Washington, DC – Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing on the recent data breach at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management that has compromised the personal information of millions of federal employees. Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) and Sen. Mike Lee (UT) today introduced the Transportation Empowerment Act in their respective chambers. This common-sense legislation will reform our nation’s transportation policy, reducing the federal gas tax while giving states the flexibility to use transportation dollars where they see fit.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security and a Naval Reserve Officer who served an active-duty tour in Iraq, intends to offer several amendments to the Senate-passed Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act that will be considered by the House this week.
St. Augustine, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) announced today that he will introduce a constitutional amendment to limit the number of terms that members of Congress may serve.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today introduced the No Exemption for Washington from ObamaCare Act. As the House companion bill to Sen.
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Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, has issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s announcement that Cuba has been removed from the administration’s list of state sponsors of terrorism:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security and a Naval Reserve Officer, will be leading Members of Congress who served on active duty in either Iraq or Afghanistan in a Special Order on the House floor tonight in opposition to the Obama administration’s pending deal with Iran.
St. Augustine, FL – In response to news that the Department of Justice will not be pursuing criminal contempt charges against Lois Lerner for her refusal to testify before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today introduced the Guantanamo Bay Recidivism Prevention Act, the companion bill to legislation introduced by Sen. Tom Cotton (AR). DeSantis, a Naval Reserve Officer and former military prosecutor, served at the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center during his active duty service.
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It is part of reforming the nation’s capital, says Rep. Ron DeSantis. The Florida Republican has introduced the “End Pensions in Congress Act,” legislation that would end pensions for all future lawmakers and those not yet vested into the congressional retirement plan.
About 30 House Republicans will meet Monday evening to establish the bylaws of a new caucus animated by two principles: First, rank-and-file Republicans must pressure leadership to enact a more conservative agenda. And second, this pressure should never involve frantic scurrying on the House floor.
Rep. Jim Jordan and Rep. Ron DeSantis held a joint Oversight subcommittee hearing examining the Department of Homeland Security's policies and the release of convicted criminals illegally in our country. By failing to enforce the law, the Obama administration is placing the public safety at risk.