Congressman Ron DeSantis

Representing the 6th District of Florida
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Apr 17, 2014 Blog Post

Yesterday, newly disclosed emails from former IRS Exempt Organizations head Lois Lerner revealed that Lerner and other IRS officials discussed with the Department of Justice the possibility of using criminal prosecutions against conservative groups targeted by Lerner and the IRS. 

Apr 4, 2014 Blog Post

Today, Dr. Ben Carson, the famed pediatric neurosurgeon from Johns Hopkins, released a series of healthcare reform principles to guide ObamaCare replacement efforts. I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Carson at the National prayer Breakfast in 2013. Dr.

Mar 26, 2014 Blog Post

“I assure you very explicitly, that in my opinion the conscientious scruples of all men should be treated with great delicacy and tenderness; and it is my wish and desire, that the laws may always be as extensively accommodated to them, as a due regard to the protection and essential interests of the nation may justify and permit.”

Mar 13, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed Rep. Ron DeSantis’ Faithful Execution of the Law Act in a bipartisan vote of 244 - 171. This legislation aims to increase transparency by making the Obama Administration justify their non-enforcement of laws to the American people.

Mar 7, 2014 Press Release

St. Augustine, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today announced that his office will begin accepting submissions for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition starting on Monday, March 10. Students may submit their original artwork for entrance into the competition through Monday, March 31.

Mar 6, 2014 Blog Post

When Congress enacts a law, the President has the constitutionally-mandated duty to "take care that the laws be faithfully executed." See U.S. Const., Art. II, Sec. 3. You would think that, when it comes to a President's signature initiative, that the President would be eager to discharge this responsibility.

Feb 27, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed Rep. Ron DeSantis’ (FL-06) amendment to H.R. 3193, the Consumer Financial Protection and Soundness Improvement Act. This amendment repeals the exclusive rulemaking authority of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and restores the judiciary’s jurisdiction over the rules promulgated by the agency.

Feb 26, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing today examining the President’s constitutional duty to faithfully execute the laws. Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a member of the committee, testified regarding the necessity of his Faithful Execution of the Law Act.

Feb 19, 2014 Press Release

St. Augustine, FL – In response to the recent protests in Venezuela and the subsequent crackdown by the government, Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, issued the following statement:

Feb 18, 2014 Blog Post

Today is commonly referred to as Presidents Day, but in the U.S. Code the day is set aside to commemorate the birthday of George Washington. Our nation commemorates Washington in a variety of ways: both the District of Columbia and a pacific northwestern state bear his name, his monument in D.C.