Press Releases

Jul 6, 2010

Lawmakers Call on Treasury to End Failing $75 billion Mortgage Modification Program

WASHINGTON, DC – Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Domestic Policy Subcommittee Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-OH) are calling for an end to the Treasury Department’s much maligned Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) that has so far rejected and pushed more applicants closer to foreclosure (436,053) than it has helped through permanent modifications (346,816).

Jul 2, 2010

Issa on June Job Numbers: Irresponsible for Congress to Recess in August with So Many Out of Work

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) announced released the following regarding today’s new jobs report: “In the month of June, 14.6 million people were looking for work while 6.7 million Americans have been out of a job longer than six months, more than half of which, 4.7 million have been out of work for more than a year – that’s the highest level since government began tracking ...

Jul 1, 2010

What happened to OSC Investigation into White House Office of Political Affairs?

WASHINGTON, DC –Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa today, in a letter to the Office of the Special Counsel (OSC), asks for information about an OSC investigation into the White House Office of Political Affairs (OPA).  According to individuals with knowledge of the investigation, ...

Jul 1, 2010

Report: How the White House Public Relations Campaign on the Oil Spill is Harming the Actual Clean-Up

Frontline Accounts of Oil Spill Differ from Official Account on Key Points WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA)