More on Oversight
June 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today introduced a bill directing the creation of a comprehensive anticorruption plan to prevent foreign nations that host American military operations from siphoning U.S. taxpayer money.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and 195 Members of Congress today announced they have filed a federal lawsuit against President Trump for violating one of the Constitution’s critical anti-corruption provisions: the Foreign Emoluments Clause. The emoluments clause prohibits the President from accepting foreign payments without seeking and receiving Congressional authorization.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee:
May 17, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today released a statement on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the FBI’s Russia probe. She also signed a discharge petition that would force a House vote on the Protecting our Democracy Act, following her call yesterday for Speaker Ryan to schedule an immediate vote on the bill.
May 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after the New York Times reported that President Trump attempted to obstruct justice by asking then-FBI Director Comey to stop investigating Michael Flynn:
March 20, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after FBI Director James Comey confirmed that his agency is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials:
March 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today voted in favor of a bipartisan proposal to improve care for veterans by holding VA employees accountable, and against a poison-pill version of the proposal that would undermine collective bargaining rights for VA employees, one-third of whom are veterans; expose whistleblowers to retaliation; and protect high-level executives at the expense of lower-level VA employees.
ICYMI: Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump, Defense Secretary James Mattis, and FBI Director James Comey requesting information about whether Lt. General Michael Flynn fully disclosed—as part of the security clearance and vetting process for his return to government—his communications with and payments from Russian agents, Turkish agents, or any other foreign agents, as well as his payments from foreign sources.
March 3, 2017 Press Release
ICYMI: Yesterday, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) led a bipartisan letter with 163 members of Congress calling on Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) to submit a formal request to the Secretary of the Treasury for President Trump’s tax returns for each of the past ten years.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement calling for Jeff Sessions’ resignation as Attorney General and the immediate launch of an independent investigation into the Trump Administration’s ties to Russia: