Releases


March 23, 2010
What’s In a Name? Reports of ACORN’s Demise Just Another Deceptive Act by Criminal Organization

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) called ACORN’s self-professed characterization that they are “bringing its operations to a close” as just another deceptive tactic designed to further their scheme of obtaining dollars, private and taxpayer, for the primary purpose of advancing a…

March 22, 2010
Oversight Republicans: Are You Ready for the Health Care Hangover?

WASHINGTON D.C. – The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today released a video capturing the morning-after feelings of the American people toward ObamaCare: queasy about the billions of dollars in new debt the bill puts on their families, regretful that House Democrats rammed the partisan bill through without consideration of the public’s…

Issa Probes White House Cover-Up of Sestak Job Offer

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a letter today to White House Counsel Robert Bauer regarding a letter Issa sent on March 10th requesting additional information about Rep. Joe Sestak’s public statements that the White House tried to secure his withdrawal from Pennsylvania’s Democratic Primary…

March 21, 2010
I.G. Report Exposes Obama Administration’s Hypocrisy in Claiming Commitment to Reduce Health Care Costs?

“And everybody who’s looked at it says that every single good idea to bend the cost curve and start actually reducing health care costs are in this bill…” – President Obama Speaking yesterday to the House Democratic Caucus WASHINGTON D.C. – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa…

March 19, 2010
Congressman Darrell Issa Launches Investigation into Backroom Health Care Deals

Your World w/Neil Cavuto TONIGHT at 4:30 p.m. (EST) Rep. Issa Begins Probe of Special Interest Deals on Healthcare Bill WASHINGTON D.C. – Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa, today announced the beginning of an investigation into reports of secret special deals the Obama Administration has made…

Oversight Republicans Begin Probe of Special Interest Deals on Healthcare Bill

WASHINGTON D.C. – Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa, today announced the beginning of an investigation into reports of secret special deals the Obama Administration has made to advance the President’s government healthcare expansion plan. Letters to six organizations – the American Medical Association, the AFL-CIO, the…

March 18, 2010
Strange Health Care Bedfellows: Darrell Issa, First Lady Michelle Obama, Kathleen Sebelius and President Obama?

The White House Agrees: Americans Deserve Same Health Care Options as Members of Congress WASHINGTON. D.C. – Yesterday, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) challenged Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to hold an up-or-down vote on H.R. 3438, the Access to Insurance for All Americans Act which would…

New IG Report Leads Issa to Question HHS’ Failure to Implement Recommendations to Eliminate Waste, Fraud, and Abuse

WASHINGTON D.C. – Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa, in a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, requested answers as to why the Obama Administration HHS has not implemented 53 of 63 Inspector General recommendations made last year.  The failure to implement these changes…

March 17, 2010
Newly Released Video Reveals Obama Support for Issa Bill

Issa Challenges Speaker to Hold Up or Down Vote on H.R. 3438 WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) has challenged Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to hold an up-or-down vote on H.R. 3438, the Access to Insurance for All Americans Act which would give all…

Issa, Jordan blast Treasury Department on Misleading Mortgage Modifications Progress Report

Latest report on progress of HAMP attempts to move goal posts, hide program’s failure WASHINGTON D.C. – In a letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and Rep. Jim Jordan, Ranking Member of the Domestic Policy Subcommittee, blasted manipulations in…