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Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH): 9/11 turned ordinary people into heroes

Rep. Bill Johnson • September 8, 2016

It’s hard to believe that 15 years have passed since September 11th. In some respects, it seems like it just happened, and sometimes it seems like a generation ago. Every American has a different story from the day we watched, in real time, hijacked airplanes being flown into the World Trade Center, and then the …

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Rep. Zinke (R-MT): Fifteen years ago, the world forever changed

Commander Ryan Zinke (Ret) • September 8, 2016

At 8:46 AM on September 11, 2001, the world changed forever when nineteen radical Islamic terrorists hijacked commercial jets and crashed them into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania. These cowardly attacks killed 2,977 innocent civilians and hundreds of first responders. In the fifteen years since the attacks, nearly 5,000 …

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Chairman Fred Upton: A Better Way for the Economy Via Energy

COMMUNICATIONS • September 8, 2016

House Republicans are leading on modernizing America’s energy infrastructure. Times have changed, it’s not the same United States it used to be, and now we need to find new and innovative ways to power our country, and use new technology to identify existing energy resources. Today, Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), Chairman of the House Energy …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Goodlatte Bill Putting House GOP Article 1 Plan in Motion

Communications • September 7, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today released the following statement upon passage of the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act (H.R. 5063), a bill authored by House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), that holds the Department of Justice (DOJ) accountable for using settlement money from victims to fund its own left-wing …

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House votes to end DOJ’s slush funds for liberal groups

Communications • September 7, 2016

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has been dodging the Power of the Purse by compelling banks to donate money to liberal advocacy groups — instead of returning the money to the American people. “What’s wrong with that?” you may be asking. Well, for starters, it violates our Constitution, which clearly lays out the roles of each branch of government. The …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Digital GAP Act Passage

Communications • September 7, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Digital Global Access Policy Act, or Digital GAP Act (H.R. 5537). In June, McMorris Rodgers joined House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY), and Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY) in introducing the bill, …

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Rep. Richard Hudson: Our Better Way plan is on the right track

COMMUNICATIONS • September 7, 2016

This summer, with the American people as our guide, House Republicans released our Better Way agenda, a plan to tackle the biggest problems facing our country. Now, we’re taking that plan on the road, bringing it to schools, homes, businesses, community groups, and nonprofits across the nation to get even more feedback on how we …

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We have been taking our Better Way agenda to every corner of the country

COMMUNICATIONS • September 7, 2016

Republican Leadership Press Conference: September 7, 2016 Participants: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) Cathy McMorris Rodgers Remarks as Delivered: “Over the past several weeks, we’ve been taking our Better Way Agenda to every …

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McMorris Rodgers: It’s time for stronger protections for survivors of sexual assault

Communications • September 6, 2016

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today applauded the passage of the Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act of 2016, which provides additional rights and protections for survivors of sexual assault.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA). “Far too few sexual assault survivors come forward,” said McMorris …

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Crisscrossing the Country with A Better Way

COMMUNICATIONS • September 6, 2016

When House Republicans laid out our bold agenda to put America on a better path, it was all part of a conversation. A conversation we’ve been having with small business owners, farmers, students, parents, and concerned citizens in communities across America. We’ve spent many weeks and months crisscrossing the country bringing our Better Way agenda …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Block Transfer of Gitmo Detainees

September 15, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5351, legislation introduced by Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Hold the VA Accountable

September 14, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act (H.R. …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Passage of Regulatory Integrity Act

September 14, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Regulatory Integrity Act of 2016 (H.R. 5226). Introduced …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Halt Obamacare Tax Increases

September 13, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act (H.R. …

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Via Recode: Chairman Royce and Chair McMorris Rodgers on the House-Passed Digital GAP Act

September 13, 2016

Today on Recode, House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) talk about the bipartisan Digital Global …

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