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Feb 27 2019
President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, calling Trump a conman, racist, and a liar.The Hill CNN (Online News) Fox News (Online News)
Mar 02 2019
The House Oversight Committee renewed their request to the White House for documents relating to how the White House handled security clearances for some of President Trump's closest advisors. Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings gave the White House counsel's office until March 4 to comply with their request.Washington Times Wall Street Journal (News) CNN (Online News)
Jun 11 2012
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has scheduled a vote for next week to consider holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress over the controversial Fast and Furious gun-tracking operation. Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., released a 64-page memo in early May outlining the case for holding the attorney general in contempt. The chairman based hisFox News (Online News)
Nov 20 2018
The House Oversight Committee will probe Ivanka Trump's email use amid reports that she conducted official government business on her private email account. Some have criticized President Trump in the wake of the news, as he defended his daughter's actions but has consistently criticized former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. Others argue that the situationsWashington Post Washington Times Wall Street Journal (News)
Dec 09 2018
James Comey, the FBI director fired by President Donald Trump last year, testified Friday behind closed doors to a Republican-led congressional committee looking into Hillary Clinton’s emails.HuffPost
Mar 08 2019
President Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen told House investigators this week that staff for Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., traveled to New York at least four times to meet with him for over 10 hours immediately before last month’s high-profile public testimony, according to two sources familiar with the matter -- as Republicans question whether theFox News (Online News)
Apr 01 2019
House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) on Monday released a memo detailing “grave” national security concerns raised by a White House staffer over the Trump administration’s security clearance process and announced plans to subpoena a former White House official as part of an ongoing investigation into security clearances.
The whistleblower, Tricia Newbold,The Hill
Feb 25 2022
The investigation into whether Donald Trump broke federal records laws when he took White House documents home after leaving office took another step forward on Friday when a congressional oversight committee requested the materials from the National Archives.
The letter to the archivist, from the House committee on oversight and reform, requests the content of the documents taken byThe Guardian
Apr 14 2021
The House Oversight and Reform Committee approved legislation on Wednesday that would make Washington, D.C., a state, sending the measure to the House for a vote later this month.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee passed H.R. 51, also known as the Washington, D.C., Admission Act, in a 25-19 party-line vote.
The legislation, which has 215 co-sponsors, is likely to pass theThe Hill
Apr 14 2021
The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday voted to advance H.R. 51, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act, to the full chamber.
The 25 to 19 vote was along party lines, with Democrats in favor and Republicans opposed, and followed several hours of debate. Despite its advancement and upcoming likely passage in the Democratic House, it faces total Republican opposition in the Senate whereThe Daily Caller