St. Augustine, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s announced plans to unilaterally expand deferred action for illegal immigrants:
Washington, DC – In light of a recently discovered video showing Jonathan Gruber bragging that a “lack of transparency” and the “stupidity of the American voter” were “critical” to passing ObamaCare, Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) is calling on Gruber to return the $400,000 of taxpayer money that he received in consulting fees. DeSantis issued the following statement:
St. Augustine, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today issued the following statement regarding the Ebola crisis:
St. Augustine, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement in response to comments from the White House rebuking Israel for building in Jerusalem:
St. Augustine, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, issued the following statement in response to reports that Attorney General Holder will announce his resignation this afternoon:
St. Augustine, FL – After refusing to testify before Congress, former IRS official Lois Lerner has given an exclusive interview to POLITICO. In response, Rep.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve, opposed the McKeon Amendment to the continuing resolution (CR) that authorizes aid to Islamist rebels in Syria when it passed the House today. DeSantis issued the following statement:
"Our peculiar security is in the possession of a written Constitution," wrote Thomas Jefferson. In the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson articulated a revolutionary insight the implications of which still reverberate to this day: the people are endowed by God with certain inalienable rights and that the chief purpose of government is to protect these natural rights.
Congressman Ron DeSantis and his staff have remained fully engaged with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) officials in trying to obtain viable solutions to the unresolved issue of the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in St. Augustine, Florida interim and final construction site selections.
This afternoon, the House passed the VA conference report by a vote of 420-5. I voted yes. The conference report was the result of a House-Senate compromise; it contains some positive pro-veterans reforms to provide relief for veterans who are being mistreated, but it falls short of fully reforming the way veterans are provided with health services.