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Rep. Boustany: Trust an issue in IRS ‘lost’ emails case

Communications • June 26, 2014

What do your mom, your doctor, and the IRS have in common? They all know specific, revealing, and very personal information about you. But only the IRS has the power to subject you to expensive, terrifying investigations that could lead to jail. That’s why, when the IRS targets political groups just because it doesn’t like …

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VA claims patient neglect didn’t affect care

Communications • June 23, 2014

“Here’s what is really disturbing,” said John Berman, co-host of CNN’s Early Start. “The VA admits patients were neglected, but denies that this mistreatment had any impact on their health.” Have you or someone you know been impacted by the VA’s mismanagement? Tell your story as House Republicans continue working to make sure veterans receive the …

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VIDEO: We Are Waiting

Communications • June 18, 2014

Last year, when it was revealed to Congress that the IRS was responsible for the targeting of conservative groups, President Obama said his administration would “work hand-in-hand with Congress to get this thing fixed.” This week, that promise was broken when the IRS claimed it could not produce two years of emails from Lois Lerner …

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Oversight > Oversight | Veterans

Holding the VA Accountable

Communications • June 11, 2014

This week, Americans learned that problems with the VA were much larger than expected. Over 120,000 veterans were affected by extreme wait times – or were unable to get an appointment at all. Waitlists and mismanagement were found at over 730 hospitals nationwide. This week, the House unanimously passed the Veteran Access to Care Act of 2014 (H.R. 4810) to fix these issues immediately. …

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Oversight > Oversight | Seniors

McMorris Rodgers: Now Is the Time to Fix a Broken VA System

Communications • May 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today following the resignation of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki. “I thank Secretary Shinseki for his 38 years of service to our great nation. While I am hopeful his resignation will lead to greater accountability and transparency within the VA, …

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Oversight > Veterans' Affairs

House Republicans sound off on the broken VA system

Communications • May 28, 2014

“Our veterans deserve better” -Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) “The White House says President Obama is “madder than hell” about the reports of negligence at the VA, a line he has repeated throughout his administration…  In fact, when the Obamacare website failed, Obama reacted immediately by pouring resources into it and recruiting top technology experts from around …

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Oversight > Oversight | Veterans

No walk with this talk – A timeline of Obama’s broken VA promises

Communications • May 22, 2014

“Caring for those who serve and for their families is a fundamental responsibility of the commander-in-chief. “No veteran should have to fill out a 23-page claim to get care, or wait months — even years — to get an appointment at the VA. “It’s time for comprehensive reform. When I am President, building a 21st …

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Committee Spotlight: Chairman Darrell Issa, House Oversight Committee

Policy • May 9, 2014

On May 9, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee convened a hearing examining employee misconduct at the EPA, and allegations that the agency’s Office of Homeland Security is actively obstructing its Office of Inspector General from conducting investigations.  In this week’s Committee Spotlight, Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) provides a recap of the hearing, plus key clips …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Select Committee on Benghazi Announcement

Communications • May 2, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement today applauding the vote to create a new select committee to investigate the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. “As the White House refuses to tell the whole truth, and as new, disturbing information begins to surface, I applaud Speaker Boehner’s decision to …

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Health Care > Oversight > Health Care | Seniors | Women

6 House Republicans sounding off

Communications • April 9, 2014

“ObamaCare is not a harmless prank, like the pattern of broken promises and mistrusts could lead one to believe.” Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (MO-6),  “ObamaCare Is No Harmless Prank” “Generic drugs saved Americans $1.2 trillion in pharmaceutical costs over the past 10 years, and $217 billion in 2012 alone.” – Rep. Marsha Blackburn (TN-07), “A Threat …

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