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Rep. Darrell E. Issa (center), California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, comes to speak to the media after meeting with Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, to discuss the congressional investigation into the botched anti-gunrunning Fast and Furious operation. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing titled "Fast & Furious: Management Failures at the Department of Justice." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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** FILE ** In this March 31, 2011, file photo House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, Caliornia Republican, right, accompanied by the committee's ranking Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat, presides over the committee's hearing on the Freedom of Information Act on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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** FILE ** Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing titled "Fast & Furious: Management Failures at the Department of Justice." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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"I will keep the light on this issue until we have a law," Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said of the D.C. budget-autonomy issue. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican, is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. (Jeremy Lock/Special to The Washington Times)

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House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican (right), greets Lorren Leadmon, an ATF intelligence operations specialist, before the hearing Tuesday about the fallout from "Operation Fast and Furious." At left is Carlos Canino, ATF acting attache to Mexico.

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DREW ANGERER/THE WASHINGTON TIMES UNDER OATH: On hand to testify about "Operation Fast and Furious" failings before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday are from left: Jose Wall, ATF agent; Carlos Canino, ATF attache to Mexico; Lorren Leadmon, ATF intelligence specialist; and William Newell, former ATF agent.

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PHOTOGRAPHS BY DREW ANGERER/THE WASHINGTON TIMES ATF officials are sworn in Tuesday at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the failings of "Operation Fast and Furious." From left are: Jose Wall, senior special agent; Carlos Canino, acting attache to Mexico: Lorren Leadmon, intelligence operations specialist; William Newell, former special agent in charge; and William McMahon, deputy assistant director for field operations.

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"At the end of the day, the president's not going to be impeached over either of those two offenses" -- Darrell E. Issa, Chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, heard testimony Wednesday from ATF agents about their frustrations with now-halted Fast and Furious operation.

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House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif ., right, talks with Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, left, and City Council Chairman Kwame Brown, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 12, 2011, prior to the start of a House Health Care, DC, Census, and the National Archives subcommittee hearing on the city's budget. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

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Gov. Scott Walker, Wisconsin Republican (left), and Gov. Peter Shumlin, Vermont Democrat, testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on budget-cutting methods. Mr. Walker defended his "bold political move" to take on collective bargaining agreements while Mr. Shumlin "used maple syrup, not vinegar" to reach a deal. (Bloomberg)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich has challenged Rep. Edolphus Towns for the Democratic Party's top position on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Mr. Towns currently serves as chairman.

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**FILE** In this photo from Nov. 17, 2009, Brian Moynihan, Bank of America's president of consumer and small business banking, testifies on Capitol Hill before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the role of the federal government in the Bank of America-Merrill Lynch merger. (Associated Press)