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Issa to Emanuel: Back Off!

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

WASHINGTON. D.C. – Following reports that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has been orchestrating an effort to intimidate members of Congress and Governors who raise legitimate concerns regarding the effectiveness of the stimulus, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a letter to Emanuel saying “While this type of scare tactic may work In Chicago, it will not work to intimidate me or other Members of the United States Congress.”
 
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Issa Statement on Bank of America-Merrill Lynch SEC Charges and Settlement

Monday, August 03, 2009

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) today issued the following statement on charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that bank of America failed to properly disclose to stockholders an agreement concerning bonuses for Merrill Lynch executives:
 
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Chairman Towns, Ranking Member Issa Call for Replacement of Amtrak’s ‘Interim’ IG

Lawmakers Question Amtrak’s Motives and Legal Basis for Appointing Temporary IG

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Edolphus Towns (D-NY) and Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) today in a letter to Amtrak Chairman Thomas C. Carper called for the immediate replacement of Amtrak “Interim” Inspector General Lorraine Green – a 12-year member of Amtrak management who intends to return to her former position when a new IG is appointed.
 
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Real Reform Must Protect Consumers, Strengthen Oversight and Reform Fannie/Freddie

Thursday, July 23, 2009

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) joined with Reps. Spencer Baucus (Ala.), House Minority Leader John Boehner (Ohio), Lamar Smith (Texas), Trent Franks (Ariz.), Randy Neugebauer (Texas), Scott Garrett (N.J.), Jeb Hensarling (Texas) and Tom Price (Ga.) to introduce comprehensive legislation that would overhaul and comprehensively reform the financial regulatory system.
 
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Report: Is ACORN Intentionally Structured As a Criminal Enterprise?

Thursday, July 23, 2009

WASHINGTON. D.C. – A report released today by Rep. Darrell Issa (CA), the Ranking Republican on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, presents evidence that ACORN has evaded taxes, obstructed justice, engaged in racketeering, and created a conspiracy to defraud the United States.
  
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