Sequestration

Today I called on the Obama Administration to stop engineering flight delays and instead turn to a common-sense approach to budgeting. The President and his Administration traveled the country and tried to stir up anxiety...
It was recently a constituent work period, so I was able to spend the last two weeks traveling across the district and meeting with friends, neighbors, and different groups. I also held two town hall meetings, one in...
The sequester has forced many branches of our armed forces to stop their college tuition aid programs for active duty troops and vets, but it hasn’t slowed obama’s cash outlay to questionable organizations and countries.In...
DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz claims that the sequester is so extreme that her staff members are not able to get a good meal.Which begs the question…Since Ms. Wasserman Schultz’s staffers' salaries range from $60,000...
I joined other Members of Congress in writing a letter to President Obama protesting the White House’s decision to cancel public tours. On March 5, 2013, the White House abruptly announced that they were canceling all tours...
"This is really what the White House is all about. It’s the 'People’s House.' It’s a place that is steeped in history, but it’s also a place where everyone should feel welcome. And that's why my husband and I have made it...
I am disappointed that President Obama allowed sequester cuts to take effect. His decision places partisan politics above the best interests of the American people. The cuts are regrettable, but were avoidable. House...
This week the Obama Administration released illegal immigrants who were being held in custody pending deportation hearings in advance of the looming sequestration. Is this just another propaganda move to put pressure on...
The Obama Administration's lack of leadership on the threats from North Korea proves a pivotal point that has been recognized by political observers dating back to Thucydides: domestic politics influence foreign affairs. One...
Special Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) risk their lives and the safety of their families to protect and serve, yet politicians in Washington, D.C. have left many of them stranded, without fuel, and...
My grandmother always said, "Hope for the best, but plan for the worst." It is smart advice that federal agency heads should have followed in preparation for the sequester. Unfortunately, most didn't. Despite...
I introduced H.R. 1253, the Sequester Pakistan Act, which will freeze all foreign aid to Pakistan until the Military Tuition Assistance Program of the Department of Defense is fully funded. This important program provides...
Last week, I introduced the Protecting America’s Civilian Employees (PACE) Act to keep America’s federal employees from facing furloughs due to sequestration cuts.The PACE Act requires the Office of Management and Budget to...
In a time when the President is deploying scare tactics about sequestration, reports of luxury travel by federal government employees just goes to show the obvious places that government spending needs to be reigned in. I...
According to the Congressional Budget Office, the White House backed bill would actually raise the deficit this year by tens of billions of dollars.It's absolutely ludicrous, especially when we consider that even with the...
 

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