Press Releases

Feb 28, 2018

Gowdy Questions HUD Secretary on Exceeding Spending Limits

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy sent a letter to Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Carson regarding allegations of excessive spending on the redecoration of the Secretary's office and retaliation against HUD employee and whistleblower Helen Foster. Excerpts from the letter: "The Committee is aware of a complaint filed with the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) by Department of Housing and Urban Development ...

Feb 20, 2018

Committee Republicans Release Memo on Last Minute Obama-Era Rule Banning Lead Ammo

WASHINGTON -  Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans released a memo regarding a last minute rule imposed by the Obama Administration prohibiting the use of lead ammunition and fishing tackle on Fish and Wildlife Service property. Documents show the departing Administration hastily prepared and unilaterally imposed this policy without citing scientific support and public input. View ...

Feb 16, 2018

Gowdy, Goodlatte Request FBI Briefing on Florida Shooting

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte sent a letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray regarding tips the FBI received on Nikolas Cruz, the shooter who tragically murdered 17 students, teachers, and school officials at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School this week. Excerpts from the letter: In the wake of this tragic ...

Feb 8, 2018

Committee Opens Investigation into Sexual Abuse within USA Gymanastics

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC), Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Rep. Steve Russell (R-OK) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) sent letters to the US Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics, Inc., Michigan State University, Twistars USA Gymnastics Club and Karolyi Ranch regarding sexual assault within the U.S. gymnastics system.