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U.S. House Passes FY 2023 NDAA with WRDA, North Carolina Priorities Included

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, with strong support from Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07), the U.S. House of Representatives passed the FY 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to fund our Defense Department and provide our military with the resources needed to keep our nation safe. The FY 2023 NDAA also includes the Water Resources Development Act of 2022 (WRDA), including…

Rouzer Introduces Legislation To Deter Asylum Abuse and Restore the Rule of Law

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) announced introduction of H.R. 8943, the Asylum Accountability Act in the United States House of Representatives.  The Asylum Accountability Act would improve the integrity of our asylum system by significantly sharpening the penalty for those who fail to appear at their immigration…

Rouzer Statement on Passage of FY 2023 NDAA

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Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) released the following statement after passage of the Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), annual legislation to authorize funding levels to keep our nation safe:  "This year's NDAA fully funds our military and provides a well-deserved pay raise for our men and women in uniform.  There are many key…

U.S. House Passes Rouzer Bill Included in Veterans Mental Health Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) announced legislation he introduced passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of H.R. 6411, the Supporting the Resilience of Our Nation’s Great Veterans Act of 2022, also known as the STRONG Veterans Act. The STRONG Veterans Act includes the Expanding the Families of Veterans Access to Mental…

Rouzer Delivers Floor Speech on Russia's Evil Invasion of Ukraine

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Today, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) spoke on the House Floor regarding Russia's evil invasion of Ukraine.  Rouzer called on the United States to bolster our support to the people of Ukraine, and argued for the need to replace Russian energy with American energy by unleashing American energy production. Click here or on the image above to view his full remarks. Key excerpts…

Rouzer Statement on Russia's Invasion of Ukraine

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Today, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) issued the following statement in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine: “Russia’s invasion of Ukraine cannot stand.  America and the West must be unequivocal in our condemnation of President Putin’s evil aggression and resolute in our actions to help the Ukrainian people.  The punishment of Putin and his associates must be severe and…

Congressional Gold Medal Bill Backed by Rep. Rouzer Signed into Law

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 Today, President Joe Biden signed H.R. 5142 into law, which would posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. military servicemembers who were killed in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021.  Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) joined Congresswoman Lisa McClain (R-MI) in introducing this bipartisan legislation in August.  Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Elizabeth…

House Passes Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medals to Fallen Servicemembers

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Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation which would posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. military servicemembers who were killed in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021.  Congressman Rouzer (R-NC) joined Congresswoman Lisa McClain (R-MI) in introducing this legislation in August. The legislation will award the Congressional Gold…

Rouzer Joins NC Delegation in Pressing for Answers on Crisis in Afghanistan and Americans Left Behind

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Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) joined Congressman Richard Hudson (NC-08), U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Members of the North Carolina congressional delegation on a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken this week regarding the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and Americans left behind. In the letter, the Members highlight the Biden administration's botched withdrawal which…

Rouzer Statement on Passage of FY 2022 NDAA

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 Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) released the following statement after passage of the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill passed by Congress every year to authorize funding levels for the military and our men and women in uniform: "With threats from our adversaries like China, Russia, and Iran continuing to grow – along with the complete…