Solyndra Investigation

Recent Developments

Democratic Staff Circulates Memo to Members of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, released November 22, 2011

Emails from Mr. Ben Schwartz:

Email from Mr. Ben Schwartz, October 29, 2010
Email from Mr. Ben Schwartz, November 4, 2010

Democratic Staff Circulates Memo to Members of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, releases November 16, 2011

Memo to Members of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, sent November 16, 2011
Analysis by Mary Anne Sullivan, former DOE General Counsel, posted November 16, 2011

Ranking Members Waxman & DeGette Call Committee’s Release of Selected Emails Misleading and Inaccurate, released November 9, 2011

Letter to Chairmen Upton and Stearns, sent November 9, 2011 
Cited documents and communications, posted November 9, 2011

Subpoena Documents

Kathryn H. Ruemmler, the White House Counsel sent a letter to Chairman Fred Upton and Chairman Cliff Stearns, expressing disappointment that “despite our offer to work with the Committee on a more focused request that balances the important interests of both the Congress and the Executive Branch, the Committee decided to move forward with an overbroad subpoena that is unprecedented and unnecessary.”

Letter from Kathryn H. Ruemmler, White House Counsel 

Subpoena of Mr. William Daley, Chief of Staff to the Executive Office of the White House

Subpoena of Mr. Bruce Reed, Chief of Staff to the Vice President

Committee Documents

Democratic Memo to Members of the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, November 22, 2011

Democratic Memo to Members of the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, November 16, 2011

Democratic Memo to Members of the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, October 3, 2011

Democratic Memo to Members of the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, September 22, 2011

Highlights

 

Press Releases

Ranking Members Waxman and DeGette Urge Committee to Reconsider Business Meeting on White House Solyndra Subpoenas

Energy and Commerce Democrats Urge Committee to Broaden Loan Guarantee Investigation

Rep. Waxman and Rep. DeGette Request Testimony of DOE Representative at Solyndra Hearing 

Ranking Member Waxman Calls on Chairman Issa for Accuracy in Solyndra Investigation Statements

Committee Memo Clarifies Incorrect Assertions Regarding Solyndra Investigation

Ranking Members Waxman and DeGette Call for Testimony from Solyndra Investors

Rep. Waxman and Rep. DeGette Call for Examination of the Effectiveness of U.S. Policies and Incentives for Solar Manufacturers

Rep. Waxman’s Statement on Solyndra Announcement of Intention to File for Bankruptcy

Ranking Members Waxman and DeGette Request Solyndra CEO Testimony