George Holding

George Holding

NORTH CAROLINA's 13th DISTRICT

Holding on SOTU: Time for President to Say 'Yes' to New Solutions

2015/01/21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 20, 2015


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman George Holding (NC-13) issued the following statement in response to the President's State of the Union Address tonight:

"Tonight we heard a lot of familiar promises; the president is going to help struggling families by creating more government programs and collecting more taxes.  To put it bluntly, the president tries a solution, it fails, and then he tries the same solution again.

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Rep. Holding: Two Bad Choices Landed on Congress’ Doorstep Today

2014/12/12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 11, 2014


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman George Holding (NC-13) released the following statement tonight after passage of the bipartisan Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015:

“Due to the standoff between the Democratic Senate and the Republican House, two bad choices landed on Congress’ doorstep today.

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Rep. Holding Named Co-Chair of India Caucus

2014/12/11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 11, 2014
CONTACT: Alex Miehls, 202-226-8159


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman George Holding (NC-13) and Congressman Ami Bera (CA-07) were named co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans for the 114th Congress. They take the helm from current co-chairs Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) and Congressman Joseph Crowley (NY-14). See below for statements from Congressmen Holding, Roskam, Crowley, and Bera:

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Rep. Holding: Administration Must Respond to Alleged Sanctions Against Israel

2014/12/06

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 6, 2014
CONTACT: Alex Miehls, 202-226-8159

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ABLE Act Will Help Millions of People with Disabilities

2014/12/03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 3, 2014
CONTACT: Alex Miehls, 202-226-8159


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, Congressman George Holding (NC-13) took to the House floor to share the story of a constituent from Raleigh, Kenneth Kelty, and to voice his support of the ABLE Act (H.R. 647), which later passed with broad bipartisan support. Video and full remarks are below:

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Rep. Holding: 'Skeptical' About Iran Nuclear Negotiations Extension

2014/11/25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 24, 2014


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman George Holding (NC-13) released the following statement after the announcement of an extension of negotiations surrounding Iran’s nuclear program for an additional seven months:

“I remain skeptical about yet another extension of the Iran nuclear talks. We’ve had almost a year of negotiations and Iran has shown little willingness to make real concessions.

“We have to ask ourselves: Is another extension better than a bad deal or no deal at all?

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The President Struck a Blow to Our System of Checks and Balances

2014/11/21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2014


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman George Holding (NC-13) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s executive actions on immigration: 

“The issue, after the president’s address tonight, is no longer whether Congress and the president can agree on an immigration policy. The question is: Does a president have the power to alter laws without passing new statutes?

“Throughout our history the answer has been no.

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Apology Is Needed

2014/10/31

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 31, 2014


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman George Holding (NC-13) issued the following statement calling on President Obama and the administration official to issue an apology after disparaging comments were made about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

“Earlier this week, an administration official criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu using profane language.  This is not how American officials should behave, especially to our ally, Israel. 

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Congressman Holding Meets with Indian Prime Minister Modi

2014/09/30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 30, 2014
CONTACT: Alex Miehls, 202-226-8159


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman George Holding (NC-13) issued the following statement after meeting with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the U.S. Capitol:

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Congressman Holding Introduces Bill to Help Keep Our Communities Safe & Protect Federal Resources

2014/09/19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2014
CONTACT: Alex Miehls, 202-226-8159


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman George Holding (NC-13) released the following statement after the introduction of his bill, the Protecting Public Safety and Federal Resources Act:

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Contact Information

507 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-3032
Fax 202-225-0181
holding.house.gov

Committee Assignments

Foreign Affairs

Judiciary

George Holding grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. He attended Wake Forest University and has degrees in Classics and Law. Holding clerked for U.S. District Judge Terrence Boyle, practiced law with Kilpatrick Townsend and served as the United States Attorney for North Carolina.

As United States Attorney, his priorities included prosecution of violent felons, drug offenses, child pornography, and political corruption.  Holding prosecuted a U.S. Congressman, the Speaker of the North Carolina House, a judge, a state senator, a state representative, and several sheriffs for political corruption and a major terrorism case. When Holding left office the average sentence in drug trafficking cases in eastern North Carolina was well above the national average.

On January 3, 2013, Holding was sworn in as the Representative for North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District.  He serves on the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Judiciary Committee.

George and his wife Lucy have four children – three daughters aged 13, 12, and 11 and one son aged 3.


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