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Washington Post | Jul 31, 2016

Clinton’s claim that the FBI director said her email answers were ‘truthful’

Clinton is cherry-picking statements by Comey to preserve her narrative about the unusual setup of a private email server. This allows her to skate past the more disturbing findings of the FBI investigation.

Federal News Radio | Jul 29, 2016

Lawmakers press White House to submit FISMA report

Leadership of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee wants to know why the White House has yet to meet its obligations under a major information security law.

Washington Post | Jul 27, 2016

Congress requests audit on SafeTrack and FTA oversight

The House Committee on Oversight wants the Government Accountability Office to weigh in on Metro’s safety improvement work — and formulate its own opinion on whether the Federal Railroad Administration, rather than the Federal Transit Administration, should be in charge of overseeing safety on Metro.

Federal Times | Jul 21, 2016

House Oversight continues its ‘political burrowing’ inquiries

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee expanded its quest for documents related to “political burrowing”, requesting information from 23 executive agencies.

Washington Examiner | Jul 21, 2016

Lawmakers launch government-wide Hatch Act inquiry after Castro complaint

A bipartisan pair of lawmakers sent letters on Thursday to 18 federal agencies requesting information about their compliance with the Hatch Act, a law designed to create a firewall between political activities and official duties for members of the administration.

The Wall Street Journal | Jul 13, 2016

Lawmakers Demand FDIC Approve New Banks to Prevent Systemic Risk

FDIC’s Gruenberg said low interest rates squeeze banks’ income, making it less attractive to start a bank—and more difficult to prove it can stay in business.

The New York Times | Jul 7, 2016

F.B.I. Director Testifies on Clinton Emails to Withering Criticism From G.O.P.

WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey Jr., defended himself Thursday against an onslaught of Republican criticism for ending the investigation into

The Washington Post | Jul 7, 2016

I’m a lawyer specializing in security clearance cases. Hillary Clinton got off easy.

My legal practice involves representing clients denied or at risk of losing their security clearances. Facing the same set of facts outlined by FBI Director James B. Comey about Hillary Clinton and her aides, my less-well-known clients — whether an entry-level government contractor or a GS-14 federal employee — would be in serious jeopardy of losing their security clearances.

The Washington Examiner | Jul 5, 2016

Chaffetz: Comey had one job and failed to do it

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz said Tuesday that FBI Director James Comey failed to adequately carry out his duties when he recommended the Justice Department not prosecute Hillary Clinton for her "extremely careless" handling of classified emails when she was secretary of state.