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May 12, 2013
Issa: IRS ‘Mea Culpa’ Not an Honest One

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chair Demands Accountability during Meet the Press Interview WASHINGTON- Appearing on NBC’s Meet the Press with David Gregory, Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., spoke about the Committee’s investigation into the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of certain tax-exempt organizations for their political beliefs. “The bottom line…

Issa on Meet The Press: Committee to Depose Benghazi ARB Co-Chairs

Amb. Pickering Declines to Defend White House, State Department Accounts of Attack Appearing on NBC’s Meet the Press today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said on Monday the Committee will formally ask the Benghazi Accountability Review Board co-chairs, Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Admiral Mike Mullen, to…

May 10, 2013
Issa and Jordan: IRS Political Retaliation Tactics “Unconscionable”

“The fact that Americans were targeted by the IRS because of their political beliefs is unconscionable. The Committee will aggressively follow up on the IG report and hold responsible officials accountable for this political retaliation.”

May 9, 2013
Hearing: TSA Blows Half Billion Dollars on Flawed Worker I.D.

Washington, D.C. – An investigative panel of the U.S. House of Representatives heard the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testify that Transportation Worker Identification Card Program, TWIC, pilot program to produce a reader for access to our ports continues to flounder.   U.S. Rep. and Chairman of the Oversight and Government…

May 8, 2013
Issa Statement on Benghazi Whistleblower Hearing and Unanswered Questions

“Today’s hearing offered officials at the State Department the opportunity to be heard. These witnesses revealed new information that undermines the Obama Administration’s assertion that there are no more questions left to answer about Benghazi…

May 4, 2013
Oversight Committee Announces Witnesses for Wednesday Benghazi Hearing

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa today announced three witnesses who will appear at a full committee hearing, “Benghazi:  Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage,” on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 11:30 AM in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.   “I applaud these individuals for answering…

May 3, 2013
Oversight Committee Hosts “DATA Demonstration Day” on May 16th

What: An educational demonstration for Members of Congress, Congressional staff, and the public. Technology currently being used by state governments and the private sector could help the federal government cut waste – only if federal spending data were structured and transparent, as it would be under the Digital Accountability and…

Oversight, Judiciary Hold Hearing on Tom Perez’s Quid Pro Quo That Cost Taxpayers $200 million

WASHINGTON – The House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs, Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH), and House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice, Chairman Trent Franks (R-AZ), will hold a joint hearing Tuesday May 7th at 10 a.m. to examine a False Claims…

May 1, 2013
Oversight Committee Sets Date for Benghazi Hearing

“This Administration has offered the American people only a carefully selected and sanitized version of events from before, during, and after the Benghazi terrorist attacks” said Chairman Issa.

April 30, 2013
Issa Responds to President’s Comments on Benghazi Whistleblowers

“A lawyer for Benghazi whistleblowers has publicly stated that the State Department is blocking her client’s ability to talk freely with counsel. Over the past two weeks, I have sent four letters requesting that this Administration…”