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Oversight and Reform

Congress must work towards reining in the amount of regulatory red tape enacted in recent years. Eliminating unnecessary government spending, fraud and abuse will help ensure the government is operating at maximum effectiveness and not unnecessarily interfering in the lives of citizens. As a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Congressman Comer will continue to hold our nation’s public servants and officials to the highest ethical standards and promote greater government transparency and accountability.

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December 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today issued the following statement after he was selected to continue serving as Ranking Member in the 117th Congress.

October 23, 2020 In The News

Three leading House Republicans accused the Washington, D.C., Board of Elections in a letter Thursday of failing to take responsibility for creating an “avoidable situation” that has resulted in reports of incorrect mailed ballots to the city’s residents.

The DCBOE announced in June it would mail ballots to every registered voter in the city, a policy that has resulted in numerous reports of ballots being mailed to people who have long since moved away from the address it was delivered to.

October 23, 2020 In The News

Congressman James Comer has received the ‘Friend of Farm Bureau’ Award.

According to a news release, the award is in recognition of his support for policies to empower rural America and the agriculture community. The federation recognizes members of Congress whose voting record is supportive of the organization’s policy views and who are nominated by their state Farm Bureau affiliate.

October 23, 2020 In The News

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends First,” House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Rep. James Comer (R-KY) stated that if the situation with 2020 Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, “were a situation with a regular rank and file congressman, they would be before the Ethics Committee, and they would be held accountable.”

October 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) sent letters to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Alibaba Group, Daniel Yong Zhang and President and Chief Executive Officer of Ebay Inc., Jamie Iannone, expressing concerns regarding their platforms allowing the sale and importation of foreign plant and animal products in the United States.

October 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today condemned Twitter’s censorship of a negative New York Post article about Joe Biden and called on CEO Jack Dorsey to provide information on Twitter’s censorship policy that discriminates against certain news and not others.

October 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today commended President Trump for signing an executive order to rein in the unelected, unaccountable federal workforce with policy-making authority.

October 2, 2020 In The News

House Republicans are launching a probe into a $35 million contract the California secretary of state’s office awarded to an advisory firm that is working with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign. 

September 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Reform Committee Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and House Committee on the Judiciary Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-Ohio)

September 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), House Committee on Administration Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), and Government Operations Subcommittee Ranking Member Jody Hice (R-Ga.)