Posts Tagged ‘ Bob Goodlatte ’

GING-PAC Lawmaker: Bill To Combat Gang Violence Clears House

Sep 18th, 2017 | By

On September 14, the House of Representatives passed by a vote of 233-175 the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act (H.R. 3697). This bill, introduced by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA), Congressman Peter King (R-NY), Congressman Raúl Labrador (R-ID), and (GING-PAC endorsed) House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) combats gang violence by criminal aliens and

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Congressman Goodlatte Applauds President Trump’s Commitment To Immigration Enforcement & Border Security

Sep 5th, 2017 | By

From House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA): “President Trump has demonstrated his commitment to restoring the rule of law by directing his Administration to enforce our nation’s immigration laws. The President’s strong action has caused illegal immigration to drop significantly at the U.S.-Mexico border. In addition to this progress, we also need to improve

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The House Is Getting Things Done

Jun 6th, 2017 | By

By Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) Since the start of the 115th Congress, the House has been busy working to put forth positive, pro-growth solutions for America’s families, and encourage investment and competition in our economy. The first 100 days of the Trump Administration were no exception. During this time 103 bills passed out of the House,

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Bills Supporting Law Enforcement Up In The House 

May 18th, 2017 | By

By Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) Every day, federal, state, and local law enforcement officers around the country protect their fellow citizens from harm, keep the peace, and carry out justice. As they serve and protect us, we have a duty to ensure they have the tools needed to do their jobs and that our laws

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John Koskinen, IRS Commissioner, Spared Impeachment By House Republicans

Dec 7th, 2016 | By

Republican leaders managed to derail impeachment of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Tuesday, forcing the debate back to a committee for more study, where it will die when the Congress adjourns at the end of this year. It was a quiet end to a saga that had bedeviled GOP leaders for more than a year.



Obama Administration Fails To Check Immigrants Against FBI Databases, Approves Citizenship

Dec 5th, 2016 | By

Some 175 immigrants were approved for citizenship even though their names weren’t properly run through the FBI’s name-check databases, potentially missing red flags that may have disqualified them from naturalization, the Obama administration admitted this weekend. Homeland Security officials blamed computer code for the problem, which affected about 15,000 applications in total.



Putting A Curfew On Midnight Rules

Nov 18th, 2016 | By

Midnight rules are troubling because outgoing Administrations, no longer accountable to the voters, issue a slew of politically motivated rules. Earlier this week, I joined with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and all House committee chairmen in urging officials in the Obama Administration to halt finalization of pending rules during the Administration’s final days.



Goodlatte & Judiciary Republicans Call For Independent Investigation Of Special Treatment Given To Key Clinton Insiders

Oct 12th, 2016 | By

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and all Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee today called for an independent investigation of the special treatment given to key witnesses during the investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s unauthorized use of a private email server to send and receive classified information.



Goodlatte Presses Justice Department On Secret Agreements With Top Clinton Advisors

Oct 4th, 2016 | By

As part of the House Judiciary Committee’s ongoing oversight of Secretary Clinton’s unauthorized use of a private email server during her tenure as Secretary of State, the Justice Department provided a private review of certain immunity agreements entered into during the investigation. The immunity agreements mentioned secret side agreements between the Justice Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Beth Wilkinson, the lawyer representing Cheryl Mills, chief of staff and counselor to Secretary Clinton, and Heather Samuelson, senior advisor to Secretary Clinton. After reviewing the side agreements, the Committee has learned that the FBI agreed to destroy Mills and Samuelson’s laptops after inspecting them.



GING-PAC Lawmakers Question FBI Director

Sep 29th, 2016 | By

Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) were among several GING-PAC endorsed lawmakers who grilled FBI Director James Comey on the strange double standard used to avoid indicting Hillary Clinton on numerous felony charges.