Press Releases

Feb 16, 2018

Gowdy, Goodlatte Request FBI Briefing on Florida Shooting

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte sent a letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray regarding tips the FBI received on Nikolas Cruz, the shooter who tragically murdered 17 students, teachers, and school officials at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School this week. Excerpts from the letter: In the wake of this tragic ...

Feb 8, 2018

Committee Opens Investigation into Sexual Abuse within USA Gymanastics

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC), Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Rep. Steve Russell (R-OK) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) sent letters to the US Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics, Inc., Michigan State University, Twistars USA Gymnastics Club and Karolyi Ranch regarding sexual assault within the U.S. gymnastics system. 

Jan 22, 2018

Goodlatte, Gowdy, Nunes Statement on New Text Messages from Top FBI Officials

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 concerning the 384 pages of new text messages between top FBI officials: “This weekend we met to discuss the text messages and possible next steps in our oversight of these agencies. The contents of ...

Jan 16, 2018

Gowdy and Cummings Issue Statement on New IG Report Regarding Abuses by Senior TSA Officials

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued a statement in response to a report from the Inspector General (IG) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) finding the former Transportation ...

Nov 30, 2017

Chairman Gowdy’s Statement on Passage of EQUALS Act

WASHINGTON -  Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4182, the Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service Act of ...

Oct 30, 2017

ICYMI: Chairman Gowdy on Fox News Sunday

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Chairman Gowdy spoke with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. Watch the full interview below.  WATCH HERE On Uranium One:

Oct 27, 2017

Gowdy Seeks Information on Effectiveness of Programs to Control Prescription Opioids

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) sent a letter to the Department of Justice requesting information related to the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) enforcement of controlled substance laws. In recent years, opioid cases pursued by the DEA have decreased, while opioid use in the country has increased. Letter ...

Oct 24, 2017

House Oversight and House Intel Committees launch joint investigation into Obama-Era Uranium One Deal

Washington, DC — House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes and Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy today are announcing a joint inquiry into Obama administration regulatory approvals related to the U.S. uranium industry, foreign donations seeking to curry favor and influence with U.S. officials, whether a federal nuclear bribery probe developed evidence of wrongdoing connected to the Uranium One ...

Oct 24, 2017

Gowdy, Goodlatte Open Investigation into Decisions Made by DOJ in 2016

WASHINGTON - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) released the following statement after opening a joint investigation into decisions made by the Department of Justice in 2016. "Our justice system is represented by a blind-folded woman holding a set of scales. Those scales do not tip to the right or the left; they do not recognize wealth, power, or social status. The ...

Oct 20, 2017

Gowdy Calls on White House, Agencies to Produce Documents on Private Email Use

WASHINGTON - Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee continued its ongoing investigation into government-wide abuse of the Federal and Presidential Records Acts (FRA) (PRA), as Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) sent letters to 16 federal agencies and the White House following-up on the Committee's September 25, 2017 request for documents. Additionally, the letter to the White House includes details from ...