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Wittman Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address

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Wittman Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address WASHINGTON - Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement following President Trump’s third State of the Union address: “Tonight, President Trump outlined a strong, visionary path forward for America that builds upon the successes of the last three years. Since the president took office, we have had…

Wittman's Weekly: What I'm Thankful For

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We have a tradition in my family on Thanksgiving. We all sit down at the table, and before we start eating the beautifully prepared feast, we go around and say what we are thankful for. Well this year, I wanted to do the same thing for work as I do for family - look back through 2019 to think about what I am most thankful for. As I reflected on this year, I thought about all that we…

Wittman's Weekly: Fixing Our Broken Immigration System

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Our current immigration system is broken, and we need strong, serious changes to our current laws.  We are a nation of laws and we must continue to keep Americans safe, and although America is also a nation of immigrants, those wishing to enter the country need to come here legally. To keep America strong and prosperous, we need an immigration system that works for the American…

Breakfast With Rob: Kilmarnock

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KILMARNOCK – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) had the latest stop of his “Breakfast With Rob” series at Lee's Restaurant in Kilmarnock, Virginia. He kicked off the series last month in Tappahannock and will continue stopping into local favorite breakfast spots across the First District to talk with folks about the issues that matter most to them. “This morning I had a great time…

Wittman to Pelosi: There is too much to be done

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Rob Wittman sent another letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging her to keep the House in-session through August to complete critical legislative items. “On June 28, 2019, I wrote you asking that you cancel the August recess if the House had not addressed the many critical issues facing our Nation,” Wittman wrote. “Three weeks later, we are no further…

Wittman to Pelosi: Keep Us In Town

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Rob Wittman sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging her to keep the House in-session through August to complete critical legislative items. “I urge you and the House leadership to reconsider the legislative calendar and to cancel the August recess if the House has not addressed the many critical issues facing our Nation and the American people,”…

Wittman Statement on Bill to Fund VA-01 Priorities, Secure Border

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Wittman Statement on Bill to Fund VA-01 Priorities, Secure Border WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement after voting in favor of the Conference Report to Accompany H.J. Res 31 – The Consolidated Appropriations Act: “Although not perfect, this bill makes an important down payment for the construction of physical barriers and other border security…

Wittman Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address

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WASHINGTON - Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement following President Trump’s State of the Union address: “Tonight, President Trump outlined a bold, bipartisan agenda, with a clear path forward for America. This past year we have had unparalleled successes: landmark tax reform, record job numbers, and unprecedented investments in our nation’s military. This year,…

What do you want to see the new Congress focus on?

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Friend- Now that we are in the 116th Congress, I'm looking forward to working on sustaining economic growth, addressing critical infrastructure issues in our region, building a strong national defense, immigration reform, and expanding access to rural broadband. I know I'll hear from many…

SURVEY: Should Congress fund the wall?

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Friend- In order to avoid a partial government shutdown, Congress must pass a government funding bill by December 21st. President Trump has indicated that he will not sign a funding bill unless it funds a southern border wall. That being said, I want to know what you think. Do you think a government funding package…