Releases


March 25, 2010
Issa Calls for Fact-Based Oversight Hearing Examining Threats Against Members of Congress

WASHINGTON. D.C. – At today’s hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) delivered a letter to Chairman Edolphus Towns (D-NY) requesting the Committee to “convene a hearing as soon as possible to evaluate the threats made to Members of Congress a result of their vote on…

March 24, 2010
Issa, Quigley Announce Bipartisan Transparency Caucus

Group to Focus on Government Openness and Accountability; Will Support Education, Legislation and Oversight WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) announced the formation of the bipartisan Transparency Caucus, which will serve as a resource for Members of Congress on bipartisan open government…

SIGTARP Report Criticizes Treasury for Lack of Transparency and Questions Effectiveness of HAMP

President Obama Announces HAMP – 2/09:  “And this [HAMP] will enable as many as 3 to 4 million homeowners to modify the terms of their mortgages to avoid foreclosure.” WASHINGTON D.C. – The Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) will be releasing a report on Thursday prior to…

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…