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Sep 30, 2020

Comer: We Must Unleash Healthcare Innovation and Improve Drug Affordability & Access

WASHINGTON – House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) opened today’s two-part hearing on prescription drug prices by emphasizing the Trump administration’s actions to lower drug prices and the importance of removing red tape to unleash more innovation in the healthcare sector. In his opening statement, Ranking Member Comer warned that the Democrats’ continued attacks on vaccine development and proposals to increase government mandates in the healthcare ...

Sep 30, 2020

Comer: SCOTUS Must Ensure Illegal Immigrants Don’t Dilute Americans’ Representation in Congress

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today issued the statement below following the announcement that the Supreme Court will fast-track its consideration of whether illegal immigrants must be included in the reapportionment of congressional seats. “I welcome today’s announcement from the Supreme Court and hope it will swiftly rule to ensure the sanctity of ...

Sep 30, 2020

Comer Slams Democrats’ Partisan Drug Pricing Report

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today issued the following statement on the Democrats’ partisan report on prescription drug prices. “Reducing the cost of prescription drugs for Americans should be a bipartisan endeavor, but Democrats continue to play politics by proposing a socialist healthcare regime that would do little to reduce drug prices and prevent life-saving therapies from being made available to the American people. Much ...

Sep 29, 2020

Comer Raises Concerns About Potential Political Bias in USPS’ Mail-in Ballot Operations

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today raised concerns about the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) strong reliance on highly partisan unions for election-related operations, including handling of ballots, and the risk it poses to Americans’ confidence in election results. According to information recently provided to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, the postal unions who are largely in support of the Democratic Party will play ...

Sep 29, 2020

Roy: Democrats’ Harmful & False Narrative About Our Nation’s Law Enforcement Officers Jeopardizes Americans’ Safety

WASHINGTON – Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Ranking Member Chip Roy (R-Texas) opened today’s hearing by emphasizing that Democrats are continuing to perpetuate a false narrative that law enforcement is inherently racist and primarily composed of white supremacists. In his opening statement, Subcommittee Ranking Member Roy notes that evidence suggests there is no structural bias in our criminal justice system regarding arrests, prosecution or sentencing. Instead, ...

Sep 24, 2020

Green: Trump Administration is Making Environmental Progress While Growing Economy

WASHINGTON – Subcommittee on the Environment Ranking Member Mark Green (R-Tenn.) opened today’s hearing on the examination of the Trump administration’s progress in protecting and sustaining our environment by highlighting that the U.S. is leading the world in reducing carbon emissions, clean air and water initiatives have skyrocketed under President Trump, and corporations continue to be held accountable for environmental crimes. In his opening statement, Subcommittee Ranking Member ...

Sep 23, 2020

Scalise: China’s Ongoing Deception Threatens the Great American Recovery

WASHINGTON – Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.) opened today’s Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing by re-emphasizing China’s active deception with the emergence of the coronavirus, Democrats’ unwillingness to hold the country accountable for the pandemic, and America’s ability to fully recover economically. In his opening statement, Subcommittee Ranking Member Scalise notes Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and the Trump ...

Sep 22, 2020

Oversight Republican Requests Briefing on Radical “Anti-Fascist” Rioters

Today, Subcommittee on Government Operations Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr requesting a classified, Member-level briefing on the “anti-fascist” groups that have spearheaded the riots, destruction of property, and targeted attacks on law enforcement officers in multiple cities across the country. “Night after night for months on end, we have seen a spectacle of violence and destruction unfolding in our nation’s streets as ...

Sep 22, 2020

Grothman: President Trump’s Successful Diplomatic Negotiations will Usher in a New Era of Long-Term Stability for the Middle East

WASHINGTON – Subcommittee on National Security Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) opened today’s hearing on the examination of the Trump administration’s Afghanistan strategy by highlighting the President’s continued prioritization of peace in the Middle East and recent unprecedented agreements that will usher in a new era of long-term stability for the region. In his opening statement, Subcommittee Ranking Member Grothman notes that as peace negotiations continue to develop, the ...

Sep 16, 2020

Top Oversight and House Administration Republicans Probe California’s $35 Million Voting Campaign Run by Firm with Team Biden Ties

WASHINGTON – House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), House Committee on Administration Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), and Government Operations Subcommittee Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.) today launched an investigation into a $35 million contract the California Secretary of State’s office awarded to a pro-Biden consulting firm to produce ...