Darrell Issa

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Darrell Issa
Congressman Darrell Issa.jpg
Director of the United States Trade and Development Agency
Assuming office
PresidentDonald Trump
SucceedingThomas Hardy (Acting)
Chair of the House Oversight Committee
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2015
Preceded byEdolphus Towns
Succeeded byJason Chaffetz
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from California
In office
January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2019
Preceded bySusan Davis (49th)
Ron Packard (48th)
Succeeded byMike Levin (49th)
Christopher Cox (48th)
Constituency48th district (2001–2003)
49th district (2003–present)
Personal details
Darrell Edward Issa

(1953-11-01) November 1, 1953 (age 65)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Kathy Stanton
EducationKent State University, Stark
Siena Heights University (BA)
Net worth$436,500,015 (est. 2014)[1]
SignatureDarrell Issa
WebsiteHouse website
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1970–1972
RankUS military captain's rank.gif Captain
*Pending Senate confirmation

Darrell Edward Issa (/ˈsə/; born November 1, 1953) is an American politician. 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]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Darrell Issa Net Worth". OpenSecrets.org. Retrieved 8 May 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.

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