House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in Contempt

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt, citing their refusal to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

Attorney General William Barr reacts as he appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee to make his Justice Department budget request, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Washington. Barr said Wednesday that he was reviewing the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation. He said he believed the president's campaign had been spied on …

Poll: Only 37% Found Michael Cohen’s Testimony Credible

Only 37 percent of people surveyed found former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s testimony in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform this week to be credible, according to a poll published Friday.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill February 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Last year Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay a $50,000 fine for tax evasion, …

Michael Avenatti Says He Will Attend Cohen Hearing with Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti, the left-wing attorney best known for representing porn star Stormy Daniels, announced Friday that he and Daniels would attend the congressional hearing in which President Trump’s disgraced former attorney Michael Cohen is set to testify.

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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.

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 …

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.

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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.

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd

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

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