Skelton Wants Investigations Subcommittee Resurrected, More Congressional Oversight

By Thomas Duffy / November 8, 2006 at 5:00 AM
Rep. Ike Skelton (D-MO), expected to become the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee when Democrats take over the House of Representatives next January, said today he will resurrect the oversight and investigations subcommittee that was eliminated after Republicans took leadership of the House in 1994. Skelton, in a telephone conference call with reporters from Blue Springs, MO, said he also expects to have "the full committee working on a full policy review of Iraq." He added that he...

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