Trump should fire IRS commissioner, lawmakers demand
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and 37 House members sent the letter, which accused Koskinen’s of providing false testimony to Congress and obstructing the congressional investigation into the IRS targeting of conservative political groups.
What will it take to make feds happy?
Federal employee global satisfaction scores have risen for consecutive years, but lawmakers still think there's a long way to go in improving workforce engagement, as well as the survey that provides the data.
Subcommittee Weighs Iran’s Nuclear Threat
At a House subcommittee meeting Wednesday, the deep partisan divisions over the Obama administration's Iran nuclear deal were on display once again as Republican-selected witnesses criticized the deal as allowing Iran to continue its nuclear capabilities and destabilizing the region.
Louisiana flood response blasted by Congress after state, FEMA ‘fell on its face,’ lawmaker says
Tension over Louisiana's recovery from last year's catastrophic floods became the focus of a Congressional hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, with Republican congressmen repeatedly taking aim at Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards.
Facial recognition database used by FBI is out of control, House committee hears
Database contains photos of half of US adults without consent, and algorithm is wrong nearly 15% of time and is more likely to misidentify black people.
Chaffetz Won’t Be Trump’s ‘Cheerleader,’ Will Investigate The Presiden Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2017/03/24/chaffetz-wont-be-trumps-cheerleader-will-investigate-the-president/#ixzz4cYftuua3
President Donald Trump may have a Republican majority in Congress, but that doesn’t mean his administration will be free from investigation, according to the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
With DATA Act reports looming, transparency advocates pitch the next big thing
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee weighed the legislative merits of several transparency measures in a March 23 hearing, and DATA Act supporters are backing a bill to put analytics on a bigger stage.
Chaffetz, Cummings request Flynn documents from White House
The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee is joining his Democratic counterpart in demanding that the White House turn over former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s security clearance applications.
House panel takes on government transparency
At a March 23 House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing, one piece of legislation seemed to resonate on both sides of the aisle: the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary (OPEN) Government Act.
At Facial Recognition Databases Hearing, Congress Attacks FBI
Democrats and Republicans alike hammered the FBI on Wednesday for its use of facial recognition software to identify potential suspects, saying the technology fosters racial bias, leads to arrests of innocent people and trashes Americans' privacy.