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Comer & Scalise Blast Biden’s Decision to Rejoin the World Health Organization

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.) today blasted President Biden for announcing the United States will rejoin the World Health Organization. “Having the United States rejoin the World Health Organization without it undergoing serious reforms is foolish,” said Ranking Member Comer. “From the very start ...

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Comer Slams Biden’s Amnesty Proposal

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) released the following statement on President Biden’s legislative proposal pushing amnesty for 11 million illegal immigrants while containing no reforms to address the issues fueling the border crisis.   “Our nation was founded on the rule of law but President Biden wants to reward millions of illegal immigrants who broke our laws with amnesty. This is unfair to the millions of ...

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Comer Statements on President Biden’s Executive Orders

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today issued the following statements on several of President Biden’s initial executive orders. Burying Small Businesses in Red Tape “President Biden is signaling the start of a regulatory, red tape regime over American small businesses. President Trump’s regulatory reforms helped launch the greatest boom in jobs and economic growth in modern times. Tossing ...

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Comer Blasts Democrats for Pushing Private Companies to Act as Law Enforcement

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) blasted Oversight Democrats for pushing two dozen transportation and hospitality businesses to act as law enforcement by helping to identify and prevent violent attacks in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere. “We must rely on the law and our law enforcement to prevent future violence, not private industries. The responsibility for the abhorrent destruction and death in our nation’s capital lies ...

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Letter to DC Public Schools Chancellor and Washington Teachers’ Union

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Committee Leaders Comer, Foxx Demand Answers on D.C. School Reopenings

WASHINGTON — Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Republican Leader James Comer (R-KY) and House Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) sent a letter to the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) and the Washington Teachers’ Union (WTU) requesting information about the failure on the part of DCPS and WTU to safely reopen schools in Washington, D.C. The letter follows a recent

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Comer Bill to Halt Reverse Auctions for Complex Design and Construction Passes House

WASHINGTON—Today, the Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2021 (H.R. 26), introduced by House Oversight Committee Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), passed the U.S. House of Representatives with unanimous, bipartisan support. Ranking Member Comer applauded House passage in the statement below. “The federal government must spend taxpayer dollars on the best possible products at the best price. The Construction Consensus Procurement ...

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Comer Commends EPA for Improving Transparency Underlying Significant Regulatory Action

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) released the following statement on the finalization of a rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) establishing how scientific data will be included in future regulatory action. The rule, ‘Strengthening Transparency in Pivotal Science Underlying Significant Regulatory Actions and Influential Scientific Information,’ will improve the public’s access to EPA’s scientific analyses ...

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Comer Blasts Rules Package: “Democrats Prioritize Power Over People”

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) blasted today’s passage of the Democrats’ rules for the House of Representatives during the 117th Congress: “The Democrats’ rules for this Congress reveal their top priority is political power, not the American people. Not only does the rules package stifle free speech and contain ridiculous left-wing ideas such as banning the use of gender-based pronouns and terms like mother and father, it ...

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Comer, Davis, Hice: Padilla Must Be Held Accountable for Voter Contact Contract with Pro-Biden Firm

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), Committee on House Administration Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), and Government Operations Subcommittee Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.) issued the following statements on the appointment of California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Kamala Harris’ Senate seat: “Alex Padilla’s actions as California Secretary of State raise serious ethical and legal questions and we must have answers ...