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Congressman Trey Gowdy

Representing the 4th District of South Carolina

Government Oversight

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  • Judiciary Committee Approves Gowdy Bill to Stop Executive Overreach
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Oversight

    Today the House Judiciary Committee approved H.R. 4138, the ENFORCE the Law Act, introduced by Rep. Gowdy (R-SC), Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA). “The President wants the American people to believe there is no harm in going around our Constitution to accomplish his goals," Gowdy said. "But as a prosecutor, I saw confessions thrown out of court on technical violations. In this country, we know our system is set up so th... Read more

  • Gowdy talks IRS investigation and Obamacare's broken promises with Bill Bennett
    Posted in Media on December 5, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Government Oversight

    Congressman Gowdy discussed Obamacare's broken promises and the latest on the IRS investigation with Bill Bennett on "Morning in America." Read more

  • Gowdy, Mulvaney, Chaffetz Question Sebelius on Failures
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Government Oversight

    Congressmen Trey Gowdy (R-SC), Mick Mulvaney (R- SC), and Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) today sent a letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius requesting information on how was tested and clarification for her recent comments blaming House Republicans for the website's failures. Text of the letter: October 28, 2013 The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC 20201 Dear Secretary Sebelius: You have made a number of... Read more

  • ABC News: At Benghazi Hearing, Republicans Draw Link to Clinton
    Posted in Media on September 20, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Oversight

    By Chris Good Sep 19, 2013 7:25pm On Thursday, House Republicans continued to ask questions about Hillary Clinton in connection with the attack on the U.S. facility in Benghazi. This time, in questioning the State Department’s review of the attack at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, they asked why Clinton wasn’t interviewed and whether the report had been politicized. “How could you look at everything when you don’t even bother to interview the person who is ultimately... Read more

  • Gowdy Statement on Anniversaries of 9/11 and Benghazi Attacks
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Government Oversight

    Washington, DC—Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) today released this statement on 9/11 and the one-year anniversary of the attacks in Benghazi, Libya: “Today, we remember the attacks of 9/11 and the 3,000 innocent lives lost that day. The Benghazi attacks, on the anniversary of such a significant day, are a clear reminder we must remain vigilant in protecting America and her people.” “Benghazi matters as much today as it did one year ago. It matters the family and friends of four murdered Americans ... Read more

  • Post and Courier Editorial: Rising evidence against IRS
    Posted in Media on July 25, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Oversight

    Editorial: Rising evidence against IRS Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013 12:01 a.m. Evidence of high-ranking political influence in the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservatives continues to grow. And repeated denials from the agency — and the Obama administration — can’t hide it. The latest troubling revelation came Thursday from Carter Hull, a recently retired IRS attorney. During testimony to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, he said the IRS chief counsel’s office ... Read more

  • "Common Cents" with Josh Kimbrell
    Posted in Media on May 14, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Oversight

    Congressman Gowdy joined "Common Cents" with Josh Kimbrell on Christian Talk 660 Monday to discuss the Benghazi investigation. Click on the link below to listen to the interview. "Common Cents" with Josh Kimbrell Read more

  • Obama Violates the Constitution
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Oversight

    Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled the 2012 recess appointments made by President Obama are unconstitutional. Although it is unclear how this ruling will affect the appointment of Richard Cordray to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or the National Labor Relations Board appointments, the judges do define a recess appointment as “limited to intersession recesses.” Judciary Hearing on the Constitutionality of Obama’s Recess Appointments February 23, 2012 htt... Read more