Press Releases

Oct 25, 2010

TARP Watchdog: Treasury Uses Fuzzy-Math to Mislead the American People on AIG Returns

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) Neil Barofsky, released a report today raising new questions surrounding the accuracy and methodology of projections (Retrospective) recently released by the Treasury Department suggesting that taxpayers might profit from the taxpayer-funded bailout of AIG. “It is nothing short of a betrayal of public trust for the ...

Oct 25, 2010

TARP IG: Treasury ‘Out of Touch’ or Guilty of ‘Cynical’ Manipulation

Program’s Fallen ‘Woefully Short’ of Goal to Preserve Homeownership WASHINGTON D.C. – The Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) Neil Barofsky, released a report today characterizing the Treasury Departments’ claim that ‘every single person’ who participates in the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) gets ‘a ...

Oct 25, 2010

TARP Watchdog: “Recession has Ended in Name Only…”

Biggest Banks are Bigger, Advantage for the Too Big To Fail WASHINGTON D.C. – “The recession has ended in name only” while “Main Street has largely suffered alone” are some of the observations made in a sobering and at times scathing report that will be released tomorrow by the Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) Neil ...

Oct 22, 2010

Issa: Thank You George Soros

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released the following statement today thanking George Soros for his generous $1.8 million endowment to National Public Radio (NPR) and demonstrating why NPR no longer needs to receive or be eligible to apply for taxpayer dollars: “With NPR benefitting from the generosity of people like MoveOn.org financier George Soros, it’s obvious that NPR is now a ...

Oct 19, 2010

VIDEO RELEASE: “Putting the Power Back in Your Hands”

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Republicans and the Republican Study Committee today issued the following video release: “Putting the Power Back in Your Hands.” WWATCH: ...

Oct 18, 2010

ObamaCare: The Anvil on America’s Small Businesses

WATCH: “The Anvil” RT Let’s get “The Anvil” (VIDEO: http://bit.ly/97kv3E) of ObamaCare off American small businesses. @DarrellIssa @PeterRoskam

Oct 8, 2010

Issa Dares Obama to Move Beyond “Hand-to-Hand Combat” and Challenge Speaker Pelosi to Get Back to Work

Maybe Democrats in Congress could make a much more compelling case to keep their jobs if they actually started doing it. VISTA, CA - Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released the following statement today amid new reports that the U.S. economy lost 95,000 jobs in September as Gallup reports unemployment hitting 10.1% while the President seems preoccupied with "hand-to-hand combat" and congressional Democrats are ...