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Top House Oversight Dem: Trump should not 'stand in our way of doing our job'

Top House Oversight Dem: Trump should not 'stand in our way of doing our job'Rep. Elijah Cummings talks exclusively on "This Week" about the role a Democratic House will look to play as a check on President Trump and his administration.



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Democratic Control In House Means Oversight Of Trump's Immigration Crackdown — Finally

Democratic Control In House Means Oversight Of Trump's Immigration Crackdown — FinallyThe new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives can't force



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California abuse case sparks calls for home-schooling oversight

California abuse case sparks calls for home-schooling oversightThe number of U.S. children educated at home has doubled to about 1.7 million, or 3 percent of the nation’s school-age population, from 1999, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. “We would not say abuse is more common among home-schoolers, but when it does occur, there are fewer safeguards, less to stop it from spinning out of control,” said Executive Director Rachel Coleman. The organization has called for requiring annual contacts by outside officials and background checks for parents who run home schools.



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Democrats Urge Oversight Hearing On Trump's Response To Puerto Rico Disaster

Democrats Urge Oversight Hearing On Trump's Response To Puerto Rico DisasterWASHINGTON ― All Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee are asking the chairman to hold an oversight hearing on the Trump administration’s response to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria.



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Democrats: Will new GOP oversight chairman pursue Trump?

Democrats: Will new GOP oversight chairman pursue Trump?WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Trey Gowdy is known as a dogged investigator of Hillary Clinton. Now Democrats wonder whether the South Carolina Republican will pursue President Donald Trump with the same vigor he used in going after the Democratic presidential candidate.



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Rep. Jason Chaffetz says Oversight committee is 'certainly pursuing' Comey documents

Rep. Jason Chaffetz says Oversight committee is 'certainly pursuing' Comey documentsHouse Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, discuss the latest in the Russia investigation following the announcement of a new special counsel.



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Rep. Jason Chaffetz says Oversight committee is 'certainly pursuing' Comey documents

Rep. Jason Chaffetz says Oversight committee is 'certainly pursuing' Comey documentsHouse Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, discuss the latest in the Russia investigation following the announcement of a new special counsel.



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Pentagon Now Investigating Mike Flynn, Oversight Cmte. Reveals

Pentagon Now Investigating Mike Flynn, Oversight Cmte. RevealsDocuments released Thursday reveal that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was specifically warned in 2014 not to take money from foreign governments without advance permission.



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House Oversight May Subpoena White House

House Oversight May Subpoena White HouseCongressman Elijah Cummings talks with Rachel Maddow about the frustration of the House Oversight Committee that the White House won't produce documents on disgraced former Trump NSA Mike Flynn and what it may take to get those documents.



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House Oversight Committee leaders say Michael Flynn may have broken the law

House Oversight Committee leaders say Michael Flynn may have broken the lawOn Tuesday, April 25, Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings said a joint press conference that it appears Michael Flynn may have broken the law by not disclosing payments he received from Russia.



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