Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, introduced the Distribution and Promotion of Rights and Knowledge Act of 2017 – HR 2397. This bipartisan legislation has the support of Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA).
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, issued the following statement on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller to serve as Special Counsel of the Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) voted in favor if the Thin Blue Line Act - H.R. 115. This bill will expand the list of statutory aggravating factors in death penalty determinations to also include the killing or attempted killing of a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first responder.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific issued the following statement on the election of Moon Jae-in to the presidency of the Republic of Korea:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), a supporter of the revised American Health Care Act (AHCA), released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement following his vote against the Consolidated Appropriations Act - H.R. 244.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), member of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after the confirmation of Governor Sonny Perdue as the 31st Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, released the following statement on North Korea’s failed missile launch:
Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee Chairman Ted Yoho (R-FL) today released the below statement after introducing a resolution to strengthen trade relations with Taiwan. The resolution, H. Res.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) and Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR-05), both veterinarians for more than 30 years and two of the only veterinarians currently in Congress, re-introduced H.R. 1847, the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act. This bill will amend the Horse Protection Act of 1970, ending the abusive practice known as horse soring.
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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.
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the State Sponsors of Terrorism Review Enhancement Act, H.R. 5484, authored by U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL).
Gov. Rick Scott is in Washington this afternoon meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan, Florida’s U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, and U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho to talk about the latest effort to fund the fight on the Zika virus.
When the United States has friends like Saudi Arabia, who needs enemies?
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.
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.
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.
Congressman Ted Yoho participated in a Special Order on Second Amendment Rights on Monday, March 4, 2013.