ICYMI: House Republicans tell Biden he’s acting like a ‘Cuban dictator’ with his social media censorship campaign
189 Republican Members of Congress, including House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers and House...
E&C Republican Leaders Again Ask NIH for Grant Documents Related to Humanized Mice Experiments and Wuhan Lab
The Leaders Call on NIH again to be transparent and provide documents the Committee GOP is requesting.
Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Subcommittee on Health Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (R-VA), sent a new letter Wednesday to National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins.
There were four main points of concern that the leaders raise in their letter:
HUMANIZED MICE: The leaders call for answers regarding possible gain-of-function research at the Wuhan...
Leader Rodgers on CBS This Morning: The NIH Must be Transparent and Provide Documents for the COVID-19 Origins Investigation
Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) spoke with CBS about the COVID-19 origins investigation. She said that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is not cooperating or meeting their own standard of accountability and transparency to answer how taxpayer dollars funded research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV).
She called on the Biden Administration and the NIH to open up and provide documents to the Committee that will inform a complete, comprehensive, and objective investigation.
Recap: Highlights from Wednesday’s Full Committee Markup
Washington, D.C.--Today, the Energy and Commerce Committee held a markup and passed 16 health bills and 8 communication and technology bills with bipartisan support.
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Leader Rodgers: “Today is a good example of what we can accomplish when we work together. We are moving more than twenty bills to modernize our health care system, lower costs, ensure a robust and secure communications network, and improve people’s lives.”
Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie: “Today’s markup also includes bills to address substance use disorders after preliminary...
E&C Republicans Speak Out Against Overreaching PFAS Action Act
Washington, D.C. — Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee spoke in opposition to H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action Act, on the House floor today.
The PFAS Action Act would:
❌ Replace EPA’s scientific judgment with Congress’s political judgment
❌ Put EPA on unrealistic timelines
❌ Remove the use of proposed rules and public deliberation
❌ Overrun existing laboratory capacity
❌ Clog our nation’s landfill capacity
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Crime is Surging. What you Need to Know about the PFAS Action Act and the Police.
The House JUST began debate on the PFAS Action Act. It’s a de facto ban on many products, including protective equipment to keep police officers and the military safe.
Democrat cities across the country have sought to defund the police for over a year. Now in cities across America, violent crime is surging.
What you need to know: Our law enforcement and military should not be put in danger because the chemicals necessary to keep them safe are a casualty of...