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  • ADVISORY: Jordan to join HFC members for POLITICO Playbook interview
    Posted in Press Release on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) will join House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and HFC Member Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) for a live POLITICO Playbook interview on Thursday morning. POLITICO Playbook co-authors Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman will ask questions ranging from health care to the federal budget to government funding. WHAT: POLITICO Playbook live interview with Freedom Caucus members WHEN: Thursday, April 6 – doors open at 8 a.m., interview at 8:30 a.m. WHERE: W Hotel (51... Read more

  • Jordan to speak at Cato policy event tomorrow
    Posted in Press Release on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) will join Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI), as well as staff of the Cato Institute, for a special briefing titled the “Cato Handbook for Policymakers.” The event will take place at 12 p.m. tomorrow in the Gold Room (2168) in the Rayburn House Office Building. Peter Russo, director of Congressional Affairs at the Cato Institute, will moderate the event. WHO: Rep. Jim Jordan, Rep. Justin Amash, David Boaz (Executive Vice President, Cato Institute), David Bier (Immigrat... Read more

  • Op-Ed: No more excuses, Republicans
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on January 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare, Taxes

    Too often, Washington puts the concerns of the politically connected before those of ordinary Americans. Imagine this scenario. A man who works a second shift walks out to get in his truck to drive to work. Now remember, when you work second shift you’re forced to miss some of your kids’ after school activities and their summer little league games. But like most Americans he’s willing to do the hard things for his family. As he pulls out of his driveway, the second shift worker sees a guy two ho... Read more

  • Jordan named 2015 Taxpayers' Friend
    Posted in Press Release on October 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) has been named a winner of the 2015 Taxpayers’ Friend Award by the National Taxpayers Union (NTU). Rep. Jordan was one of two representatives for Ohio who received an “A” in the 2015 Congressional Rating by NTU, given for his strong voting record on behalf of lower taxes, limited government and economic freedom for all Americans. Since 1979, NTU has analyzed every roll call vote affecting fiscal policy. The “Taxpayer Score” is based on how each Member of Congres... Read more

  • ICYMI: Jordan grills IRS commissioner during Judiciary hearing on impeachment
    Posted in Press Release on September 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Today, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) grilled Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen about allegations of misconduct in a hearing on impeachment before the House Judiciary Committee. TRANSCRIPT of first Q/A with Koskinen: /UploadedFiles/KoskinenHearingTranscript1.pdf TRANSCRIPT of second Q/A with Koskinen: /UploadedFiles/KoskinenHearingTranscript2.pdf VIDEO of first Q/A with Koskinen: https://youtu.be/Q_WmMs8PXFw VIDEO of second Q/A with Koskinen: https://youtu.be/bJTZUeQ_iPo The h... Read more

  • Freedom Caucus Statement on Impeachment Proceedings of the IRS Commissioner
    Posted in Press Release on September 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Washington, D.C.— The House Freedom Caucus released the following statement: “After months of tireless efforts, the House Judiciary Committee will finally hold impeachment proceedings of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen next Wednesday. This hearing next week will give every American the opportunity to hear John Koskinen answer under oath why he misled Congress, allowed evidence pertinent to an investigation to be destroyed, and defied Congressional subpoenas and preservation orders. It will also ... Read more

  • Freedom Caucus Moves to Remove the IRS Commissioner
    Posted in Press Release on September 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Today, Rep. John Fleming (R-LA) motioned to bring a privileged resolution to the House Floor to impeach the IRS Commissioner. The House Freedom Caucus released the following statement: “We strongly support this effort to remove the IRS Commissioner from office. For too long, John Koskinen has been able to get away with stonewalling Congress, obstructing justice, and breaching the public trust. The right to pursue impeachment is an indispensable power vested in Congress that should be used when ... Read more

  • Jordan thanks Reps. Fleming, Huelskamp for resolution to impeach IRS commissioner
    Posted in Press Release on July 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) thanked his colleagues Reps. John Fleming (R-Louisiana) and Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) for introducing a resolution of impeachment of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen today. “I thank my colleagues John Fleming and Tim Huelskamp for their resolution to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. Mr. Koskinen has failed the American people through gross negligence, dereliction of duty, and violating the public trust. “With two subpoenas and three ... Read more

  • Op-ed: Rep. Jordan: Impeach IRS commissioner
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on June 22, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Since then-IRS official Lois Lerner first revealed in 2013 that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative organizations for their political views, the American people have sought justice in the matter. President Obama appointed John Koskinen as IRS commissioner to clean up the agency and help Congress get to the bottom of the targeting scandal. Koskinen has instead stonewalled and impeded congressional investigations into the matter. With two subpoenas and three preservation orders in p... Read more

  • House Freedom Caucus Calls for a Vote on Impeachment of the IRS Commissioner
    Posted in Press Release on June 22, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    The House Judiciary Committee held a second hearing examining the case for impeachment of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen Wednesday. The House Freedom Caucus released the following statement: “Today, the Judiciary Committee heard the case for impeachment of the IRS Commissioner. Mr. Koskinen is guilty of gross negligence, dereliction of duty, and violating the public trust and therefore meets the legal standard for impeachment of a public official. Koskinen stonewalled ... Read more