 2018

House Judiciary and Oversight Committees to Hold Hearing on IG Report Examining DOJ and FBI Actions in 2016

Washington, DC - On Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform will hold a joint hearing on "Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in Advance of the 2016 Election." At the hearing, Inspector General Michael Horowitz will testify before the Committees on the findings of the forthcoming report on Justice Department and FBI actions in advance of the 2016 presidential election. In October 2017, the House ...

May 24, 2018

Chairman Meadows Releases Memo on Federal Employee Use of Official Time

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee Chairman Mark Meadows released a memo detailing agency responses to the Committee's request for information on the use of federal labor union "official time." The memo compiles data received from 23 agencies and shows nearly one thousand federal employees are spending at least half of their official time working as union representatives.

May 23, 2018

Committee Introduces Legislation to Reauthorize ONDCP

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, Ranking Member Elijah Cummings, Subcommittee Chairman Mark Meadows and Subcommittee Ranking Member Gerry Connolly released the following statement after the Committee passed bipartisan legislation,