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RESCHEDULED - Telephone Town Hall

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RESCHEDULED TELEPHONE TOWN HALL My telephone town hall scheduled for tonight (Tuesday, May 17th) unfortunately needs to be rescheduled due to upcoming votes in the House of Representatives. The new, rescheduled date & time will be next Tuesday, May 24th starting at 5:45 PM Eastern. If you have already registered online to be dialed at the beginning of my telephone town halls, no further action is ...

Highest Number Ever Recorded

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If this isn’t a dereliction of duty by this President, I don’t know what is. We had the HIGHEST NUMBER EVER RECORDED last month of migrant encounters along our southern border. Border agents encountered 234,088 individuals in April. Of those who were apprehended, a WHOPPING 117,989 were released into the interior of the United States. This is from court documents obtained by the media late Monday...

Rep. Ralph Norman Introduces Legislation Authorizing President Biden to Award the Medal of Honor to Major James Capers Jr.

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Washington, D.C. – On Monday, Rep Ralph Norman (R-SC) introduced H.R. 7761, authorizing President Biden to award Major James Capers Jr. the Medal of Honor. Major Capers was responsible for incredible acts of valor when his Marine Corps special operations team was ambushed during a mission in Phu Loc, Vietnam in 1967 during the Vietnam War. Background The Medal of Honor is awarded to a military ser...

Two-Sided Equation

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If this President wanted to bring down inflation, the LAST thing he should do is call for higher taxes. Biden’s inflation crisis was NOT caused by taxes being too low. No legitimate economist, and no rational political observer honestly believes that. Instead, Biden’s inflation crisis must be attacked on two separate fronts: supply-side and demand-side. Let’s start with the demand side first. Thi...

About the Baby Formula Shortage

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Over 40% of our nation’s baby formulas are currently out of stock. That’s according to Datasembly, a company that tracks retail inventory. This figure is up from 31% just a month ago. A normal out-of-stock rate should be around 10%, according to the Wall Street Journal. I’ve personally heard from many parents who are terrified, and who are desperately scrambling to find formula for their babies. I...

Tips for Parents Searching for Baby Formula

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It is terrifying that our nation now faces a nationwide shortage of baby formula. Many parents of formula-fed infants are desperately scrambling to find these products, and fearful for their child’s wellbeing. I believe this should have never happened. In a separate post, I cover some of the reasons behind the shortage and what I’m working on in Congress to help resolve this crisis. (See link at t...

South Carolina's Election Bill

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Great work by the South Carolina state legislature to get an election bill passed earlier this week. I believed it passed unanimously in both the SC House & Senate, receiving support across the aisle. Here are some notable changes for our upcoming elections: ✔️ NEW THIS YEAR: South Carolina will now have two (2) weeks of in-person early voting. You don’t need any special reason to vote early in-pe...

2022 Congressional Art Competition Winners

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2022 Congressional Art Comp Winner

We received so many fantastic submissions from schools across our district for the 2022 Congressional Art Competition that this year was especially difficult to narrow down for our judges! Jim Shore, Michael Simpson, and additional artists native to South Carolina’s 5th Congressional district made up the panel of judges who chose our winners. I am so pleased to announce the 2022 Congressional Art ...

It’s National Police Week

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Police Week 2022

As loudly as I can say this: THANK GOD for our law enforcement officers. It’s National Police Week. I don’t mean to sound like a broken record when it comes to supporting law enforcement, but I think we’re living in odd times right now: Across the nation, too many categories of violent crime are on the rise. Too many parents are not raising their children correctly. Too many prosecutors and judge...

Passports and International Travel

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION May 2022 Update - There are currently extensive delays at the U.S. State Department in processing passport applications. If you are considering international travel requiring a passport anytime in the foreseeable future, please continue reading for critical information: When to Contact Rep. Norman's Office for Help Expediting Your Passport Updated May 11, 2022. If you need a ...