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Trump to Award Medal of Freedom to Rep. Jordan

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Trump to Award Medal of Freedom to Rep. Jordan

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President Donald Trump is awarding the Medal of Freedom to Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio). Jordan, who has been in office for 14 years, helped uncover the gun running program known as “Fast and Furious,” which sent AK-47s to Mexican drug cartels during the Obama administration, the White House said in the announcement. Jordan’s other work includes identifying millions of dollars in wasteful spending, unearthing the systemic targeting of conservative organizations by the IRS, and figuring out the truth behind the “Russia hoax,” or the debunked theory that Trump and his campaign colluded with Russia, the White House added. “He is an inspiration to freedom-loving Americans everywhere and has distinguished himself as one of the most consequential members of Congress of his generation,” it said. Jordan didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. The Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civilian honor. It’s awarded by presidents to people who …

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