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  • Jordan on CNN New Day: ‘We want a plan’ that repeals Obamacare, lowers premiums
    Posted in Press Release on March 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joined CNN New Day this morning to discuss what’s next for congressional efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. During the interview with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota, Rep. Jordan said: “We want to put together a plan that actually repeals Obamacare, that actually lowers premiums, and frankly one that hopefully more than 17 percent of the country approves of. So we’re working hard at that and we’ve never stopped at achieving that goal because that’s what the American p... Read more

  • Jordan on Morning Joe: political, policy, process problems with failed AHCA
    Posted in Press Release on March 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joined MSNBC’s Morning Joe this morning to discuss why the American Health Care Act failed and the path for Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare moving forward. During the interview, Rep. Jordan made the following comments about the AHCA: “There were political problems with this bill, there were policy problems and there were process problems. And typically good process will lead to better policy which I think leads to better politics. … “The lesson here is: d... Read more

  • ICYMI: Jordan joins Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday
    Posted in Press Release on March 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare

    Congressman Jim Jordan joined Chris Wallace this morning on Fox News Sunday to discuss the American Health Care Act. During the interview, Rep. Jordan said: "Instead of doing the blame game, let’s get to work. Let's do the responsible thing. Let’s get back to work and do what we told the voters we were going to do. Remember this bill, 17 percent of the country approved of this bill. Maybe the fact that we opposed it, we did the country a favor because this bill didn’t repeal Obamacare. This bill... Read more

  • Jordan statement on canceled American Health Care Act vote
    Posted in Press Release on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following statement regarding today’s decision by Republican House leadership to cancel today’s scheduled vote on the American Health Care Act: “Obamacare is a disaster, and repealing it remains one of my top priorities. It's why I introduced a clean repeal bill and have been pushing for a vote. The AHCA did not have the support it needed, neither in Congress nor among the American people. Now, House Republicans owe it to our constituents to immediately g... Read more

  • ICYMI: Jordan reiterates opposition to current House Obamacare repeal bill on MSNBC’s Morning Joe
    Posted in Press Release on March 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joined MSNBC’s Morning Joe this morning to discuss congressional efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. During the interview, Rep. Jordan reiterated his opposition to the American Health Care Act in its current form. During the interview, Rep. Jordan made the following comments: “Our job is to … do what we told the American people we were going to do when they gave us the privilege to serve, and this bill doesn’t do that. This bill doesn’t repeal Obamacare, and ... Read more

  • Jordan questions panel about buried report on possible Defense Department savings
    Posted in Press Release on March 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Defense

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) questioned representatives from the Department of Defense (DoD), Defense Business Board (DBB) and others today about a December 2016 Washington Post report that claimed the DoD tried to bury a DBB study on potential DoD savings. Rep. Jordan questioned the officials at a hearing before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform entitled “$125 billion in savings ignored: review of DoD’s efficiency study.” The DoD commissioned the DBB to find cost savings... Read more

  • Jordan announces plan to reintroduce 2015 Obamacare repeal bill
    Posted in Press Release on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare

    Today in a press conference, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) stated his intention to reintroduce the 2015 Obamacare repeal bill so that Congress could vote on a repeal of the 2010 Affordable Care Act. During the press conference Rep. Jordan said: “Our goal is real simple: Bring down the cost of insurance for working families and middle-class families across this country. In an effort to do that we think you have to get rid of Obamacare completely. So tomorrow I will introduce a bill that every ... Read more

  • Jordan to speak at Cato policy event tomorrow
    Posted in Press Release on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) will join Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI), as well as staff of the Cato Institute, for a special briefing titled the “Cato Handbook for Policymakers.” The event will take place at 12 p.m. tomorrow in the Gold Room (2168) in the Rayburn House Office Building. Peter Russo, director of Congressional Affairs at the Cato Institute, will moderate the event. WHO: Rep. Jim Jordan, Rep. Justin Amash, David Boaz (Executive Vice President, Cato Institute), David Bier (Immigrat... Read more

  • Jordan, Meadows call for vote on 2015 Obamacare repeal bill
    Posted in Press Release on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare

    Reps. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Jim Jordan (R-OH) released the following statement calling on Republican leaders to bring H.R. 3762, which repealed the Affordable Care Act through budget reconciliation in 2016, to the floor for a vote: “Health care will be better and more affordable once Obamacare is repealed. We committed to the American people to repeal every tax, every mandate, the regulations, and to defund Planned Parenthood. That’s what the American people expect us to do – and they expect u... Read more

  • Jordan statement on Trump executive actions on border security, immigration
    Posted in Press Release on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Immigration

    Jordan statement on Trump executive actions on border security, immigration Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding President Donald Trump’s executive orders to move forward on building a border wall and to better enforce immigration laws in the United States: “President Trump’s actions today are the first step toward securing our country from illegal immigration. These actions will help us fight everything from human trafficking to the flow of illegal drugs into th... Read more