Skip to main content

News Articles

Washington Post | Jun 30, 2015

18 House GOP members call for OPM director Archuleta’s removal

Congressional pressure for the firing of Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta is growing, with 18 Republican House members sending President Obama a letter requesting her ouster. The letter follows four hearings, including three last week, where Archuleta was grilled by House and Senate members over the cyber theft of personal information belonging to at least 4.2 million current and former federal employees

Fox News | Jun 27, 2015

VIDEO: Rep. Russell on Fox and Friends

Discusses IRS targeting scandal and missing Lois Lerner emails.

USA Today | Jun 27, 2015

OPM hack Q&A: What we know and what we don’t

Congress has held five hearings in the past two weeks to try to find out just what happened, but the full impact of the massive attack is still under investigation. Here's a look at what we know so far.

Fox News | Jun 26, 2015

Republicans weigh impeachment for IRS commissioner

House Republicans are considering launching impeachment proceedings against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen or other agency officials in connection with the destruction of emails potentially tied to the scandal over Tea Party targeting.

Reuters | Jun 26, 2015

Lawmakers urge removal of top execs at computer-hacked agency

Eighteen Republican lawmakers sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Friday requesting the removal of two Office of Personnel Management (OPM) executives after a data breach that compromised the personal information of millions of Americans.

Politico | Jun 25, 2015

OPM’s Archuleta faces House Oversight again — DHS under spotlight, too

Today is the second and likely worst of the three day gauntlet of hearings Capitol Hill has served up for OPM Director Katherine Archuleta.

Fox News | Jun 25, 2015

VIDEO: Chairman Chaffetz on The Kelly File

Chairman Chaffetz discusses the destruction of evidence in the IRS targeting scandal.

WSJ -- IT Subcommittee Chairman Will Hurd Op-Ed | Jun 25, 2015

“Cleaning Up the Federal Cyber Debacle”

The refusal at the Office of Personnel Management to take responsibility and move swiftly to address significant deficiencies leads to only one conclusion. Accountability starts at the top. It’s time for a change in leadership at the OPM.

Associated Press | Jun 24, 2015

U.S. government investigating breach that led to theft of as many as 18 million Social Security numbers

The federal government has for years failed to take basic steps to protect its data from hackers and thieves, putting at risk everything from nuclear secrets to the private tax information of hundreds of millions of Americans, records show.

The Wall Street Journal | Jun 24, 2015

Obama’s Cyber Meltdown

If you thought Edward Snowden damaged U.S. security, evidence is building that the hack of federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) files may be even worse.