Newsweek: Issa Demands Unredacted Report on Navy Yard Shooter

Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 By Sandy Fitzgerald The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is pressing for the release of the complete background file on Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis, saying the public deserves to know everything that’s in it. “The committee is seeking an unredacted copy of his background investigation file to put an […]

Newsweek: Rep. Issa: Obamacare ‘Not Ready for Prime Time’

Saturday, 21 Sep 2013 By Todd Beamon Rep. Darrell Issa said on Saturday that “Obamacare is not ready for prime time” and that the Senate should back legislation passed by the House of Representatives to temporarily finance the federal government while defunding the healthcare act. “The president himself had to delay the implementation of the […]

POLITICO: Darrell Issa: I can call Hillary Clinton back

To watch the above video, click here. By LUCY MCCALMONT | 9/18/13 Rep. Darrell Issa says the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee can “certainly” call back former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to testify on Benghazi. “We can certainly have Mrs. Clinton back; our view is that we need to get to the facts,” Issa (R-Calif.) […]

TPM: Issa’s Office: State Department Trying To ‘Blame Others’ For Lack Of Benghazi Memorial

HUNTER WALKER SEPTEMBER 16, 2013 A spokesman for Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) on Monday accused the State Department of trying to “blame others” for the fact it did not have an official event commemorating the first anniversary of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya last week. Issa’s spokesman, Frederick Hill, was responding to a report published […]

Constitution Day

Dear Friend, Today is Constitution Day. A day to reflect on the contributions our founding fathers made in framing the Constitution. It’s also a day to reflect on the rights of Americans and the limitations placed on government enshrined in that document. Unfortunately, some member of Congress, and our President, don’t always seem to respect our […]

Forbes: How Aaron Swartz, ‘The Irresistible Force,’ And Ron Wyden And Darrell Issa, ‘The Immovable Object,’ Saved The Internet

Ralph Benko, Contributor –  9/09/2013 Two years ago, Hollywood, no kidding, masterminded a plot to, in effect, steal the Internet (by criminalizing certain conduct, booby trapping the Web in ways that few non-mega-corporations could cope with).  There are signs,as perceptively flagged by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, that the perps are back at it. We should care. […]

The Hill: Issa: SEC not playing by own data technology rules

By Ben Goad – 09/11/13 The House’s top government watchdog is chiding the Securities and Exchange for failing to keep up with technology requirements that the agency has imposed on the firms it regulates. In a letter to SEC Commissioner Mary Jo White, Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, demanded answers […]