Tag Archives: Jim Jordan

House GOP Finally Deletes Infamous Pro-Kanye Tweet

Evidently, “I like Hitler” was a bridge too far: After nearly two months of Kanye West’s anti-Semitic full scale meltdown, the Twitter account for the House Judiciary Committee Republicans finally decided to get rid of their infamous “Kanye. Elon. Trump.” tweet. In the last few weeks, the House Judiciary tweet has been condemned and ridiculed far and wide between Elon …

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Jordan Sends Letters Vowing GOP Investigations

CNN reports: GOP Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, who serves as ranking Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee, put the Department of Justice and FBI on notice Wednesday in letters detailing potential investigations if Republicans reclaim the House majority and he is given the powerful gavel of the Judiciary Committee. In the letters sent days before the November midterms, …

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House Republicans Plot Revenge On Jan. 6 Committee

CNN reports: House Republicans are plotting revenge on the select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection, as the GOP weighs a broader effort to re-litigate some of Donald Trump’s biggest election grievances if it recaptures the House majority. The former President has been itching for payback and leaning heavily on his Capitol Hill allies to defend him against a …

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Jordan: Riot Panel’s Subpoena “Violates Constitution”

Bloomberg News reports: Republican Representative Jim Jordan swatted back his subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol — demanding the panel first turn over information to him. Jordan doesn’t refuse to comply but argues in a four-page letter to Representative Bennie Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat and the panel’s chairman, that subpoenaing a …

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Riot Panel Subpoenas McCarthy, Jordan, Biggs, Brooks

CNN reports: The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol is taking the extraordinary step of sending subpoenas to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other Republican lawmakers who have rejected the panel’s requests to voluntarily cooperate. In addition to McCarthy, the Democrat-led panel is subpoenaing Republican Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio, Mo Brooks …

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Republicans Demand DOJ Probe Into SCOTUS Leak

Axios reports: Republican members of the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday sent a letter to the Justice Department requesting an investigation into the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, Axios has learned. Why it matters: The request comes as Republicans are making the leak and its impact on judicial norms the focus of their response, …

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Jordan Threatens Twitter Over Musk Buyout Attempt

CNBC reports: A group of 18 House Republicans is asking Twitter’s board to preserve all records related to Elon Musk’s offer to buy the company, setting up a potential congressional probe should the party win back the majority this fall. In letters shared exclusively with CNBC, Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee asked Twitter Board Chairman Bret Taylor and other …

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Jordan Appears To Back Trump On Executing Clinton Campaign Staffers: His Statement Is “Right On Target”

Mediaite reports: Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) is concurring with a Donald Trump statement in which the former president suggests Democrat operatives tied to the Hillary Clinton 2016 campaign should have been executed. “We’ve never seen anything like this in history,” Jordan said. “So President Trump’s statement yesterday, I think is right on target. This is truly unprecedented, truly something that …

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Jordan And Trump Spoke “At Length” On Day Of Riot

CNN reports: The House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection is now in possession of White House records that provide new details about a phone call Donald Trump made to Republican Rep. Jim Jordan on January 6, 2021 — as the investigation drills down on the former President’s communications that day and questions have long swirled around calls between him …

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Jim Jordan Refuses To Cooperate With Riot Committee

Newsweek reports: Ohio congressman Jim Jordan has said he won’t voluntarily cooperate with the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol, describing the “Democrat obsession” as the latest of the “partisan witch hunts.” The Republican, who represents Ohio’s 4th congressional district, wrote in a letter to committee chair rep. Bennie Thompson that the inquiry into the …

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House GOP Deletes “Boosters Don’t Work” Tweet

Stupid lying is their defining characteristic: The Twitter account belonging to Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee posted and deleted a tweet that read, “If the booster shots work, why don’t they work?” The tweet was posted on Thursday and deleted on Friday after it was widely ridiculed. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) is the leading Republican on the Judiciary …

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Riot Committee Seeks Interview With Rep. Jim Jordan

From the riot committee to Rep. Jim Jordan: We understand that you had at least one and possibly multiple communications with President Trump on Jan. 6. We would like to discuss each such communication with you in detail. And we also wish to inquire about any communications you had on January 5th or 6th with those in the Willard War …

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Jordan Confirms He Sent “Electoral” Text To Meadows

Politico reports: Rep. Jim Jordan’s (R-Ohio) office confirmed that he is the sender of a text message to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, partially revealed this week by the Jan. 6 committee. Here’s the full text: “On January 6, 2021, Vice President Mike Pence, as President of the Senate, should call out all the electoral votes that …

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Jordan Compares Liberals To Nazis And Slavery [VIDEO]

“Every third generation in this country has had to do something big. You think about the Founders and what they did when they declared why we’re going to be an independent country, what they had to overcome, the greatest military in the world. They did it. “Three generations later, Lincoln and the Americans then held the country together, got rid …

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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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