GOP House chairman calls on Obama to remove IRS commissioner
The Republican chairman of a powerful House committee called for the removal of the IRS commissioner Monday, saying he has obstructed congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative groups.
Lawmakers Seek Probe of Ex-Head of Chemical Safety Board
Two House members are seeking a Justice Department investigation of the former head of the federal board that investigates chemical accidents, saying they believe he made multiple false statements while testifying before an oversight committee.
The OPM cyberattack was a breach too far
President Obama ought to be far more steamed about the break-ins than he appears. The OPM director, Katherine Archuleta, knew as well as anyone how sensitive the data was, yet the door to her agency was apparently left ajar. Thieves walked out with an intelligence goldmine, the most intimate details about U.S. public servants, including those who handle the most highly classified secrets of the United States. This was an unforgivable failure of stewardship that should lead to firings for ...
Calls grow for official to be fired over hack
Katherine Archuleta is at the center of the storm after what was likely the biggest hack of government networks in history. Pressure is building for Archuleta to resign as director of the Office of Personnel Management, with the calls coming from lawmakers on Capitol Hill and some security experts who say she is not up to the task of defending the nation’s networks.
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
VIDEO: Rep. Russell on Fox and Friends
Discusses IRS targeting scandal and missing Lois Lerner emails.
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.
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.
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.