WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a criminal contempt resolution for Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. House Democrats also introduced Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump, which were ultimately tabled.
GILBERT, ARIZONA – Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced a major rule change designed to reduce asylum abuse at our southern border. Under the rule, most migrants will be ineligible for asylum if they passed through Mexico or another Central American country that isn’t their home country before reaching the United States without applying for and being denied protection.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Democrats voted to authorize subpoenas to compel testimony and document production from twelve individuals connected to President Trump’s administration or campaign. Congressman Biggs voted against the latest fishing expedition from extremist Democrats and issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed two amendments, led by Congressman Biggs, for inclusion in H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, Democrats on the House Rules Committee refused to make in order Congressman Biggs’ amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would allow the use of national security funds for border wall construction. Congressman Biggs issued the following statement:
GILBERT, ARIZONA – This week, the Congressional Budget Office released its report for the Effects on Employment and Family Income of Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage. This report specifically examines how increasing the federal minimum wage to $10, $12, or $15 per hour by 2025 would affect employment and family income.
GILBERT, ARIZONA – Today, the Department of Labor released the jobs report for the month of June, showing that the economy added 224,000 jobs, that wage earnings rose 3.1% over a year ago, and that the unemployment rate remained well under 4%. Congressman Biggs released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Senate amendment to H.R. 3401, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, which passed the Senate 84-8 yesterday. Congressman Biggs voted against this legislation and issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats passed H.R. 3401, the House Democrat Border Supplemental Appropriations Act. Congressman Biggs voted against the bill and issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs submitted an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, reaffirming our nation’s unflinching support for Israel. Congressman Biggs issued the following statement.