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Top Oversight Republicans call on Maloney to investigate WHO Pandemic Response & Relationship with the Chinese Communist Party

Today – Ranking Member Jim Jordan — joined by the five ranking members of the Oversight Committee Subcommittees —sent a letter to Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney urging her to hold hearings on the “Communist Party of China (CCP) and its widely criticized response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.” The lawmakers sent the letter in response to a letter Maloney sent earlier ...

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House Oversight Republicans criticize Democrats’ latest attempt to bring down President Trump on the taxpayers’ dime

Today, Republicans on the House Oversight Committee criticized Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis” as a redundant, partisan platform to further their political agenda and attack President Trump using taxpayers’ money. As Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-OH) explained during his opening remarks to the House Rules Committee Wednesday night, there are already eight different oversight mechanisms to keep tabs on the federal government’s pandemic response. ...

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Oversight Republicans call out Democrats for using coronavirus to advance their radical immigration agenda

Today, Ranking Member Jim Jordan, joined by other Committee Republicans, called out Washington Democrats for their cynical efforts to exploit the coronavirus pandemic “to advocate for their extreme changes in immigration policy,” and lauded the Trump administration’s effort to enforce America’s laws and defend our borders while prudently working to mitigate the impact of the disease. “This concept ought to be simple: We should not turn our back on the citizens and lawful immigrants ...

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MYTH VS. FACT: The Truth About Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Chairwoman Maloney’s April 8 press release “New Document Shows Inadequate Distribution of Personal Protective Equipment and Critical Medical Supplies to States”[1] is flawed and misleading. The Chairwoman utilized information that is outdated, does not reflect current needs or realities on the ground, and ignores the administration’s tireless, whole-of-government effort to address ...

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Jim Jordan calls for a halt on using Zoom for House Oversight Committee business due to cybersecurity and China concerns

Today Ranking Member Jim Jordan called on Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney to halt conducting Oversight Committee business over the popular teleconference platform “Zoom” in a letter citing concerns about cybersecurity as well as the China-based performance of many of the company’s operations. Excerpts from the letter: “While used ...

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Oversight Republicans question WHO on role China’s coronavirus propaganda campaign

Today, several Republican members of the House Oversight Committee requested that the World Health Organization provide information about its relationship with China regarding its widely criticized response to the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the lawmakers point to widespread concerns that – given recent ...

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Oversight Republicans ask for info to hold Kennedy Center accountable on coronavirus aid

Today, several Republican members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform requested information about the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ recent decision to furlough employees despite receiving $25 million in COVID-19 aid from Congress. In a letter — which was led by Oversight Committee member Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) — the legislators tell Kennedy ...

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Oversight Republicans ask for answers on U.S. efforts to combat Chinese coronavirus propaganda

WASHINGTON, DC -  Today, several Republican members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asking for information about how the United States is responding to China’s dangerous ...