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Darrell Issa's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: Darrell Issa
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 49, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 49
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kathy; 1 Child: William
Birth Date: 11/01/1953
Birth Place: Cleveland, OH
Home City: Vista, CA
Religion: Christian Eclectic: Father-Catholic, Mother-Mormon, raised in a Jewish neighborhood as a Lebanese American
Date Title
June 10, 2014 Condemning the Mass Shooting in Isla Vista California
May 6, 2014 Issa Statement on IG Report Finding $60.8 Million Falsely Claimed by NY Medicaid Program
May 2, 2014 Letter to Robert Brenner, Employee of Environmental Protection Agency - John Beale's Fraudulent Activity at the EPA
April 10, 2014 Oversight Committee Approves Lois Lerner Contempt of Congress Resolution
March 28, 2014 Letter to B. Todd Jones, Director of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - Disciplinary Action Taken against Key Operation Fast and Furious Players
Jan. 22, 2014 Oversight Committee Releases Deposition Transcript of John Beale
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Colleagues Demand Answers from DOJ on Aaron Swartz Case
Jan. 10, 2014 The Honorable Todd Jones - Letter to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Director B. Todd Jones - Answers on ATF's Nationwide Undercover Operations
Dec. 28, 2013 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy - Documents on Contracting Abuses
Oct. 30, 2013 Report: Veterans Affairs Spending Binge Fueled by Unethical Behavior and Irresponsible Leadership
Oct. 30, 2013 Former VA Official Asserts His Fifth Amendment Privilege on Lavish Conference Spending
Oct. 1, 2013 Issa Introduces Bill to Cancel Federal Pensions For Thieves
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
Feb. 28, 2013 Issa Praises Passage of Violence Against Women Act
Nov. 29, 2012 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Identity Theft and Tax Fraud
Nov. 14, 2012 Whistleblower Protection Bill Heads to President for Signature
Oct. 29, 2012 Issa, Grassley Report on "Fast and Furious' Finds Widespread Justice Department Management Failures
Sept. 25, 2012 Issa Statement on the President's Executive Order on Human Trafficking
Sept. 14, 2012 NLRB IG: NLRB Acting General Counsel Accused of Ethical and Criminal Misconduct, Failed to Recuse Himself
Sept. 12, 2012 Figure in Solyndra Loan Scandal Becomes First Individual to Ever Defy Legal Obligations in Committee Subpoena for Deposition
Aug. 21, 2012 Statement on Recent Comments Made by Rep. Todd Akin
July 31, 2012 Congressional Investigators Release First Part of Final Joint Report on Operation Fast and Furious
July 9, 2012 Grassley, Issa Concerns About Whistleblower Retaliation Under Investigation
June 11, 2012 Oversight Committee Chaired by Issa to Consider Operation Fast and Furious
June 8, 2012 Fox News "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript
June 5, 2012 New Documents Show Senior DOJ Officials Were Informed of Gunwalking in Fast and Furious
May 3, 2012 Oversight Committee Outlines Case for Contempt over Fast and Furious
May 2, 2012 Issa and Cummings Issue Joint Statement on Secret Services' Response to the Committee on Agent Misconduct
April 24, 2012 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
April 15, 2012 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript
Dec. 13, 2011 Issa Asks Interior Secretary Salazar to Explain Illegal Camping in McPherson Square and Justify Destruction of Stimulus-Funded Upgrades
Dec. 8, 2011 Holder Protecting Staff Over "Fast & Furious"
Oct. 31, 2011 Issa Releases Findings of Investigation into Sulaimon Brown's Allegations Against Administration of D.C. Mayor
Oct. 13, 2011 Legislation Honoring Fallen Border Patrol Agent Clears Committee, Moves to Full House Vote
Sept. 6, 2011 Issa Statement on the Transfer of Operation Fast and Furious Cases out of Arizona
June 29, 2011 Issa Statement on the President's Operation Fast and Furious Remarks
Jan. 8, 2011 Issa Condemns Arizona Shooting
May 30, 2010 Fox News "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript
April 27, 2010 Webb's National Criminal Justice Commission Act Gains Momentum with Introduction in House of Representatives
April 27, 2010 Legislation Proposes Review Of Criminal Justice System
March 26, 2010 CNN "American Morning" - Transcripts
Sept. 17, 2009 Student Aid And Fiscal Responsibility Act Of 2009
June 25, 2009 Hearing of the Commission on Security & Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission) - "The Medvedev Thaw: Is It Real? Will It Last?"
June 24, 2009 CNBC Interview - Transcript
June 9, 2009 Hearing Of The Commission On Security & Cooperation In Europe (Helsinki Commission) - "Hard Times And Hardening Attitudes: The Economic Downturn And The Rise Of Violence Against Roma"
June 9, 2009 Witness Security And Protection Grant Program Act Of 2009
June 9, 2009 Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement And Reform Act Of 2004 Extension Act
May 20, 2009 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
March 17, 2009 Stop AIDS In Prison Act Of 2009
Sept. 20, 2007 Hearing of the House Select Intelligence Committee - The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
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