Statement on Trey Gowdy to Replace Jason Chaffetz

American Bridge President Jessica Mackler released the following statement following a report that Trey Gowdy will replace Jason Chaffetz as chairman of the House Oversight Committee: 

“Trey Gowdy is a partisan hack who shouldn’t be anywhere near the chairmanship of the Oversight Committee. He’s the same hack who wasted $7 million in taxpayer dollars on a pointless witch hunt, served on Trump’s transition executive committee, and even served on the transition executive committee with Jared Kushner, Steve Bannon and Trump’s children – a record that underscores his inability to serve independently.  The country is sick of Republicans putting party over country and is demanding independent oversight and accountability from Congress – why is that so impossible for the GOP to grasp?”

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