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Apr 17, 2020

Oversight Republicans call out Democrats for using coronavirus to advance their radical immigration agenda

Today, Ranking Member Jim Jordan, joined by other Committee Republicans, called out Washington Democrats for their cynical efforts to exploit the coronavirus pandemic “to advocate for their extreme changes in immigration policy,” and lauded the Trump administration’s effort to enforce America’s laws and defend our borders while prudently working to mitigate the impact of the disease. “This concept ought to be simple: We should not turn our back on the citizens and lawful immigrants ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
  • Government Operations
  • National Security
Apr 10, 2020

Jim Jordan calls for a halt on using Zoom for House Oversight Committee business due to cybersecurity and China concerns

Today Ranking Member Jim Jordan called on Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney to halt conducting Oversight Committee business over the popular teleconference platform “Zoom” in a letter citing concerns about cybersecurity as well as the China-based performance of many of the company’s operations. Excerpts from the letter: “While used ...

Apr 10, 2020

MYTH VS. FACT: THE TRUTH ABOUT PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

MYTH VS. FACT: The Truth About Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Chairwoman Maloney’s April 8 press release “New Document Shows Inadequate Distribution of Personal Protective Equipment and Critical Medical Supplies to States”[1] is flawed and misleading. The Chairwoman utilized information that is outdated, does not reflect current needs or realities on the ground, and ignores the administration’s tireless, whole-of-government effort to address ...

Apr 9, 2020

Oversight Republicans question WHO on role China’s coronavirus propaganda campaign

Today, several Republican members of the House Oversight Committee requested that the World Health Organization provide information about its relationship with China regarding its widely criticized response to the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the lawmakers point to widespread concerns that – given recent ...

Apr 7, 2020

Oversight Republicans ask for info to hold Kennedy Center accountable on coronavirus aid

Today, several Republican members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform requested information about the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ recent decision to furlough employees despite receiving $25 million in COVID-19 aid from Congress. In a letter — which was led by Oversight Committee member Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) — the legislators tell Kennedy ...

Apr 2, 2020

Oversight Republicans ask for answers on U.S. efforts to combat Chinese coronavirus propaganda

WASHINGTON, DC -  Today, several Republican members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asking for information about how the United States is responding to China’s dangerous ...

  • china
  • coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Government Oversight
Mar 31, 2020

Top Republican on Oversight subcommittee wants answers on de Blasio’s coronavirus inmate release

Today, Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, asked for answers on New York City’s plan to protect the public while releasing potentially dangerous and contagious inmates amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to NYC Department of Corrections Commissioner Cynthia Brann, Ranking Member Hice requested information about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announced plan to

Jan 27, 2020

Jordan, Meadows Continue to Press Oversight Democrats to Examine Serious Misconduct in DC Government

Dec 10, 2019

Ranking Member Jordan Statement on Articles of Impeachment

Dec 9, 2019

Ranking Member Jordan Statement on FISA IG Report

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, released the following statement after the public release of the U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General report entitled "Review of Four FISA Applications and Other Aspects of the FBI's Crossfire Hurricane Investigation": "We thought they spied on two Americans, we now know it was four. The Inspector General's report confirms what many of us feared: James Comey's ...