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Topic - House Oversight And Government Reform Subcommittee
Citing former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates' memoir, the father of a National Guardsman whose son was killed in Afghanistan is blaming White House leaks about the Osama bin Laden raid for the Taliban's downing of a transport helicopter that killed his son, 17 members of SEAL Team 6 and 12 other U.S. troops.
A senior Pentagon official testified Thursday that commanders failed to achieve the element of surprise "that was planned and anticipated" on Aug. 6, 2011, when the Taliban shot down a transport helicopter in Afghanistan, killing 30 U.S. troops, including 17 members of the Navy's SEAL Team Six.
When his past in a Pennsylvania corruption case surfaced recently, Homeland Security chief of staff Christian Marrone's defenders insisted he was a victim of a crooked politician who took advantage of his inexperience. Some even suggested that Mr. Marrone was a whistleblower for helping prosecutors convict his former boss.
The federal government is approving ever-more business and tourism visitors to enter the U.S., raising questions about whether agencies are equipped to approve them, monitor them and make sure they leave when they are supposed to.
A House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee is set to investigate Fisker Automotive, the failing electric-car manufacturer that was granted $529 million by the Obama administration.
If the Obama administration doesn't act soon, the nation may miss out on a key opportunity to begin closing its trade deficit while U.S. companies also miss out on the chance to sell abundant natural gas to eager international customers, lawmakers said Tuesday.
Three House Republican leaders on Tuesday demanded copies of all documents from a State Department investigation into the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, calling the publicly released version of the report "incomplete."
As U.S. Africa Command waited for any order to rescue Americans on Sept. 11 at the besieged consulate and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya, it was missing a key unit that the Pentagon gives every regional four-star commander — an emergency strike force.
President Obama famously pledged that his “administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in government” and that he would “establish a system of transparency.” For Delphi Corp. salaried retirees, the administration has failed to live up to its commitment and, even more troubling, has actively sought to evade providing answers both retirees and Congress have been seeking for years.
A geothermal energy company with a $98.5 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration for an alternative energy project in Nevada — which received hearty endorsements from Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid — faces financial problems, and the company's auditors have questioned whether it can stay in business.
The apparent safety woes of the much-touted, all-electric Chevrolet Volt touched off a firestorm on Capitol Hill on Wednesday morning, as House Republicans charged that the Obama administration conspired with General Motors Co. to conceal those risks from consumers while pushing the vehicle as part of the "green" future.
Occupy D.C. protesters are one warning away from a National Park Service crackdown, officials said during Tuesday's House oversight committee meeting on the decision-making process behind the handling of the protesters.