House Oversight Committee
One of the Obama administration’s harshest congressional critics will get a final high-profile shot when the House Oversight Committee grills witnesses about the president’s health care overhaul and a former adviser’s remark about voters’ “stupidity.”
The head of the IRS brushed aside accusations Monday that the agency has obstructed investigations into the targeting of tea party and other political groups, even as Republican lawmakers questioned his credibility.
The State Department said Monday that Secretary of State John Kerry would not appear before the House Oversight Committee on May 21 to talk about Benghazi — as demanded in a subpoena from the panel’s chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.
A House Committee has voted to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at a pair of hearings.
A House hearing on the IRS targeting of conservative groups erupted into an argument between Rep. Elijah Cummings and Chairman Darrell Issa just moments after former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to testify in regards to her role in the tax scrutiny scandal.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is being accused by Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., of “criminal obstruction.”
CBS News: White House Granted Itself Waiver To Launch Obamacare Website ‘Deemed As High Security Risk’
A memo the Obama administration turned over to the House Oversight Committee revealed that the White House granted itself a waiver to launch the faulty HealthCare.gov website with “a level of uncertainty.”
Leaders of the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday accused a prominent Washington law firm of trying to interfere with their investigation into use of personal email accounts by government officials.
A GOP lawmaker accused the Internal Revenue Service of obstructing congressional investigations into the agency’s targeting of tea party groups, a charge the head of the IRS denied.