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.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform appeared last night on MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan Show to discuss his first subpoena advancing the investigation into Countrywide’s VIP program.
Buried amid the hundreds of proposed amendments to a Republican-backed government spending measure is a proposal to prohibit federal agencies from giving pay raises to workers who receive a promotion…Rep. Darrell Issa’s bill targets period step increases for federal workers paid under the General Schedule. About 20 percent of federal workers get the pay raise each year, mostly for seniority and not performance reasons, according to the California Republican’s office.