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Opioid Epidemic Hearing Wrap Up: Sackler Family and Purdue Pharma Profited Off Human Misery

WASHINGTON—The House Committee on Oversight and Reform today held a hearing with the CEO of Purdue Pharma and two members of the Sackler family about their role in the opioid epidemic. At the hearing, Republican members blasted Purdue Pharma’s marketing strategies, spearheaded by the Sackler family, which endangered lives by encouraging prescriptions of OxyContin to not just those in need. They called out Democrats for holding the hearing during the middle of settlement negotiations, which ...

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Oversight Republicans Again Call on Maloney to Hold Safe, In-Person Hearings

Members request Maloney follow House Attending Physician’s guidelines and other committees’ examples by holding hybrid or socially distanced hearings WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Committee Republicans today renewed their call for Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) to hold hybrid or socially distanced hearings instead of remote hearings. In their letter to Chairwoman Maloney, the Committee Republicans raise ...

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Top Republicans Demand California Return Federal Funds to Treasury Due to Padilla’s Unlawful Contract with Pro-Biden Firm

WASHINGTON—Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), House Administration Committee Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), and Subcommittee on Government Operations Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.) demanded the State of California return all federal money to the U.S. Treasury that California Secretary of State Alex Padilla is attempting to use for an unlawful contract with a pro-Biden firm to ...

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Oversight Republicans Again Demand Emergency Hearing on Big Tech Censorship

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Oversight Republicans today called on Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) again to hold an emergency hearing regarding Big Tech’s censorship after both Hunter Biden and the Biden-Harris Transition Team acknowledged that Hunter Biden is under federal investigation regarding his taxes. In October, days before the November 3, 2020 election, an article by the New York Post released information about Hunter ...

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Republicans: Voter Fraud and Illegality Cannot be Tolerated in Georgia

Members call on Georgia Secretary of State for Briefing on more than 250 Cases of Election Law Violations WASHINGTON—Subcommittee on Government Operations Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.) and Oversight Republicans today wrote Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger regarding concerns over voting irregularities in the State of Georgia during the 2020 election. “The sanctity of the ballot box and the maxim ‘one person, one vote’ are paramount in a democratic ...

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Top Republicans Call on FBI to Provide Information about CCP’s Infiltration in U.S. Government Institutions

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), Subcommittee on Government Operations Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.), Subcommittee on National Security Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.), Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy Ranking Member Michael Cloud (R-Texas), Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Ranking Member Chip Roy (R-Texas), and Subcommittee on Environment Ranking Member Mark Green (R-Tenn.) sent a letter to ...

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Scalise Applauds President Trump’s Leadership to Deliver a Safe & Effective COVID-19 Vaccine in Record Time

WASHINGTON—Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.) applauded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s issuance of an emergency use authorization for the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine. “This is an historic day. Thanks to President Trump’s whole-of-America approach during this unprecedented pandemic, Americans now have access to a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine in record time. Operation Warp Speed made it possible for ...

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Comer: Federal Investigation into Hunter Biden Must Continue Unimpeded

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today issued the following statement on the federal investigation into Hunter Biden’s taxes: “There have been serious concerns about Hunter Biden’s foreign business dealings and potential conflicts of interest for years, and the mainstream media’s lack of reporting during the election and Big Tech’s censorship didn’t erase these facts. Joe Biden’s naïve approach to his son’s foreign ...

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Comer: Democrats are Playing Political Games with the Census Again

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today issued the following statement after Oversight Democrats needlessly issued a subpoena to an already cooperative Census Bureau. “Today’s subpoena issued by Chairwoman Maloney is completely unnecessary and pure political theater. The Census Bureau and Department of Commerce have been cooperative with the House Oversight Committee, but Democrats are so fixated on playing political games and putting ...

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Select Subcommittee Witness Confirms No Politicization of CDC Scientific Publications

WASHINGTON—Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.) issued the following statement in response to the Democrats’ false claims of political interference at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): “The Select Subcommittee Democrats’ letter drastically mischaracterizes ...