The U.S. House Judiciary Committee has previously been accused of favoring talk over action. But committee member U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) said things will be different now that Republicans are back in the majority and have U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) at the helm.
"When we were in the minority, we could ask the hard-hitting questions, and that was all fine and good, but we knew that [Jerry] Nadler and [Adam] Schiff and all those guys, they were never going to do anything about anything," Moore said on the latest episode of The 1819 News Podcast.
One thing that has already made this Judiciary Committee "unique" is the number of whistleblowers from within the FBI that have come forward to testify on corruption within the organization.
"As they want to go public, we're going to make that public," Moore said.
With the ability to issue subpoenas and apply oversight, Moore said the committee could apply pressure on problems like the southern border crisis.
"We have an opportunity with Fauci and the FBI sending money to Twitter, that's the investigation that we have to open, and we have to figure out what was going on," Moore said. "We have the opportunity to subpoena records, bring in whistleblowers, so I don't think Jim Jordan is going to rest on any kind of laurels from his days back when we were in the minority party … We're going to issue the subpoenas and do what we got to do."
Some other issues the committee plans to focus on, Moore said, include the weaponization of the FBI, Dr. Anthony Fauci's role in the COVID-19 pandemic, Hunter Biden's laptop and President Joe Biden's failure to secure the southern border.
"The media's having to cover it whether they want to or not,” he explained. “We're showing the failure on the face… As these witnesses come in from the FBI, the whistleblowers, then we can get to the bottom of how they were paying Twitter money, why they were taking down conservatives, what algorithms they were using and then Fauci — what he knew and when he knew it. So we got our work cut out for us."
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