Releases


January 3, 2010
Issa Calls on White House to Detail All Efforts to Manipulate Elections

Candidate-Obama, January 26, 2008, After Winning the South Carolina Democratic Primary: “We are up against the idea that it’s acceptable to say anything and do anything to win an election. We know that this is exactly what’s wrong with our politics; this is why people don’t believe what their leaders say…

December 22, 2009
White House Staff Cut Short Interview Regarding Conflicting Statements Made About Firing of Inspector General

How is This Different than Bush-US Attorney Firings? WASHINGTON. D.C. – Continuing the investigation into the removal of the Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS) Inspector General Gerald Walpin for conducting an investigation that found significant wrongdoing and allegations of sexual misconduct by President Obama’s good friend Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, House…

December 18, 2009
Oversight Republicans Release Video Questioning President Obama’s Commitment to Afghanistan Strategy

WASHINGTON D.C. – The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republican staff have released a video questioning President Barack Obama’s commitment to the Afghanistan war strategy.  In “The Case of the Schizo Strategy,” Oversight Police Officers Joe Thursday and Terry Transparency attempt to reveal the reasoning behind President Obama’s ambivalent call…

December 17, 2009
DOJ Files Papers to Urge Reversal of ACORN Funding Ruling

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) released the following statement today regarding the Department of Justice’s decision to file papers in federal court arguing for a reversal of the Eastern Court Judge Nina Gershon’s ruling last week which found a congressional ban…

Issa: GOP Will Fight to Block Job-Killing Obama EPA “Endangerment” Ruling

Resolution offers new alternative to Cap & Trade, Endangerment ruling threats to the economy WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee today announced that he, along with House Republican colleagues will introduce a joint resolution blocking the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “endangerment” ruling…

December 16, 2009
Oversight Republicans Challenge Constitutionality of President Obama’s Plan to Re-Direct TARP Funds

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Republicans have sent a letter to President Barack Obama expressing concern over the Administration’s intention to redirect taxpayer money from the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to pay for new programs. “We are deeply troubled by your willingness to ignore the clear intent…

Déjà Vu: Democrats Unveil $75 Billion Spending Plan

“My plan contains the largest investment increase in our nation’s infrastructure since President Eisenhower created the national highway system half a century ago.  We’ll invest more than $100 billion and create nearly 400,000 jobs rebuilding our roads, our railways, our dangerously deficient dams, bridges and levees…” – President Barack Obama, 2/11/2009 in Springfield, VA…

December 14, 2009
Smith, Issa Demand Attorney General Appeal ACORN Ruling

Washington, D.C. – Two senior House members today called on the Justice Department to appeal a recent decision in federal district court which found a congressional ban on funding for ACORN to be a bill of attainder.  House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and House Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member…

Statement of Ranking Member Darrell Issa: Consideration of S. 303 – Federal Financial Assistance Management Improvement Act of 2009

Mr. ISSA. Madam Speaker, earlier this year, I introduced H.R. 2392, the ‘‘Government Information Transparency Act,’’ to make federal reporting of taxpayer dollars more accessible to the American people. In committee, Chairman EDOLPHUS TOWNS and I were able to work on a bipartisan basis to get key provisions of this…

White House Staff Cut Short Interview Regarding Conflicting Statements Made About Firing of Inspector General

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) has sent a letter to Alan Solomont, the former Chairman of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the President’s nominee as Ambassador of Spain, following the release of White House Visitor Records which contradict previous…