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While Price pledges to answer all lawmakers’ questions,

Murray, Grassley Worry Justice Department Restricting Oversight Requests

June 15, 2017
HHS Secretary Tom Price said he has instructed his agency to respond to requests for information from all members of Congress, despite what Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) called a “disturbing” memo from the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel that says the executive branch should only consider requests from committee chairs or full committee requests as oversight. Senate Judiciary Chair Charles Grassley (R-IA) said in a June 7 letter to President Donald Trump that the May 1 Office of Legal...


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