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Chaffetz, Nunes Request Removal of Under Secretary Patrick Kennedy
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House Oversight Committee - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) released the following statement and summary findings after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released additional files related to its investigation of Secretary Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. “We find Under Secretary Kennedy’s actions extremely disturbing. Those who receive classified intelligence... Read more

Chaffetz: New Clinton files contain allegations of 'quid pro quo' with FBI
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The Hill - The head of the House Oversight Committee said Friday that there may be allegations of "quid pro quo" between a top aide to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and an FBI official detailed in newly released documents from the bureau's investigation of Clinton's private email server from her time as secretary of State. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) has not reviewed the documents released Friday, he told Fox News, but based on briefings he said "there was an alleged quid pro ... Read more

Chaffetz statement on Secret Service IT mismanagement
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House Oversight Committee - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released a statement after the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (OIG) released an audit with alarming findings regarding the United States Secret Service’s (USSS) information technology (IT) management. “The Secret Service believes they have a core mission to protect the nation’s financial infrastructure from cyber related crimes, yet can’t keep their own s... Read more

Chairmen question DOJ on lack of prosecution in Animas River spill
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House Oversight Committee - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT), and House Oversight and Government Reform Interior Subcommittee Chairman Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) requesting a briefing on DOJ’s decision not to take up the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) recommendation of criminal charges over the Animas Riv... Read more

Chairmen question DOJ on agreement to limit investigation of Secretary Clinton's private server
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House Oversight Committee - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) requesting information on the unusual restrictions placed on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in its criminal investigation of Secre... Read more

Chaffetz, Cummings request further details on EpiPen Profits
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House Oversight Committee - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) announced that they sent a letter to Mylan CEO Heather Bresch requesting information related to the company’s EpiPen profit margins. The letter also outlines other documents Bresch agreed to provide the Committee during a September 21st hearing. Key excerpts from the letter: “This week… the Committee learned that your testimony omitted key tax assum... Read more

Yosemite superintendent steps down amid parks controversy
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SF Chronicle - The head of Yosemite National Park has resigned, a week after a heated congressional oversight hearing into allegations of sexual harassment, bullying and other misconduct at Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and other national parks. Superintendent Don Neubacher, who had led Yosemite for seven years, said Wednesday that he would step down in the wake of allegations from 20 employees. Yosemite officials revealed the move Thursday while offering little explanation. “I regret leav... Read more

GOP lawmaker: FBI gave immunity for Clinton aide's testimony
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AP Top News - Hillary Clinton's former chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, and two other staff members were granted immunity deals in exchange for their cooperation in the now-closed FBI investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, says a Republican congressman. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, told the Associated Press on Friday that Mills gave federal investigators access to her laptop on the condition that fin... Read more

House panel recommends holding former Clinton IT aide in contempt
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Fox News - The House oversight committee voted Thursday to recommend holding the former State Department IT specialist who set up Hillary Clinton’s private server in contempt of Congress, after he again ignored a subpoena to appear before the panel. The resolution to hold Bryan Pagliano in contempt goes next to the full House, which would ultimately decide whether to hold the controversial figure in the Clinton email case in contempt. “Subpoenas are not optional,” committee Chairman Jason Chaffe... Read more

House Members Grill Mylan CEO on EpiPen Price Hikes
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Fox Business - U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday blasted steep price increases for Mylan's EpiPen emergency allergy treatment as they grilled the company's Chief Executive Heather Bresch at a congressional hearing. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform called Bresch to testify after the company raised the list price for a pair of EpiPens to $600 compared with $100 in 2007, when it acquired the product. Congressman Elijah Cummings, ranking Democrat on the committee, said Mylan "jacked ... Read more