The Washington Post: Jordan’s Weaponization-Panel Game Plan Draws Critique From Some On The Right

The Washington Post

When Kevin McCarthy finally locked down the votes to become the 55th Speaker of the House, a key factor in that support was the promise of a marquee subcommittee armed with sprawling power to probe some of Republicans’ biggest targets in the federal government.

But two months into the Republican majority in the House, Judiciary Committee chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) is facing growing frustrations over how he’s conducted that panel’s business thus far.

“Here’s the issue: What independent investigation did Jim Jordan do in advance of [Thursday]? He took an adapted screenplay from journalists’ tweet thread,” said Mike Davis, the president of the Article III Project, a conservative judicial advocacy group. “Jordan should hand off the committee to a lawmaker who has the time to do it. This needs to be a big undertaking and they need a strategy and a dedicated, focused staff. They need to be dogs on a bone.”

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