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Jordan statement on President Trump’s executive order on healthcare
October 12, 2017
Congressman Jim Jordan made the following comments regarding President Trump’s executive order on healthcare today: “President Trump is doing what voters sent him here to do. Today’s executive order on healthcare will start to give everyday Americans the relief they need from soaring premiums. But an executive order is not a permanent fix. Republicans in Congress need to follow the president’s lead and repeal Obamacare like we promised we would since 2010.” -30- More
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Jordan statement on new HHS policy exempting religious entities from contraceptive mandate
October 6, 2017
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s new Department of Health and Human Services policy protecting religious entities from the Obama administration’s contraceptive mandate: “Today’s decision by the Health and Human Services department is a significant, concrete victory for people of faith. The HHS mandate forced religious employers to pay for services that violated their consciences. Today’s decision protects their First Amendment ... More
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Jordan statement on House passage of FY 2018 budget with tax reform reconciliation instructions
October 5, 2017
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed its FY 2018 budget with reconciliation instructions regarding tax reform: “It’s time to do what the American people sent us here to do: reform the tax code so everyday Americans can keep more of their hard-earned money. Today’s budget vote opens the door to tax reform, and I look forward to working with my colleagues to lower rates, simplify the tax code and encourage economic growth. It’s ... More
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Jordan/Meadows Op-ed: Give Us Real Tax Reform, Not a Pig In a Poke
September 20, 2017
Reconciliation is a parliamentary vehicle linked with the budget and designed to achieve specific revenue and spending requirements. This is the preferred approach for certain policy objectives because only 51 votes are required for passage in the Senate. Republicans plan to use this process for tax reform. There’s one concern: This was the same approach attempted for ObamaCare repeal. In January, Congress passed a budget with reconciliation instructions for fiscal 2017. The House Freedom Caucus... More
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Jordan discusses debt limit, tax reform on Fox News Sunday
September 10, 2017
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joined Chris Wallace today on Fox News Sunday to discuss President Donald Trump’s debt limit deal with Democrats last week, Republican plans for tax reform and other issues. VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FupL84ViPf8&feature=youtu.be HIGHLIGHTS from Rep. Jordan’s comments: “I don’t think this was a good deal for the American taxpayer. We didn’t do anything to address the underlying $20 trillion debt problem. But frankly what options did the president have ... More
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