Jan 2, 2011

Top GOP House investigator puts White House on notice

From a report in the Washington Times:

Rep. Darrell Issa (pictured), California Republican, is set to lead the House Oversight and Government Reform — and gain the chairman's subpoena power.

Issa is putting the White House on notice that he's going to be aggressive in going after what he considers wasteful spending by the Obama administration.

He won't have far to look.

Mr. Issa suggested on "Fox News Sunday" that the White House should hire more accountants — not lawyers — to deal with requests for information from the Republican-led House.

He also said the White House should look at wasteful spending, not the GOP, as the enemy.