Tag Archives: Jim Jordan

Jim Jordan Had COVID And Didn’t Disclose Publicly

Raw Story reports: U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) made a stunning revelation Tuesday afternoon: he had contracted COVID-19, but appears to have not made any public disclosures of his health status. Jordan is both anti-vaxx and and anti-mask, and still refuses to reveal his vaccination status. “I’ve had the virus, I don’t talk about my health status with reporters,” Jordan …

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Jordan And Gaetz Warn Against Impeaching Biden “By Reflex” Should Republicans Take Control Of The House

Politico reports: Rep. Jim Jordan, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee and one of Donald Trump’s closest allies in Congress, is urging Republicans against a “reflex” impeachment of President Joe Biden if the GOP retakes the House next year. Jordan has been relatively quiet on the prospect of a Biden impeachment come 2023, even as Rep. Marjorie Taylor …

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Jordan Allies Rage Over Ohio GOP’s Redistricting Map

Fox News reports: Allies of Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan are furious with the state Senate GOP for potentially putting the prominent House Republican’s seat on the line in a proposed redistricting map, Fox News has learned. The Buckeye State’s Senate Republican Party proposed a redistricting map last week that turned heads and drew ire from Jordan’s allies. According to the …

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Jordan Changes His Story About Riot Calls With Trump

Axios reports: “I talked to the president after the attack. I’ve been clear about that,” Jordan told the House Rules Committee while testifying against a resolution to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress. Jordan said he “did not speak to the president during the attack,” though minutes later conceded that he “may have talked to him before, I don’t …

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Pelosi Rejects Jordan And Banks For Riot Committee

ABC News reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday rejected two of the Republican picks — Reps. Jim Jordan (Ohio) and Jim Banks (Ind. ) — for the Jan. 6 select committee. Both GOP lawmakers are staunch allies of former President Trump, and both had voted in January against certifying President Biden’s election victory. In a statement, Pelosi said Democrats …

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McCarthy Taps Jim Jordan For Riot Select Committee

Politico reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has homed in on five Republicans whom he’s looking to tap for the Democrat-led select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. McCarthy’s picks, all talked about as likely, are led by Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.), chair of the Republican Study Committee, as the ranking member of the panel. Banks, who oversees the …

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BOOK: Liz Cheney Slapped Away Jim Jordan’s Hand During Riot, “Get Away From Me, You Fucking Did This”

Via Daily Beast, more dirt from I Alone Can Fix It: On Jan. 7, Liz Cheney, then the number three Republican in the House before her subsequent demotion for recognizing what Romney did not, recalled what had happened on Jan. 6. Talking with Joint Chief of Staff Chair Mark Milley, who is one of the adults in the room who …

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Jordan Furious Trump DOJ Refused To Look Into Claims Italy Used Satellites To Alter Votes In 2020 US Election

Politico reports: “That is a problem,” Jordan said. “When the chief of staff to the president of the United States asks someone in the executive branch to do something, and they basically give him the finger, I think that’s the problem we should be looking into.” Included in the records are emails showing Meadows urging investigators to look at a …

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Jordan: Liz Cheney “Recites Democrat Talking Points”

Mediaite reports: Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) attacked Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on The Ingraham Angle, saying she was pushing “Democrat talking points.” Cheney gave a speech on the House floor on rejecting the big lie and election fraud conspiracy theories on the eve of the vote to oust her as the GOP conference chair. “You can’t have the Republican conference …

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House Republicans Oppose Vaccine Patent Waiver

The Hill reports: House Judiciary Republicans on Tuesday urged the U.S. trade representative to continue opposing a waiver to loosen patent and intellectual property protections on coronavirus vaccines. In a letter to Katherine Tai, the Republicans, led by Reps. Jim Jordan (Ohio) and Darrell Issa (Calif.), said the waiver would do little to improve public health. “The waiver would undermine …

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Dem Rep. Val Demings Has Wild Shouting Match With Jim Jordan Over Hate Crime Bill: “Did I Strike A Nerve?”

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) was midway through an impassioned speech on Tuesday accusing Republicans of using police officers as “pawns” in their efforts to amend a hate-crime bill when Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) interrupted to object. “I have the floor, Mr. Jordan,” Demings exclaimed, banging her open palm on the table. “Did I strike a nerve?” …

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Maxine Waters Blows Fuse Over Jordan’s Questioning Of Fauci: “Respect The Chair, Shut Your Mouth” [VIDEO]

The Insider reports: California Rep. Maxine Waters erupted at Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan on Thursday while the Republican lawmaker was berating Dr. Anthony Fauci during a House subcommittee hearing on the COVID-19 pandemic. Jordan has frequently made headlines for his loaded, and often misleading, criticisms of Fauci, who is the US’s top infectious disease expert. Waters intervened on Thursday as …

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Jordan Faces FEC Questions On Campaign Finance

Raw Story reports: The FEC has asked Jordan’s campaign committee to explain large accounting discrepancies between reports filed several years ago and amended reports filed earlier this year, showing differences of hundreds of thousands of dollars, reported Cleveland.com. “The campaign has filed an amendment with the FEC to correct its campaign finance reports going back to 2018,” said Jordan’s campaign …

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Jordan Demands House Hearing On “Cancel Culture”

Fox News reports: The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee Jim Jordan on Monday is calling on Chairman Jerrold Nadler to hold a hearing to “address the scourge of cancel culture” in the United States, amid what he called a “dangerous trend” of “silencing and censoring certain political speech.” In a letter to Nadler, D-N.Y., obtained by Fox News, …

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Clooney To Produce Series On Ohio State Scandal

The Hollywood Reporter reports: George Clooney and Grant Heslov’s Smokehouse Pictures will produce a docuseries about a decades-long abuse scandal in the athletic department at Ohio State University. The series, which hasn’t found an outlet yet, is based on an October 2020 Sports Illustrated story by Jon Wertheim, which detailed a long list of allegations against former Ohio State sports …

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Jordan Claims He Won’t Run For Portman’s Senate Seat

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports: Rep. Jim Jordan, a conservative lawmaker and favorite among President Donald Trump’s supporters, won’t run for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat in 2022. “Jordan is solely focused on representing the great people of Ohio’s Fourth District, and will not be running to fill the seat of retiring Senator Rob Portman,” a spokesman told Cleveland.com. Jordan, …

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Jordan Busted In Lies About Biden Executive Order

CNN’s Daniel Dale reports: President Joe Biden has already ordered significant changes to US immigration policy. But he has not issued an order that Republican Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan claims he did. Jordan said on Facebook and Twitter on Saturday that Biden issued a new order to release “all” undocumented immigrants. Similarly, Jordan said in a Monday interview with Fox …

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Jordan Plots Ousting Cheney From GOP Leadership

CNN reports: Rep. Jim Jordan, a staunch Trump ally on Capitol Hill, told reporters he thinks Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney should be ousted from her leadership position after she said she’d support impeaching the President. “I think she’s totally wrong,” he said. “I think there should be a conference and have a second vote on that,” he added. Some …

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In Heated Exchange, Jordan Won’t Say Biden Won Fairly

Mediaite reports: In a fiery exchange during a meeting of the House Rules Committee Tuesday morning, committee chair Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) grilled Jordan — in an effort to get the Ohio congressman to state that Biden won a fair contest. “Will you admit that Joe Biden won fair and square?” McGovern asked Jordan. “And the election was not rigged …

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Trump To Award Presidential Medal Of Freedom To GOP Reps Devin Nunes And Jim Jordan For Kissing His Ass

From an October 2018 USA Today report: President Donald Trump said Thursday that Rep. Devin Nunes deserves a medal of honor for the courage he displayed by taking on the Department of Justice over the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. During a wide-ranging interview on Fox & Friends, Trump repeated his denial that there was any collusion …

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