Press Releases

Sep 25, 2018

Chairman Hurd and Ranking Member Kelly Release New Report on Artificial Intelligence

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Information Technology Chairman Will Hurd (TX-23) and Ranking Member Robin Kelly (IL-02) released a white paper on artificial intelligence (AI). The paper presents lessons learned from the Subcommittee's oversight and hearings on AI and sets forth key recommendations for moving ...

Sep 13, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Statement on Election Security Briefing

Washington, DC – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after the Committee held a classified briefing on election security and foreign influence operations ahead of the midterm elections. “In 2016, hostile foreign actors attempted to undermine the fundamentals of our democracy and challenge the reliability of the 2016 election. As we near midterm elections, we must take every step possible to safeguard our ...

Sep 12, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Announces National Security Subcommittee Chairman

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy announced Rep. Steve Russell will serve as the Committee's National Security Subcommittee Chairman. "Rep. Russell is a tireless worker, served our country with great distinction in the United States Army, and is respected on both sides of the aisle for his preparation, intelligence, and willingness to address challenging issues," said Chairman ...

Jul 30, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Statement on FEMA Investigation into Workplace Misconduct

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued the results of an internal investigation concerning their former Chief Component Human Capital Officer’s gross sexual misconduct. “The revelations in today’s FEMA report are deeply alarming. Any agency employee, much less the top human ...

Jul 30, 2018

Gowdy and Cummings Issue Statement on FEMA Investigation

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy and Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings issued the following statement after FEMA released a report regarding allegations of sexual harassment against the former Chief Component Human Capital Officer at the Federal Emergency Management Agency. "We are outraged and appalled by the revelations in today's FEMA report. We intended to convene the Committee for a hearing with FEMA next week, but our ...

Jul 18, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Statement on Census Director Nomination

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after the President

Jul 16, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Statement on President Trump’s Helsinki Press Conference

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after President Trump's press conference in Helsinki.  "Russia is not our friend. Russia attempted to undermine the fundamentals of our democracy, impugn the reliability of the 2016 election, and sow the seeds of discord among Americans. Our intelligence community, including the current one, concluded ...

Jul 13, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Statement on Mueller Indictment

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after the Department of Justice

Jun 21, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Statement on Government Reorganization Plan

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after the Office of Management and Budget released their government reorganization plan.  "The executive branch organizational framework released by the administration today will provide valuable guidance to our Committee as we continue working to create a more efficient, effective, and accountable ...

Jun 20, 2018

House Passes Legislation to Reauthorize ONDCP

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy and Subcommittee Chairman Mark Meadows released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5925, the Coordinated Response through Interagency Strategy and Information Sharing (CRISIS) Act, to reauthorize and revamp the Office of National Drug Control Policy ...