Reports

Oct 20, 2016

The Improper Payments and Elimination and Recovery Act: An Analysis of Five Years of Data

House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released a staff report titled, The Improper Payments and Elimination and Recovery Act: An Analysis of Five Years of Data. Here’s a look at a few key figures.

Oct 17, 2016

Findings from Interview Summaries of the FBI’s Investigation into Sec. Clinton’s Private E-Mail Server

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) released the following statement and summary findings after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released additional files related to its investigation of Secretary Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. “We find Under Secretary Kennedy’s actions extremely disturbing. Those who receive classified intelligence should not ...

Sep 7, 2016

The OPM Data Breach: How the Government Jeopardized Our National Security for More than a Generation

House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released a staff report titled, The OPM Data Breach: How the Government Jeopardized Our National Security for More than a Generation, chronicling the Committee’s year-long investigation into how ...

Jun 15, 2016

Contempt Resolution for Administrative Official

Excerpts from the resolution: “The documents and communications covered by the subpoena are central to the Committee’s investigation of the controversial WOTUS rulemaking process. WOTUS expanded the Clean Water Act’s purview and raised enforcement concerns, as well as state sovereignty ...

May 25, 2016

How Mismanagement and Political Interference Squandered $305 Million Federal Taxpayer Dollars

Committee Releases Investigative Report on Cover Oregon Refers matter for criminal investigation to DOJ and Oregon Attorney General Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released a staff report titled,

May 2, 2016

Fast and Furious Documents Reveal DOJ’s Efforts to Obstruct Congressional Investigation

Background: The Fast and Furious operation was responsible for allowing approximately 2,000 firearms to illegally flow into the hands of criminals, including Mexican drug cartel associates. On December 14, 2010, Customs and Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, a United States Marine, was killed while on patrol just miles from the Mexican border.  The firearms found at the scene were semi-automatic rifles that were ...

Jan 11, 2016

Freedom of Information Act is Broken: A Report

KEY REPORT FINDINGS: The Executive Branch culture encourages an unlawful presumption in favor of secrecy when responding to FOIA requests. The administration is unaware that FOIA is systemically broken.  Agencies create and follow FOIA policies that appear to be designed to deter requesters from ...

Dec 3, 2015

United States Secret Service: An Agency In Crisis

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Nov 4, 2015

Report on EPA’s Unprecedented Action in Bristol Bay, AK

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Subcommittee on the Interior Chairman Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), and Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) sent a letter and

Oct 27, 2015

IRS Staff Report

On May 15, 2013—one day after the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration released a report that found the IRS targeted taxpayers on the basis of their political beliefs— President Obama stated the targeting program was “inexcusable and Americans have the right to be angry about it.” Additionally, the President said, “[O]ur administration has to make sure that we are working hand in hand with ...