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Issa Takes D.C.’s Congressional Oversight Into His Own Hands

When the congressional subcommittee chaired by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) held a hearing on the D.C. budget in May 2011, it was clear who was really in charge. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who leads the full committee that oversees Gowdy's subpanel, stole the show and surprised the D.C. officials present by delivering a monologue in [...]

Meet Your New Federal Overlord: Trey Gowdy

Looks like House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Darrell Issa finally hazed a freshman into heading up the subcommittee that governs the District: Trey Gowdy, of the great state of South Carolina.
Gowdy, a former prosecutor who was then elected county solicitor in Greenville, seems like standard-issue tea party fare. His first criterion for judging [...]