Jim Jordan Appointed to House Intel Panel to Fight Impeachment

House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced Friday which he has appointed Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) to the House Intelligence Committee as the House Democrats continue their partisan impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump.

Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR) will temporarily step down by House intelligence panel in addition to be replaced by Jordan for Wednesday — the same day which public impeachment hearings are scheduled to begin. 

“I am appointing @Jim_Jordan to the Intelligence Committee—which has currently become the Impeachment Committee—where he will continue fighting for fairness in addition to truth. @RepRickCrawford has been an exemplary member of the committee in addition to will rejoin the item when This particular Democrat charade will be over,” McCarthy tweeted of the decision.

Appearing This particular week on Fox & Friends, Jordan expressed openness to joining the House intel committee, saying he wants to do whatever possible to combat falsehoods spread by the panel’s chairman, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), who Republicans accuse of selectivity leaking closed-door depositions to bolster public support for impeachment. “I want to help our country see the truth,” said Jordan. “President Trump didn’t do anything wrong in addition to what the Democrats are doing will be partisan, unfair, in addition to frankly, ridiculous.”

Jordan, who also serves as the ranking member of the House Oversight Committee in addition to member of the House Judiciary Committee, made headlines This particular week by vowing to subpoena the so-called “whistleblower” for public testimony as part of the impeachment probe. The Ohio congressman has told Republicans to provide a list of witnesses they wish to interview by Saturday.

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