Press Releases

May 8, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Announces Interior, Energy, and Environment Subcommittee Chairman

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy announced Rep. Greg Gianforte will serve as the Committee's Interior, Energy, and Environment (IEE) Subcommittee Chairman. "I am pleased to announce Rep. Gianforte will serve as the Committee's IEE Subcommittee Chairman. Representing the great state of Montana, Rep. Gianforte understands firsthand the importance of our Interior Subcommittee. I look forward to working with him as we continue to carry out ...

May 1, 2018

Goodlatte, Gowdy Request Information on Daniel Richman’s Handling of Comey Memos

Washington, DC - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein requesting the Department of Justice (DOJ) provide documents and information related to Daniel Richman's status at the FBI and/or DOJ as well as his handling of former FBI Director Comey's ...

Apr 24, 2018

Gowdy Statement on Niger Report

Washington, DC - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) released the following statement after the Committee received the U.S. Department of Defense report on the October 2017 attack on U.S. service members during an operation in Niger.  "The Committee has received and is currently reviewing the Department of Defense's report on the October 2017 attack on U.S. service ...

Apr 23, 2018

Goodlatte, Gowdy Reach Agreement with the Department of Justice

Washington, DC - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) released the following statement after reaching an agreement with Department of Justice (DOJ) Assistant Attorney General Stephen E. Boyd and United States Attorney John Lausch to review and obtain documents and information pursuant to the Committees' joint investigation into decisions made in 2016 and 2017. "The ...

Apr 20, 2018

Goodlatte, Gowdy, Nunes Statement on Comey Memos

Washington, DC - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Ca.) released the following statement after the Committees received former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey's memos. "We have long argued former Director Comey's self-styled memos should be in the public domain, subject to ...

Apr 13, 2018

Gowdy Statement on Inspector General Report on McCabe

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement regarding the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Inspector General (OIG) report on former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Deputy Director Andrew McCabe's termination. "Today's Inspector General report confirms FBI Deputy Director McCabe's firing was justified. The second in command at ...

Apr 13, 2018

Goodlatte, Gowdy, Nunes Request Copies of Comey Memos

Washington, DC - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Ca.) sent a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein requesting copies of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey's memos. Excerpts from the ...

Apr 11, 2018

Chairman Gowdy Statement on Speaker Ryan

Washington, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced he will not be seeking re-election: "Paul has always been the smartest kid in the class. He is brilliant, strategic, selfless, and an incredible communicator. He has ...

Apr 11, 2018

Gowdy Questions EPA Administrator Pruitt on Official Travel and Lease Agreement

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to follow-up on the Committee's initial request for information related to Administrator Pruitt's official travel. Additionally, the Committee is evaluating a lease agreement between Administrator Pruitt and Ms. Vicki Hart. Excerpts from the ...

Apr 11, 2018

Gowdy Statement on 2020 Census Briefing

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy released the following statement after the Committee held a Member briefing with Dr. Ron Jarmin, Acting Director of the U.S. Census, Mr. Michael Walsh, Deputy General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and Dr. Jennifer M. Ortman, the Assistant Division Chief of the American Community Survey Office for the U.S. Census Bureau, regarding the 2020 decennial census ...