Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) will become the first woman to chair the House Oversight Committee, after defeating Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) in a caucus-wide vote.
Maloney has been acting as the committee’s chair since the Oct. 17 death of Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)
Leading the Oversight Committee will thrust Maloney into the center of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The Oversight Committee is one of the congressional panels leading the probe.
Maloney is my House rep.