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.
Washington, DC – The United States Army Forces Command has served courts-martial charges on SGT Bowe Bergdahl for desertion. Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a Naval Reserve Officer, former military prosecutor, and Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) – joined by over 150 of his House colleagues – sent a letter today congratulating Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the Likud Party’s victory in yesterday’s elections. The letter can be found here. DeSantis issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) reintroduced the Let Seniors Work Act, which seeks to eliminate the 12.4% payroll tax for seniors who have reached 65 in addition to repealing the Retirement Earnings Test. This bill is the House companion to legislation introduced by Sen. Marco Rubio (FL).
St. Augustine, FL – In light of concerns raised by St. Johns County officials, Rep.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today introduced the Higher Education Reform and Opportunity (HERO) Act, the House companion to legislation introduced by Sen. Mike Lee (UT). This legislation takes an innovative approach to opening up our nation’s higher education system by allowing individual states to accredit alternative institutions, programs, or courses.
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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.