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Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today issued the following statement after the House passed H. Con. Res. 83 by a vote of 224 to 194.
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today issued the following statement after the House voted on two articles of impeachment against the President.
“Speaker Pelosi has acknowledged that something as divisive as impeachment should be ‘compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan.’ Yet from day one, she rushed this process, moved the goal posts, and failed to live up to her own words about the gravity of impeachment.
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today issued the following statement after the House passed two major appropriations bills that direct more than $1.3 trillion in spending over the course of FY2020.
“Last night we received 2,313 pages of appropriations bills that not only direct more than $1.3 trillion in spending, but are also filled with a whole host of special interest provisions that have no place in a traditional appropriations package. In less than 24 hours, the House not only ‘amended’, but ‘debated’ and passed these bills.
Contrary to what you may have seen on the news, impeachment wasn't the only thing happening in DC this week. Here are a few things you may have missed due to the impeachment craziness here in Washington.
1. Booming Jobs Numbers
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today joined a bipartisan group of his colleagues in sending a letter to House and Senate leadership urging them to pass No Budget, No Pay legislation as part of any year-end spending package. This would prevent Members of Congress from getting paid if they fail to do their most basic job: passing a budget.
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today issued the following statement after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Democrats had reached a deal with the Trump Administration on the USMCA more than a year after President Trump signed the pledge.
“It’s about damn time.”
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) this week honored Nick Guilette of Casco, Wisconsin by entering a statement of recognition into the Congressional Record, the document that reflects the official proceedings of Congress. Mr. Guilette received the Certified Crop Adviser Conservationist of the Year award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The full text is found below:
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) yesterday received the inaugural “Teddy Award” from Issue One. Gallagher was recognized for his bipartisan efforts to reform Congress and return government to the people. Sens. James Lankford (R-OK) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), as well as Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-CA) also received Teddy Awards for their work.
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today issued the following statement after the House voted on H.Res 660, the resolution to continue the ongoing impeachment inquiry.
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), alongside Reps. Ed Case (D-HI), William Timmons (R-SC), and Ben McAdams (D-UT), today introduced the Time to Rescue United States’ Trusts (TRUST) Act, a bill that would establish special congressional rescue committees tasked with crafting legislation that restores and strengthens federal trust funds on the brink of insolvency.