National Security

The Subcommittee on National Security is chaired by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) and is primarily responsible for overseeing the Departments of State, Defense and Homeland Security, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Subcommittee holds hearings and conducts investigations of policies, personnel and procedures within these executive entities. The Subcommittee has legislative jurisdiction over drug policy, and oversees the policies of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).

Recent Hearings

Is the Railroad Retirement Board Doing Enough to Protect Against Fraud?

Local Time: 9:30 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

Following the Trail of U.S. Taxpayers’ Dollars Abroad: On-Budget Assistance in Afghanistan

Local Time: 2:00p.m. | 2247 Rayburn House Office Building

Encryption Technology and Potential U.S. Policy Responses

Local Time: 2:00 p.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
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Press Releases

Chaffetz, Cummings Statement on New DHS IG Report Regarding USSS Protection of Former Presidents

April 23, 2015
WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and R...

Interior Oversight Committee Exposes DOE Censorship of Independent Report on Uranium Transfers

April 22, 2015
The House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Interior, led by Chairman Cynthia Lumm...

Chaffetz, Cummings Statement on Retirement of DEA Administrator

April 21, 2015
WASHINGTON – In response to DEA Administrator Leonhart’s retirement, House Oversight and Govern...
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Committee Chairman

Member
Ron DeSantis
(FL-06)

Republican Committee Members

Vice Chair
Steve Russell
(OK-5)
Member
Jody Hice
(GA-10)
Member
John Duncan
(TN-02)
Member
John Mica
(FL-07)
Member
William Hurd
(TX-23)

Democrat Committee Members

Ranking Member
Stephen Lynch
(MA-8)
Member
Brenda Lawrence
(MI-14)
Member
Robin Kelly
(IL-02)
Member
Ted Lieu
(CA-33)