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Jordan statement on continuing resolution that funds Planned Parenthood
September 30, 2015
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following statement regarding today’s vote to pass a continuing resolution out of the U.S. House of Representatives that does not remove federal funding from Planned Parenthood and instead send it to more comprehensive federally qualified women’s health clinics: “I would have supported the funding bill had it simply redirected taxpayer dollars from Planned Parenthood to community health centers around the country, where women can receive actual, comprehen... More
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Jordan to Planned Parenthood president: If videos were edited, why did you apologize?
September 29, 2015
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) today questioned Planned Parenthood Federation of America Inc. President Cecile Richards in a congressional hearing about undercover videos that show Planned Parenthood leaders haggling over the prices of organs and other tissue from aborted babies, and admitting to altering abortion practices at risk of harm to the mother. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing was titled “Planned Parenthood’s Taxpayer Funding.” During the hearing, Rep. Jorda... More
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House Freedom Caucus Seeks to Ensure Careful and Deliberative Discussions About Future Leadership in the House
September 27, 2015
Today, the House Freedom Caucus released the following statement: “The House Freedom Caucus has not yet decided who we will support for the office of Speaker of the House, nor for any positions that could subsequently become vacant. We look forward to meeting with each of the candidates and our Republican Conference colleagues over the coming weeks in a careful and deliberative fashion to discuss how best to ensure that we follow regular order in the House and give a voice to the countless Ameri... More
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Jordan statement on Oversight Committee subpoena for Planned Parenthood videos
September 15, 2015
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules, made the following comments regarding the Committee’s subpoena of undercover videos related to Planned Parenthood: “The recently released undercover Planned Parenthood videos are beyond disturbing. They are outright appalling, and show activity that is not only morally wrong, but appears to be potentially illegal as well. These videos raise seriou... More
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House Freedom Caucus Statement Regarding Planned Parenthood Funding
September 10, 2015
Today, the House Freedom Caucus released the following statement regarding Planned Parenthood funding: “Given the appalling revelations surrounding Planned Parenthood, we cannot in good moral conscience vote to send taxpayer money to this organization while still fulfilling our duty to represent our constituents. We must therefore oppose any spending measure that contains funding for Planned Parenthood.” Mission statement of the House Freedom Caucus: “The House Freedom Caucus gives a voice to co... More
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