Press Releases

Mar 30, 2018

Goodlatte, Gowdy Statement on Appointment of U.S. Attorney to Lead Investigation of DOJ Actions

WASHINGTON – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) released this statement following the announcement that Attorney General Jeff Sessions will tap U.S. Attorney John W. Huber to investigate the actions of the Department of Justice in 2016 and 2017.“We are encouraged that Attorney General Sessions has designated U.S. Attorney John W. Huber to investigate the actions ...

Mar 15, 2018

Committee Report Scrutinizes Federal Regulatory Guidance Practices

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans released a staff report detailing findings from the Committee's oversight of federal agencies' regulatory guidance documents. The report compiles information received from dozens of agencies and shows both best practices and problem areas with regulatory guidance ...

Mar 7, 2018

Chairmen Gowdy and Goodlatte Release Key Takeaways from FBI Briefing on Parkland School Shooting

Washington, D.C. – Following House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy’s request for a briefing, yesterday members of the House Judiciary Committee and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee met with FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich on how the Bureau handled tips about the ...

Mar 6, 2018

Goodlatte & Gowdy Call for Special Counsel to Investigate Crimes Involving Bias and FISA Abuse at DOJ

Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy today called for the appointment of a Special Counsel to investigate potential bias and potential conflicts of interest and decisions made or not made by the Department of Justice in 2016 and 2017. In a