March 8, 2019  

House of Representatives

NYU Washington, DC hosted a breakfast workshop with congressional press focusing on Paul C. Light's new report titled, "How the House Should Investigate the Trump Administration." This workshop was co-sponsored with the Project on Government Oversight (POGO). Speakers included Paul C. Light, NYU Paulette Goddard Profess of Public Service, Norman Ornstein, Resident Scholar at American Enterprise Institute, and Danielle Brian, Executive Director of POGO.

This workshop was open to NYU DC Students only.

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How the House should investigate the Trump administration

Read the Report

With the 116th House of Representatives in Democratic hands, many are wondering what they will target with their newfound oversight powers. In this paper, Paul Light examines the most significant House investigations after World War II, drawing on this history to identify lessons for developing an impactful probe. Light also explores the potential for high-quality action by the new House majority, and puts forth specific reforms to improve the overall effectiveness of future House investigations.


Danielle Brian

Danielle Brian

Dr. Paul C. Light

Dr. Paul C. Light

Norman Ornstein

Norman Ornstein

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