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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today gave a speech at the American Conservative Union's Conservative Political Action Conference where he talked about the opportunities that lie ahead for the Republican Party and our nation. He also challenged the audience to listen to people with opposing views, and to work hard to share the conservative message of economic prosperity and upward mobility with new communities.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) today released the following statement after the Obama Administration refused to veto an anti-Israeli resolution in the United Nations (U.N.) Security Council:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) today issued the following statement on the FBI reopening its investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server:
GRAHAM, N.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) today spoke at a press conference in response to the Department of Justice dropping the appeal of U.S. District Judge Thomas Shcroeder’s dismissal of the lawsuit against the Alamance County Sheriff’s Department, effectively ending the legal battle. The following is an excerpt of the statements made by Congressman Walker:
WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed companion legislation to a bill introduced by U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) to combat government waste, fraud and abuse. The Department of Homeland Security Headquarters Consolidation Accountability Act of 2015 (H.R. 1640) had previously passed unanimously in the U.S. House in June 2015.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has reversed its abrupt decision to defer Equitable Sharing payments to state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies. The DOJ’s reversal comes after months of questioning from Walker’s office.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) has been named the vice-chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications. Walker will serve with Subcommittee Chairman Dan Donovan (NY-11).
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has agreed to release asset forfeiture funds to the Alamance County Sheriff’s Department. The funds had been withheld from the department due to ongoing litigation by the DOJ beginning December 2012.
Less than two weeks after Rep. Walker confronted Asst. Attorney General Peter Kadzik during a House Oversight & Government Reform Committee hearing, the DOJ relinquished its position.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) has introduced the Define It to Fight It Act, a bill that withholds ten percent of United States funding to the United Nations until the intergovernmental organization adopts a definition for “international terrorism.”
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) voted today on the passage of American SAFE Act (H.R. 4038), a bill that prevents the admission of Syrian or Iraqi refugees without prior unanimous security clearance from top U.S. security officials.