Following news reports that at least 12 detainees previously held at the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center have been implicated in attacks on and in the deaths of American citizens, Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a Naval Reserve Officer who served at the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center during his active duty service, responded:
Washington, DC – Reps. Ron DeSantis (R-FL-06) and Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) today introduced a resolution to recognize July 15, 2016 as Sister Cities International Day. Sister Cities International serves as the national membership organization for 570 member communities with 2,300 partnerships in 150 countries on six continents.
Washington, DC – The House tonight adopted a Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) amendment to H.R. 5055, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which prohibits funds from being used to purchase heavy water from Iran. DeSantis issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – The Department of State inspector general (IG) has determined that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton “did not comply with the department's policies that were implemented in accordance with the Federal Records Act” by not properly preserving e-mails on her personal server. Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a member of the House Committee on the Judiciary and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, testified before the House Committee on the Judiciary this morning outlining the reasons why Congress should move forward on impeaching Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen.
Washington, DC – The House today adopted two amendments to the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) offered by Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy Reserve. These amendments will strengthen national security and bolster our military forces.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, released the following statement regarding the committee’s decision to hold hearings examining misconduct by Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) is calling on Congress to take action on the necessary measures to combat the Zika threat. DeSantis has co-sponsored the Zika Eradication and Good Government Act, introduced by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26).
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), who has prosecuted child exploitation cases in the federal and military systems, today introduced the Targeting Child Predators Act in order to strengthen the ability of law enforcement to bring child predators to justice.
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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.