GOP's In Chaos And Turning On Jim Jordan
Criticism is growing and getting louder from from the right about Jordan's failed select committee.
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It Is Already Getting Ugly For Jim Jordan
Rep. Jim Jordan spent months before the 2022 election promising that he would lead the investigation to prove that the right’s deep state conspiracy theories are true.
Jordan got his select committee and after two public hearings, he has less than nothing to show for his work.
The criticism of Jordan is getting louder on the right.
Some leaders in hard-right intellectual circles have critiqued the initial work of the subcommittee on the weaponization of the federal government as lackluster and unfocused, and some Republican lawmakers have privately raised concerns. Critics say the committee has been too slow to staff up, insufficiently aggressive in issuing subpoenas for interviews and testimony, and lacking in substance.
“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.”
Jim Jordan made a lot of promises about his investigations and so far, he has delivered nothing, but two failed hearings where House Democrats ran circles around Jordan and his team.
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