Issa Calls for Oversight Committee to Probe ‘Systemic Failure’ of Homeland Security and Intelligence Stove-Piping

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is calling for an immediate and bipartisan Committee investigation and hearing examining systemic failure that allowed an apparent Al-Qaeda terrorist to board a passenger plane with a bomb. “The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform played a central role in …

CQ Changes CD-50 to Safe Republican…

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CQ TODAY ONLINE NEWS Dec. 29, 2009 – 12:09 a.m. Four More GOP House Seats Now Rated Safe By Emily Cadei, CQ-Roll Call Staff While the outlook for a Republican comeback in the November 2010 elections is still far from certain, one thing is clear: The electoral environment for the GOP, after a year of political and policy turmoil, is …

Clinton-Appointed Judge Imposes Injunction on Congressional Ban on ACORN Funding

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House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) released the following statement regarding Judge Nina Gershon’s ruling to impose a preliminary injunction on the continuing resolution enacted by Congress that bars ACORN and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and allied organizations from receiving federal funding from the government. “On the same day that ACORN’s violation of Delaware state …

Democrats Health Care Reform Tried and Failed: Haven’t We Learned from the Mistakes of the Past?

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WASHINGTON. D.C. – With unemployment rate rising to 10.2 percent (crossing the double-digit threshold for the first time since 1983), representing a loss of 190,000 jobs, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) questioned the sincerity of the Obama Administration and Congressional Democrats today who claim they are “saving or creating” jobs yet continue to …

Oversight Democrats Literally Change the Locks on the Doors

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Frustrated by Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa’s (R-CA) attempts to force an up or down on issuing a subpoena for documents/records related to Countrywide’s VIP program and for releasing an embarrassing video of Committee Democrats avoiding the vote on Thursday, Committee Chairman Edolphus Towns (D-NY) has retaliated against Committee Republicans by literally changing the locks. Politico:  …

Issa Statement on Expansion of Rangel-Ethics Probe

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House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member and Judiciary Committee Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) issued the following statement after the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct voted unanimously to expand the scope of its investigation of House Ways & Means Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-NY): “If you don’t drain the swamp, you’ll end up with a lake.  This …

FEMA Suspends ACORN Grant – Issa, Collins Call for Immediate Review of DHS Grants to ACORN

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House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs Susan Collins (R-Maine) sent letters today to Department of Homeland Security Secretary (DHS) Janet Napolitano and DHS Inspector General Richard Skinner calling for an “immediate investigation of the DHS’s grants, contracts, entitlements and other forms of assistance to ACORN …