Darrell Issa

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Darrell Issa
Congressman Darrell Issa.jpg
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from California
Assumed office
January 3, 2021
Preceded byDuncan D. Hunter
Constituency50th district
In office
January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2019
Preceded byRon Packard
Succeeded byMike Levin
Constituency48th district (2001–2003)
49th district (2003–2019)
Chair of the House Oversight Committee
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2015
Preceded byEdolphus Towns
Succeeded byJason Chaffetz
Personal details
Darrell Edward Issa

(1953-11-01) November 1, 1953 (age 67)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Kathy Stanton
EducationSiena Heights University (BA)
Net worth$436.5 millon (est. 2014)[1]
SignatureDarrell Issa
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1970–1972
RankUS military captain's rank.gif Captain

Darrell Edward Issa (/ˈsə/; born November 1, 1953) is an American businessman and politician. He is the U.S. Representative for California's 50th congressional district since 2021. Before, he was the Republican U.S. Representative for California's 49th congressional district, from 2001 to 2019.

In January 2018, Issa announced his retirement from Congress.[4] On September 19, 2018, President Donald Trump nominated Issa as Director of the United States Trade and Development Agency.[5][6]

On September 26, 2019, Issa announced that he was running for California's 50th congressional district in the 2020 election.[7][8] He won the general election in November 2020.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Darrell Issa Net Worth". OpenSecrets.org. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  2. "Darrell Issa". Federal Directory (fee via Fairfax County Public Library). Bethesda, MD: Carroll Publishing. 2011. Gale Document Number: GALE |K2415002216. Retrieved September 7, 2013. Biography In Context. (subscription required)
  3. Barone, Michael; Chuck McCutcheon (2011). The Almanac of American Politics 2012. Washington, D.C.: National Journal Group. pp. 267–69. ISBN 978-0-226-03807-0.
  4. Marcos, Cristina (January 10, 2018). "Issa retiring from Congress". The Hill. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  5. Bade, Rachael (September 19, 2018). "Trump taps Darrell Issa to lead trade agency". Politico. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  6. Burke, Michael (September 19, 2018). "Trump to nominate retiring lawmaker as head of trade agency". The Hill. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  7. O'Reilly, Andrew (September 26, 2019). "Darrell Issa launches House bid against embattled fellow Republican Duncan Hunter". Fox News.
  8. "Former California Rep. Darrell Issa Announces Run Against Indicted Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter". KTLA. September 26, 2019.

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