The White House’s top IT official, Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel will testify along with the Government Accountability Office, former Oversight Committee Chairman Tom Davis, and several large and small IT contractors.
“This team is enthusiastic about the Oversight Committee’s mission of ensuring a transparent and accountable government for the American people,” Issa said. “These individuals will work tirelessly to identify and eliminate government waste, fraud, and abuse.”
“The President has once again demonstrated his penchant for unrestrained spending by giving federal employees an across the board pay hike and sticking the rest of us with the $11 billion bill,” said Rep. DeSantis.
“We are pleased that Major League Baseball and their players have reached an agreement to implement in-season testing for human growth hormone,” the statement said.
“There is an evident leadership crisis at the Department of Veterans Affairs that is distracting from its core mission of providing timely assistance to our nation’s heroes,” said Chairman Issa.
“In light of these recent press reports suggesting that a settlement may replace the Independent Foreclosure Review process, we respectfully request a staff briefing prior to the conclusion of the reported settlement agreement,” the members wrote.
“The Postal Service has a presence in every community in our nation. Since its establishment, we’ve taken it for granted that our mail would arrive and that important business and personal correspondence would reach its destination.”
“Each has demonstrated a dedication to the Committee’s mission of establishing a more efficient, transparent and solvent federal government. The American people have a right to expect that their tax dollars are being used responsibly and judiciously.”
“The President, the Senate Majority, and the House Minority have not been able to agree to even the most meager spending cuts,” Issa said in the statement. “Yet the President’s executive order gives all members of Congress a salary hike on top of the $174,000 a year we already earn.”
“The Justice Department has still not met its legal obligations to turn over documents showing why it waited ten months to formally retract false denials of reckless tactics in Operation Fast and Furious and why it failed to appropriately respond to whistleblower allegations.”