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  • Supporting our Military and Strengthening our National Defense
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House passage of H.R. 2810, the Conference Report to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018: “The National Defense Authorization Act is essential to providing our military with the critical resources and authority they need to keep America safe. This bipartisan bill strengthens our national defense by responsibly increasing the funding of our military to combat the new and emerging ... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statement on President Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s Afghanistan strategy: “I welcome and commend President Trump for his leadership and focus on moving forward in Afghanistan. It is encouraging to see that President Trump’s administration is focused on achieving tangible results as compared to the arbitrary deadlines set by the Obama administration. This strategy is a step in the right direction to fight and win the War on Terror. In Congress, we ... Read more

  • Bill Flores on This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs, Veterans

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, H.R. 3218, the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Education Assistance Act and S.114, which authorizes appropriations for the Veterans Choice Program. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of these bills: Make America Secure Appropriations Act “The most essential constitutional function of our federal government is to provide for the common defense of our... Read more

  • Imposing Sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 3364, the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act: “Russia, Iran and North Korea all pose a threat to America’s national security and global interests. Today, the House passed a bipartisan sanctions bill, with iron-clad teeth, to hold these rogue regimes accountable for their actions. This bill strengthens sanctions on Russia and Vladimir Putin in response to cyber-attacks and ... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statements on Passage of NDAA and Bills to Combat Human Trafficking
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, and three bills to combat human trafficking. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding passage of these bills. NDAA “The National Defense Authorization Act provides our military with the critical resources and the authority they need to fight and defeat the global threats that exist today. This bipartisan bill gives our troops a much... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statement on Kabul Attack
    Posted in Press Releases on June 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the recent terror attack in Kabul, Afghanistan: “My thoughts and prayers are with the Afghan people and our allies in the wake of the latest terror attack in Kabul. This reprehensible attack on innocent civilians, as well as last week’s terror attack in Manchester, is a solemn reminder of the need to strengthen our military, protect our homeland and annihilate terrorism. Now more than ever, we must stand united wi... Read more

  • Bill Flores Responds to Issues of the Week
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding some of the issues happening this week in Washington: On Appointment of Special Counsel: “I welcome the appointment of former-FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel and have confidence that he will lead a thorough and fair investigation. I also continue to have confidence in the ongoing House and Senate Intelligence Committees’ investigations. It is time to put anonymously sourced stories and unverified r... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statement on FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Family Issues, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY2017: “Today, the House passed an omnibus funding bill for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2017 (May 6-September 30). These appropriations prioritize funding for our nation’s military, defense and intelligence services, while holding the line on non-defense spending. This bill reinforces our commitment to rebuilding our military and to combating terrorism. It als... Read more

  • Strengthening Our Defense and Supporting Our Troops
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: "In a world of growing geopolitical instability, the top priority of our federal government should always be to provide for the safety and security of all Americans. This Defense appropriations bill ensures that our military has the critical funding for a strong national defense and that our troops ... Read more

  • Flores Statement on President Trump's Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Care, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress: “This evening, President Trump put forth a bold and optimistic vision for the future of our nation. I believe a stronger and brighter future for hardworking Americans families relies on strong economic growth and opportunity. To accomplish this goal, Congress has been and will continue working with the president to restore liberty, opportunity and secu... Read more

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