Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., a Steering Committee member who nominated Gowdy for the oversight post, said Gowdy's background as a prosecutor and leader of the Benghazi panel "perfectly suits him for this chairmanship."
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Bottom line now, Graves said: "I don't have any concerns about any agencies needing additional dollars. They have not made a case to me that that's required at this point."
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