Issa is a pitbull.

(Briefing Room) — Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) on Tuesday announced he wants answers on whether “political judgments played a role” in allowing Occupy DC protesters to remain camped in northwest Washington.

Issa, chairman of the powerful Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter dated Monday to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar requesting any communication between the Department of Interior (DOI) and the White House regarding the Occupy DC protests.

The letter also asks Salazar “to explain a series of agency decisions that allowed protestors to stay in tents at the park for extended periods of time despite a ban on ‘camping,’” according to a press release from Issa’s office.

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