Gowdy, Smith Request Documents, Briefing from Equifax
Letter sent to Equifax CEO WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and House
Chairman Gowdy Statement on Secret Service Pay Cap Legislation
WASHINGTON - Today, Chairman Trey Gowdy (SC-04) released the following statement in support of H.R. 3731, the Secret Service Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017, ...
Chaffetz Statement on Selection of Gowdy as Oversight Chair
WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released the following statement after it was announced Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) has been nominated to replace him as chairman. "Trey Gowdy is the right person for the job. He has a long history of demanding accountability, ...
Committee Releases Fast & Furious Report: Obstruction of Congress by the Department of Justice
Documents obtained after years of litigation reveal the full depth of DOJ's obstructionist tactics Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-IA) released a 250-plus page
Chaffetz Responds to FBI Letter Regarding Comey Memos
Affirms Congress' independent investigative authority WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) responding to the agency's decision to withhold documents requested by the Committee on
Chaffetz Statement on Resignation of Department of ED Chief Operating Officer
WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released the following statement after the Department of Education announced the resignation of James Runcie, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Federal Student Aid (FSA), who was invited to testify at a Committee hearing on improper payments tomorrow. "It is disappointing Mr. Runcie would rather resign than ...
House Passes Two Oversight Committee Bills
Bills address Official Time Transparency and Social Security Number Fraud Prevention "While OPM may request that agencies provide data related to official time, OPM does not have any set standards or procedures prescribing the collection of official time data. Considering the burden that official time puts on the taxpayer, more ...
House Passes Legislation to Modernize Government Technology
Three additional Committee bills approved "This legislation is an innovative solution and a tremendous step forward in strengthening our digital infrastructure." WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed
Chaffetz Statement on Comey Firing
Letter to DOJ IG asks for expansion of ongoing review WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released the following statement after sending a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael Horowitz: "Previously I asked Inspector General Horowitz to review the FBI's actions in advance of the 2016 election. Today I sent a letter urging IG Horowitz to expand the scope of ...
Grassley, Chaffetz Blast HHS Memo Instructing Employees to Disclose When They Communicate with Congress
Internal memo will expose whistleblowers to retaliation and is potentially illegal and unconstitutional WASHINGTON - After obtaining an internal memo sent from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) instructing employees to inform the agency before communicating independently with Congress, congressional leaders sent a letter to Secretary Tom Price criticizing the memo as potentially illegal and ...