Trey Gowdy's file


Republican from South Carolina

Trey Gowdy is a Republican Member of Congress representing a district in South Carolina.

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What is the Hatch Act, and what does it have to do with James Comey?

The Hatch Act, a relatively obscure law governing political engagement by federal employees, has people clucking this week, amid controversy over FBI director James Comey’s letter to lawmakers about potential new evidence in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal.

PolitiFact sheet: Where the parties diverge on Benghazi, Clinton

As Hillary Clinton prepares to testify before the House committee looking at Benghazi, we take a look at four areas of discord between Republicans and Democrats.

History of attacks: A look at past attacks on U.S. diplomats overseas

True: State Department cut security in Libya before deadly terror attacks

Mostly False: Hillary Clinton was ‘asked repeatedly to provide security in Benghazi … including direct cables’

Hillary Clinton and the House Republicans battle over Benghazi subpoena

Both Hillary Clinton and House Republicans are spinning when it comes how Clinton handled emails related to the Benghazi controversy. We lay out the timeline.


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