George Holding

George Holding

NORTH CAROLINA's 13th DISTRICT

Upholding the Constitution

2015/03/03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2015

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Prime Minister Netanyahu is Right

2015/03/03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2015


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman George Holding (NC-13) released the following statement after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress earlier today:

"Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke with blunt common sense – he said, ‘Iran and ISIS are competing for the crown of militant Islam. ... The greatest danger facing our world is the marriage of militant Islam with nuclear weapons.’  

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Holding Statement on House-Passed DHS Funding Bill

2015/02/27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 27, 2015


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, Congressman George Holding (NC-13) released the following statement after the House passed a seven-day funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security:

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Republican leadership celebrate India's Republic Day

2015/01/27

WASHINGTON: Influential Republican lawmakers joined India's 66th Republic Day celebrations at the Indian embassy here, which was attended by a large number of community members.

Congressman Ed Royce along with George Holding, Co-Chair of the House India Caucus on India and Indian Americans, made a rare appearance at the Indian embassy here joining some 250 community members in celebrating the Republic Day yesterday.

Deputy Indian Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, unfurled the national flag at the embassy premises.

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2015 Begins With Tax Overhaul Talk; Business-Only Changes May Be End Game

2015/01/23

By Aaron E. Lorenzo

Talk of overhauling the U.S. tax code is certain to continue this year, but how much of that talk turns into action remains anyone's guess.

The congressional calendar is full of must-do items in the months before presidential politics begin to crowd things out ahead of the 2016 elections, including a March cutoff on the current physician reimbursement rate from Medicare, renewing the Highway Trust Fund in May and increasing the federal debt limit by mid- to late summer.

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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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NC GOP gaining clout in DC

2015/01/05

By Renee Schoof
McClatchy Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON — The opening of the new Congress on Tuesday brings some key changes for North Carolina that could add a little clout for the state in the nation’s capital.

Republicans will control both chambers of Congress, and most members of the North Carolina delegations will be part of the political majority. Both U.S. senators and 10 of 13 members of the House of Representatives are Republicans.

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NC lawmakers show predictable partisan split on Obama's Cuba policy

2014/12/18

By Renee Schoof
McClatchy Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON — When the Republican-led Congress returns in January, lawmakers could take actions to block President Barack Obama's surprise plan announced this week to normalize relations with Cuba.

North Carolina Republican Sen.-elect Thom Tillis said he was strongly opposed to the plan. The state's senior Republican senator, Richard Burr, said he would look at it carefully, but was "wary."

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AAHOA congrats new co-chairs of India Caucus

2014/12/13

Press Trust of India

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) has congratulated Congressmen Ami Bera and George Holding on their selections as the co-chairmen of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans for the 114th Congress. 

"Congressman Bera has been an exceptional leader and role model for our community and with this new and distinguished position, he will have a heightened profile to advocate our interests," AAHOA Chairman Pratik Patel said yesterday. 

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

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Foreign Affairs

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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