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  • 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

  • Jordan calls for securing U.S. borders in advance of Trump border visit
    Posted in Press Release on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Immigration

    In advance of President Trump’s visit to the U.S./Mexico border today, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments: “Today President Trump will visit the U.S./Mexico border and reaffirm his commitment to securing our border. Under President Trump, the number of people trying to enter the U.S. illegally has dropped significantly. But we need to do more. I agree with the president that secure borders are a vital part of our national security. For the good of our country, Congress s... Read more

  • Jordan chairs college free speech hearing with Adam Carolla, Ben Shapiro
    Posted in Press Release on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Education

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) chaired a joint subcommittee hearing today examining free speech on college campuses. Featured witnesses at the hearing included comedian Adam Carolla and commentator Ben Shapiro, who testified about their first-hand experiences being the targets of activists on college campuses. They testified with law professor Nadine Strossen, college administrator Dr. Michael Zimmerman, and Fred Lawrence with the Anti-Defamation League, about the increasingly alarming attacks ... Read more

  • Jordan questions Justice Department official about Comey's Loretta Lynch comments
    Posted in Press Release on June 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform

    In a House Judiciary Committee hearing today, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) questioned acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard Downing about former FBI Director James Comey’s recent testimony regarding former Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8 that Lynch told him to call the FBI’s reopened investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails a “matter” instead of an “investigation” in October 2016. During the hearing, Rep. Jordan ... Read more

  • Jordan introduces SNAP reform bill to emphasize work
    Posted in Press Release on June 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Pro-Life and Family Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) has introduced H.R. 2832, the Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act of 2017, a bill to reform the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The bill, sponsored in the Senate by Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah), is modeled off of successful reforms implemented in Maine and the welfare reforms of 1996. Of the legislation, Rep. Jordan said: “Welfare programs should serve as a temporary safety net, but for millions of Americans they have become a permanent way of li... Read more

  • Jordan to discuss tax reform, conservative agenda at Heritage Foundation
    Posted in Press Release on June 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) will join several of his House colleagues for a panel discussion on Friday. The panel is titled, “Principles for Tax Reform: A Conversation with the House Freedom Caucus.” The panel will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Friday at the Heritage Foundation’s headquarters on Massachusetts Avenue. The panel will be hosted by Jack Spencer, Vice President of the Institute for Economic Freedom at The Heritage Foundation. RSVP to attend in person at http://www.heritage.org/taxes... Read more

  • Jordan statement on Trump withdraw from Paris accord
    Posted in Press Release on June 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy and Natural Resources

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris accord: “The Paris accord is a treaty that should have had a vote in the Senate. President Trump did the right thing by withdrawing us from an agreement that was not properly ratified. The Paris treaty would hurt American companies and American workers by depressing economic output, keep companies from creating jobs and drive millions more out of the country... Read more