WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Darrell Issa (CA-49) today released the following statement in response to the election of Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House: Paul Ryan is a friend and respected colleague. His election as Speaker gives the House the opportunity to set a new course that better serves our nation, to hold ourselves accountable, and to live up …
The San Diego Union Tribune’s April 2nd story, Issa’s Earmarks Questioned, was based on a false allegation by the liberal think tank Center for American Progress that San Diego Union-Tribune reporter Jeff McDonald sanitized and white-washed to publicly present the remnants of wholly unfounded allegations. This one-sided story left out critical information: the clear reasons why Rep. Issa supported the widening of West Vista Way; the fact that in 2009 Rep. Issa stopped requesting earmarks altogether; and clear factual errors in the Center for American Progress’ false allegation.
Issa Appearing on Fox News today: “Pay it Now and Not Owe It Forward”
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, appeared today on Fox News’ Happening Now to discuss his first subpoena targeting Countrywide’s VIP program.