“I am outraged that a congressional committee with a full agenda would make a detour to investigate a purely local matter. There is no congressional issue at stake in a probe of local matter,” Norton said in the statement. “A congressional investigation would take the new House Republican majority’s obsession with invading the District’s home rule to a new low.”
Norton said she wants to meet with Issa to ask him to reconsider.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.