Press Releases

Aug 10, 2012

New Report Sheds Light on Obama Administration Campaign to Strong-Arm Auto Makers in Mileage Negotiations

“In the wake of a massive taxpayer funded bailout of General Motors and Chrysler, the Obama Administration took aggressive action to force a rulemaking process that reflects ideology over science and politics over process and law," Issa said.

  • Executive Branch
  • Full Oversight Committee
  • Regulation & Jobs
Aug 9, 2012

Citing New Documents, Oversight Committee Queries President on Involvement in Controversial Energy Loan Program

“The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has obtained documents which raise questions about how your interactions with business leaders at political events affected decisions to give billions of taxpayer dollars in loan guarantees to green energy companies..."

Aug 3, 2012

White House Pressed on Admission of Frequent Backdoor E-mails with ‘Longstanding Relationships’ (i.e. Lobbyists, Campaign Contributors, Former Employers, etc.)

“The American people have a right to know that White House staff and federal officials are conducting the business of the government transparently and in accordance with record-keeping statutes," said Issa.

Aug 3, 2012

Oversight Chairman Issa Statement on Retirement of OIRA Administrator Sunstein

“While I’m disappointed that this Administration has not made more substantial efforts to cut red tape and create jobs, outgoing Administrator Cass Sunstein appeared to recognize the harm overly burdensome regulations inflict on economic growth and job creation..."