Releases


February 19, 2010
Report: Midway through the 111th Congress Creating Accountability and Transparency under One-Party Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) today released a report, “Midway through the 111th Congress: Creating Accountability and Transparency under One-Party Rule.” From the report: “As the Minority Members of U.S. House of Representatives chief watchdog committee, with jurisdiction to investigate all federal…

February 18, 2010
Issa Exposes President Obama’s ACORN Connections at CPAC

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference today, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) released a video showing the close connection between President Barack Obama and the disgraced community organizing group ACORN. Click here to view the video Yesterday, Ranking Member…

Issa Seeks Full Disclosure from Fed on AIG Bailout Cover-Up

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) yesterday sent a letter requesting Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke turn over all Fed documents related to the bailout of AIG and its credit-default counterparties. Issa and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform have led the…

Issa Releases Report – Follow the Money: ACORN, SEIU and their Political Allies

Documents and testimony from ACORN whistleblowers reveal that ACORN activities – despite contentions they are intended to help the poor – fulfill a self-serving and political purpose WASHINGTON D.C. – Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa today released a new report, “Follow the Money: ACORN, SEIU and their Political…

Issa Calls for Adio Toyoda to Testify Before Oversight Committee

Renews Call to Expand Witness Panel to Include Former Bush Administration Officials WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a letter today to Committee Chairman Edolphus Towns (D-NY) asking him to extend an invitation to Toyota President Akio Toyoda to participate in the panel’s…

February 17, 2010
Issa and Jordan Question Treasury’s Attempt to Hide Housing Program’s Failure

WASHINGTON D.C. – Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Domestic Policy Subcommittee Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-OH) today sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner asking Treasury to disclose crucial numbers deleted from its monthly reports on the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). Until its December 2009…

Issa-Towns Ask Insurance Companies for Sudden Unintended Acceleration Complaints and Reports

WASHINGTON D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Edolphus “Ed” Towns and Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) today wrote to several major auto insurance companies asking whether any of these companies reported sudden unintended acceleration (SUA) incidents to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).   Letters were sent…

February 16, 2010
NSF Should Review Stimulus Grants to Scientist Involved in E-Mail Scandal

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. and Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., today said taxpayers shouldn’t be funding questionable climate science and called for a review of more than $2.5 million in stimulus grants awarded to one climate researcher who is under investigation for his role in the Climategate scandal that unearthed…

February 15, 2010
Investigation of CIA Agent Photos Found in Guantanamo Detainee Cells

Wants to know what measures have been taken to ensure investigation is free of politics, conflicts of interest WASHINGTON D.C. –Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has asked Attorney General Eric Holder for more details on press reports that U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald…

February 11, 2010
Issa Writes to Towns and Toyoda on Oversight Hearing

Renews Call to Expand Witness Panel to Include Former Bush Administration Officials WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a letter today to Committee Chairman Edolphus Towns (D-NY) asking him to extend an invitation to Toyota President Akio Toyoda to participate in…