Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) has submitted an amicus brief in support of the lawsuit filed by Sen. Ron Johnson (WI) that challenges the Office of Personnel Management’s unlawful ruling granting special tax preferred treatment to members of Congress and their staff. DeSantis is joined by 25 additional Members of Congress.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: