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House Oversight Committee race heats up

As the closed-door briefing phase of the impeachment inquiry winds down and moves into the public eye with a slate of hearings scheduled next week, one of the committees that has been leading the inquiry, House Oversight, is ramping up the race for its next chairman.

GOP's Jordan asks White House to let ex-official testify

Rep. Jim Jordan, the top Republican on the House Oversight Committee, is seeking to resolve a tense dispute between Democrats and the White House as part of the panel's review of the Trump administration's security clearance process.

House committee subpoenas Trump financial info from accounting firm

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has subpoenaed Trump financial information from Mazars, an accounting firm that once prepared several years' worth of President Donald Trump's financial statements, according to a Monday memo to committee members from Chairman Elijah Cummings.

Committee issues security clearance ultimatum to White House

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee issued a stark warning Friday to White House counsel Pat Cipollone, demanding that the White House turn over documents and comply with interviews related to how the White House handled security clearances of some of the President's closest advisers.

Committee to pursue interviews with Trump family, associates

House Oversight Chair Elijah Cummings on Thursday outlined plans for his committee to seek interviews with close Trump associates and family members following a blockbuster public hearing featuring President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen.

Timeline of Cohen's allegations of Trump inflating his net worth

Among the allegations in Michael Cohen's blistering testimony Wednesday about President Donald Trump is that his former boss "cheated" -- Cohen's word -- to inflate his net worth. Trump's former lawyer said the documents were generated as Trump was seeking to move up on the list of Forbes billionaires as well as obtain loans from Deutsche Bank in an effort to buy the Buffalo Bills.

Trump slams Democrats over Cohen timing

President Donald Trump slammed Democrats during a news conference Thursday for having scheduled the damning testimony of his former attorney Michael Cohen during his summit with North Korea and accused Cohen of lying.

Cohen: Trump directed him to 'threaten' schools

The President's former lawyer Michael Cohen testified Wednesday that Donald Trump directed him to "threaten" Trump's high school, colleges and the College Board to not release his educational records.

Cohen to detail wide range of allegations against Trump

Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen is prepared to testify that Trump was aware of longtime adviser Roger Stone's efforts to reach out to WikiLeaks in advance of its release of damaging information about Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, according to a copy of his public testimony submitted to Congress and obtained by CNN.

House panel to Dems: Russia off limits in Cohen's public hearing

The House Oversight Committee has instructed its Democratic members not to deviate from agreed upon lines of questioning at Michael Cohen's public hearing Wednesday, prompting grumbling from several Democrats on the panel who want to press President Donald Trump's former personal attorney about a range of matters related to Russia.

Source: Michael Cohen expected to testify about Trump

President Donald Trump's former fixer and personal attorney Michael Cohen expressed contrition Tuesday upon his return to Capitol Hill, apologizing to the Senate Intelligence Committee for the lies he told during his 2017 testimony, according to multiple sources familiar with his interview.

Gowdy asks FEMA administrator for travel information

House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy asked FEMA administrator Brock Long on Monday for information and documents regarding Long's use of government property during personal trips since he has been head of the agency that manages disaster relief.

Aide: Pruitt wanted to become attorney general

A former aide to Scott Pruitt, who resigned Thursday as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, testified to the House Oversight Committee that Pruitt had discussed with her his desire to become attorney general, according to excerpts of interview transcripts released by the committee's top Democrat.

Pruitt aide inquired about used Trump hotel mattress for him

House Democrats are asking Monday to subpoena records that they think will show that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt used his staff to run personal errands, including trying to buy a used mattress from the Trump International Hotel in Washington during his controversial apartment search.

Gowdy accuses DOJ of stonewalling

Rep. Trey Gowdy, the House Oversight Committee chairman, said Sunday that he is displeased with how many documents the Department of Justice is withholding from members of the House and Senate intelligence committee members.