WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Jody Hice (R-GA) yesterday was named Ranking Member for the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security for the 116th Congress. With oversight jurisdiction over national security, homeland security, foreign operations, immigration, and emergency management. The subcommittee ensures that federal agencies are accountable and transparent in their execution of federal law as it relates to national security.
“It is an honor to serve as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security to support and strengthen the safety and security of the American people,” Hice said in a press release. “My highest priorities are advancing America’s interests at home and abroad, treating our adversaries as our adversaries and our friends as our friends, and putting politics aside in search of the truth. I am so grateful to Ranking Member Jordan for selecting me for this position, and I look forward to working alongside him and my other colleagues on this committee to root out waste, fraud, and abuse for the protection of our country and the good of the American people.”
Ranking member Jim Jordon (R-OH) said Hice brings a unique set of talents to the Oversight Committee.
“I look forward to working with him to find and defend the truth and conduct serious fact-based oversight,” Jordon said.
Hice will also be a member of the subcommittees on Government Operations and on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.