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House Committee Probes Russian Payment to Flynn

“In an unusual bipartisan letter, House Oversight and Government Reform committee chair Rep. Jason Chaffetz and ranking minority member Rep. Elijah Cummings have asked a Washington-based speakers bureau, Leading Authorities, to turn over information on how much Flynn was paid [...]

House Oversight Committee Investigating Michael Flynn's Russia Speaking Gig

The two top lawmakers on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are investigating whether retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn violated the Constitution when he had paid speaking engagements in Russia in 2014 and 2015. “We are...Show More Summary

Elijah Cummings: ‘Jason Chaffetz appears to be taking marching orders directly from Trump’s tweet’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, blasted Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) on Thursday for launching a “fishing expedition” into whistleblowers instead of investigating President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia....

Chaffetz’s toadyism may haunt the House GOP

One can only marvel at the toadyism of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) — who previously recommended gutting the ethics office...Show More Summary

Elijah Cummings Has Had It with Jason Chaffetz's Naked Partisanship

Click here for reuse options! The Maryland congressman is furious but not surprised his colleague refuses to investigate Michael Flynn. As chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) believes Hillary Clinton is more deserving of investigation than Michael Flynn. Show More Summary

House Oversight chairman wants US intelligence leaks surrounding Trump investigated

Jason Chaffetz, the Republican head of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, says he wants an investigation into classified intelligence leaks that have been causing an uproar in the Trump administration. Chaffetz asserted...Show More Summary

Democrats’ call for real oversight gains steam

Before national security adviser Michael Flynn’s forced resignation Monday night, all Democrats on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform sent a letter to Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah). Chaffetz has been dismissive...Show More Summary

House Committee Votes to Strike Down D.C. Law Legalizing Assisted Suicide

Last night, a Congressional committee voted to strike down a new law in Washington DC that would legalize assisted suicide. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee advanced H.J. Res. 27, the resolution disapproving the District of Columbia Council’s bill legalizing physician assisted suicide. The bill was advanced by a vote of 22-14 with 21 […]

House Democrats Demand Investigation of Trump's National Security Adviser

On Monday night, all 17 Democrats on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform sent a letter to Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the committee chairman, requesting that he either initiate a full investigation of Michael Flynn—President...Show More Summary

Cummings counters Chaffetz on federal workforce

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairs the powerful House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that oversees the federal workforce and management issues. Last month he outlined a sweeping agenda that could result in congressional action on topics ranging from firing feds faster, to changing the retirement system for new hires and possibly giving some workers pay […]

Jason Chaffetz Utah Town Hall Disrupted By Swarm Of Angry Protesters - "Do Your Job"

A Town Hall meeting hosted by the Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Jason Chaffetz, in his home state of Utah last night came under attack from a mob of angry liberals demanding that he "Do His Job." Ironically,...Show More Summary

Congressional Oversight May Be More Important Than Ever. Is Jason Chaffetz Up To The Job?

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? When Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, thought Hillary Clinton was going to be president, he could barely wait to start investigating. “It’s a target-rich environment,” he said in late October. Show More Summary

'What she did here was wrong, wrong, wrong': Oversight chairman requests ethics review of Kellyanne Conway

The Republican and Democratic heads of the House Committee On Oversight and Government Reform filed a letter on Thursday requesting the independent government watchdog begin a review of President Donald Trump's counselor following her endorsement of Ivanka Trump's fashion line. In a letter to the Office of Government Ethics, Reps. Show More Summary

ACTION: Congress Voting Soon on Legislation to Stop Legalizing Assisted Suicide

The resolution to stop the Washington D.C. Assisted Suicide Act is coming up for a crucial vote. H.J. Res 27 is scheduled to be marked up in the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Monday, Feb 13, at 5:30 pm EST. There are only three days left for you to make a difference. […]

FA chief vows to improve governance

2 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Football Association chairman Greg Clarke has pledged to improve governance of the English game’s ruling body ahead of a parliamentary committee debate into potential legislation to reform the organisation. The Culture,...Show More Summary

House panel displays bipartisan unity over bill to save Postal Service from financial ruin

There have been days when 2157 Rayburn House Office Building had the feel of a boxing match. It’s the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee room where Republicans and Democrats have been known to go at each other with vehemence. That wasn’t the case Tuesday. Members on each side of the dais went out of […]

English FA faces ‘no confidence’ vote

2 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – British lawmakers will next week debate introducing legislation to force England’s Football Association to reform its governance structures, a parliamentary committee announced on Friday. It comes four months after sports...Show More Summary

Rep. Jason Chaffetz: 'President Is Exempt' From Most 'Conflict Of Interest Laws'

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, leader of the House Oversight Committee and Government Reform Committee told CNN this morning he was not interested in investigating if Trump is in violation of the Emoluments Clause. The Utah Congressman just opened...Show More Summary

Rep. Chaffetz suggests returning parts of D.C. to Maryland

At a hearing on Jan. 31, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, suggested the idea of retroceding residential parts of D.C. to Maryland.

Open Thread: Rep. Cummings Is Having None of This Trumpian ‘Gag Order’ BS

May his shadow never grow less! Politico: Rep. Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is encouraging federal employees to reach out to Congress if they are alarmed by the Trump administration’s policies. “I want to make sure all of those federal employees who have anything they want to say […]

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