Releases


October 25, 2010
TARP Watchdog: Treasury Uses Fuzzy-Math to Mislead the American People on AIG Returns

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) Neil Barofsky, released a report today raising new questions surrounding the accuracy and methodology of projections (Retrospective) recently released by the Treasury Department suggesting that taxpayers might profit from the taxpayer-funded bailout of AIG. “It is…

TARP IG: Treasury ‘Out of Touch’ or Guilty of ‘Cynical’ Manipulation

Program’s Fallen ‘Woefully Short’ of Goal to Preserve Homeownership WASHINGTON D.C. – The Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) Neil Barofsky, released a report today characterizing the Treasury Departments’ claim that ‘every single person’ who participates in the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) gets ‘a significant…

TARP Watchdog: “Recession has Ended in Name Only…”

Biggest Banks are Bigger, Advantage for the Too Big To Fail WASHINGTON D.C. – “The recession has ended in name only” while “Main Street has largely suffered alone” are some of the observations made in a sobering and at times scathing report that will be released tomorrow by the Special…

October 22, 2010
Issa: Thank You George Soros

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released the following statement today thanking George Soros for his generous $1.8 million endowment to National Public Radio (NPR) and demonstrating why NPR no longer needs to receive or be eligible…

October 19, 2010
VIDEO RELEASE: “Putting the Power Back in Your Hands”

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Republicans and the Republican Study Committee today issued the following video release: “Putting the Power Back in Your Hands.” WWATCH: “Putting the Power Back in Your Hands” ReTweetables: @DarrellIssa & @RepublicanStudy are “Putting the Power Back in Your Hands”…

October 18, 2010
ObamaCare: The Anvil on America’s Small Businesses

WATCH: “The Anvil” RT Let’s get “The Anvil” (VIDEO: http://bit.ly/97kv3E) of ObamaCare off American small businesses. @DarrellIssa @PeterRoskam Blackburn, Issa and Roskam: Job Creators vs. ObamaCare By Reps. Marsha Blackburn, Darrell Issa and Peter Roskam Last January, President Obama declared, “Jobs must be our number one focus in 2010.” Since…

October 8, 2010
Issa Dares Obama to Move Beyond “Hand-to-Hand Combat” and Challenge Speaker Pelosi to Get Back to Work

Maybe Democrats in Congress could make a much more compelling case to keep their jobs if they actually started doing it. VISTA, CA – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released the following statement today amid new reports that the…

September 30, 2010
New Documents Prove FDA Knew and Misled Congress

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, released new documents delivered to the Committee by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) late last night that conclusively reveal that the FDA has issued statements to the media that are inconsistent with key…

September 29, 2010
Issa to Clyburn: Paranoid Much?

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, issued the following statement tonight regarding deceptive comments made by House Majority WHIP Jim Clyburn (D-SC) on MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews: “The fact that Jim’s paranoia and imagination have resulted in the resuscitation…

September 28, 2010
Issa Calls on HHS Inspector General to Initiate Investigation of FDA’s Effort to Impede and Mislead Congressional Investigation

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, sent a letter today to the Inspector General for the Health and Human Services (HHS) Daniel Levinson asking that he “initiate an investigation to determine if FDA employees…have purposely and improperly sought to impede and mislead a Congressional…