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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:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today gave a speech on the House floor during debate of H.R. 3004, Kate's Law, to voice his support of the legislation as well as H.R. 3003, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act. Both pieces of legislation passed the House of Representatives this evening.
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.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today announced a week-long event to show appreciation for law enforcement officers in North Carolina for the celebration of National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.
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.