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January 28, 2020 Press Release
"Hundreds of maternal deaths occur every year. These statistics are heartbreaking. As a nation with some of the most advanced obstetric and emergency care, we can and should do better. But it is important that we legislate with a reasoned approach backed by a careful examination of the issue, which is why this hearing is a good starting point."
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January 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today released the following statement after passage of H.R. 493, the Never Again Education Act, legislation he co-sponsored to award grants to schools and incorporate Holocaust education in state and local standards:

January 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today co-sponsored the Sex Trafficking Demand Reduction Act, bipartisan legislation that aims to prevent sex trafficking by encouraging the international community to eliminate the demand for commercial sex acts.

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January 23, 2020 Press Release
“Cody Byrd is the epitome of vigilance, selflessness and courage. He did not cower in the face of danger; he acted quickly to keep a complete stranger out of harm’s way,” Walker said. “I am inspired by his heroism and concern for others, and pray that we would all follow his example by staying alert and working together to keep our communities safe.”
January 23, 2020 Press Release

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Representative Walker (R-N.C.) yesterday met with the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council Team in Greensboro to discuss the positive economic impact from the federal Opportunity Zones incentive, passed in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2017.

January 17, 2020 Press Release
The bravery of these two men and our World War II veterans not only kept Americans safe but was also crucial in protecting and liberating our European allies from grave injustices. Because of their relentless valor, American and French lives were saved and Europe was set back on the path to freedom.
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January 16, 2020 Press Release
The power of prayer and the potential of our students should never be suppressed. Prayer is a uniting force, a reason for hope, a call for virtue, and one of the most powerful tools for our next generation of leaders. I am thankful that President Trump and his administration have taken this action to affirm and protect the right of our students and teachers to participate in this honored American tradition.
January 15, 2020 Press Release
“Freedom of religion means the freedom of belief and the freedom of expression of those beliefs. This cornerstone Constitutional freedom is violated when people cannot gather safely in places of worship, community centers, or even their own homes. It is also violated if they are threatened at work, on a college campus, or during community activities."
January 15, 2020 Press Release
Speaker Pelosi assigning a political firing squad for her vindictive hit job on President Trump makes it no more legitimate. As the articles finally move from the House to the Senate, so does a new low in Washington’s toxic partisanship – impeaching a president without just cause, without bipartisan support and driven only by hysteria.
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January 10, 2020 Press Release
“One political party acted alone to impeach the President of the United States, citing great urgency, despite bipartisan opposition. Now, Speaker Pelosi is acting alone to stall those articles of impeachment, despite what is– once again – bipartisan opposition. The Speaker can’t hide her disdain for President Trump, nor the shoddy work of her team on this baseless impeachment process. She needs to put the pin back in the grenade and send the articles to the Senate as is required by law.”
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