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Jordan statement on Scott Garrett confirmation hearing
November 1, 2017
Former Congressman Scott Garrett will testify before the Senate Banking Committee today regarding his nomination by President Donald Trump to serve as president of the Export-Import Bank. Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) released the following statement in advance of the hearing: “The Export-Import Bank is a scandal-plagued institution in dire need of reform. Scott Garrett is a wise choice and will bring common-sense changes to the way the Ex-Im Bank is run. I’m glad the Senate has now started th... More
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Jordan hires new communications director
November 1, 2017
Melika Willoughby, former communications director for former Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, joined the office of Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) today. She replaces Darin Miller, who recently became the communications director for the House Freedom Caucus. To contact Melika, email melika.willoughby@mail.house.gov. More
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Jordan statement on capture of Benghazi suspect Mustafa al-Imam
October 30, 2017
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding the capture of Mustafa al-Imam for his alleged role in the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya: “Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Glen Doherty, Sean Smith, and Tyrone Woods are American heroes for their service to and sacrifice for our country. President Trump’s announcement that Mustafa al-Imam has been captured is welcome news for all of us who sought to answer the questions about what happened in Benghazi... More
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Jordan statement on House passage of FY 2018 budget with tax reform reconciliation instructions
October 26, 2017
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the FY 2018 budget with reconciliation instructions regarding tax reform: “It’s time for Congress to do what we told the American people we would do when they sent us here in the first place: reform the tax code so that ordinary Americans can keep more of their hard-earned money. Today’s vote on the Senate budget with reconciliation instructions opens the door to tax reform that will lower ... More
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Jordan statement on Trump announcement of Kautter for acting IRS commissioner
October 26, 2017
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will designate Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy David Kautter as acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service after current IRS Commissioner John Koskinen’s term expires on November 12: “IRS Commissioner John Koskinen was appointed to the IRS to clean it up after Lois Lerner used her position to target conservatives. But instead, under his watch, subpoenaed documents were ... More
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