Releases


October 29, 2012
Issa, Grassley Report on Fast & Furious Finds Widespread Justice Department Management Failures

“The report discloses widespread management failures within the hierarchy of the Justice Department. The Justice Department has yet to evaluate these management issues and implement structural changes to prevent another disaster like Operation Fast and Furious from occurring.”

October 28, 2012
Emails Contradict President Obama’s Answer on Loan Scandal in Colorado TV Interview

CompleteColorado.com has obtained emails that seem to directly contradict Plouffe’s answer, and also challenge the President’s notion that the DOE’s loan decisions were universally autonomous within the agency.

October 26, 2012
Green Jobs Training Program Slammed in New Independent Report

“Not only was the program poorly thought-out, mismanaged and dysfunctional, but it served as a slush fund to reward friends of the Obama Administration. Millions of dollars went to groups like the National Council of La Raza, the Blue Green Alliance and the US Steelworkers union.”

October 25, 2012
Obama Administration Refuses to Release New Regulations Agenda

“This lack of transparency raises questions about the motives behind the Administration’s apparent reluctance to inform Congress and the public about its regulatory plans. Due to the impending election, it does raise concerns that the Administration is holding back this information…”

October 22, 2012
Oversight Seeks Information on Potential “Solyndra-Style” Tax Write-Offs to Fisker Automotive

“The Committee is also concerned that DOE may have similarly failed to protect taxpayers in the case of other companies that obtained DOE loans and then restructured those agreements to attract outside capital,” Issa wrote.

October 21, 2012
Obama Administration Claims About Outing of Libyans in Contact with U.S. are False

“The Libyan rights activist who was highlighted by the Obama administration in news accounts as having not been ‘publicly associated with the U.S.’ until the Oversight Committee released documents had actually been brought to the U.S. in December 2011 by the State Department and her trip is highlighted on the Internet.”

October 19, 2012
Oversight Committee Asks President About White House Role in Misguided Libya ‘Normalization’ Effort

“Information supplied to the committee by senior officials demonstrates that not only did the administration repeatedly reject requests for increased security despite escalating violence, but it also systematically decreased existing security to dangerous and ineffective levels.”

October 18, 2012
ObamaCare’s Hidden Medicare Advantage Cuts [VIDEO]

“Since GAO experts testified the Demonstration’s design makes it impossible for the project to ‘demonstrate anything,’ we are concerned that the only plausible explanation for the Demonstration is that you decided to… temporarily cover up ObamaCare’s large cuts to the 13 million seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage…”

October 16, 2012
Issa Statement on DOJ’s Assertion that Court does not have jurisdiction in ‘Fast and Furious’ legal action

“The Obama Administration’s argument should trouble Americans who believe the President and the Federal government are not above the law.”

October 2, 2012
Issa Statement on Shooting of Border Patrol Agents Near Brian Terry Station

“This shooting is a tragic reminder of the dangers the brave men and women who guard our borders face every day. Just last month, I attended a ceremony with agents based at the Bisbee station naming it in honor of their fallen colleague, Brian Terry…”