Press Releases

Apr 23, 2019

Jordan Raises Additional Questions About Cummings’s Secret MOU with Chairwoman Maxine Waters

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Jim Jordan, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, sent a letter to Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) raising additional questions about a secret Memorandum of Understanding executed with Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA). The Chairman executed the MOU unilaterally and did not first obtain approval for this measure through a vote of the Committee. "I appreciate the information you provided about your nonpublic MOU with Chairwoman Waters. ...

Apr 18, 2019

Ranking Member Jim Jordan’s Statement on the Mueller Report

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, released the following statement on the Mueller report: "Democrat Members of Congress should take a deep breath and read the Special Counsel's report before jumping to conclusions. The Attorney General already confirmed what we long suspected. No collusion. No obstruction. It would be a miscarriage of justice to use cherry-picked bits of information from the report to sow ...

Apr 17, 2019

Jordan Raises Grave Concerns With Cummings’s Subpoena to Mazars USA For Sole Purpose of Attacking the President

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Jim Jordan, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, sent a letter to Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) criticizing the Chairman's issuance of a purely partisan subpoena to Mazars USA LLP. Chairman Cummings issued this subpoena without having a debate or vote of the Committee, as he promised in January. Chairman Cummings has not denied that his subpoena is part of coordinated and carefully ...

Apr 15, 2019

Oversight Republicans Question Democrats’ State Voting Rights Probe

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Oversight Committee Republicans raised concerns about Chairman Elijah Cummings's (D-MD) partisan attack on states’ rights. These concerns come in response to investigations initiated by Chairman Cummings and Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties about state elections in Texas, Georgia, and Kansas. The Chairmen began their investigations without consulting the ...

Apr 15, 2019

Jordan Issues Memo Slamming Cummings’s Unprecedented Decision To Issue Subpoena to Mazars USA for President’s Personal Finances

WASHINGTON, DC -  Today, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, sent a letter to Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and memorandum to Committee Members detailing how the Chairman's decision to subpoena sensitive, personal information about the President's finances is a gross abuse of the Committee's ...

Apr 12, 2019

Jordan and Meadows Urge Cummings to Review Security Clearance Practices in Obama Administration

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC), Ranking Member of the Government Operations Subcommittee, sent a letter to Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) urging him to refocus his investigation away from ...

Apr 12, 2019

Ranking Member Jim Jordan’s Statement on Chairman Cummings’s Decision To Issue Subpoena to Mazars USA

WASHINGTON, DC -  Today, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, released the following statement on Chairman Cummings's decision to issue a subpoena to Mazars USA: “Chairman Cummings’s announcement of a subpoena to a private company to pry into the President’s personal finances is an astonishing abuse of this Committee’s authority and a disgraceful departure from the fair and legitimate oversight he promised to ...

Apr 10, 2019

Jordan and Meadows Continue Oversight of Justice Department and FBI

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC), Ranking Member of the Government Operations Subcommittee, took steps to continue their investigation of actions taken by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 2016. Jordan and Meadows sent ...

Apr 10, 2019

Oversight Republicans Introduce Resolution Directing Chairman Cummings to Submit Michael Cohen’s False Testimony to Justice Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, House Oversight Republicans introduced a House Resolution, sponsored by Representative Mark Green (R-TN), that directs Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) to submit an official copy of the transcript of Michael Cohen's testimony to the Department of Justice for investigation and potential prosecution. "If Chairman Cummings fails to refer Mr. Cohen to the Department of Justice for perjury, it will forever mar the reputation of ...

Apr 9, 2019

Jordan Raises Questions about Cummings’s Partisan FOIA Investigation

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, sent a letter to U.S. Department of Interior Acting Secretary David Bernhardt noting concerns with Chairman Elijah Cummings's (D-MD) partisan investigation of compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). ...