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STATEMENT: Wittman Votes Against Continuing Resolution

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released the following statement after voting against today’s Continuing Resolution: “Today’s Continuing Resolution passage is just the latest example of Washington kicking the can down the road and its ‘budgeting by crisis’ mentality. In this age of procrastination and irresponsible spending in Washington, Continuing Resolutions have becom...

Wittman: “Reentering the JCPOA would be misguided and unwise”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released the following statement in response to restarting indirect talks between the United States and Iran on the “Iran Nuclear Deal:” “Any attempts by the Biden Administration to reenter the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known in its colloquial form as the “Iran Nuclear Deal,” would be misguided and unwise. We have bee...

Wittman Introduces Resolution Honoring Public Health Professionals

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, on Public Health Thank You Day, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced the introduction of House Concurrent Resolution 62, commending public health professionals for their dedication and service to the United States. “One of the many lessons highlighted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is that our nation’s strength and resilience relies heavily on our dedicated public ...

Wittman Votes Against the Democrats’ Radical Tax and Spending Spree

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) issued the following statement after voting against the Democrats’ Socialist Tax and Spending Spree; otherwise known as the Build Back Better Act. “This massive tax and spending bill is anything but ‘Building Back Better.’ It is an attempt by Speaker Pelosi to ram through the most radical far-left piece of legislation ever. I refuse to support the...

Wittman Secures Funding for Middle Peninsula Economic Development

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced funding he secured for the Middle Peninsula Region through the FY21 Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability & Equity (RAISE) Grants. This grant will assist the planning and revitalization of over 50 worksites on the waterfront, which will provide much-needed support to the seafood industry, watermen, and local busin...

Wittman Statement on Biden-Xi Summit, China Threat

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Wittman released the following statement in response to President Biden’s virtual meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping: “President Biden has downplayed and even denied the threat of China despite clear and consistent aggression from the Chinese Communist Party. This meeting between President Biden and President Xi Jinping was a missed opportunity to reass...

Wittman Urges Leadership to Prioritize Passage of NDAA, Government Funding

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging her to drop the misguided attempt to advance the largest tax and spend bill in American history, and to instead accomplish the most basic of Congressional responsibilities: funding the government and providing for our national defense. As it stands, Congress is currently scheduled to be in sessio...

Wittman Advocates for Mental Health Resources in Prince William County

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced that he sent a letter to Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee for the Virginia House of Delegates, The Honorable Luke Torian, urging the Virginia General Assembly to use a portion of the remaining federal COVID-19 relief funds allocated to Virginia to establish a Crisis Receiving and Stabilization Center in Prince Willia...

Wittman Votes Against Green New Deal in Disguise

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) issued the following statement after voting against the House Majority’s proposed infrastructure package. “I support investing in our infrastructure. But I will not support a package that fails to responsibly invest taxpayer dollars in genuine infrastructure projects. “Of the $550 billion in new spending, only $110 billion - or 17.6% - goes...

Wittman Receives the AMAC American PATRIOT Award

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) received the AMAC American PATRIOT Award from the Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) for his efforts supporting AMAC’s 2.4 million members’ core values of faith, family, and freedom. “The Association of Mature American Citizens’ mission centers on a vision of enriching the lives of America’s seniors and will continue to imp...

Wittman Gives Keynote Address at the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Fredericksburg Health Care Center

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FREDERICKSBURG, VA - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) gave the keynote address at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Fredericksburg Health Care Center. Congressman Wittman played a vital role in ensuring this historic project’s success. In FY2017, the Republican-led Congress authorized the largest lease procurement the Department of Veterans Affairs has ever undertaken – this center was incl...

E-BRIDGE Act Passes the House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) issued the following statement after The Eliminating Barriers to Rural Internet Development Grant Eligibility (E-BRIDGE) Act, which he cosponsored, passed the House today with major bipartisan support. The E-BRIDGE Act will now head to the Senate for further consideration. “Over the last year and a half, many Virginians have adapted to distance le...

Wittman Connects with Mayors in VA-01

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted mayors from Virginia’s First District for a listening session on what is happening in Washington as well as to better understand the needs of their individual localities. As the former mayor of Montross, Virginia, Congressman Wittman has a unique understanding and appreciation of the importance of maintaining an open and constant dia...

RELEASE: Wittman Calls for Full Force of Law Enforcement and Intelligence Capabilities Following ISIS Threat

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) sent a letter to Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines and Attorney General Merrick Garland following reports of a potential ISIS threat to the Northern Virginia area. In this letter, Congressman Wittman calls for the full force of the U.S. government’s federal law enforcement and intelligence capabilities, as appropriate, to bolst...

Wittman, Members Urge Reconsideration of Contractor Vaccine Mandates

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), Vice Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, sent a letter with his colleagues on the Committee to President Joe Biden and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin voicing their grave concerns surrounding the impending vaccination deadlines for Department of Defense contractors. The letter points to the serious long-term costs that ...