The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency holds a hearing to address the effectiveness of spending at the Department of Homeland Security.
Experts and former elected officials testify on the department's achievements and shortcomings in implementing its mission. The Department of Homeland Security was created by President George W. Bush following the September 11, 2001 attacks to bring agencies dealing with domestic security under one roof.
Former Gov. James Gilmore III (R-Va., 1998-2002); Rick Nelson, senior associate, Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Shawn Reese, analyst, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy, Congressional Research Service; and Cathleen Berrick, managing director, Homeland Security and Justice Issues, Government Accountability Office testify at the hearing.