Press Releases

Feb 23, 2017

Chaffetz Demands Information from FEMA over Failed Flood Recovery Efforts

Letter requests information related to death of flood survivor due to apparent faulty MHU WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requesting documents regarding flood recovery efforts and a death resulting from a possible ...

Feb 22, 2017

Chaffetz Requests Information on ATF Undercover Operations

Allegations suggest racketeering involving agency informants WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) requesting documents and a briefing on management of informant programs and undercover ...

Feb 16, 2017

Chaffetz Asks Justice Department to Uphold Institutional Interests of Congress

Referral for non-appearance marks important step toward restoring Legislative Branch authorities WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking the Justice Department to convene a grand jury or charge former ...

Feb 14, 2017

Chaffetz Statement on Director Clancy’s Retirement

"I encourage President Trump to appoint a director from outside the agency"   WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released the following statement after U.S. Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy announced his retirement. "I appreciate Director Clancy's dedicated service to this ...

Feb 14, 2017

Chaffetz Probes White House’s Handling of Sensitive Information

Letter requests information related to Mar-a-Lago event WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter to White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus asking for answers relating to widespread reports that sensitive information may have been shared or discussed in a common area at Mar-a-Lago. The letter ...

Feb 1, 2017

Oversight Leaders Encourage Trump Administration to Protect Whistleblowers

“Protecting whistleblowers is crucial to your success and the oversight process.”   WASHINGTON - Today, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), and Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC) sent a