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Oversight Republicans Demand Special IG Briefing on Efforts to Prevent American Taxpayer Dollars from Falling into Taliban, Terrorist Hands

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By: House Oversight Committee Press Release WASHINGTON—Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and National Security Subcommittee Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) wrote Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John F. Sopko expressing serious concerns over President Biden’s disastrous Afghanistan withdrawal and the Administration’s fa...

Oversight Republicans: Blinken, Austin Must Testify before Committee on Biden’s Disastrous Afghan Withdrawal

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By: House Oversight Committee Press Release WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and National Security Subcommittee Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of State Secretary Antony Blinken and U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin requesting their commitment to testify at an oversight hearing of ...

Oversight Republicans: Failure to Hold Hearing on Afghanistan is Dereliction of Duty

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By: House Oversight Committee Press Release WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), Subcommittee on National Security Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.), U.S. Representative Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), and Oversight Republicans sent a letter to Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) requesting an immediate full Committee hearing to conduct congressi...

REP. JACKSON LEADS BIPARTISAN EFFORT IN SUPPORT OF RURAL VETERANS

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By: Congressman Ronny Jackson Press Release WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) led 80 of his colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Denis McDonough, urging him to prioritize care for rural veterans. Historically, veterans in rural areas have faced challenges with accessing quality care because many of the VA’s resources are devoted to ...

Area Congressman Urges Retention of Fair Labor Provision

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By: Damon Ryan (See Hafer News) 6th District Congressman Glenn Grothman yesterday urged members of the Education and Labor Committee to protect Section 14c of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Without Section 14c, many individuals with disabilities could lose their jobs and be relegated to adult daycare. And despite this fact, some in Washington are working to remove the provision. During a hearing on...

Nancy Pelosi Has Blocked a Vote on the Bill to Ban Taxpayer-Funded Abortions 38 Times

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By: Steven Ertelt (Life News) The count is now at 38 times over the last month. That’s how many times Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her Democrat colleagues in the House have blocked a request from Republicans on the House floor to have a vote on a bill to ban taxpayer-funding of abortions. Three members of the House asked for a vote on the pro-life bill yesterday and each of them were denied the reques...

Rep. Norman Leads Letter to Airlines for America Questioning the Surge in Flight Cancellations

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By: Congressman Ralph Norman Press Release Rock Hill, SC – On Wednesday, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) led other members of Congress in a letter to Airlines for America (AFA) regarding their ability to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. This letter: expresses concern for staffing shortages during peak demand; discusses how enhanced unemployment benefits and inflation are negatively impacting the airli...

Reps. McClain, Scalise Introduce Resolution to Support DHS, ICE and CBP

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By: Congresswoman Lisa McClain Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lisa McClain (R-MI), House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and 62 of their colleagues introduced a resolution to show their support for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The Representatives introduced this resolut...

Cloud Leads Letter Demanding Answers from Google and Microsoft on Student Safety & Data Collection

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By: Committee on Oversight and Reform Press Release WASHINGTON—Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy Ranking Member Michael Cloud (R-Texas) and several Republican lawmakers today wrote Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Google CEO Sundar Pichai requesting information about the safety and data collection practices for programs used by students, teachers, and schools. The Republicans are raising...

Congressman Andy Biggs Sends Letter Opposing Legislation that Does Not Include Pro-Life Protections

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By: Congressman Andy Biggs Press Release Today, Congressman Andy Biggs, along with forty-five of his colleagues, sent a letter to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell encouraging them to oppose President Biden’s budget proposal and any legislation that does not include provisions protecting the sanctity of life, such as the Hyde Amendment. “Democrats are ...

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