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#ObamaSaysNo

Communications • February 26, 2015

During his first six years in office, President Obama vetoed a total of two bills that  reached his desk. But his veto today of the job-creating Keystone XL Pipeline project is a discouraging sign that things are about to change. By saying no to Keystone, the New York Times reports, “Mr. Obama will be opening the …

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7 Quotes from Rep. Trey Gowdy on POTUS Immigration Actions

Communications • February 25, 2015

This morning, the House Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on the unconstitutionality of President Obama’s executive overreach on immigration. One of the Committee members, former federal prosecutor Trey Gowdy (R-SC), used his 5-minute opening to articulate a rock solid case against the President’s unilateral actions. Below are 7 quotes that define Rep. Gowdy’s argument: 1. “The law is …

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Security > Foreign Policy | ISIS

6 Things to Know: @HouseForeign Affairs Committee Hearing with Secretary Kerry

Chairman Ed Royce • February 25, 2015

This morning, the House Foreign Affairs Committee is holding a hearing with Secretary John Kerry to examine the State Department’s budget request and review the Department’s policies in a troubled world. Here are 6 things to know before today’s hearing: 1. Given Washington’s chronic budget deficit, wasteful spending is intolerable. Secretary Kerry will present his …

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Security > DHS funding

Executive Action Isn’t the Answer: What We’re Saying

Communications • February 17, 2015

Just after midnight Tuesday morning, President Obama’s executive action on immigration was struck down by a Federal Judge in Texas. Here’s what House Republicans are saying about the court’s decision: Pres. Obama said at least 22 times he didn’t have the authority to do what he did on #immigration. No surprise at least one court agrees. …

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Security > MIAs | Military heroes | POWs

Looking Back on a Triumphant Return Home

Communications • February 12, 2015

42 years ago,  Rep. Sam Johnson returned to the arms of his high school sweetheart after nearly seven years of captivity and torture in North Vietnam. Congressman Johnson served 29 years in the United States Air Force, in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. But in April 1966 during a night combat mission with the 433rd …

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Points of View

Communications • February 11, 2015

In response to the President’s Authorization for the Use of Military Force, House Republicans led the discussion about America’s foreign policy strategy and the threat ISIS poses to Americans and the world. Members also addressed domestic issues – such as Obamacare security, the future of our trade policy, and reforming the tax code. Watch and …

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Security > Foreign Policy | ISIS

Chair McMorris Rodgers: The President’s Request Does Not Constitute A Strategy

Communications • February 11, 2015

“History has shown that the world pays a heavy price when we appease dictators and turn a blind eye to evil.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered the following statement today on the House floor after President Obama sent his Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) to Congress. …

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Security > Foreign Policy

5 Things to Know: Iran Nuclear Negotiations Hearing

Chairman Ed Royce • January 27, 2015

Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing to look at the prospects of reaching a viable nuclear agreement with Iran; one that increases our national security.  Iran has been, and will continue to be, the Committee’s top priority.  You can find the expert testimony here. Here are 5 things you need to know: 1. Iran is …

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Security

Time to Put an End to Sex Trafficking

Rep. Erik Paulsen • January 26, 2015

When you hear the words ‘sex trafficking’ or ‘human trafficking’, we often think that this is something that only takes place in some other country far away. The truth is traffickers are exploiting young girls for their own financial gain right here in our own communities. It’s happening in our cities, suburbs, and rural towns. …

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McMorris Rodgers: Holding the President Accountable

Communications • January 15, 2015

“My vote holds the President accountable by defunding his unlawful executive order – an action that blatantly disregarded the will of Congress and the American people.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act: …

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