Reports

Jul 31, 2012

Fast and Furious: The Anatomy of a Failed Operation (Part 1 of 3)

This report is the first of three completing the investigative work of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. This report chronicles the fundamentally flawed firearms trafficking case from the perspective of the United States Attorney’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Part two will look at the devastating failure of supervision and leadership by officials at Justice Department headquarters, ...

  • Executive Branch
  • Fast and Furious
  • Full Oversight Committee
Jul 19, 2012

Continuing Oversight of Regulatory Impediments to Job Creation: Job Creators Still Buried by Red Tape

Chairman Issa released a new report documenting the strangling effect of red tape on job creation. In this report, job creators across the country describe problems with these regulations that prevent them from adding new jobs into our economy.

Jul 5, 2012

How Countrywide Used Its VIP Loan Program to Influence Washington Policymakers

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa today released a new report following the Committee’s three year investigation into Countrywide Financial’s “Friends of Angelo” and “VIP Program” that issued discounted mortgages to influential Washington policy figures. The report finds that Countrywide used its VIP Program to aid its lobbying efforts as well as to strengthen its relationship with taxpayer backed Fannie Mae. Countrywide partnered with Fannie ...