DeSantis: Hillary's Emails Are A National Security Disaster
Originally published in Conservative Review on September 3, 2015
This week, the State Department released thousands of pages of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails. Many of them were related to her day-to-day operations, but approximately 125 were redacted because they contained classified information – information that should never have been sent over an unsecured connection.Read More
St. Augustine, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, issued the following statement regarding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s repeated attempts to minimize the seriousness of the mishandling of classified information on her private server:Read More
St. Augustine, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a Naval Reserve Officer, has issued the following statement in response to media reports that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has denied 35,093 combat veterans benefits due to an ongoing computer error:Read More
St. Augustine, FL – A federal judge has threatened to hold IRS Commissioner John Koskinen in contempt of court for not complying in a timely manner with a court order to turn over documents related to the illegal targeting of conservative groups. Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement:Read More
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) questioned Secretary of State John Kerry yesterday regarding the two secret deals between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and whether Kerry believed if the Obama Administration had a legal obligation to provide all documents related to the Iran nuclear agreement, including these side deals, to Congress. Kerry laughed off these legitimate inquiries and his attempt to avoid questioning fell flat.Read More
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), alongside Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-04), has authored an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal calling for the removal of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, either by President Barack Obama or Congress. Read the op-ed here.
Reps. DeSantis and Jordan write:Read More
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen needs to go.
When it was revealed in 2013 that the IRS had targeted conservative groups for exercising their First Amendment rights, President Obama correctly called the policy “inexcusable” and pledged accountability. He even fired the then-acting IRS commissioner because he said it was necessary to have “new leadership that can help restore confidence going forward.”Read More
St. Augustine, FL – The Inspector General of the Intelligence Community has found that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private, unclassified, e-mail account contained e-mails that “should have been handled as classified, appropriately marked, and transmitted via a secure network.” The Inspector General has referred this matter to counterintelligence officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the jurisdiction of the Department of Justice. Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, issued the following statement:Read More
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) issued the following statement regarding the assertion by President Barack Obama on the Daily Show that the true IRS scandal is the poor funding they receive from Congress:Read More
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) issued the following statement regarding the restoration of full diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States:
“Raising the Cuban flag in the United States is a slap in the face to those who have experienced the brutality of the Castro regime. Between the Iran capitulation and the unilateral concessions to the Castro regime in Cuba, the Obama administration continues to promote a foreign policy based on the principle of leaving no dictator behind."Read More
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On January 3, 2013, Ron DeSantis was sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives as the federal representative for Florida’s sixth congressional district, which encompasses St. Johns and Flagler counties, as well as large portions of Volusia and Putnam counties.
A native Floridian with blue collar roots, Ron worked his way through Yale University, where he earned a bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, and was the captain of the varsity baseball team. He also graduated with honors from Harvard Law School.
While at Harvard, Ron earned a commission in the United States Navy as a JAG officer. During his active duty service, he served as a military prosecutor, supported operations at the terrorist detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and deployed to Iraq during the 2007 troop surge as an advisor to a U.S. Navy SEAL commander in support of the SEAL mission in Iraq. His military awards include the Bronze Star Medal (meritorious service) and the Iraq Campaign Medal.
He has also served as a federal prosecutor, prosecuting a wide range of cases involving offenses such as child exploitation, fraud, and interference with military air navigation.
He has written on constitutional first principles in various outlets and in his book, Dreams From Our Founding Fathers: First Principles in the Age of Obama.
Ron lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL with his wife, Casey Black DeSantis, an Emmy award-winning television host. He is currently an officer in the U.S. Navy reserve.
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