A statement issued by the White House credited Jordan with its efforts to respond to the Democratic-led impeachment effort against President Trump last year, which ended without conviction in the Senate.
The White House said, “Early last year, Jordan was appointed as a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee and led efforts to confront the pursuit of accountability.” “He is an inspiration to freedom-loving Americans everywhere and has distinguished himself as one of the most influential members of Congress of his generation.
President Last week he also presented the award To Rep. Devin Nunes, Republican from California, another ally in Congress.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civilian honor. According to the White House, the president grants it to individuals “who have made particularly meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural activities, or other public or private endeavors.”
Jordan has served in Congress for the past 14 years and on the House Oversight Committee. He is credited by the White House with overseeing the Obama-era controversies “Fast and Furious”, the IRS and Benghazi.
“Moreover, it has also worked to expose Russian hoaxes and confront deep state corruption – confronting senior Justice Department officials to obstruct the work of Congress and uncover the fraudulent origins of the Russian collusion lie,” the White House said. “His work helped expose irregularities at the highest levels of the United States government.”
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