Greetings from Washington, DC!
I hope that all of you had a great start to your new year. The 115th Congress began on Tuesday, January 3rd, and we have been busy! I have learned a lot about the process, and our office has already been able to do some big things for the district, Arizona, and the nation.
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Andy Biggs issued the following statement after the House of Representatives convened for the Joint Session of Congress to count the electoral ballots for the President and Vice President of the United States:
Washington, DC - This evening, I voted YES on H.Res. 11 – Objecting to the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace because this resolution impedes the opportunity for continued productive, direct negotiation toward peace.
In The News
After eight years of feckless foreign policy positions that placed the United States in harm's way and conveyed weakness to our enemies, our nation is transitioning. President Trump promised voters that he would put America first and reduce the international community's dependence on the U.S.
PHOENIX — Arizona Sen. John McCain’s diagnosis of brain cancer drew widespread well-wishes and support from people in the political world and beyond.
A day after support for Senate Republicans' health-care bill collapsed, deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders banned TV cameras and live audio broadcasts from Tuesday's media briefing. Saying that “the battle over health care isn't over,” Sanders tried mightily to cast the failure as a mere setback.
Hours after the collapse of the American Health Care Act in the Senate Monday night , the White House signaled on Tuesday that it was open to working with lawmakers in both the House and Senate for direct repeal of the Affordable Care Act (the official name of Obamacare.)
PHOENIX — The Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, would be no more if an act introduced by an Arizona congressman passes.
U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs introduced the Responsible Path to Full Obamacare Repeal Act on Tuesday, just one day after the Senate’s latest plan to repeal and replace the bill failed.
In his classic work, 1984, George Orwell coined the term “newspeak” – when the powerful use language to control the people. This is exactly what is taking place in today’s political arena.