Congressman Ted Yoho

Representing the 3rd District of Florida
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Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

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.

Jan 14, 2017 Press Release

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).

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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

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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Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C.  Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) re-introduced his pro- veteran bill WINGMAN, with the support of over 150 Members of Congress. This bill streamlines the benefits claims process between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the constituent advocates processing those claims on behalf of veterans and their families.

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Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-03-FL) will be visiting portions his former congressional district to say thank you to residents and to recap past accomplishments in those areas. Congressman Neal Dunn (R-02-FL) will be joining Congressman Yoho on this area visit.  Locations and times are listed below.    
 

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) has cosponsored the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act –HR 400.

Jan 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho’s (R-FL-03) re-introduced the State Sponsors of Terrorism Review Enhancement Act for the 115th Congress. This anti-terrorism bill passed the House last year.

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) voted in favor of the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS Act- H.R.

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) introduced the Trust Restored to the United States Act (TRUST- H.R. 291). The TRUST Act will eliminate the taxpayer-funded portions of congressional pensions for Members of Congress who are convicted of a felony while serving. Congressman Yoho released the following statement:

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In The News

Aug 25, 2016 In The News

Last week the Obama administration approved the largest release of detainees from the terrorist prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. These fifteen hardened terrorists will be transferred and placed under the custody of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This prisoner release greatly concerns me.  As a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, I believe this transfer is reckless and shortsighted.

Aug 24, 2016 In The News

Florida Republican Ted Yoho is leading the charge on Capitol Hill to delay--and possibly halt--the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. 

Yoho noted on Wednesday that he was against the State Department’s planned $1.15 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia. 

Aug 9, 2016 In The News

Mosquitos are effective at distributing diseases and they don’t care if you are a Democrat or a Republican. The current Senate delay in approving funding to combat the spread of the Zika virus is frustrating, unnecessary, and dangerous. Now is not the time to be playing politics with the health of the American people.

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Jul 5, 2016 In The News

America needs to rethink how we distribute our foreign aid around the world. I came to Congress on the promise of cutting wasteful government spending.  There are plenty of examples of the government playing loose with taxpayer money, but none more so than how we spend our foreign aid dollars.

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Jun 28, 2016 In The News

Government has two roles. Pretend to make the lives of Americans better - while actually making them worse. The first is a necessary facade - to allow them to execute the second.

Is this crass and cynical? Yes, it is. But it is also accurate. Here’s some more crass accuracy.

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Jun 26, 2016 In The News

Some say there are two front lines in war — those on the battlefield and those who medically treat the wounded, diseased and mentally afflicted soldiers who serve in battle.

Alvina Bowen, 91, wearing the same brown uniform she wore 72 years ago when she served as what was then called a US Army Technical Sergeant during WWII, said she agrees.

Jun 16, 2016 In The News

Washington, D.C. – Today the House Foreign Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), passed two measures addressing state sponsors of terrorism and a bill to promote the role of women in resolving conflict.  A summary of the committee action, including adopted amendments, is available HERE.

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Jun 16, 2016 In The News

Florida congressman and member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs weighs in on why this president would rather take on Republicans than extremists. He reacts to President Obama's comments about radical Islam and Paul Ryan's comments about the U.S. being at war with radical Islam — and not Islam in general. Fred Fleitz, former CIA analyst and former Col.

Jun 14, 2016 In The News

A Florida congressman is ripping into President Obama in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando over the weekend, saying Mr. Obama has failed to call out radical Islamic terrorism for what it is.

“We’re hearing the wrong signal out of this administration. President Obama owns this,” GOP Rep. Ted Yoho said this week on “Tim Constantine’s Capitol Hill Show.”

Jun 11, 2016 In The News

This week, the U.S. House passed the “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act” (PROMESA) with the Florida delegation splitting on odd lines. The bill from U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wisc., would let Puerto Rico restructure its $72 billion debt in return for more federal oversight of local affairs.

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Mar 5, 2013 Video

In an Agriculture Committee hearing on March 5, 2013, Rep. Ted Yoho asked USDA Secretary Vilsack to comment on claims that meat inspection would be impacted by President Obama's sequester.

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Mar 5, 2013 Video

Congressman Ted Yoho participated in a Special Order on Second Amendment Rights on Monday, March 4, 2013.

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