Washington D.C. – With the support of 175 Members of Congress, the House passed Congressman Ted S. Yoho’s (R-FL-03) bipartisan bill aimed at helping veterans through the claims process with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The WINGMAN Act (HR 512) passed by voice vote.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Ted Yoho (R-FL) and Albio Sires (D-NJ) introduced legislation that would spur small business growth, bring millions of dollars into the U.S. economy, and allow Canadian citizens to continue to conveniently and safely travel between our shared borders.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03), House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Chairman for Asia and the Pacific, issued the following statement on the confirmation of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson:
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement regarding the president’s immigration executive order suspending entry of individuals from certain countries:
WASHINGTON, DC — Reps. Ted Yoho (R-FL) and Brad Schneider (D-IL) introduced the GI Internship Program Act - HR 758 - to create a new internship option for Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement after the announcement by President Trump that he has chosen Judge Neil M. Gorsuch for the Supreme Court.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has been named Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. Chairman Yoho released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 7 - the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act. The bill applies the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits taxpayer funded abortions, uniformly across federal programs, including the Affordable Care Act.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) released the following statement after being named Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Full Committee by Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA).
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) voted in favor of the FY 2017 Budget Resolution. The resolution provides reconciliation instructions to facilitate action on the repeal of Obamacare. The resolution instructs certain authorizing committees to report legislation to their respective Budget Committee by January 27, 2017.
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If there is one over-arching conclusion that can be drawn from the first two weeks of the Donald Trump administration, it’s that President Trump aims to keep the promises he made to his voters during the 2016 campaign. The degree to which Trump is striving to keep those promises is nearly-unheard of (Americans had come to expect that once a politician becomes elected to office, that politician
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to take a fresh view of our trade relations around the world to make certain they are in the interests of American workers. One place his nominee for the U.S. Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer can start would be to embrace Representative Ted Yoho’s plan for ending sugar subsidies known as “Zero for Zero.”
Opening new markets abroad has been a mainstay of U.S. trade policy since WWII. It’s a noble endeavor, but it cannot succeed in isolation in today’s cut-throat international marketplace.
In the opening week of the 115th Congress, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., brought out a proposal to make sure members of Congress convicted of felonies while in office are denied their pensions.
As I noted in this same space earlier this year, I have long been skeptical of how U.S. taxpayer dollars are spent overseas, having heard countless stories of America's generosity being rewarded by wasteful projects and corrupt foreign bureaucrats enriching themselves at the expense of the U.S. taxpayer and robbing their own citizens of those intended benefits.
As I noted in this same space earlier this year, I have long been skeptical of how U.S. taxpayer dollars are spent overseas, having heard countless stories of America’s generosity being rewarded by wasteful projects and corrupt foreign bureaucrats enriching themselves at the expense of the U.S. taxpayer and robbing their own citizens of those intended benefits.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) are standing in the way of improving customer service for our nation’s veterans. We introduced WINGMAN (H.R. 5166) in May of this year with broad bipartisan support - 137 of our colleagues in the House signed on as co-sponsors.
Last week, the full U.S. House passed on voice vote a proposal from two Florida congressmen to increase access for congressional staffers to have access to help clear the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) backlog.
Republicans in Congress are fired up by the chance to accomplish big things in the early days of the upcoming Trump administration and move away from the crisis budgeting that faces them once again in the lame-duck session.
We are in a constitutional crisis. Since 2011, approval ratings for Congress are consistently below 20 percent. Presidential authority and executive overreach are greater and more abusive now than during any time in recent memory. Members in the House and the Senate struggle to offer alternative policies and are stonewalled by the executive branch.
I joined Senator Ted Cruz, along with other House and Senate colleagues, in urging Sen Harry Reid to take up HR 5272.
This bill stops the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and it stops the government, unless authorized by law, from authorizing any alien to work in the U.S. if they do not have lawful status.
Rep. Ted S. Yoho gave a speech on the House floor urging his colleagues to support his bill (HR 5166 - WINGMAN). Which later passed with bipartisan support.
Congressman Ted Yoho was on CNN's 'New Day' discussing his bill H.R. 5759 - the Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act.
His bill is a long term solution that will apply to executive actions that attempt to circumvent immigration law. This is in contrast to any appropriations mechanism, which is only short term and will have an expiration date.