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Oversight Republicans launch sweeping examination of business regs to aid in economic recovery

On Friday, in an effort to hasten and strengthen America’s recovery from the economic crisis driven by coronavirus lockdowns, House Oversight Committee Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) launched a sweeping inquiry into government regulations and their impacts on recovery, going back to the global financial crisis of 2008. In order to conduct this wide-ranging survey, Ranking Member Comer is writing to a long list of businesses and trade associations to “document what has worked and ...

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Top Oversight Republican demands answers about Twitter cybersecurity breach

On Thursday, House Oversight Committee Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) requested information from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey about the massive hack that commandeered several high-profile accounts the day before. “Breaches similar to yesterday’s have the potential to jeopardize national and economic security and disrupt the lives of millions of Americans,” warned Ranking Member Comer in the

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Scalise dismantles claims in Cuomo administration’s ‘half-baked’ nursing home report, reiterates call for him to cooperate with Congressional investigation

On Thursday, Republican Whip and House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.) once again called on NY Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) to answer questions about his deadly “must admit” order that forced the state’s nursing homes to take in potentially infective coronavirus patients in contradiction of federal safety guidelines. In the ...

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Republicans demand answers after WHO provides false information on China’s coverup to Congress

On Wednesday, Republican members of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis along with full Oversight Committee Ranking member James Comer (R-Ky.) called on World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to testify to under oath following revelations that WHO provided false information to Congress about China’s actions in the pandemic. In response to an April letter from Oversight Republicans,

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Ranking Member Comer: The WHO doesn’t deserve our money or our membership

In response to the White House's Tuesday announcement that President Trump had formally withdrawn the United States from the World Health Organization, House Oversight Committee Ranking Member James Comer issued the following statement in support of the action: "Withdrawing the United States from the World Health Organization was the right decision. China lied, the WHO complied, and Americans died. From the very start, the WHO and Secretary-General Tedros have proven that their priority ...

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Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office tells PA House Republican delegation, House Select Subcommittee that ongoing nursing home investigation is ‘thorough, holistic, and wide-ranging’

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Scalise praises administration for transparency in releasing PPP information

On Monday, Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement in response to the Small Business Association's release of

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Scalise calls on Democrats to end burdensome, baseless probe into PPP lenders

On Thursday, Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee Ranking Member Steve Scalise urged Select Subcommittee Chairman Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) to narrow his inquiry into the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) since the Small Business Administration and the Department of Treasury have agreed to provide the requested information and data. In a letter, ...

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Scalise, Brady, Walden set the record straight about Democrats’ half-baked nursing home report

On Wednesday, Ranking Members Kevin Brady (R-Texas) and Greg Walden (R-Ore.) joined Republican Whip and Ranking Member of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Steve Scalise (R-La.) to set the record straight in response to the release of Senate Democrats'