Press Releases

Apr 4, 2014

Issa Requests Cummings Disclose Relevant Information in Advance of Contempt Meeting to All Members

“Based on our discussions several weeks ago, it is my understanding that you and your staff are communicating with William W. Taylor, III, Ms. Lerner’s counsel. You told me that we should discuss the terms of an immunity agreement and proffer with Mr. Taylor."

Apr 4, 2014

Issa Requests Cummings Disclose Relevant Information in Advance of Contempt Meeting to All Members

WASHINGTON – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., sent a letter to Ranking Member Elijah Cummings, D-Md., requesting any current or ongoing communications Ranking Member Cummings and his staff have had with Ms. Lerner’s attorney. The letter states: “Based on our discussions several weeks ago, it is my understanding that you and your staff are communicating with William W. Taylor, III, Ms. Lerner’s counsel.  You told me that we ...

Apr 3, 2014

Issa Statement on Eisenhower Memorial Vote and Offered Amendment

WASHINGTON – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., released the following statement on his vote in favor of the National Capitol Planning Commission’s resolution to disapprove portions of the proposed design for the Eisenhower Memorial. The resolution passed seven-three, with an amendment introduced by Chairman Issa. “As somebody who has grown to greatly admire President Eisenhower, I know he was a man who believed you had to come as you ...

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Apr 3, 2014

Oversight Committee to Consider IRS Targeting Contempt Finding

Washington, D.C. – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) today announced that the Committee will convene for a business meeting on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 9:00 AM in room 2154 of the Rayburn House Office Building to consider a resolution holding Lois G. Lerner, former IRS Director of Exempt Organizations, in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions before Congress on

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Apr 2, 2014

Issa Statement on ATVM Loan Program Renewal

Washington, D.C. – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) today made the following statement on the Department of Energy’s decision to renew their Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) loans program: “Despite the Energy Department’s appalling track record of loan programs, which put taxpayer money on the line to

Apr 1, 2014

Issa Praises GOP Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., released the following statement on the Republican budget proposal released by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc.: “The budget proposal takes smart, sensible steps to restrain the growth of government, reduce rampant waste, and balance the budget over the next 10 years. I applaud Chairman Ryan for ...

Apr 1, 2014

Joint Subcommittee Hearing to Examine Problems with ObamaCare State Exchanges

WASHINGTON – Top officials from six state health insurance exchanges will testify Thursday, April 3rd in a House Oversight and Government Reform joint subcommittee hearing entitled, “Examining ObamaCare’s Problem-Filled State Exchanges.” This will be a joint hearing by the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs, chaired by Rep. Jim Jordan ...

Mar 31, 2014

Issa and Grassley Question ATF about Disciplinary Action Taken against Key Operation Fast and Furious Players

“While several ATF officials chose to retire or leave ATF in the wake of Fast and Furious rather than face discipline, it is our understanding that ATF continues to employ three key players from Fast and Furious..."

Mar 31, 2014

Issa Statement on Key Operation Fast and Furious Official’s Disciplinary Action by the Arizona State Bar

“Burke’s acknowledgement of wrongdoing to an Arizona court underscores the importance of ongoing federal court litigation the House Oversight Committee is pursuing as a result of the bipartisan 2012 vote to hold U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for refusing to produce subpoenaed documents. These documents will shed light on the nature of the Department’s false denials of improper conduct and its response to Congress, including misconduct of which Dennis Burke was aware, ...

Mar 27, 2014

Oversight Leaders Seek More Information From States on ObamaCare Exchange Testing

“Due to the decision of the Obama Administration to launch the exchanges on October 1, 2013, before states could properly test their systems and government security experts could properly review security documentation and address known problems, the personal information of millions of Americans who have sought to obtain coverage through the exchanges was put at risk ,” the letters, sent Tuesday and signed by Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., Subcommittee Chairman James Lankford, R-Okla., and ...