Government Oversight

Conyers: Mueller's Leadership Has Been Proven; Tenure Renewal Would Bode Well for American Safety

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Today House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) commended U.S. Justice Department Attorney General Eric Holder for extending the tenure of FBI Director Robert Mueller for an additional two years. First nominated by former President George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, Director Mueller’s 10-year term was set to expire later this year.“Although I have disagreed with Direct... Read more »

Conyers: Witnesses Came Only to Promote Pro-Industry Interests Without Any Knowledge of Pending Legislation

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House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) issued the following statement on his take of yesterday’s hearing on “Raising the Agencies’ Grades – Protecting the Economy, Assuring Regulatory Quality and Improving Assessments of Regulatory Need.” “The Republicans’ witnesses could not disguise the fact that their call for hamstringing federal agencies stemmed from a blatant co... Read more »