Press Releases

Dec 1, 2022 Press Release
Clyburn writes SBA, SBA OIG, and DOJ to refer findings, including evidence that some fintech owners—whose companies took billions in program administration fees—may have themselves committed PPP fraud
Washington, D.C. (December 1, 2022) – Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired by Rep. James E. Clyburn, released a staff report detailing the poor performance of many financial technology companies (fintechs) in administering the nation’s largest pandemic relief program, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The report details how the investigated companies, despite being tasked with processing PPP applications while screening out those with signs of fraud, abdicated that responsibility—in many cases recklessly—resulting in the approval of large numbers of fraudulent applications.
Nov 17, 2022 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (November 17, 2022) – Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired by Rep. James E. Clyburn, and the Committee on Oversight and Reform, chaired by Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, released new evidence that state and federal contractor ID.me inaccurately overstated its capacity to conduct identity verification services to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and made baseless claims about the amount of federal funds lost to pandemic fraud in an apparent attempt to increase demand for its identity verification services.
Nov 14, 2022 Press Release
Clyburn requested CFPB review of practices by nationwide credit reporting agencies in October 2022 Letter to CFPB
Washington, D.C. (November 14, 2022) – Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, released the below statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released new guidance following a Select Subcommittee investigation finding that the three largest nationwide consumer reporting agencies—Equifax, Experian and TransUnion—have not adequately addressing consumer disputes regarding errors in credit reports, in possible violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Oct 25, 2022 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (October 25, 2022) – Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired by Rep. James E. Clyburn, released the following statement on the Biden-Harris Administration’s announcement of additional efforts to help Americans get their free, updated coronavirus vaccines and boosters this fall.
Oct 25, 2022 Press Release
Data obtained from 12 Fortune 500 companies with significant pandemic layoffs demonstrate need for universal paid sick and caregiving leave programs
Washington, D.C. (October 25, 2022) – Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired by Rep. James E. Clyburn, released a staff report detailing how certain groups of American workers—including hourly workers, women, workers of color, and older workers—have faced inequitable employment outcomes prior to and during the coronavirus crisis. Workers who did not have access to company paid leave also faced worse employment outcomes than workers with leave.
Oct 17, 2022 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (October 17, 2022) – Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, joined the Rachel Maddow Show to discuss a recently released staff report detailing efforts by the Trump Administration to compromise the scientific integrity of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) coronavirus response in an attempt to serve the former President’s political goals.
Oct 17, 2022 Press Release
Report is the third installment detailing findings from investigation into Trump Administration’s political interference with federal coronavirus response
Washington, D.C. (October 17, 2022) – Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired by Rep. James E. Clyburn, released a staff report detailing efforts by the Trump Administration to compromise the scientific integrity of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) coronavirus response in an attempt to serve the former President’s political goals. This staff report is the third installment in a series of reports documenting the Select Subcommittee’s findings from its investigation into the Trump Administration’s rampant political interference with the federal public health response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Oct 14, 2022 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (October 14, 2022) – Yesterday, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, sent a letter to Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Rohit Chopra to request that the agency review the nation’s three largest nationwide consumer reporting agencies (NCRAs)—Equifax, Experian and TransUnion—for possible violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), including potentially failing to investigate legitimate consumer disputes.
Sep 21, 2022 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (September 21, 2022) – Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired by Rep. James E. Clyburn, released new evidence of dire conditions inside for‑profit nursing home chains during the early months of the pandemic, as well as documents that shed light on how convoluted corporate structures have been used by for-profit nursing home chains and may have helped these companies to obscure profits and avoid accountability. The new documents are being released in advance of today’s scheduled 2 p.m. ET hearing entitled “Examining Long-Term Care in America: The Impact of the Coronavirus in Nursing Homes.”
Sep 21, 2022 Press Release
Select Subcommittee Hearing Underscores Trump Administration Failures, Continued Need to Protect Nursing Home Residents and Staff
Washington, D.C. (September 21, 2022) – Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired by Rep. James E. Clyburn, held a hearing on “Examining Long-Term Care in America: The Impact of the Coronavirus in Nursing Homes.”

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