Vice President Joseph Biden will sit down with House Oversight and Government Reform ranking member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) on Thursday morning, according to Biden’s schedule.
The two are slated to discuss “oversight issues” at 11:30 a.m. They will likely talk about how to counter the committee’s new chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who is expected to take an aggressive stance in investigating federal programs and to beef up the panel’s subpoena power.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.