WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip And Chair Of The Select Committee On The Coronavirus Crisis, James E. Clyburn Today Issued The Following Statement In Response To President Trump’s Attempt To Sabotage The Pandemic Response Accountability Committee By Removing Acting Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine From His Post:  

“The President’s Firing Of Another Inspector General Adds To The Mounting Case For The Need Of A Select Committee To Provide Oversight.

“I Agree With Senator Grassley. This President Fundamentally Doesn’t Understand The Role Of Inspector General As A Protector Of The American People And Their Taxpayer Resources.

“He Has Demonstrated Again Why His Administration Cannot Be Trusted To Fairly Distribute COVID-19 Emergency Aid.”