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December 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today co-sponsored the Congressional Accountability and Hush Fund Elimination Act. This legislation would eliminate the congressional "hush fund," require public disclosures of sexual harassment claims from members of Congress and staff, and prohibit taxpayer dollars from being used to pay future sexual harassment or sexual assault claims. 

October 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today released the following statement after President Trump announced he intends to designate Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy David Kautter as Acting Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service:

October 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration's announcement that they will declare the opioid crisis a national public health emergency:

October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today issued the following statement in response to the administration's announcement that they plan to stop issuing unconstitutional payments under the Obamacare cost-sharing reduction (CSR) program:

October 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representative passed H.Con.Res. 71, the Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027, in a 219-206 vote:

September 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today presented a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan offering 19 policy solutions to gain conservative support for a package to raise the debt ceiling. The changes could be incorporated into the current deal before Congress or the package to raise the debt ceiling in December 2017 in order to gain conservative votes.

September 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today released the following statement after voting in favor of the House-passed disaster relief funding for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts:

September 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today joined Harris Faulkner of Fox News to discuss a reported deal between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to combine Hurricane Harvey emergency aid funding with an increase in the debt limit and a continuing resolution spending bill.

June 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) this week joined U.S. Representative Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) and 56 of his colleagues in sending a letter to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg asking her to recuse herself from the "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry" Executive Order case due to her demonstrated bias against President Donald Trump. The letter was sent following  the Supreme Court decision to hear International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump in October.