Jim Jordan Leads New House Subcommittee Investigating Executive Abuse of Power

Posted 68 days ago


The House of Representatives passed a resolution that establishes a new Judiciary subcommittee tasked with reviewing how the executive branch has investigated and collected information on American citizens.

The Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government passed the House 221-211 and will be led by Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, who will also chair the full Judiciary Committee. The subcommittee will consist of 13 members.

The panel is expected to investigate not only how the executive branch has gathered information on citizens, but how it has worked with other bodies—including private sector companies to "facilitate action against American citizens."

The resolution states that the committee will investigate how the executive branch agencies "collect, compile, analyze, use, or disseminate information about citizens of the United States, including any unconstitutional, illegal, or unethical activities committed against citizens of the United States."

The subcommittee’s work would include "a full and complete investigation and study" and a final report to be submitted by Jan. 2, 2025, the resolution states.... (Read more)