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December 23, 2016 Press Release

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: 

October 28, 2016 Press Release

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:

August 19, 2016 Press Release

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:  

April 8, 2016 Press Release

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.

March 28, 2016 Press Release

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.

February 26, 2016 Press Release

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).

January 14, 2016 Press Release

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.

November 23, 2015 Press Release

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.”

November 19, 2015 Press Release

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.

November 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This afternoon, the ten Republican members of North Carolina's U.S. House of Representatives delegation released the following statement in response to Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris and Governor Pat McCrory's request that the Obama Administration cease sending Syrian refugees to North Carolina.