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  • Wittman to Pelosi: Keep Us In Town
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Federal Employees, Immigration, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Family Values, Taxes & Economy, Environment, Education, Reforming Congress

    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 wrote. “The House has yet to pass a bipartisan budget, address the debt ceiling, or consider legislat... Read more

  • Wittman Statement on Bill to Fund VA-01 Priorities, Secure Border
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Federal Employees, Immigration, Family Values, Taxes & Economy, Reforming Congress

    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 measures as well as funding for priorities in the First District. The choice tonight was between a government shutdown o... Read more

  • Wittman Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Immigration, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Taxes & Economy, Reforming Congress

    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, President Trump called on Congress to work with a spirit of cooperation to deliver even more results to the America... Read more

  • What do you want to see the new Congress focus on?
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Seniors, Defense, Veterans, Federal Employees, Immigration, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Family Values, Taxes & Economy, Environment, Education, Reforming Congress

    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 of you during the next two years as you contact my office and during my travels throughout the District. I wanted to take a brief moment to ask what issues you would most like to see addressed during the 116th... Read more

  • SURVEY: Should Congress fund the wall?
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    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 should include funding for a southern border wall? [_]Yes [_] No [_] I don’t know [_] Other Your opinion helps shape how I represent you in Washington. Sincerely, Rob Read more

  • ICYMI: A survey and note from your Congressman
    Posted in Press Releases on December 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Federal Employees, Immigration, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Family Values, Taxes & Economy, Education, Reforming Congress

    Friend- As your Congressman here in Virginia’s First District, I want to consistently provide you with updates on my work to address critical issues facing our nation. I am focused on building a strong economy for all Virginians, ensuring we maintain a strong national defense, bringing accountability back to Washington, and meeting the needs of our nation’s veterans and federal employees. But my number one priority is listening to the people I represent and using their thoughts, concerns, and i... Read more

  • Poll: What's next?
    Posted in Press Releases on November 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration, Transportation & Infrastructure , Taxes & Economy, Reforming Congress

    Friend- Over the past two years, the 115th Congress advanced a bold agenda that breathed life into our economy, made critical investments in restoring military readiness, strengthened career and technical education,and directed resources to combat the opioid epidemic.When the 116th Congress begins next year, it is critical that we not lose the progress we’ve made, especially when it comes to our military and economy. Until then, the 115th has a few weeks left in Washington to address outstandin... Read more

  • Weekly Update: Securing the Border
    Posted in Weekly Updates on June 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Weekly Update: Securing the Border By Congressman Wittman June 25, 2018 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, people need to come here legally. We cannot continue to allow human traffickers, dangerous gangs like MS-13, and illegal drugs to take advantage of our southern border. Our approach to combating illegal immig... Read more

  • Wittman Votes to Secure Border
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman released this statement following a vote to reform the United States immigration system: “Our current immigration system is broken; 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, people need to come here legally. To keep America strong and prosperous, we need an immigration system that works for the American people. “Today, I voted ... Read more

  • Wittman Statement on Broken Immigration System
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Wittman Statement on Broken Immigration System WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement regarding children of illegal immigrants being separated from their families: “I am against separating families at the border. I believe that we need long-lasting immigration reform, not just quick fixes and this issue proves that now more than ever, we must find a solution. That is why the House is working tirelessly this week to solve this critical issue. Specifically, we will b... Read more

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