Lawmakers are concerned the charges brought against the Lt. Col. may be politically motivated and a possible attempt to silence future whistleblowers from criticizing the Biden Administration’s actions abroad.
The amendment would direct the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) to investigate the withdrawal of U.S. and allied forces from Afghanistan with an emphasis on understanding what military equipment was left behind in Afghanistan, whether the Taliban have control of that equipment, and whether it is being moved or sold to third parties.
Instead of following the science, it appears EPA leveraged a Ninth Circuit ruling to ban a product to appease liberal activists without considering the impacts on the agricultural community.
House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig expressing concerns over the lack of information the agency has provided following the leak of legally protected tax information of American citizens and its subsequent publication by ProPublica.
“We write today to express our continued concern with the Department of Health and Human Services’ use of massive, no-bid contract awards to handle the ongoing unaccompanied child crisis and whether HHS is adequately supervising those contractors. In light of multiple whistleblower complaints received by the Committee alleging disturbing conditions at HHS Emergency Intake Sites (EIS) housing unaccompanied children, there are serious questions about HHS’s use of and failure to adequately oversee multiple contractors with no childcare experience,” wrote the lawmakers.
"Given Mr. Biden’s connection to the White House, his network of foreign associates, your efforts to become the ‘lead guy in China’ for art, and history of foreign nations that have ‘used transactions involving high-value art to evade sanctions imposed on them by the United States,’ the extent and nature of your dealings with Mr. Biden must be subject to the same scrutiny.”