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Meadows takes aim at Obama's 'legacy of secretiveness'

U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows said he plans to crack the Obama administration's "legacy of secretiveness" has the newly appointed chair of a subcommittee that could have a high-profile role in investigations of the IRS, labor issues and public unions.

Meadows will chair Government Operations Subcommittee, which will have oversight jurisdiction over critical issues during the final two years of the Obama presidency, including the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of Labor and public sector unions, and the Executive Office of the President. The subcommittee will also have primary jurisdiction over the majority of legislation moving through the committee.
Meadows will serve under newly named House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT).
“I’m honored to serve in this new capacity and am committed to fighting for the answers that all Americans deserve,” Rep. Meadows said.  “The current Administration is among the least transparent in history and has stonewalled Congress at every turn. I look forward to working with Chairman Chaffetz and my colleagues on the Committee to end this Administration’s legacy of secretiveness."
“Congressman Meadows has been a valued Member of the Oversight Committee. He understands the value of vigorous oversight and the importance of making sure the government runs effectively and efficiently. I look forward to working with him in his new role,” Chaffetz said.