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McMorris Rodgers: Standing Beside Israel With Unwavering Resolve

Communications • March 3, 2015

“It is a time to meet the evils of terrorism with the strength of democracy. And it is a time for Americans to continue to stand beside Israel with unwavering resolve.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a …

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PM Netanyahu’s Address to Congress: What We’re Saying

Communications • March 3, 2015

Today, Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke to Congress about the impending threat of a nuclear Iran. House Republicans demonstrated their unwavering support for the Prime Minister and the State of Israel, as epitomized by the standing room only attendance in the House Chamber. Below are some tweets from our Members before, during, and after the Prime …

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Security > DHS funding | Immigration

22 Times? We Agree.

Communications • March 2, 2015

The President said 22 times he didn’t have the authority to act unilaterally on immigration. We agree.  President Obama’s executive action is not only an overreach of his power, but it is a direct disregard for the will of the American people, which is for their elected leaders – Democrats and Republicans – to work …

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Health Care > Jobs > Opportunities > Security > Accountability > #ObamaSaysNo | Health Care | Jobs and the Economy | Keystone XL

#ObamaSaysNo

Jared Powell • 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

Jared Powell • 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 | Guest Post | 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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Security > ISIS | Obamacare | trade policy

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 > CMR | 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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