Tag Archives: Jim Jordan

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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House Cultists Call For Floor Fight Over Election Result

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s staunchest defenders on Capitol Hill are urging him not to concede even after President-elect Joe Biden wins the Electoral College vote next week, calling on their party’s leader to fight for his unsubstantiated claims of widespread election fraud all the way to the House floor in January. Asked if Trump should concede next …

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Gym Jordan: Reject Cancel Culture And Reelect Trump

Rep. Jim Jordan writes for the Cleveland Plain Dealer: You don’t have free speech when only one side is allowed to talk. You don’t have freedom when one side can be “canceled” for disagreeing with the other. In today’s world, opposing views aren’t challenged or debated, they’re censored by the left – the left that controls Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, …

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Jordan: “Gangs Of Foaming-At-The-Mouth Left-Wing Journalists” Are Smearing Me So Send Money Today

From a money beg issued today by Rep. Gym Jordan: Adam Schiff and Nancy Pelosi and the rest of the radical, unhinged Democrats got what they have wanted since November 2016. They undermined our democracy in January by voting to impeach President Trump – our duly elected president who 63 MILLION Americans voted for! Schiff and Pelosi are furious that …

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Fauci Pushes Back After Badgering By Gym Jordan

The Insider reports: Dr. Anthony Fauci and Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan got into a heated back-and-forth during a House subcommittee hearing on the novel coronavirus Friday morning. It began when Jordan, one of President Donald Trump’s biggest attack dogs on Capitol Hill, repeatedly asked Fauci to weigh in on whether widespread protests increase the spread of COVID-19. Fauci said that …

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Jake Tapper Demands Apology From Jim Jordan For Deceptively Edited Clip About CNN Reporters [VIDEO]

Axios reports: CNN host Jake Tapper demanded Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) apologize on Tuesday for playing an edited montage at the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing with Attorney General Bill Barr that misleadingly suggested reporters were calling violent protests “peaceful.” In the full clips played by Tapper, the CNN reporters that Jordan had clipped were noting that the protests tended to …

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Ex-Wrestler Calls Gym Jordan “Bold-Faced Liar” [VIDEO]

CNN reports: A former Ohio State University wrestler accused Rep. Jim Jordan on Friday of lying about not knowing of sexual abuse allegations against a university doctor during his time as an assistant coach there 25 years ago. Adam DiSabato told CNN Friday that he had reported the complaints about the late Dr. Richard Strauss, who was accused of assaulting …

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Jim Jordan Accused In Ohio State Sex Abuse Coverup

Yahoo Sports reports: Ohio congressman and former Ohio State assistant wrestling coach Jim Jordan has been accused of participating in the cover up of widespread sexual abuse in OSU’s wrestling program. Jordan was accused by Adam DiSabato, who was the team captain in the late 1980s and early 1990s. DiSabato was appearing in front of a hearing in the Ohio …

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GOP Freedom Caucus Reps Nab Top Committee Slots

Roll Call reports: Five years ago, the nascent House Freedom Caucus irritated Republican leaders to the point that some of its members got kicked off key committees. Now two of the group’s founding members have risen the ranks to the top of two prominent panels. On Tuesday, the House Republican Conference is expected to approve recommendations from its Steering Committee …

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Ex-GOP Farmer To Challenge Gym Jordan In 2020

The Toledo Blade reports: A farmer from rural Ohio who voted for President Trump but has condemned his agricultural policy and since resigned from the Republican Party is testing a bid to challenge one of the President’s biggest defenders in Congress. Chris Gibbs, a 61-year-old grain and cattle farmer in Shelby County, is launching an exploratory committee to weigh a …

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Whistleblower’s Lawyer Rages At Jordan: STOP LYING!

The Hill reports: An attorney representing a whistleblower in the intelligence community who filed an inspector general complaint at the center of the impeachment proceedings lashed out at Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) on Tuesday, accusing the congressman of lying and spreading conspiracy theories. Andrew Bakaj tweeted Tuesday that Jordan had lied about who the unnamed whistleblower had contacted before filing …

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Rep. Gym Jordan Denies Referee’s “Ridiculous” Claim

The Lima News reports: “I’ve stood up against the Speaker of the House from own party in my own state. I’ve stood up against the IRS, stood up against the FBI, stood up against Adam Schiff, fought the Justice Department when the whole Trump-Russia thing — what they had done. The idea I’m not going to defend our athletes when …

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GOP Transfers Gym Jordan To Intel Committee So He Can Disrupt Impeachment Hearings With Histrionics

Axios reports: Republicans formally made Rep. Jim Jordan a member of the House Intelligence Committee on Friday, a move that will allow him lead the party’s defense of President Trump during public impeachment hearings next week. Privately, GOP members have said they think Jordan — one of Trump’s fiercest allies — is a stronger defender of the party and the …

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Lawsuit: Ref Says He Told Jordan About Abusive Doctor

NBC News reports: A professional referee says in a lawsuit filed Thursday that disgraced doctor Richard Strauss masturbated in front of him in a shower after a wrestling match at Ohio State University, and he reported the encounter directly to Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, who was then the assistant coach. “Yeah, that’s Strauss,” Jordan and then-head coach Russ Hellickson replied, …

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GOP May Assign Gym Jordan To Intel Committee So He Can Derail Impeachment Hearings With His Histrionics

CBS News reports: As the impeachment inquiry enters its public phase, top Republicans in the House are weighing whether to temporarily assign Representative Jim Jordan of Ohio to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the panel that will conduct the initial public hearings. Discussions about adding Jordan to the committee are “active and serious,” a senior Republican involved in …

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