Press Releases

Mar 7, 2018

Chairmen Gowdy and Goodlatte Release Key Takeaways from FBI Briefing on Parkland School Shooting

Washington, D.C. – Following House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy’s request for a briefing, yesterday members of the House Judiciary Committee and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee met with FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich on how the Bureau handled tips about the ...

Mar 6, 2018

Goodlatte & Gowdy Call for Special Counsel to Investigate Crimes Involving Bias and FISA Abuse at DOJ

Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy today called for the appointment of a Special Counsel to investigate potential bias and potential conflicts of interest and decisions made or not made by the Department of Justice in 2016 and 2017. In a 

Feb 28, 2018

Gowdy Questions HUD Secretary on Exceeding Spending Limits

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy sent a letter to Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Carson regarding allegations of excessive spending on the redecoration of the Secretary's office and retaliation against HUD employee and whistleblower Helen Foster. Excerpts from the letter: "The Committee is aware of a complaint filed with the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) by Department of Housing and Urban Development ...

Feb 20, 2018

Committee Republicans Release Memo on Last Minute Obama-Era Rule Banning Lead Ammo

WASHINGTON -  Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans released a memo regarding a last minute rule imposed by the Obama Administration prohibiting the use of lead ammunition and fishing tackle on Fish and Wildlife Service property. Documents show the departing Administration hastily prepared and unilaterally imposed this policy without citing scientific support and public input. View ...

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: