It was a busy week back in DC voting on critical legislation and speaking out on the issues we are facing.
It is hard to believe we are already halfway through the month of July. During this week, I once again had the opportunity to visit with our phenomenal community members and listen to their concerns and insights, as well as participate in multiple House hearings.
I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July earlier in the week as this year’s festivities were a much-needed change of pace from last year’s limited celebrations. We have much to be grateful for living in the greatest nation on earth.
Over the past two weeks, my staff has traveled throughout Missouri’s Fourth Congressional District and participated in Mobile Office Hours to provide contact in areas outside of the typical office setting. Thanks to these efforts, we reached dozens of constituents in nearly all of our counties! That’s great news!
In The News
Next week, your 117th United States Congress will convene for the first time. After the election of Speaker and the adoption of the Rules of Congress, the action will quickly move to reading aloud the electoral votes submitted by each state from this past November's election - counting them, and declaring the vote tally for President and Vice President.
The Senate must not delay the nomination process to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court of the United States. The American people as a whole have already spoken on the issue, delivering a mandate to President Trump in 2016 to confirm originalists to the Supreme Court and expanding the Republicans’ majority in the Senate in 2018.
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement is a great win for hardworking Americans and will play a critical role in the revitalization of our automobile industry. The agreement modernizes the existing continental relationship among our most important trading partners, allowing American businesses to better compete in the modern global economy.
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will provide hardworking Americans new opportunities for market access and will give the United States an advantage against our global competitors.
Sex trafficking is a serious problem we must address now.
On issues like the budget, trade agreements or tax breaks, reasonable people can agree to disagree in good faith. But some topics bring people together because it is so wrong.
Sex trafficking is one of those issues.
Published February 22, 2017 | FoxNews.com
“If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan.”
Placing a campaign promise above national security and troop safety, President Obama has accelerated his practice of transferring known terrorists out of the secure confines at Guantanamo Bay and sending them back to the Middle East, often just miles from their home countries. To put an end to this practice, the House this week will consider H.R.
President Obama in a speech at Notre Dame in 2009 said, “Let’s honor the conscience of those who disagree with abortion.”
It destroys families, communities and opportunities. It is not limited to race, gender, cultural or linguistic group, income or political party. It impacts all kinds of people — mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, men and women, young and old — leaving devastation in its wake. It is the opioid epidemic that is spreading at an alarming rate across the country ...