Gilbert, Arizona – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs echoed President Donald Trump, Senator Rand Paul, and Senator Ben Sasse in suggesting that Congress should repeal Obamacare before moving to revitalize the failed health care system:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed The No Sanctuary for Criminals Act (H.R. 3003) and Kate’s Law (H.R. 3004). Congressman Andy Biggs co-authored The No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, which included his bill, Grant’s Law. Congressman Biggs issued the following statement:
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:
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Hope all of you avoided this week’s Arizona heat as much as possible. Here’s an update on what I’ve been doing in Congress.
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:
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:
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:
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