Inspectors General: Watchdog Investigations Stymied by Federal Agencies

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Oversight Committee, joined at left by Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the ranking member / AP

According to the letter, the Justice Department originally refused to hand over documents in three Inspector General investigations.

In a statement to the Washington Post, Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon said the department did not block the IG’s investigation.