Freedom • Opportunity • Accountability

Blog | May 29, 2015

MEMORANDUM: June Agenda

As I’ve said from the beginning of this Congress, the House will focus on freedom, opportunity, and accountability in everything that we do. We’ll continue to do so in June.

Press Release | May 29, 2015

Leader McCarthy on the Anniversary of the Taliban 5 Release

The President’s reckless action only underscores the Administration’s willful blindness to the dangers of closing Guantanamo Bay.

Blog | May 29, 2015

Exactly One Year Ago, the News Was the Same

History is repeating itself. Today, the Commerce Department reported that, contrary to what they previously thought, the economy did not grow at 0.2 percent in the first quarter.

Blog | May 28, 2015

Democrats and Republicans Oppose the EPA’s Latest Power Grab

In fact, the rule is such an egregious expansion of federal power that a bipartisan majority in the House and Senate are standing in opposition to the EPA’s WOTUS rule, including every single House Republican.

Press Release | May 28, 2015

The House Calls on Loretta Lynch to Investigate the IRS

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The House Ways and Means Committee has already sent a criminal referral to the DOJ over a year ago, but the DOJ hasn’t taken any action to hold Lerner and others accountable for targeting conservatives and obstructing Congressional investigations.

Blog | May 27, 2015

A Presidency Rebuked by the Courts

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By staking his legacy on over-expansive executive actions, President Obama is facing a series of foreseeable roadblocks: the courts and the Constitution.

Press Release | May 27, 2015

EPA Overreaches Again on Waters Regulation

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Beyond the economic damage inflicted by the EPA's rule, the process undertaken by the Administration underscores its flagrant disregard for the democratic process and the voice of the American people.

Press Release | May 26, 2015

The President Can’t Rewrite the Law

Today, the Fifth Circuit rejected the Obama Administration’s request to lift the injunction against the President’s executive action on immigration, which effectively blocks its implementation.

Press Release | May 25, 2015

Memorial Day

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On this Memorial Day, we remember the soldiers who gave their lives, their ‘last full measure of devotion,’ so that we could remain free, so that the world would not suffer under tyranny, so that our families could remain safe.

Blog | May 22, 2015

Another Strong Week in the House

The House continued to move forward this week, passing several major bills to boost innovation, appropriate funding, and secure American leadership in space.