Darrell Issa: Lois Lerner Broke The Law, Her Attorney Is Lying

The Huffington Post | By Ariel Edwards-Levy Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Sunday that he believes former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner broke the law in singling out certain conservative organizations for extra scrutiny between 2010 and 2012, and that her attorney has lied about […]

Darrell Issa: Lois Lerner broke the law by not keeping IRS emails

By Jake Miller | cbsnews.com House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said Sunday that former IRS official Lois Lerner “broke some laws” in failing to keep hard copies of her emails related to the targeting of conservative groups during the 2012 election. Those emails, which apparently disappeared when Lerner’s hard drive crashed in 2011, have […]

‘You have a problem with credibility’: IRS chief comes under fire at House hearing

FoxNews.com Embattled IRS Commissioner John Koskinen weathered another round of heated questioning at a Monday night hearing where lawmakers challenged his credibility over the discovery that years’ worth of emails from ex-IRS official Lois Lerner have gone missing. House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., who has subpoenaed a former IRS lawyer to testify at […]

IRS email controversy continues this week with two hearings

By: Josh Hicks | WashingtonPost.com A controversy-within-a-controversy erupted this month when the Internal Revenue Service revealed it had lost years worth of emails to and from former official Lois Lerner, a key figure in the agency’s alleged tea party scandal. The saga continued straight through the weekend last week as House Oversight and Government Reform Committee […]

House panel probes problems at chemical safety board

By Phillip Swarts | The Washington Times A report by Republican leaders on the committee called for “a change in leadership” that would “allow this struggling agency to regain focus on safety issues and provide necessary guidance to industry.” Documents from the committee as well as the Environmental Protection Agency inspector general allege that CSB General Counsel Richard […]

Issa slams O-Care co-ops

By Ferdous Al-Faruque | TheHill.com People aren’t signing up for many of the nonprofit health insurance cooperatives created by ObamaCare, according to Republicans on the House Oversight Committee. In a report, Republicans on the panel said 14 of 23 co-ops had significantly lower enrollment than they projected for 2014. The low enrollment will make it […]

Feds drop criminal charges over damaged bird nest

Move came after Issa sent letter over ‘bureaucratic bullying’ By Jim McElhatton-The Washington Times The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has dropped plans to pursue criminal charges against a California tree trimmer who accidentally injured some baby birds — an incident that attracted the attention of the House’s chief investigator and charges of “bureaucratic bullying.” […]