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Jordan denies ignoring abuse at Ohio State: "I would have done something"

Jim Jordan highlighted in the center of a dark shadow
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) on Capitol Hill. Photo: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images

Rep. Jim Jordan, founding member of the House Freedom Caucus and a former assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State university, vehemently denied that he ignored accusations of sexual abuse against the wrestling team's doctor, and told Politico that those who say otherwise are lying.

“It’s not true. I never knew about any type of abuse. If I did, I would have done something about it. And look, if there are people who are abused, then that’s terrible and we want justice to happen.”
— Rep. Jim Jordan in an interview with Politico