FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2015Read More
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.’
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:Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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."
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.
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.Read More
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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.
Wishing good luck to fellow North Carolinian Art Whiting on his ride across the country in honor of his wife. http://t.co/f2zsHSfQD3
It was a pleasure meeting with students and chaperones from Heritage Middle School earlier today, all 120 of them! http://t.co/dE2CZCMnE5
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Click to see photos of the 13th District U.S. service academy nominations reception -> https://t.co/4TzO0K1kR0
Israeli P.M. Benjamin Netanyahu is right -- “Iran and ISIS are competing for the crown of militant Islam… The greatest danger facing our
Over the past six years we have seen lawlessness come from the Office of the Attorney General and after hearing her testimony, it is clear Ms.
Very disappointed the president put politics ahead of jobs and the economy today after he vetoed the bipartisan Keystone pipeline bill. The majority
I had a great time with this group of outstanding young men and women of the 13th District who were nominated to U.S. service academies. Thanks
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