Tag Archives: United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Stephen C. Webster – Ron Paul’s Federal Reserve Audit Approved By House Committee – 28 June 2012

One of Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-TX) lifelong policy goals is on the brink of becoming a reality.

In a nearly unanimous voice vote on Wednesday, the House Oversight Committee approved a bill that would require the U.S. Federal Reserve to conduct a first-ever complete audit of its books and divulge details about its monetary policy discussions. The bill is expected to be taken up by the full House of Representatives sometime next month. Continue reading

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BBC News – Congress Contempt Charge For US Attorney General Holder – 21 June 2012

BBC News US & Canada : A US House of Representatives committee has voted along party lines to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.

Mr Holder refused to hand over papers relating to a botched sting operation.

The move comes after President Barack Obama used his executive privilege to withhold documents sought by the House Oversight Committee.

But Mr Holder said claims that he did not co-operate over Operation Fast and Furious were “untrue”.

Read the whole story at : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news link to original article