Reports

Sep 7, 2016

The OPM Data Breach: How the Government Jeopardized Our National Security for More than a Generation

House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released a staff report titled, The OPM Data Breach: How the Government Jeopardized Our National Security for More than a Generation, chronicling the Committee’s year-long investigation into how ...

Jun 15, 2016

Contempt Resolution for Administrative Official

Excerpts from the resolution: “The documents and communications covered by the subpoena are central to the Committee’s investigation of the controversial WOTUS rulemaking process. WOTUS expanded the Clean Water Act’s purview and raised enforcement concerns, as well as state sovereignty ...

May 25, 2016

How Mismanagement and Political Interference Squandered $305 Million Federal Taxpayer Dollars

Committee Releases Investigative Report on Cover Oregon Refers matter for criminal investigation to DOJ and Oregon Attorney General Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released a staff report titled,

May 2, 2016

Fast and Furious Documents Reveal DOJ’s Efforts to Obstruct Congressional Investigation

Background: The Fast and Furious operation was responsible for allowing approximately 2,000 firearms to illegally flow into the hands of criminals, including Mexican drug cartel associates. On December 14, 2010, Customs and Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, a United States Marine, was killed while on patrol just miles from the Mexican border.  The firearms found at the scene were semi-automatic rifles that were ...

Jan 11, 2016

Freedom of Information Act is Broken: A Report

KEY REPORT FINDINGS: The Executive Branch culture encourages an unlawful presumption in favor of secrecy when responding to FOIA requests. The administration is unaware that FOIA is systemically broken.  Agencies create and follow FOIA policies that appear to be designed to deter requesters from ...

Dec 3, 2015

United States Secret Service: An Agency In Crisis

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Nov 4, 2015

Report on EPA’s Unprecedented Action in Bristol Bay, AK

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Subcommittee on the Interior Chairman Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), and Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) sent a letter and

Oct 27, 2015

IRS Staff Report

On May 15, 2013—one day after the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration released a report that found the IRS targeted taxpayers on the basis of their political beliefs— President Obama stated the targeting program was “inexcusable and Americans have the right to be angry about it.” Additionally, the President said, “[O]ur administration has to make sure that we are working hand in hand with ...

Jul 27, 2015

Calling on President Obama to remove IRS Commissioner John Koskinen

On July 27, 2015, Chairman Jason Chaffetz, along with 51 other members of the House of Representatives called on President Obama to remove IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. In a letter to President Obama, the Committee outlined the findings, thus far, of its investigation into the IRS targeting scandal. The letter explains and provides evidence of the ...

Jul 8, 2015

Referring Former Chemical Safety Board Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso to DOJ to Consider Criminal Prosecution

On July 8, 2015,House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) referred former Chemical Safety Board (CSB) Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso to the U.S. Attorney General to investigate whether he should be criminally prosecuted for making false statements to Congress.  The criminal referral follows two Oversight hearings in