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Chairwoman Maloney Announces 2020 Sunshine Week Hearing with Former Chairs Waxman and Davis

Mar 9, 2020
Press Release

Washington D.C. (Mar. 9, 2020)—On Tuesday, March 10, 2020, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, will hold a hearing, in anticipation of Sunshine Week, on the Constitutional authority of Congress to conduct oversight and the need to shine a light on potential reforms to increase the transparency and accountability of the Executive Branch to Congress.

WHERE:  2154 Rayburn House Office Building

WHEN:  Tuesday, March 10, 2020

TIME:  10:00 a.m. EST

A livestream of the hearing will be available here

BACKGROUND

  • Congress has the Constitutional authority to legislate and appropriate funds, and the responsibility to investigate in order to exercise these and other authorities effectively and efficiently. 
  • The Trump Administration’s unprecedented stonewalling in multiple investigations prevents Congress from fulfilling its Constitutional oversight function. 
  • This hearing will explore reforms to restore the Constitutional balance and safeguard Congressional power to hold the Executive Branch accountable. 

WITNESSES

The Honorable Henry A. Waxman
Former Chairman
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Committee on Energy and Commerce

The Honorable Tom Davis III
Former Chairman
Committee on Government Reform
Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina

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116th Congress