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  • April 25, 2017  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, House Oversight Committee leaders accused former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn of breaking the law in 2015 by taking money from Russian organizations. Also, a federal judge in San Francisco has blocked President Trump’s order on “sanctuary cities,” saying he has no authority to withhold federal funds from localities that don’t comply with immigration rules. Continue reading

  • Director James Comey is sworn in before testifying at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the "Oversight of the State Department" in Washington U.S. July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron - RTX2K5VV
    July 7, 2016  

    James Comey appeared before the House Oversight Committee, where Republicans pressed the FBI chief on the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email use and private servers as secretary of state. While Comey said Clinton’s actions might have deserved some kind of punishment, it did not warrant criminal prosecution. Lisa Desjardins reports. Continue reading

  • October 2, 2007  

    The head of Blackwater USA, the private security firm implicated in a series of deadly firefights in Iraq, defended his employees’ actions before a Congressional committee Tuesday, saying his firm had acted properly “at all times.” Two top members of the House panel discuss the testimony. Continue reading

  • March 5, 2007  

    Maj. Gen. George Weightman, who was recently fired as head of Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Kevin Kiley apologized for substandard outpatient care at the medical center and vowed to improve the system at a House hearing Monday. Continue reading