On Friday, December 2, 2011, U.S. Congressman Darrell Issa joined the Monitor Breakfast for a conversation with reporters."
First elected to Congress in 2000, Darrell Issa currently serves as Ranking Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and also serves on the House Judiciary Committee.
He is a graduate of Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan and serves as a member of the University Board of Trustees. Darrell and Kathy Issa are longtime residents of Vista, California. They have one son, William.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Chair of the House Oversight Committee, told reporters at a breakfast sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor that he wasn't yet ready to call for Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation in relation to the "fast and furious" gunwalking scandal - as more than 50 of his GOP colleagues have.
Asked about debate by GOP presidential hopefuls suggesting more stringent screening and security checks on Muslim Americans, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Oversight Committee who has roots in the Middle East, told reporters at a breakfast sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor that "assuming you can pick out a Muslim is pretty far-fetched."
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Chair of the House Oversight Committee, told reporters at a breakfast sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor that his focus is on figuring out what the Justice Department and others have done to assure problems like Operation Fast and Furious never happen again.