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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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