Oversight

Last of 24 Scammers Impersonating IRS Agents Pleads Guilty

Probe of money laundering conspiracy involved Justice, Homeland Security and Treasury IG.

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The White House Is Refusing to Comply With Congressional Inquiries Into Travel Spending

A congressional committee has already subpoenaed documents on travel from two agencies.

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Play of the Day: Al Franken and Sexual Harassment

Late-night notes that sexual predation is not a partisan issue.

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Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said the Senate should act quickly on the measure.

House Passes Bipartisan Evidence-Based Policymaking Bill

Agencies would create evaluation officers and contribute to national secure data inventory.

Play of the Day: Our Parched President Returns From Asia

Donald Trump drinks water and fills out forms.

HHS secretary nominee Alex Azar holds a press conference at HHS in 2006, when he was deputy secretary.

Appointee Watch: The 300-Day Mark

HHS nominee announced, other picks withdraw as Trump runs into the federal vacancy deadline.

CFPB Director Richard Cordray

Embattled Consumer Protection Bureau Chief Steps Down

Cordray outlasted Republican calls for his head, but bureau's future is unclear.

Donald Trump Jr. speaks at the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Play of the Day: WikiLeaks and the Trump Campaign

Maybe Donald Trump Jr. just thought he was looking something up on Wikipedia.

Watchdog Warns Uncorrected Mistakes Risk Billions During Disaster Recovery

Local officials pledge full transparency, defend controversial actions to date.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross testifies before Congress in October.

Democratic Senators Seek Probe of Commerce Secretary’s Finances

Delayed disclosures prompt query on Ross's compliance with ethics agreements.

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said lawmakers are not notified of guidance that comes along with rules.

Regulatory Reformers Target Agencies’ Nonstatutory Guidance

Officials executing Trump’s reviews agree to turn over names of task force members.

Play of the Day: Trump, Putin and Kim

The American president is finishing up his Asia trip with his usual flourish.

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