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Comer Blasts Democrats for Sham Investigation into Washington Commanders

WASHINGTON — Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) blasted Democrats for using the Committee’s taxpayer-funded resources to push a sham investigation into the National Football League’s (NFL) Washington Commanders. In a letter to Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), Ranking Member Comer emphasized the importance of returning the Committee to its mission of rooting out waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in the federal government and ...

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Hice: Throwing Taxpayer Dollars at the IRS Won’t Solve the Agency’s Problems    

WASHINGTON —Subcommittee on Government Operations Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.) opened today’s hearing examining the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by emphasizing how the agency has failed to properly modernize its operations and Americans are suffering the consequences. Hice explained how millions across the country are having difficulties accessing their tax refunds and highlighted how the Democrats’ push to simply throw more taxpayer dollars at the agency won’t solve the ...

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Norman, Oversight Republicans Slam Biden for Awarding Taxpayer Money to Political Donors

WASHINGTON — Today, Subcommittee on Environment Ranking Member Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) and Oversight Republicans raised concerns over reports indicating the Biden Administration is inappropriately awarding taxpayer-funded government contracts and loans to political allies with a history of donating to Democrats and President Biden’s 2020 campaign. In a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Shalanda Young, the lawmakers requested all documents and communications ...

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Comer, Oversight Republicans Press Yellen on Russian Oligarch Tied to Hunter Biden

Treasury’s list of public sanctions excludes Elena Baturina, Russia’s wealthiest woman who paid Hunter Biden’s company over $3 million in 2014 WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Oversight Committee Republican lawmakers today pressed Department of the Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen about the exclusion of Elena Baturina from the public sanctions list of Russian elites and oligarchs. Elena Baturina, Russia’s ...

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Comer: Twitter Must Preserve All Information After Censoring the Hunter Biden Laptop Story

WASHINGTON — Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) called on Twitter to preserve all documents and communications related to the decision to censor the October 2020 New York Post article on Hunter Biden’s laptop. In a letter to Chief Executive Officer Parag Agrawal, Ranking Member Comer blasted the social media company for suppressing critical information during the 2020 presidential election cycle and emphasized how the American ...

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Comer, McHenry, Luetkemeyer Slam USPS’ Extension of Failed Postal Banking Pilot Program

WASHINGTON – Today, the top Republican on the Oversight and Reform Committee, James Comer (KY-01), the top Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, Patrick McHenry (NC-10), and the top Republican on the Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions Subcommittee, Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), sent a

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Scalise, Comer, Jordan Call on Top Scientist to Clarify Response to Congress

New report calls into question Dr. Andersen’s assertion he never suppressed lab leak theory WASHINGTON—Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.), House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), and House Committee on the Judiciary Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), joined by several Select Subcommittee Republicans, today wrote to Dr. Kristian Andersen calling on him to clarify ...

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Scalise, Comer Call for Investigation of EcoHealth’s Unethical Conduct

EcoHealth conducted risky research on bat coronaviruses, potentially engaged in coverup WASHINGTON—Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.) and House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), joined by Select Subcommittee Republican lawmakers, today called on Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra to launch an investigation to determine whether EcoHealth Alliance ...

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Oversight Republicans Return to Southern Border, Examine the Consequences of Biden’s Border Crisis

"The time for giving Biden the benefit of the doubt, that ship has sailed." WASHINGTON—This week, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), Representative Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), and Representative Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) led a delegation to San Diego, Calexico, and Yuma to witness the humanitarian and national security crisis at the southern border created by President Biden's open borders agenda. Joining the trip were Representatives ...

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Rep. Comer, Sen. Johnson Lead Colleagues in Bicameral CMS Letter on Improper Payment Rate

WASHINGTON – House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.) and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), along with 20 of their colleagues, sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure seeking information on what safeguards CMS has in place to address improper payments in the Medicaid program. The members wrote, “According to CMS, Medicaid made $57.36 billion ...