By Washington Examiner | 03/27/14 11:51 AM
This may come as a shock to Lois Lerner, but the House of Representatives has the authority to jail her unless she changes her mind about refusing to answer questions about her role in the IRS scandal. Essentially, what is required for that to happen is for a House majority to vote for a motion...
By Mark Tapscott | 03/27/14 09:13 AM
Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform weren't happy yesterday when IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said it may take "years" to copy Lois Lerner's emails.
By Steve Doty | 03/26/14 12:25 PM
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and House Republicans on Wednesday demanded that the IRS release all of Lois Lerner's emails in an attempt to see what the former IRS official knew about the agency's targeting of conservative organizations.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/26/14 12:04 PM
Years will pass before congressional investigators can review all of the documents pertaining to the inappropriate targeting of Tea Party groups, Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen told a House panel Wednesday.
By Sean Higgins | 03/21/14 03:19 PM
In a letter Thursday, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., demanded that Attorney General Eric Holder turn over all documents held by the Justice Department in regards to a secret interview its attorneys conducted with former top IRS official Lois...
By Sean Lengell | 03/21/14 01:37 PM
Two Republican leaders of the House's investigative panel have asked the Justice Department to hand over information regarding its probe of the Internal Revenue Service's illegal targeting of conservative groups. In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder dated Thursday, House Oversight and...
By Zack Colman | 03/21/14 12:27 PM
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee subpoenaed the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday for documents concerning a controversial Alaska mine, the Washington Examiner has learned, in a move that points to increasing scrutiny of the agency's intention to block the project....
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/20/14 04:28 PM
A House oversight panel has subpoenaed the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives over a botched gun sting operation. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, sent a letter Thursday to ATF Director Todd Jones accusing him of...
By Michal Conger | 03/20/14 12:31 PM
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa issued a scathing subpoena Wednesday to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives over a series of botched undercover operations that left a wake of destruction behind them.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/19/14 10:56 AM
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., is pressing the White House to provide documents for his probe into potential Hatch Act violations.
By Zack Colman | 03/14/14 05:09 PM
House Republicans are calling for an investigation into whether the Environmental Protection Agency planned to kill a controversial Alaska copper-and-gold mine from its inception, according to documents obtained by the Washington Examiner. The EPA last month moved toward issuing a preemptive...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/14/14 04:00 PM
The Republican House Oversight chairman argued in a scathing letter to the leading Democrat on his panel Friday that the pursuit of contempt charges against former IRS official Lois G. Lerner is justified.
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/11/14 12:23 PM
A GOP-led House panel Tuesday released an extensive report that attempts to show former top Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner lied to Congress about her involvement in the targeting of conservative groups seeking tax exempt status.
By Sean Lengell | 03/07/14 03:31 PM
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has apologized to Rep. Elijah Cummings, the panel's top Democrat, for turning off his microphone during a testy exchange at the conclusion of a hearing Wednesday. Cummings said the California Republican telephoned him...
By Ashe Schow | 03/07/14 11:36 AM
Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight committee, said Thursday night that he would continue the investigation into the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups.
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