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Ranking Member Jordan Statement on House Select Committee on the Coronavirus

May 7, 2020
"Thank you Leader McCarthy for the opportunity to work with colleagues to help fight for the truth and push back against this blatant attempt to use the coronavirus pandemic for partisan ends. There are currently numerous mechanisms in place to provide robust oversight of taxpayer money being spent in response to the crisis. We fear this Select Committee is nothing more than the Speaker's politicization of a crisis in a last-ditch attempt to attack the President after her impeachment sham and other witch hunts failed. The Oversight Committee and the other relevant committees are more than equipped to ensure accountability for taxpayers. Instead of relying on them, Speaker Pelosi put Joe Biden's key House advocate in charge of a powerful new panel that is more like an arm of the DNC than the U.S. Congress."