Press Releases

Oct 5, 2016

Chairmen Question DOJ on Agreement to Limit Investigation of Secretary Clinton’s Private Server

Newly uncovered letters raise concerns that DOJ agreed to substantial and inappropriate limitations on the scope of its investigation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) sent a letter to the U.S. ...

Oct 3, 2016

Senate and House Requestors Issue Statement on GAO Political “Burrowing” Review Findings

GAO found one quarter of political appointee conversions by the Obama administration did not follow proper procedures. WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and ...

Oct 3, 2016

Chaffetz, Cummings Request Further Details on EpiPen Profits

Letter requests detailed financial information on sales, profits, costs, etc. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) announced that they sent a letter to Mylan CEO Heather Bresch requesting information related to the company’s EpiPen profit margins. The letter also outlines other documents Bresch agreed to provide the Committee during a

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 ...