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Jordan introduces SNAP reform bill to emphasize work
September 26, 2016
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) today introduced H.R. 5360, the Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act of 2016, a bill to reform the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The bill, sponsored in the Senate by Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah), is modeled off of successful reforms implemented in Maine and the welfare reforms of 1996. Of the legislation, Rep. Jordan said: “Welfare programs are meant to be a temporary safety net, but they have become a permanent way of life for millions of Ameri... More
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Jordan statement on State Department IG’s report on Clinton server
May 25, 2016
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), a member of the House Select Committee on Benghazi and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released the following statement regarding the State Department Office of Inspector General’s report that found former State Department Secretary Hillary Clinton violated agency policies on email records: “Keep in mind that the Inspector General’s report addressed just one of the many questions that remain about Secretary Clinton’s private server, and now... More
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Jordan condemns IRS commissioner’s failures in first impeachment hearing
May 24, 2016
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) condemned Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen’s “breach of public trust, dereliction of duty and negligence” today in a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. Today’s hearing, entitled “Examining the Allegations of Misconduct Against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, Part I,” focused on whether to impeach Commissioner Koskinen for his failures related to the investigation of the targeting of conservative organizations by the IRS. The hearing f... More
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House Freedom Caucus Applauds Judiciary Chairman’s Decision to Hold Hearings on Impeaching the IRS Commissioner
May 13, 2016
The House Judiciary Committee announced it will hold hearings on House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz’s (R-UT) resolution for impeachment of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen. The House Freedom Caucus released the following statement: “The House Freedom Caucus applauds Judiciary Chairman Goodlatte’s decision to initiate hearings on the impeachment of the IRS Commissioner. Commissioner Koskinen must be held accountable for years of st... More
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Jordan statement on Judiciary Committee hearings on IRS Commissioner Koskinen
May 13, 2016
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding the Judiciary Committee’s announcement today that it would hold two full committee hearings to examine Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen’s misconduct: “I applaud Chairman Goodlatte’s decision to hold hearings on the resolution for impeachment of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. Commissioner Koskinen failed to fulfill his duty to the American people by allowing back-up tapes containing potentially 24,000 ... More
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