Holding Obama Administration Officials Accountable to the American People

Government officials hold positions of public trust, which is why they must be held accountable to the American people. Too often Washington bureaucrats act on behalf of special interests and not in the best interest of the nation. Public leaders, and the decisions they make, should invite the confidence and support of the people those public leaders serve.

Republicans will look closely at the record of Obama Administration political appointees to help ensure they reflect our national values and can garner the support of the American people. Republican oversight efforts will help ensure the decisions and activities of federal agencies are open to public scrutiny and support the country’s best interests.

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Investigations into Abuses of Power by Obama Administration Officials

Oversight of Obama Administration Appointees

Craig Becker Appointment to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Kevin Jennings Appointment as Safe and Drug-Free Schools Czar
David Michaels Appointment as Assistant Secretary for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Patricia Smith Appointment as Solicitor of Labor at the U.S. Department of Labor