Chris Horner, in addition to his work for Government Accountability & Oversight, is a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. As an attorney in Washington, D.C. for twenty five years, Horner’s clients have included policy groups, scientists, and members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate on matters of environmental policy, in addition to providing regulatory counsel to effected parties.
Horner is frequently mentioned and published by The Washington Times, National Review, Investor’s Business Daily, and Washington Examiner. His FOIA work has been repeatedly cited by the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal, whose “Letters to the Editor” section has also run his comments. In the past he has written for Energy Tribune, United Press International, Spain’s Actualidad Economica, and the EU Reporter, Brussels’ legislative news magazine. Horner has addressed legal, policy, and political issues hundreds of times on television and radio programs in the United States, the UK, Europe, Canada, and Australia. He was also a guest on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on the release of the first of his four books, “The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism” (2007), which spent six months on The New York Times best-seller list. Horner’s second book, “Red Hot Lies: How Global Warming Alarmists Use Threats, Fraud and Deception to Keep You Misinformed” (2008) was also a best-seller.
Horner has testified before the United States Senate Committees on Foreign Relations and Environment and Public Works, and has worked on legal and policy issues with numerous think tanks and other policy organizations around the globe. An avid public speaker, he has spoken on numerous occasions before members of the European Parliament as well as policymakers in multiple European capitals on a range of issues.
Horner has held numerous volunteer positions in his church, coaches youth sports, and serves on The Federalist Society’s International and National Security Law Practice Group’s Executive Committee. He received his Juris Doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis, where he received the Judge Samuel Breckenridge Award for Advocacy.
Jason Miller is a lawyer for Government Accountability & Oversight. Originally from Michigan he is cum laude graduate of The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C., where he was Staff Editor of the Law Review and a member of the Dean’s list all three years. He graduated magna cum laude from Andrews University with a B.S. in Political Science and Behavioral Neuroscience. Prior to joining GAO, Jason worked on FOIA projects and privilege review for a federal records disclosure program, providing valuable experience for GAO’s transparency projects, in addition to his work on other compliance issues to ensure the agency cooperated with judicial and legislative mandates. He brings to GAO his experience in the political process, the separation of powers and researching FOIA issues.
Jason has interned on Capitol Hill, clerked for a religious civil rights and liberties think tank and also was part of The Heritage Foundation’s Young Leaders Program where he further honed his skills and connected with leaders in law and policy. Jason received the Lincoln Liberty Award in 2015 sponsored by the Rule of Law Defense Fund as well as an award for Best Paper by an Undergraduate from the Michigan Conference of Political Scientists in 2009 and a Psi Chi Regional Research Award from the Midwest Psychology Association in 2011. An orchestral musician, Jason is very active in his faith community volunteering in local churches as a music leader and member of the board of non-profit organizations. Jason also enjoys participating in political campaigns, and attending Supreme Court oral arguments.