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Carter Statement on Supreme Court’s Dobbs Decision

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Representative John Carter (TX-31) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court released its official decision on Dobbs v. Mississippi. “Today’s Dobbs decision undoes decades of injustice against unborn babies. This historic ruling returns the power back to the people and their elected representatives to enact laws that protect life and support women. While today is a victory for ...

Carter Statement on Senate Gun Control Bill

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Representative John Carter (TX-31) released the following statement after voting against the Senate’s gun control bill. “In cities across the country with some of the strictest gun control laws on the books, we continue to see gun violence. Just yesterday, the Supreme Court rightfully struck down New York’s gun control law limiting carry rights. Strict gun control measures like that one did nothin...

Carter Statement on H.R. 7910

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(Washington, DC)- Representative John Carter (TX-31) released the following statement after the House voted on unconstitutional gun control measures. “What the country needs now more than ever are measured, responsible, passable approaches that protect law-abiding citizens’ Constitutional rights, while keeping guns out of the hands of criminals. Over the last two weeks, we’ve continually heard “do...

Carter Announces 2022 Congressional Art Competition Winner

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Representative John Carter (TX-31) announced Mikaylah Perez from Harker Heights High School as the winner of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition at an awards ceremony held at Texas State University- Round Rock. “I am so proud of all of the students from TX-31 who submitted their artwork for the 2022 Congressional Art Competition," said Representative Carter. "With 63 submissions, determining th...

Carter Joins Delegation to Germany, Poland

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(Washington, DC) - Congressman John Carter has landed in Europe with fellow members of the of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, Chairwoman Betty McCollum (MN-04), Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), and Congressman Steve Womack (AR-03). The representatives released the following statements: “As Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, I am leading my colleagues on a trip t...

Rep. Carter Introduces the USA Act

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(Washington, DC) - Congressman John Carter (TX-31) introduced the Updated Standards for Asylum (USA) Act to combat fraudulent asylum claims today. The USA Act will strengthen the credible fear standard for asylum, implement a no-return condition, and establish criminal punishment for fraudulent asylum claims. "From the moment President Biden took office, he's been playing fast and loose with immig...

Rep. Carter Joins Senators Cornyn and Cruz in Urging Biden to Uphold Title 42

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(Washington, DC) - Congressman John Carter (TX-31) joined Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) and Members of the Texas delegation in sending a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra. The letter urges the Biden administration to uphold critical border securities, including Title 4...

Carter Statement on H.R. 2471

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Congressman John Carter (TX-31) released the following statement after the House voted on the fiscal year 2022 appropriations package. “Last summer, House Appropriations Committee Republicans made it clear that the appropriations bills brought to the House floor contained controversial policies that we would not support. By presenting a united front to push back against Democrats’ demands and stan...

Republicans call for ban on Russian oil with the introduction of the PADE Act

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TEXAS, USA — Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, many Russian products have been discontinued or called to ban. Texas Congressman John Carter is joining 15 other co-sponsor Republicans in calling for the ban of importation of oil and petroleum products to be next. The PADE (Powering America through Domestic Energy) Act was originally sponsored by Ohio Congressman, Robert E. Latta (R). The bill wo...

Carter Takes Legislative Action to Reinstate America's Energy Independence

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(Washington, DC) - Congressman John Carter (TX-31) sponsored the Powering America through Domestic Energy (PADE) Act, which prohibits the importation of crude oil and petroleum products from Russia while incentivizing the use of domestic energy sources. “Russia's horrific invasion of Ukraine demonstrates how critical it is that we stop relying on foreign oil products and reinstate our energy indep...

Carter Statement on Biden's State of the Union Address

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(Washington, DC) - Congressman John Carter (TX-31) released the following statement after President Biden's State of the Union address. “Since President Biden took office, the American people have been dealing with crisis after crisis. From runaway inflation, to record border crossings, to global instability, and rising crime, Americans are not better off under Democrat rule. “The American people ...

Carter and Colleagues Introduce the CRISIS Act

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(Washington, DC)- Representative John Carter (TX-31) joined Representative Van Drew (NJ-02) and seven others in introducing the Curbing Reckless Ill-Conceived Spending on Illegal Services (CRISIS) Act to prevent FEMA from using taxpayer dollars to provide assistance to illegal immigrants. "Hard-earned American taxpayer dollars should not be used to transport illegal immigrants or provide them with...

Carter Demands Congress Have a Role in New Iran Deal

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(Washington, DC)- Representative John Carter (TX-31) joined his colleagues in a letter calling on the Biden Administration to ensure that Congress is included in any new Iran Deal. “We have already seen the failed outcomes of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action imposed under President Obama," said Representative John Carter. "Choosing to ignore Congress is not only a breach of the checks and ba...

Carter Demands Answers from DHS on the Transportation of Illegals

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(Washington, DC)- Representative John Carter (TX-31) joined his colleagues on the Appropriations Committee in a letter calling on Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, to provide answers on the use of Americans' hard-earned tax dollars to fund the transportation of illegal immigrants across the United States. “The Biden Administration created this crisis at the sout...

Carter Strengthens ID Laws Against Illegal Immigrants

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(Washington, DC)- Representative John Carter (TX-31) joined his colleagues in cosponsoring the Airline Passenger Identification Act, which prohibits the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) from accepting arrest warrants and other immigration documents as identification at airport security. Under President Biden's immigration policies, illegal immigrants have been allowed to use arrest war...

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