Over 100 Congressional committees got a piece of the Homeland Security Department in 2007 and 2008. Sarah Laskow of the Center for Public Integrity has full details on the level of Congressional oversight and what it means for the agency and the public. Sarah joined me in the studio today to talk to a series of experts about the state of oversight of the agency. The guest list in the first hour included Mark Merritt, President of James Lee Witt Associates; and Ken Nahigian, Director of Public Policy at Nahigian Strategies.
The guest list in the second hour of our conversation on Congressional oversight of DHS included former FEMA Director Michael Brown; and Jeff Sural of Alston & Bird, a former high-level official at DHS and TSA. They both talked with me and Sarah Laskow of the Center for Public Integrity