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Comer Opens Hearing with DOE Secretary Jennifer Granholm

WASHINGTON— House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) delivered opening remarks at today’s hearing titled “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Energy.” In his remarks, Chairman Comer blasted Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm and the Biden Administration for pursuing Green New Deal energy policies that have jeopardized economic ...

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Comer Applauds Passage of Legislation to Stop Non-Citizens from Voting in D.C. Elections

WASHINGTON—The House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) applauded today’s passage of H.R. 192, legislation sponsored by Rep. Pfluger (R-Texas), which prohibits non-citizens from voting in District of Columbia local elections.“Voting is a pillar of American democracy and a constitutional right that undeniably needs to be protected and preserved for citizens of this country. Two years ago, the D.C. City Council recklessly allowed ...

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ICYMI Comer on Fox News: Bipartisan Ethics Reform Bill Will Ensure Presidents, Vice Presidents, and their Family Members Cannot Profit from Proximity to Power

WASHINGTON – House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) and Representative Katie Porter (D-Ca.) joined “Special Report” with Bret Baier on Fox News to discuss the Presidential Ethics Reform Act, a bipartisan effort to deliver transparency to the American people and enable robust congressional oversight. The landmark ethics reform legislation introduced by the lawmakers would require presidents and vice presidents to disclose foreign ...

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Comer Blasts Raskin’s Attempt to Chill American Energy Producers’ First Amendment Rights

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) today is chastising Ranking Member Jamie Raskin’s (D-Md.) attempt to chill American energy producers’ First Amendment rights. In a letter sent to the Ranking Member, Chairman Comer points out how Ranking Member Raskin is attempting to create a non-existent scandal about American energy producers’ support for former President Trump’s energy policies and emphasizes that the Committee majority and ...

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Hearing Wrap Up: Republican Lawmakers Grill DOE Secretary on Radical Green Biden Energy Policies

WASHINGTON—The House Committee on Oversight and Accountability today held a hearing titled

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Hearing Wrap Up: Dr. Fauci’s Top Advisor Held Accountable for COVID-19 Federal Records Violations, Undermining NIH Operations

WASHINGTON — The Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic held a hearing titled “A Hearing with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Senior Scientific Advisor, Dr. David Morens.” Evidence obtained by the Select Subcommittee prior to the hearing showed that Dr. Morens — a former top advisor to Dr. Anthony Fauci at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) — deliberately obstructed the Select Subcommittee’s investigation into the ...

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BREAKING: HHS to Debar Dr. Peter Daszak, President of EcoHealth Alliance

Last week, in response to the Select Subcommittee’s investigation, HHS also cut off all funding to EcoHealth Alliance, Inc. and began debarment proceedings against the organization WASHINGTON — Today, Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic Chairman Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) commenced formal debarment proceedings against Dr. Peter Daszak, the President of EcoHealth ...

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Comer, Porter Introduce Landmark Presidential Ethics Reform Act

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) and Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) today are introducing the Presidential Ethics Reform Act, a landmark federal ethics reform bill to deliver transparency to the American people and enable robust congressional oversight. In addition to requiring disclosure of conflicts of interest while in office, the bill requires presidents and vice presidents to disclose foreign payments, expensive gifts, loan ...

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Comer: OPM Must Be Transparent About Taxpayer-Funded Workforce

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) today delivered opening remarks at a hearing titled “Oversight of Our Nation’s Largest Employer: Reviewing the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Pt. II” to examine how the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is delivering services for the American people. Chairman Comer discussed how at ...

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New COVID Select Memo Details Allegations of Wrongdoing and Illegal Activity by Dr. Fauci’s Senior Scientific Advisor

WASHINGTON — Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic released a staff memorandum titled “Allegations of Wrongdoing and Illegal Activity by Dr. David Morens, Senior Advisor to National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases former-Director, Dr. Anthony Fauci.” This memo presents overwhelming evidence from Dr. Morens’s own email that he engaged in serious misconduct and potentially illegal actions while serving as a Senior Advisor to Dr. Fauci during ...