Letter From Congress

Judiciary Committee Approves Gowdy Bill to Stop Executive Overreach

on Monday, 10 March 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Rep. Gowdy: "In this country, we know our system is set up so the way we do things is just as important as what we do: the process matters. Why would it be any different for our Chief Executive?"

Judiciary Committee Approves Gowdy Bill to Stop Executive Overreach

By the office of Congressman Trey Gowdy

Today[March 5, 2014] the House Judiciary Committee approved H.R. 4138, the ENFORCE the Law Act, introduced by Rep. Gowdy (R-SC), Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA).

The President’s Budget Lacks Leadership

on Wednesday, 05 March 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Rep. Calvert: "The American people don’t elect Presidents to sit on the sidelines. Yet once again, President Obama has sent a budget to Congress that lacks leadership and fails to seriously address the mounting and obvious sources of our national debt."

The President’s Budget Lacks Leadership

By the office of Congressman Ken Calvert 

Today[March 4, 2014], Congressman Ken Calvert issued the following statement in response to the release of President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget:

Wyden, Udall, Heinrich Statement on Reported Bulk Collection of Private Videos

on Saturday, 01 March 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Senators Wyden, Udall and Heinrich: "We are extremely troubled by today’s press report that a very large number of individuals – including law-abiding Americans – may have had private videos of themselves and their families intercepted and stored...."

Wyden, Udall, Heinrich Statement on Reported Bulk Collection of Private Videos

By the office of Senator Ron Wyden

United States Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and Martin Heinrich (D- N.M.) issued the following joint statement in response to reports that a large number of individuals, including Americans, may have had private online webcam videos intercepted in bulk by British intelligence agencies

Congressman Garcia Calls on President Obama to Take Action Regarding Crisis in Venezuela

on Wednesday, 26 February 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Rep. Garcia: "These people not only have a legitimate fear of persecution, they’ve also become a part of our community. No responsible nation should remain silent on this matter."

Congressman Garcia Calls on President Obama to Take Action Regarding Crisis in Venezuela

By office of Congressman Joe Garcia

Congressman Joe Garcia called on President Obama today to address the dire situation in Venezuela. Standing with Venezuelan community leaders at a press conference, Garcia asked the President to take executive action.

Johnson Releases Statement on FCC Proposal to Study News Media

on Tuesday, 25 February 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Sen. Johnson: "The scope of the federal government has grown beyond any reasonable bounds when regulatory studies are inspecting how journalists do their work."

Johnson Releases Statement on FCC Proposal to Study News Media

By the office of Senator Ron Johnson

Sen. Johnson made the following statement regarding the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposing to study how the news media perform their work:

Rep. Gosar Condemns Federal Overreach in Education

on Monday, 24 February 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Rep. Gosar: "When it comes to running federal programs, the federal government gets an ‘F,’ making national standards a recipe for disaster."

Rep. Gosar Condemns Federal Overreach in Education

By the office of  Congressman Paul A. Gosar

Today[February 21, 2014], U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement after announcing his co-sponsorship of the Common Core Resolution (H. Res.476), legislation that strongly denounces President Obama’s attempt to coerce states into adopting Common Core by instituting preferences in federal grants and flexibility waivers:

Blackburn on Impact of Massive Union Rejection

on Thursday, 20 February 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Rep. Blackburn: "I think what we're seeing is that individuals—the worker wants to stand up for himself and they don't trust big unions. They don't trust big institutions. You can see it in how people distrust government. It's a trend that we're seeing."

Blackburn on Impact of Massive Union Rejection

From the office of Congressman Marsha Blackburn

Congressman Marsha Blackburn talks with Megyn Kelly on Fox News Channel about the Tennessee Volkswagen workers vote against UAW.

Congressman Cantor Calls For An America That Leads On CNN's Out Front

on Wednesday, 19 February 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Rep. Cantor: "I believe we need an America that leads which means an America that will bring together our allies and work to defend the moderates over the extremists in Syria. This is not without risk and it’s not going to be pretty or easy."

Congressman Cantor Calls For An America That Leads On CNN's Out Front

By the office of Congressman Eric Cantor

We Need An America That Leads: “Clearly there is a humanitarian catastrophe in Syria. There is also a residue of America drawing a red line and failing to live up to its word. 

Ways and Means Committee Votes to Block IRS Regulations Designed to Put Conservative Groups Out of Business

on Friday, 14 February 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Rep. Camp: "It is no wonder the IRS tried to develop this rule behind closed doors and out of the public’s view."

Ways and Means Committee Votes to Block IRS Regulations Designed to Put Conservative Groups Out of Business

By the office of Congressman Dave Camp

Today[February 11, 2014], Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) made the following statement after the Committee favorably reported out H.R. 3865, Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014.

VIDEO: Bachmann on Bipartisan Senate Benghazi Report

on Thursday, 13 February 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Rep. Bachmann: "17 months later, no one has been brought to justice for the deaths of four Americans in Libya. This is unacceptable. We owe it to them, their families, and to the American people to continue this investigation."

VIDEO: Bachmann on Bipartisan Senate Benghazi Report

By the office of Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

On February 11, 2014, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann spoke on the House Floor regarding the bipartisan Senate report on Benghazi.

Chairman Schweikert Introduces Legislation to End EPA’s Use of Secret Science

on Tuesday, 11 February 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Rep. Schweikert: "Public policy should come from public data, not based on the whims of far-left environmental groups."

Chairman Schweikert Introduces Legislation to End EPA’s Use of Secret Science

By the office of Congressman David Schweikert 

Members of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today[February 6, 2014] joined with House Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) to introduce the Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 (H.R. 4012), a bill to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from proposing regulations based upon science that is not transparent or not reproducible. 

Dr. Benishek and USA Network Launch Effort to Combat Sexual Assault in the Military

on Friday, 07 February 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Rep. Benishek: "We must end the travesty of sexual assaults in our military. Being the father of a veteran, I know our servicemembers deserve better. As a doctor, I know how tough it can be for victims to report these terrible crimes."

Dr. Benishek and USA Network Launch Effort to Combat Sexual Assault in the Military

By the office of Congressman Dan Benishek

Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) today[February 4, 2013] partnered with the USA Network to release a public service announcement (PSA) highlighting the need to combat sexual assault in the military. The PSA is part of USA Network’s Characters Unite Month during February 2014.  

Lankford, Jordan Investigate Solyndra-like Health Insurance CO-OP Program

on Thursday, 06 February 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Rep. Lankford: "We will protect taxpayers nation-wide by ensuring the Administration is not taking unnecessary gambles with hard-earned tax dollars to promote the President’s political agenda."

Lankford, Jordan Investigate Solyndra-like Health Insurance CO-OP Program

By the office of Congressman James Lankford

Representative James Lankford (R-OK), Chairman of the House Oversight Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements, joined Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs, to investigate the Obama Administration’s CO-OP health insurance loan program.

Rep. Gosar Co-Sponsors Bill to Hold President Accountable

on Saturday, 01 February 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Rep. Gosar: "One expects imperial behavior in countries ruled by dictators but not in the United States of America, which was once known worldwide as a beacon of freedom and hope."

Rep. Gosar Co-Sponsors Bill to Hold President Accountable

By the office of Congressman Paul A. Gosar

Today[January 31, 2014], U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after announcing his co-sponsorship of the Stop This Overreaching Presidency (STOP) Resolution (H. Res. 442), a resolution that would direct the House to institute legal action to require the President to comply with the law:

Sen. Paul Delivers Response to State of the Union Address

on Wednesday, 29 January 2014. Posted in Opinion, Letter From Congress

Senator Paul: "We must choose a new way, a way that empowers the individual through education and responsibility to earn a place alongside their fellow Americans in the most prosperous nation ever conceived."

Sen. Paul Delivers Response to State of the Union Address

By the office of Senator Rand Paul

Tonight[January 28, 2014], Sen. Rand Paul delivered his response to President Obama's State of the Union address in Washington, D.C. Below is the video and excerpts of his speech.

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