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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 & Green Commend Trump Administration for Improving Transparency and Accountability in Future Clean Air Act Rulemakings

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Environment Subcommittee Ranking Member Mark Green (R-Tenn.) released the following statements on the finalization of a rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) aimed at improving future rulemakings under the Clean Air Act. The announcement establishes clear requirements for the completion of thorough cost-benefit analyses for significant Clean Air Act rules, which will ensure ...

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Roy Outlines Critical Role of American Energy

Calls for the protection of private property rights and continued commitment to domestic energy WASHINGTON—Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Ranking Member Chip Roy (R-Texas) outlined the incredible power and potential for American energy during his opening statement at today’s subcommittee hearing on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) permitting of natural gas projects. Ranking Member Roy emphasized the importance of private landowner rights ...

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Comer Named Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform for the 117th Congress

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today issued the following statement after he was selected to continue serving as Ranking Member in the 117th Congress. “I am honored to continue serving Kentucky’s 1st Congressional District and the American people as the Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform. Throughout my time in public service, I have been committed to holding accountable those who misuse taxpayer dollars and ...

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Census Hearing Wrap Up: Oversight Republicans Commend Census Bureau, Voice Disappointment in Democrats Ignoring Election Integrity Issues

WASHINGTON—The House Committee on Oversight and Reform today held a hearing about ensuring the accuracy of the 2020 Census. This is the second census hearing in recent  months, and, like the previous hearing, no Census Bureau witnesses were invited to testify. Democrats used this hearing, just like the last, as a platform to sow doubt in the results of the 2020 Census. Meanwhile, Republicans stuck with the facts: the 2020 Census is counting every resident in the U.S. regardless of ...

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Comer, Davis, Hice Raise Concerns About Padilla Misusing Federal Funds to Benefit Pro-Biden Firm

Republicans urge Inspector General to provide immediate investigative update given potential Padilla appointment to the U.S. Senate WASHINGTON— House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), House Committee on Administration Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), and Government Operations Subcommittee Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.) today wrote Election Assistance Commission Inspector General Patricia Layfield to spur immediate action on the ...

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Comer: 2020 Census Counting Every Resident in the U.S. Regardless of Citizenship Status

Democrats still seem uninterested in the facts and instead are launching partisan attacks WASHINGTON – House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) opened today’s hearing emphasizing the facts behind the 2020 Census count and questioned the Democrat Majority as to the reason for yet another census hearing without inviting any Census Bureau witnesses. Given the census is on track for a complete and accurate count, Ranking Member Comer, ...

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Comer Statement on Democrats’ Latest Accusations about the 2020 Census

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) issued the following statement after Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney released leaked information about the 2020 Census and sent a letter to Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross threatening a subpoena. “If Chairwoman Maloney truly wanted to hear from the Census Bureau about the likelihood of delivering apportionment results on time, she should have invited actual census officials to testify at ...

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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 ...