Oversight Committee to Revisit Operation Fast and Furious
On Wednesday the House Oversight Committee, chaired by outgoing Congressman Jason Chaffetz, will hold a hearing re-examining Operation Fast and Furious and the Obama administration's handling of the scandal.
Chaffetz: We Begged Obama to Vet Visa Applicants’ Social Media
The House Oversight Committee begged the Obama White House for years to look at the social media accounts of people applying for visas to come into the United States, but the federal government hesitated, Chairman Jason Chaffetz said Monday.
Chaffetz Says He’ll Talk to Deposed FBI Director Comey on Monday
The Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said he’ll talk to deposed FBI Director James Comey on Monday and is pursuing any records of President Donald Trump’s meetings with the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director.
Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz invites James Comey to testify before Congress
The Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has invited former FBI Director James Comey to testify at a public hearing before Congress.
Chaffetz: I’m ready to subpoena for Comey memo
House oversight committee chairman Jason Chaffetz said Tuesday that if a memo FBI Director James Comey wrote detailing President Donald Trump's request to end an investigation exists, then his committee is willing to issue subpoenas to get it.
MGT Act Passes the House
Rep. Will Hurd’s Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act passed the House of Representatives by voice vote on May 17.
Lawmakers praise special counsel appointed to oversee Russia investigation
Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah -- who earlier today invited ousted FBI Director James Comey to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on issues related to the "FBI's independence" -- lauded Mueller's "impeccable credentials" and said he "should be widely accepted."
House IT chair eyes ‘cyber national guard’ as next legislative push
The GOP chairman of the House's information technology subcommittee is looking to bring new leadership to the creation of a “cyber national guard” that would help recruit stronger talent to fill cybersecurity roles in the federal government.
Fannie CEO’s Dating Prompts Call to Consider His Firing
The inspector general of the Federal Housing Finance Agency said the regulator should consider firing Fannie Mae Chief Executive Officer Timothy J. Mayopoulos for not properly disclosing he was dating a senior executive at a bank that does business with the mortgage-finance giant.
Congress to investigate misconduct in largest government-run prison
A House committee is launching an investigation into the federal Bureau of Prisons' handling of "egregious" misconduct at the largest government-run detention facility — where the warden and other officials were awarded thousands of dollars in bonuses despite female staffers' persistent allegations of sexual harassment.