Rep. Jim Jordan

GOP Leaders: Stop Bringing Jihad To America Or Be Complicit In The Bloodshed

This graphic image of the murdered victims of the jihadi attack on the Bataclan concert hall in Paris is real. As the entirely predictable story of the role of so-called Syrian refugees in the Paris attacks unfolds, the Capitol Hill Republican establishment can no longer act like they don’t understand the danger of bringing another jihadi attack to America that Obama's Muslim immigration policies pose. The ultimate test of the legitimacy of any government is whether or not it has the consent of the governed, and acts in their best interest. Republican leaders on Capitol Hill now face that test.

Speaker Boehner, Rep. Jim Jordan is Your Best Friend in Congress

Betraying your base on an 80% plus issue is political suicide for Republicans. It would of course be much better if a constitutionalist like Jim Jordan were the Speaker of the House, but if conservatives don't have the votes to oust Boehner perhaps, led by Jim Jordan, they can still push the Speaker and those Republicans who are at least smart politicians, if not principled conservatives, to do what is in the political self-interest of the GOP.

Jordan Becomes House Freedom Caucus Chairman

Matt Fuller, Roll Call

The House Freedom Caucus finally has a chairman, and it is, as expected, Jim Jordan. The HFC, which has cast itself as a more conservative version of the much larger RSC, already claims it forced GOP leaders to pull a border security measure from the floor last month. “They’re not legislators, they’re just assholes,” a senior GOP aide previously told CQ Roll Call.

Republicans to Holder: Spill Lerner Details

Bernie Becker, The Hill

House Repubs. urged the DOJ to provide details about an interview with former IRS official Lois Lerner. In a letter to Eric Holder, Darrell Issa and Rep. Jim Jordan accused the DOJ of standing in the way of their investigation into the improper scrutiny that the IRS gave to conservative groups.

Today Is Your Last Chance To Rein-In The IRS

Proposed IRS regulations will effectively codify into law the heretofore illegal practices that the agency used to target conservatives If those regulations pass, non-profit organizations across the country will be destroyed. Click this link to submit your comment.

Dem Rep. Tries to Shut Down TeaParty Leader in IRS Hearing

Becket Adams, The Blaze

Liberal Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) dismissed a Tea Party leader’s concerns over being targeted by the IRS, prompting Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) to swoop in. “Mr. Connolly wants us to believes that’s all a coincidence," Jordan said.

The Enforcement Arm of the Democratic Party

Yesterday's testimony about the past abuses of taxpayers by the IRS was compelling, but the two most important takeaways for limited government constitutional conservatives were that the abuse is still going on and Obama and his Democratic allies in Congress and the bureaucracy are trying to institutionalize it. Click here to submit your comment to the government opposing Obama's attempt to deprive conservatives of their First Amendment rights.

Help House Conservatives Fight Ryan, Portman and Boehner on Spending

House Republican "leaders" are about to cave on spending. Conservatives Mick Mulvaney (SC-5), Steve Scalise (LA-1), and Jim Jordan (OH-4) are rallying their colleagues to fight a new spending deal negotiated behind closed doors by establishment Republicans Rep. Paul Ryan and Senator Rob Portman.