Press Releases

Sep 6, 2013

Issa Presses Reluctant State Department on Withholding of ARB Documents

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) yesterday sent a letter to the State Department on their refusal to turn over Accountability Review Board (ARB) documents to the Oversight Committee. In the letter, Issa states that the Department’s refusal to provide documents covered by the Committee’s subpoena is unjustified and the latest example of resistance to congressional oversight of the events surrounding the Benghazi attacks.  The ...

Sep 5, 2013

Oversight Committee Hearing: “Preventing Violations of Federal Transparency Law”

Current and former officials to testify about use of non-official accounts for official business WASHINGTON - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) today announced a hearing, “Preventing Violations of Federal Transparency Laws,” on Tuesday, September 10 that will examine ongoing compliance problems with the Federal Records Act and the Presidential Records Act.  Current and former senior Administration officials who ...

Sep 4, 2013

Oversight Subcommittee to Examine Treasury’s Role in Delphi Deal from 2009 “Detroit Bailout”

WASHINGTON - House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations Chairman John Mica, R-Fla., today announced a hearing next Wednesday to examine a new inspector general report on the Treasury Department’s role in a controversial component of the Obama Administration’s “Detroit bailout.” In a 2009 deal between government-controlled General Motors and one of its major suppliers, Delphi, GM slashed the pensions of non-unionized employees, while preserving full ...

Sep 2, 2013

Issa Statement on Syria

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) today released the following statement on the President’s Saturday announcement to delay military strikes on Syria in order to outline his strategy for Congress: "To earn my vote of support for limited military intervention, President Obama must present a clear plan focused on effective humanitarian intervention or our national security interests. "Tens of thousands have been killed by the Assad ...