Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10) released the following statement after a U.S. district court ruled the Treasury must turn over a majority of documents regarding the bailout of General Motors the Obama Administration exercised executive privilege on:
“A large group of salaried retires of Delphi were wrongfully harmed by the Obama Administration. For the last eight years, I have worked to expose the unfairness of the situation. These 20,000 people deserve answers. Today’s ruling brings us one step closer to uncover what really happened in that government bailout.”
Congressman Turner is a long-time advocate for the Delphi Salaried Retirees. He has led efforts to hold the Obama Administration accountable for unjustly terminating the pensions and benefits of these retirees.
- December 9, 2015 – Congressman Turner requests that the PBGC Inspector General conduct an inquiry into pension plan documents.
- June 24, 2015 – Congressman Turner requests PBGC Inspector General conduct inquiry into delays completing key Delphi pension plan documents.
- August 15, 2013 – The Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) issues audit requested by Congressman Turner of Treasury’s role in Delphi pension decisions.
- July 10, 2012 – The Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs held a hearing requested by Congressman Turner. Auto Task Force staff called to testify.
- August 18, 2016 – Congressman Turner and Congressman Issa met with Delphi Salaried Retirees to reaffirm their support for the ongoing effort to restore the retirees’ pensions, receive an update on the retirees’ access to documents and information, and offer their continued assistance as the retirees work toward a resolution.