By Michael Ginsberg, 1-10-23
The House of Representatives affirmed the committee chairmanships of 21 Republicans on Tuesday, one day after the Steering Committee voted on five contested gavels….
…In addition to the 20 standing committees, which are permanent and pass legislation, Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced chairmen for two select committees, which don’t pass legislation. Ohio Rep. Mike Turner will chair the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence while Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher will chair a new committee addressing security threats from China. The China competition committee was created by a resounding bipartisan vote.
Only two chairs are Freedom Caucus members.
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Committee Chairs ratified:
Pennsylvania Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson-House Committee On Agriculture
Texas Rep. Kay Granger-House Appropriations Committee
Alabama Rep. Mike Rogers-House Armed Services Committee
Texas Rep. Jodey Arrington-House Budget Committee
North Carolina Rep. Virginia Foxx-House Committee on Education and the Workforce
Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers-House Energy and Commerce Committee
Mississippi Rep. Michael Guest-House Ethics Committee
North Carolina Rep. Patrick McHenry-House Financial Services Committee
Texas Rep. Michael McCaul-House Foreign Affairs Committee
Tennessee Rep. Mark Green-House Homeland Security Committee
Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan-House Judiciary Committee
Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman-House Natural Resources Committee
Kentucky Rep. James Comer-House Committee on Oversight and Accountability
Oklahoma Rep. Tom Cole-House Rules Committee
Oklahoma Rep. Frank Lucas-House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Texas Rep. Roger Williams-House Small Business Committee
Missouri Rep. Sam Graves-House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
Illinois Rep. Mike Bost-House Veterans Affairs Committee
Missouri Rep. Jason Smith-House Ways and Means Committee
Ohio Rep. Mike Turner-House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher-House Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party