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Republicans tap close Trump ally to serve on impeachment panel

9 monthes ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. Republicans said Friday they are moving Representative Jim Jordan, one of President Donald Trump's most tenacious defenders, onto the congressional committee that will hold public hearings next week on Trump's possible impeachment.
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Jim Jordan joins Intelligence Committee to boost Trump in public impeachment hearings

Jim Jordan joins Intelligence Committee to boost Trump in public impeachment hearings

9 monthes ago   |   By Politico

GOP leadership has officially assigned Rep. Jim Jordan to the House Intelligence Committee ahead of next week's televised impeachment hearings, a move designed to bolster President Donald Trump's defense as Democrats take their probe public. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced the roster shakeup on Friday, adding that Rep. Rick Crawford has agreed to temporarily step aside for Jordan , who is seen as one of Trump's best attack dogs on Capitol Hill. The open impeachment hearings will kick off next Wednesday with testimony from the top diplomat in Ukraine, William Taylor, and...
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Republicans tap close Trump ally to serve on impeachment panel

9 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Republican Representative Jim Jordan, one of U.S. President Donald Trump's fiercest defenders in Congress, has been assigned to serve on the House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee, which is leading the impeachment inquiry into the president, the top House Republican said on Friday.
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Trump ally Jim Jordan gets a seat on House Intel Committee for public impeachment hearings

9 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, a fervent defender of President Donald Trump, will be placed on the House Intelligence Committee as the impeachment inquiry against the president enters its public phase.
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