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  • Jordan statement on Scott Garrett confirmation hearing
    Posted in Press Release on November 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform

    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... Read more

  • Jordan hires new communications director
    Posted in Press Release on November 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    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. Read more

  • Jordan statement on capture of Benghazi suspect Mustafa al-Imam
    Posted in Press Release on October 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Jordan statement on House passage of FY 2018 budget with tax reform reconciliation instructions
    Posted in Press Release on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    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 ... Read more

  • Jordan statement on Trump announcement of Kautter for acting IRS commissioner
    Posted in Press Release on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    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 ... Read more

  • Jordan applauds Oversight, Judiciary committees for decision to investigate DOJ’s 2016 actions
    Posted in Press Release on October 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding today’s announcement that the House Judiciary and House Oversight and Government Reform committees will conduct an investigation into decisions made by the U.S. Department of Justice during the 2016 elections: “An investigation is exactly what needs to happen. Americans despise double standards. They hate when there is one set of rules for regular Americans but a different set for the politically connected like James Comey, L... Read more

  • Jordan statement on President Trump’s executive order on healthcare
    Posted in Press Release on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    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- Read more

  • Jordan statement on new HHS policy exempting religious entities from contraceptive mandate
    Posted in Press Release on October 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Pro-Life and Family Issues

    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 ... Read more

  • Jordan statement on House passage of FY 2018 budget with tax reform reconciliation instructions
    Posted in Press Release on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    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 ... Read more

  • Jordan discusses debt limit, tax reform on Fox News Sunday
    Posted in Press Release on September 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues

    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 ... Read more