House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Longworth for sale, a pizza live hit and Cohen just wants to have fun: Congressional Hits and Misses
Week of Feb. 25, 2019

While Capitol Hill was abuzz with the testimony of President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen this week, some onlookers cared more about an epic young student photobombing a reporter’s on-air analysis while chomping on some pizza.

Plus, former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart offers kind words for the Trump administration, Rep. Elijah Cummings reveals his Oversight committee BFF, Rep. Tim Ryan muses about the sale of Longworth office building and Sens. Johnny Isakson and Chuck Grassley reflect on the ever-repeating nature of the Senate.

Cohen vs. the GOP: the many defenses for Trump
 

The long and often contentious Michael Cohen hearing on Wednesday did not bring about many revelations.

What you missed from Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony
 

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Wednesday. Cohen lobbed explosive allegations against the president, but Republicans on the panel voiced doubts over his credibility. Roll Call reporter Griffin Connolly gives a breakdown of the key takeaways from the hearing.

Cohen’s entire opening statement
 

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Martin Shkreli Invokes Fifth Before Oversight Committee
 

Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli giggled and smiled his way through his testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Thursday and at times seemed distracted. And members of the committee called him out on it.