Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today introduced a constitutional amendment prohibiting Congress from passing laws respecting the citizens of the United States that does not also apply to members of Congress. This important amendment will ensure that Members of Congress live within the parameters they establish for the American people.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) issued the following statement of support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s position that the Golan Heights will remain under the control of Israel:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) tonight called for Congress to pass H.Res. 494, a resolution impeaching Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen, during a special order on the House floor. The resolution was introduced October 2015, yet has failed to make progress in the House. DeSantis was joined by Reps.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, chaired a hearing today to question the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on its existing policy towards service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress. Watch his opening statement here.
St. Augustine, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) announced today that Daria Hughes, a student at Seabreeze High School, won the 2016 Congressional Art Competition with her watercolor titled “Medley.” The winning artwork can be seen here.
St. Augustine, FL – In response to President Barack Obama’s assertion on Fox News Sunday that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton “has not jeopardized America’s national security” through her use of an unsecured e-mail server, Rep. DeSantis (FL-06) issued the following statement:
St. Augustine, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today sent a letter to the Secretary of the Treasury, Jacob Lew, concerning reports that the United States Treasury is considering permitting offshore financial institutions to conduct foreign currency trades in U.S. dollars in support of business with Iran.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), former Corporal Cole Thomas Lyle, USMC, and Lyle’s service dog Kaya joined Fox and Friends this morning to discuss DeSantis’ Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) Act.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) held a press conference today to introduce the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) Act. DeSantis was joined by original cosponsor Congressman Keith Rothfus (PA-12) as well as representatives from veteran service organizations and several service dog teams.
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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. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, in conjunction with the Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, held a hearing today examining terrorism and the Visa Waiver Program.