Tag: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement about multiple acts of violence in Paris in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Obama said the U.S. is prepared to provide whatever assistance France needs in the wake of terrorist …

Congressman Demands Probe into Evidence Obama Admin Protected Hezbollah to Score Iran Deal

A Republican congressman has called on a House panel to investigate the Obama administration’s reported interference in a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) task force probe against Hezbollah’s lucrative drug trafficking, money laundering, and arms smuggling activities in Latin America, all to ensure passage of the Iran nuclear deal.

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House Freedom Caucus to Force Floor Vote to Impeach IRS Commissioner

“There’s a belief across this country that there are two standards: one for the powerful and politically-connected and another for ordinary citizens. The IRS Commissioner – the head of one of the most powerful government agencies – was able to get away with behavior no ordinary American could,” the statement said.

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd

Texas Rep. Hurd: Americans Risked Their Lives for Intel on Clinton’s Server

Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) directly challenged FBI Director James Comey’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, questioning if the Bureau understood the lengths human intelligence assets went to in order to collect information that was simply left unsecured on a server in Clinton’s basement. Hurd also challenged Democratic representatives’ assertions that the hearing was political theater and pointed out that Americans risked their lives to gather the information.

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Gowdy Blasts Obama’s 10,000 Days of the Benghazi Slow-Walk

The chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi lashed out at President Barack Obama’s willful failure to respond to document requests from the panel, whose work the chairman wanted completed by December. “This committee’s thorough, fact-centered investigation has been repeatedly