Press Releases

Sep 17, 2010

Issa, Bachus Call on White House to Disclose Details of Warren’s Unusual Arrangement with White House

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) and the Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee Spencer Bachus (R-AL) today sent a letter to White House Counsel Robert Bauer raising questions surrounding the “unusual arrangement” surrounding President Obama’s ...

Sep 15, 2010

Signs of a Failed Stimulus: Oversight Republicans Launch Interactive, Citizen-Watchdog Map

WASHINGTON, DC – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans today 

Sep 15, 2010

Video Release: “Signs of a Failed Stimulus: Be A Citizen-Watchdog”

WASHINGTON, DC – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans today released “Signs of a Failed Stimulus: Be A Citizen-Watchdog,” seeking the investigative help of Americans fed up with both President Obama’s failed “stimulus” program and the taxpayer-funded

Sep 13, 2010

Issa Responds to Democrats “Worries”

Real Clear Politics’ Erin McPike to MSNBC just now: “That is the one thing that they’re worried about most – they’re most worried about Darrell Issa.  The more and more I talk to Democrats around Capitol Hill and who are connected to the White House, their top concern is Darrell Issa.  For whether or not they win the house, that is the biggest reason why they don’t want to lose this House to the Republicans. From Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Ranking Member ...

Sep 9, 2010

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Congressman Condemns Planned 9/11 Koran Burning

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Republican Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, blasted plans by the Rev. Terry Jones of Gainesville, Florida to burn copies of the Koran on September 11: “While Americans have a right to free speech, this misuse of it is deeply disappointing and disconcerting.  Burning Korans or any other religious text offends our most fundamental beliefs as Americans.  Rev. Jones should renounce his ...

Sep 8, 2010

Republicans Led by Boehner Offer Obama Chance to Say ‘Yes’

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s campaign-style speech in Ohio: “As the American people have watched an unparalleled growth in government, Leader Boehner has put forward some common sense economic proposals that will provide meaningful relief to the working families who have been hit the hardest by this recession ...

Sep 8, 2010

Issa Calls for White House and Congress to Act on Boehner Economic Plan

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, today called on the President and Congress to take immediate action supporting Republican Leader John Boehner’s (R-OH) proposal to bring government spending back to 2008 levels and freeze current tax rates before American families’ tax burden increases next year: “The American people have watched as the government growth has exploded while ...

Sep 8, 2010

Issa Statement on BP Deepwater Horizon Report

WASHINGTON, DC – Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa released the following statement regarding a report released today by BP on the Deepwater Horizon tragedy: “This report details a tragic chain of mistakes by companies, individuals, and government regulators who were trusted and paid to safely execute important work.  Had someone, in any of the multiple points on this chain of failure, done their job properly this disaster could have ...

Sep 7, 2010

Remember When?

Remember When?Monday, September 6, 2010 | House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) Of the $787 billion stimulus bill, $275 billion has gone un-spent as of August 27, 2010.  Of the $512 billion of stimulus spending that has gone out, only $18.5 billion (less than 7 percent) has been paid out by the Department of Transportation – 

Sep 3, 2010

Recovery Summer: A Casino, Aquarium, Zoo, Golf Course and Swimming Pool?

WASHINGTON D.C. – With unemployment rising to 9.6%, questions are mounting regarding the effectiveness of the stimulus bill and how stimulus dollars are being spent.  Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, has sent a letter to the Chairman of the Recovery Act Transparency and Accountability Board, Earl Devaney, regarding stimulus ...