Washington, D.C. – Today, The U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear arguments for President Trump’s executive order that temporary limits travel from six nations. The Court also lifted lower court injunctions for much of the executive order. Congressman Biggs issued the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs called for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to recuse himself from the Department of Justice investigation:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate released draft legislation to amend Obamacare. Congressman Andy Biggs released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05), chairman of the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment, delivered the following opening statement at this morning's hearing, “Leading the Way: Examining Advances in Environmental Technologies”:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed landmark legislation to hold Veterans Administration employees accountable for performance or misconduct and to enhance protections for whistleblowers. S. 1094 was passed by the U.S. Senate last week, and approved by the House today. Congressman Biggs released the following statement:
“According to Mr. Comey’s testimony, President Trump is only guilty of a sincere desire to have the truth exposed that he was not under investigation by the FBI."
Washington, D.C. – Today, former FBI Director James Comey testified before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee that the FBI was not investigating President Trump during his tenure. Congressman Andy Biggs issued the following comments:
"With a unified Republican government, Congress can no longer put off following through on the priorities we promised to the American people."
Washington, D.C. – Last night, the House Freedom Caucus took an official position in support of the House of Representatives remaining in session through the August recess. Congressman Andy Biggs voted in favor of this position and released the following statement:
"I applaud President Trump for his forward thinking, commitment to his promises, and protection of American sovereignty.”
Gilbert, Arizona – Today, President Donald Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. Congressman Biggs issued the following statement:
It is time for the United States of America to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement"
Washington, D.C. – During his first overseas trip since taking office in January, President Trump resisted committing to the Paris Climate Agreement, tweeting instead that he would make a decision within the next week. Congressman Biggs issued the following statement:
"No child – regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, or birthplace – should be outside the protection and jurisdiction of such a vital security resource"
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs introduced the AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2017. This legislation closes a loophole in the original AMBER Alert authorization that prevented Indian tribes from being eligible to apply for Department of Justice Grants to assemble a child abduction warning system on Native American reservations.