Press Releases

Oct 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...”

Oct 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.

Oct 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."

  • Defense & Homeland Security
  • Full Oversight Committee
Oct 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."

  • Full Oversight Committee
Oct 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...”

Oct 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."

  • Fast and Furious
Oct 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..."

  • Fast and Furious
Oct 2, 2012

Oversight Presses for Answers: Diplomats in Libya Requested Additional Security, Washington Officials Denied the Resources

“Based on information provided to the Committee by individuals with direct knowledge of events in Libya, the attack that claimed the ambassador’s life was the latest in a long line of attacks on Western diplomats and officials in Libya in the months leading up to September 11, 2012."

  • Defense & Homeland Security
Sep 28, 2012

Oversight Presses Treasury to Deliver Delphi Pension Documents

“We have written to you multiple times on this matter and have yet to receive a sufficient response…Despite our repeated requests for all responsive documents and communications, the Treasury Department has only proffered a limited number of documents, many of which were already publicly available."

  • Financial Services
  • Full Oversight Committee
Sep 28, 2012

House Approves Whistleblower Protection Bill

“For too many of those federal employees who spoke up to expose wasteful spending and criminal behavior in the past it was true that: no good deed goes unpunished."

  • Full Oversight Committee