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  1. Chaffetz subpoenas two Secret Service agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

    The chairman of the House panel investigating Secret Service lapses has issued subpoenas to two agents who were on the scene for an early-March incident in which agents allegedly drove through an active bomb threat investigation. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, issued the subpoenas Tuesday after Secret Service Director Joe Clancy refused to make the agents available to testify before the committee.

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  2. Feds object to Secret Service subpoenasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WHIO

    There were more signs of friction between Congress and the Obama Administration over the Secret Service on Tuesday, as a House panel issued a subpoena for the closed door testimony of two agents, while the Department of Homeland Security chief accused Republicans of bad faith in the review of the troubled agency. "It is disappointing the Department has declined to cooperate," said Rep. Jason Chaffetz , who accused the Obama Administration of refusing to allow Congress to hear privately from agents, not only about a March 4th episode outside the White House, but also more generally on issues inside the agency.

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  3. Oversight Committee Issues Subpoena To Two Secret Service AgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has issued subpoenas to two Secret Service agents, setting up a confrontation with the embattled agency. The subpoenas are linked to an investigation into an incident in March, when two potentially drunk Secret Service agents appeared to bobble the investigation into a potential bomb near the White House.

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  4. Secret Service Erased White House Surveill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KOY-AM Tempe

    The Secret Service told members of Congress that the majority of the surveillance videos documenting the latest allegations of misconduct, a March 4 crash at the White House, have been erased and that the destruction of the tapes is standard operating procedure.

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  5. House committee subpoenas two secret service agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hill

    Two Secret Service agents have been subpoenaed by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in connection with a recent incident where agents drove over a suspicious package under investigation outside of the White House. Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz said the agents can "shed light" on that incident, as well as "why the Secret Service appears to be systemically broken and in desperate need of both leadership and reform."

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  6. Subpoenas Fly After Obama Administration Blocks Secret Service Agents From Meeting With CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz announced Tuesday that he has issued subpoenas to interview two Secret Service agents, after the Obama administration refused to let them meet with congressional investigators. At a hearing last week, Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy said he would allow the agents to talk to Congress about an incident involving a suspicious package outside the White House.

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  7. Rep. Chaffetz Subpoenas 2 Secret Service Agents on Security LapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Max

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Tuesday that his House Oversight Committee has subpoenaed two top Secret Service agents in its investigation into security lapses at the White House, including the recent crash into the fence by two agents who had been drinking at a retirement party. "The top priority of the committee's investigation into multiple security lapses within the Secret Service is to ensure the president, his family, and other individuals protected by the Secret Service are safe," the Utah Republican said.

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  8. Recap of RAWA House Subcommittee Hearing and What It Means for iGamingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations held a hearing last week to consider bill HR 707, the "Restoration of America's Wire Act," or RAWA. The proposed bill would prohibit most types of online gambling, whether or not they have been legalized and regulated by any state.

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  9. Why Only One House Committee Is Investigating Hillary Clinton's EmailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | National Journal

    For now, House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz won't investigate Hillary Clinton's emails, deferring to Benghazi panel Chairman Trey Gowdy . House Republicans have decided that two probes are too many-for now-when it comes to investigating Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email account to conduct State Department business.

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  10. White House confirms: Obama to visit Utah on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Washington a President Barack Obama will visit Utah on Friday for an event on the economy at Hill Air Force Base, a White House official confirmed Monday morning. With his Utah visit, Obama will have visited 49 states - the exception being South Dakota - and it will be his first time back in the state since running for president in August 2007.

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  11. The long, complicated story of Hillary Clinton's Benghazi subpoenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Washington Examiner

    Now that the public knows Hillary Clinton destroyed all the emails on her secret server -- her lawyer told the House Benghazi Committee that there's nothing left to search -- a question remains: Did Clinton destroy documents that were under subpoena from Congress? The answer is more complex than it might seem. There's no doubt Clinton withheld information that Congress demanded she turn over, and some Republicans believe the documents she destroyed were covered under a subpoena as well.

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  12. Obama Gets Chemical Safety Board Chief to ResignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Insurance Journal West

    The head of a U.S. industrial oversight agency who was dogged by congressional criticism has resigned at President Barack Obama's request, the White House said. U.S. Chemical Safety Board Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso stepped down on Thursday, a week after a bipartisan group of lawmakers asked Obama to fire him.

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  13. GOP Immigrant - Outreach' Is With a FistEleanor CliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | The Daily Beast

    Now, Republicans want to tighten asylum standards for Central American kids-but loosen them for one home-schooling German family. Surprised? Granting political asylum to homeschoolers while making it harder for kids fleeing gang violence in Central America to find refuge in the United States is the latest in a wave of little noticed anti-immigrant proposals emerging from the Republican Congress.

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  14. Report faults DEA handling of sex party allegations, other behaviors by agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Daily Chronicle

    WASHINGTON – A federal watchdog Thursday faulted the Drug Enforcement Administration over allegations that agents attended sex parties with prostitutes on government-leased property while stationed overseas. The sex parties are just one example of questionable behavior highlighted in a report by the Justice Department inspector general that examines the department's handling of sexual harassment and misconduct allegations from 2009 to 2012.

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  15. Government Investigating Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl SwapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KMVT Twin Falls

    The House Oversight panel is asking the White House for intelligence information, reports and documents on the swap of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive for five years, for five members of the Taliban.

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  16. DEA Agents Admit to Sex Parties and Prostitutes Hired by Drug CartelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Breitbart.com

    Agents of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration have admitted to attending sex parties with prostitutes hired by drug cartels while on assignment in Columbia. The admission came during an investigation by the Department of Justice that began after a 2012 prostitution scandal in Columbia was uncovered that involved agents of the United States Secret Service.

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  17. A battle of wills on D.C.'s pot lawRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Washington Post

    Two days before Initiative 71 legalized possession of marijuana in the District , Rep. Jason Chaffetz , chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, informed Mayor Muriel Bowser that her decision to proceed with implementation and enforcement would be a "willful violation of the law." By demanding details about District employees who either "participated in any way" or "declined to participate" in activities related to Initiative 71 , the letter reads more like a grand jury subpoena than a legislative inquiry.

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  18. House panel asks White House for documents on Bergdahl swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KBCI CBS 2

    The House Oversight panel is asking the White House for intelligence information, reports and documents on the swap of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive for five years, for five members of the Taliban.

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  19. Watchdog report faults DEA handling of sex party allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    A federal watchdog on Thursday faulted the Drug Enforcement Administration over allegations that agents attended sex parties with prostitutes on government-leased property while stationed overseas. The sex parties are just one example of questionable behavior highlighted in a report by the Justice Department inspector general that examines the department's handling of sexual harassment and misconduct allegations from 2009 to 2012.

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  20. House Republicans Are Demanding Details About Susan Rice's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | TheBlaze.com

    Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee have asked the White House for all notes, talking points and other documents that were used to inform National Security Adviser Susan Rice when she said Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl served the U.S. with "honor and distinction."

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