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Comer Calls on Ebay and Alibaba to Help Prevent Illegal Importation of Plant Products

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) sent letters to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Alibaba Group, Daniel Yong Zhang and President and Chief Executive Officer of Ebay Inc., Jamie Iannone, expressing concerns regarding their platforms allowing the sale and importation of foreign plant and animal products in the United States. After thousands of Americans received unsolicited seed packages, Ranking Member Comer requests ...

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Top Oversight Republicans Raise Concerns About DC’s Universal Mail-In Balloting

WASHINGTON – House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), and Government Operations Subcommittee Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.) today raised concerns about the District of Columbia’s universal mail-in ballot process and the threat it poses to the integrity of the election. According to recent reports, the D.C. Board of Elections is sending mail-in ballots to individuals across D.C. to addresses where ...

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Hice: Without Modern Technology, Agency Missions & Taxpayer Resources are at Risk

WASHINGTON – Government Operations Subcommittee Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.) opened today’s hearing on federal information technology modernization at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by emphasizing that the agency needs to meet modern day challenges, steward taxpayer dollars, and ensure the success of its critical mission. At the hearing, Subcommittee Ranking Member Hice warned that many agencies continue to spend money on the operations and maintenance of old systems rather than ...

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Select Subcommittee Republicans Release Report on President’s Whole of America Approach to Combat COVID-19

WASHINGTON – Today, the Republicans on the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis released a report on President Trump’s whole of America response to protect American lives, reopen the economy, and defeat the virus. The report, “President Trump’s Plan: A Whole of America Response,” dispels the Democrats’ partisan attacks on the Trump Administration’s strong leadership ...

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Scalise: 5 Facts on Coronavirus Response

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.) opened today's Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing with Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar by offering his support and prayers for the President and First Lady in their fight against coronavirus. Whip Scalise dismantled Democrat claims that President Trump did not have a national plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic by detailing ...

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Drug Pricing Hearing Wrap Up: Oversight Republicans Promote Innovation and Drug Affordability & Accessibility

WASHINGTON—The House Committee on Oversight and Reform this week held a two-part hearing on lowering drug prices. At the hearing, Republicans highlighted the Trump administration’s actions to lower drug prices, House Republicans’ proposal to decrease drug prices, the importance of removing regulatory barriers to continue healthcare innovations and discoveries, and ways to improve drug affordability and access. Democrats continued to push for more government mandates and intervention in ...