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Comer: Supreme Court Must Protect Voice of American Citizens

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s hearing on apportionment. “The Supreme Court must ensure equal representation under our Constitution and the sanctity of our nation’s elections. One citizen, one vote. It’s a simple, straightforward concept to ensure proper representation in the U.S. Congress. Illegal aliens are not citizens and must not be included in the count for ...

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Republican Leaders Demand Mayor Bowser Explain Failure to Protect Peaceful Protestors with Diverging Viewpoints

Call on Chairwoman Maloney to Hold Hearing on D.C. Violence WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), House Committee on the Judiciary Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), Subcommittee on Government Operations Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.), Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Ranking Member Chip Roy (R-Texas), and Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Johnson (R-La.) today ...

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Grothman: Helping K2 Airbase Veterans Exposed to Toxins is a Bipartisan Priority

WASHINGTON – Subcommittee on National Security Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) opened today’s hearing by emphasizing that helping U.S. servicemembers who were exposed to toxins while deployed to Karshi-Khanabad (K2) Airbase in Uzbekistan is a bipartisan priority. Recent reports show U.S. servicemembers may have been exposed to jet fuel, PM10, and radiation while serving at the airbase, potentially leading to life-threatening illnesses. In his opening statement, Subcommittee Ranking ...

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Scalise Statement on GAO Report About FDA’s Emergency Use Authorizations During COVID-19

WASHINGTON—Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.) today issued the following statement on the Government Accountability Office’s report on the FDA’s issuance of emergency use authorizations during the COVID-19 pandemic. “President Trump’s whole-of-America response to defeat the virus is producing results in record time.  Under the President’s strong leadership, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Food and Drug ...

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Hice: GSA Administrator Must Adhere to Constitution, Past Precedent in Determining President-Elect

WASHINGTON—Subcommittee on Government Operations Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.) today wrote Emily Murphy, Administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA), correcting Democrats’ misrepresentation of the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 and calling on GSA to adhere to the Constitution when ascertaining a President-Elect. “Contrary to complaints issued by House Oversight Democrats, the General Services Administration has followed the letter of the law. State governments ...

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Comer, Hice Seek Answers from USPS Inspector General Regarding Investigation into Whistleblower Allegations

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Government Operations Subcommittee Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.) today wrote to United States Postal Service (USPS) Inspector General Tammy Whitcomb regarding the handling of a whistleblower complaint, which unearthed allegations of backdating mail-in ballots that arrived after Election Day, and the unusual decision to disclose information about an ongoing investigation. “Democrats turned a blind ...