Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert is pushing his party's leadership to hold a caucus briefing on the U.S. Capitol Police criminal investigation into the five congressional Information Technology (IT) workers suspected of stealing congressional data.
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A freshman Republican from Texas wants to limit how much time Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees can do "official time" work for their union instead of advancing the agency's basic mission of serving veterans seeking health care.
Congress has consistently rewarded Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) officials with bigger budgets despite their demonstrated inability to manage tax dollars efficiently, but that may be about to change under President Donald Trump.
Social Security Administration (SSA) officials paid $5.3 million to 46 employees placed on administrative leave — a tool generally used for workers suspected of misconduct — for months or even years, according to a new SSA Inspector General (IG) report.
Top leaders of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (HOGR) want to know if President Donald Trump is deleting tweets that are presidential records, which would violate the Presidential Records Act (PRA).
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (HOGR) Chairman Jason Chaffetz subpoenaed two Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) officials who refused to appear at a congressional hearing Thursday on the agency's failures when a federal agent was murdered in 2011 by a Mexican drug cartel.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials shot down a congressional watchdog's plea to improve the federal tax agency's monitoring system to prevent paying fraudsters tax returns, according to a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report.
Americans who live outside of the nation's capital should understand the District of Columbia is "sacred ground," according to a Virginia congressman who represents a district that is among the wealthiest in the country thanks largely to its heavy concentration of highly paid federal workers.
Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (HOGR) approved a bill Wednesday prohibiting federal employees from accessing pornography on government computers and other devices.
It's possible New York Times reporter Nicholas Kristof crossed the free speech line into criminal solicitation of a felony Monday when he tweeted where IRS employees could send him President Donald Trump’s tax returns, legal experts say.
Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD's) financial books are in such bad shape that HUD's Inspector General (IG) can't complete an audit even after HUD officials corrected $520 billion in bookkeeping errors, according to a new IG report.
Obamacare health exchanges gave more than $100 million in tax credit payments to non-tax filers without checking their identities, and $22 million in tax credits to documented inmates and illegal immigrants.
House Committee On Oversight and Government Reform (HOGR) Chairman Jason Chaffetz threatened to subpoena the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Thursday for documents the agency refuses to turn over to federal investigators probing whistleblower retaliation.
Bureaucrats at multiple federal agencies allowed contractors to scam taxpayers out of millions of dollars for years by selling the government one thing, then delivering something else, according to the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials refuse to share the case file of a convicted criminal and illegal immigrant suspected of murdering five men, including one of Sen. Claire McCaskill's constituents, the Missouri Democrat said Wednesday.
Department of Transportation (DOT) workers defrauded their Washington, D.C., headquarters parking garage — and federal taxpayers — out of possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to the DOT Inspector General (IG).
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (HOGR) chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz demanded answers after discovering a slew of problems with Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) use of post-disaster temporary housing, including a sweltering unit where an elderly man died.
A watchdog told the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in multiple reports to recover $18 million in misspent Hurricane Sandy disaster assistance but four years after the devastating storm hit the U.S. Eastern Seaboard, officials can't say if the funds were ever returned.
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (HOGR) Chairman and Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chafetz demanded answers from the Bureau of Alcohol and Tobacco (ATF) after the New York Times reported Thursday ATF informants are trafficking cigarettes and keeping the profits.