From The Hill :
Currently, congressional committees have 33 percent fewer staff than in 1994, legislative branch support agencies (such as the Government Accountability Office and Congressional Research Service) have 39 percent fewer total staff,  and Congress lacks the deep technical expertise of the now-defunct Office of Technology Assessment .
- “The Hill”: https://thehill.com/opinion/judiciary/454744-republicans-cognitive-dissonance-about-congress
- “39 percent fewer total staff,”: https://www.brookings.edu/multi-chapter-report/vital-statistics-on-congress/
- “Office of Technology Assessment”: https://www.rstreet.org/2018/01/24/bring-in-the-nerds-reviving-the-office-of-technology-assessment/