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Dec 11, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (December 11, 2021) — Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, sent a letter to Peter Navarro, former Director of the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy and an Assistant to President Trump, rejecting arguments Mr. Navarro raised in a December 7 letter attempting to avoid compliance with the Select Subcommittee’s November 18 subpoena. In the letter, Chairman Clyburn outlined why Mr. Navarro’s refusal to comply with the subpoena is improper and reiterated his expectation for Mr. Navarro to produce documents and appear for a deposition on December 15.
Dec 10, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (December 10, 2021) — On Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. E.T., Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, will hold a remote hearing examining the urgent need to accelerate global coronavirus vaccination efforts and the critical role that these efforts play in our nation’s public health and economic recovery. The hearing comes amid growing concerns of the potential impact of the Omicron variant and follows President Biden’s announcement of additional actions to combat the coronavirus in the United States and his pledge to donate 1.2 billion coronavirus vaccine doses to countries around the world.
Dec 2, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (December 2, 2021) — Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, issued a statement after the President Biden announced new actions to combat the Omicron and Delta variants and continue to protect Americans from the coronavirus this winter.
Dec 1, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (December 1, 2021) — Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, sent a letter to Pavel Durov, Chief Executive Officer of Telegram, Inc. requesting documents and information related to the use of the company’s large social media platform for disseminating information used to commit fraud against pandemic relief programs. The requests follow reports indicating that Telegram may have facilitated fraud against multiple pandemic relief programs, including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, unemployment insurance, and the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF).
Nov 23, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (November 23, 2021) — Yesterday, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, expanded the Select Subcommittee’s ongoing investigation into financial technology (FinTech) companies’ facilitation of fraud in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) by sending letters requesting documents and information from Blue Acorn PPP, LLC (Blueacorn) and Womply, Inc. (Womply), two online FinTech startups that processed one-third of all PPP loans in 2021. The inquiries follow reports that these companies may be linked to a disproportionate number of PPP loans made to fraudulent or ineligible applicants.
Nov 22, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (November 22, 2021) — Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, sent a letter to Dr. Stephen Hahn, former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, requesting a transcribed interview and documents related to his role in the Trump Administration’s failed pandemic response.
Nov 19, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (November 19, 2021) — Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, issued a statement after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized booster shots for all adults, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended booster shots of Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines for anyone 18 years and older at least six months after their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or at least two months after their initial Johnson & Johnson dose.
Nov 18, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (November 18, 2021) — Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, issued a subpoena to Peter Navarro, former Director of the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy and an Assistant to President Trump.  
Nov 17, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (November 17, 2021) - Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, delivered the following opening statement at today’s hybrid hearing examining the harm caused by the spread and monetization of coronavirus misinformation online and identifying next steps needed to stop the spread and promote the dissemination of accurate public health information.
Nov 17, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (November 17, 2021) —Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired by Rep. James E. Clyburn, held a hearing to examine the harm caused by coronavirus misinformation and identify steps needed to ensure Americans have access to and faith in accurate public health information. Today’s hearing builds upon the Select Subcommittee’s investigation into online entities pushing coronavirus misinformation and facilitating prescriptions for unproven treatments.

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