House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Chaffetz Wins 4-Way Showdown for Oversight Gavel

Matt Fuller, Roll Call

The Repub. Steering Comm. chose Rep. Jason Chaffetz to replace Darrell Issa to lead the Oversight and Government Reform Committee. 

Battle for Issa's Gavel Heats Up

Jake Sherman, Politico

Jason Chaffetz and Mike Turner are lobbying furiously for the oversight job. Everyone watching the behind-the-scenes battle for the House Oversight & Gov't Reform Committee gavel has one question in mind: Who does Boehner want?

Trio Seeks to Succeed Issa

Molly K. Hooper, The Hill

At least three Repub. lawmakers are interested in Issa’s Oversight and Government Reform gavel: Reps. John Mica (FL), Jason Chaffetz (UT) and Michael Turner (OH). Issa is in his final year of the six-year GOP term limit for comm. chairmen.

IRS-White House Shared Taxpayer Info

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

Embattled IRS official Sarah Hall Ingram made 155 visits to the White House to meet with a top Obama official with whom she exchanged confidential taxpayer information over email.