House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

CDC Chief: Schools Must Safely Reopen This Fall for Public Health Reasons

Robert Redfield of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) testified on Friday that this fall, the United States must reopen schools that were shut down to stem the coronavirus spread because failing to do so would be detrimental and even deadly for the development and health of students K thru 12.

Teacher and students in class

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