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Grothman, Johnson Lead Bipartisan Effort to Award Medal of Honor to WWII Veteran

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI-06) and Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) introduced companion legislation to the U.S. House and U.S. Senate to award Fond du Lac native Lt. Col. James “Maggie” Megellas the Medal of Honor. The bills authorize and request President Joe Biden to posthumously award Megellas with the United States’ highest military honor for the courage he showed during the Battle of ...

Grothman’s Vitamin D Resolution

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) today introduced a House Resolution to recognize the significant role vitamin D may play in the fight against COVID-19. This past December, 120 health, science and medical experts from the U.S., U.K., and Europe sent an open letter to world governments stating that there is clear evidence that Vitamin D reduces COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths. T...

Grothman’s Bill to Support Immigrant Self-Sufficiency

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) today introduced a bill that will require an individual to be a U.S. citizen in order to receive welfare benefits, such as Medicare, Medicaid and SNAP. This bill will help to encourage more hard-working immigrants to come to America, while discouraging those who only seek to come here to take advantage of our welfare state. A study published in 2015 shows that bo...

Grothman on Stopping Construction of the Wall

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement on President Biden’s radical decision to Stop construction of the wall on the U.S.-Mexican border, which has been proven to be effective by both Customs and Border Protection and the Department of Homeland Security as a whole. “I have been to our Southern border many times and plan to go back later this week,” said Grothman...

Grothman’s Effort to Allow National Guard to Tour the Capitol Successful

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) applauded the decision made by Congressional leadership and the Capitol Visitors Center (CVC) to allow members of the National Guard in Washington, DC to tour the inside of the Capitol building. Last Thursday, Grothman sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to allow the National Guardsmen and women who came to Washington, DC to secure the inaug...

Grothman, Steil, Fitzgerald Meet Wisconsin Workers Impacted by Biden’s Harmful Economic Policies

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman, Congressman Bryan Steil and Congressman Scott Fitzgerald met with workers in Racine County to highlight the impacts of President Biden’s decision to revoke the permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Wisconsin-based companies Michels Corporation and Precision Pipeline were awarded contracts to build the pipeline. “For an administration that promised to be moderate, ...

Grothman Press Conference re: Keystone XL Pipeline

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) will be joining Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) and Congressman Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05) at a press conference in Franksville, WI on Friday, January 22, 2021. What: Press conference on President Biden’s decision to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. When: Friday, January 22, 2021, 11:30 a.m. CT. Where: Michels Franksville jobsite, 2916 North Sylvania ...

Grothman on National Guard in DC

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) sent a letter to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi applauding the success achieved by the National Guardsmen and women who came to Washington, DC to secure the inauguration ceremony of President Joe Biden, and urging the leaders to reward their...

WI Delegation Keystone XL Letter to Biden

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Today, Congressmen Glenn Grothman (WI-06), Mike Gallagher (WI-08), Bryan Steil (WI-01), Tom Tiffany (WI-07) and Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05) sent a letter to President Joe Biden expressing their support for completion of the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The Keystone XL pipeline would transport 830,000 barrels of oil per day, support 11,000 U.S. jobs and lower the price of gas at the pump....

Grothman: Stop the Cancel Culture

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) called for an reinstatement of Americans to social media platforms. “It is deeply concerning, and an affront to our First Amendment rights, that hundreds and perhaps thousands of Americans have been silenced for saying things that don’t conform to the worldview of a handful of big technology company CEOs’,” said Grothman. “Of particular concern is the cens...

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