Lots of people are missing the bigger issue here on the treatment of National Guard troops at the U.S. Capitol. This is more than a “miscommunication.” It’s a lack of Congressional leadership.
If you’re going to call in over 20,000 members of the National Guard… If you’re going to take them away from their families, their jobs, and their homes for weeks on end… If you’re… Read more »
Today, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) and Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), co-chairs of the Bipartisan Congressional Solar Caucus, applaud the inclusion of clean energy and solar provisions in the end of the year omnibus spending bill.
These critical provisions will support a switch towards reducing emissions as well as support the 3.3 million Americans employed in the clean energy sector.… Read more »
Let’s say a government-controlled company started selling televisions at crazy low prices all over the world. Like a huge 4K flat screen for under $50 – many hundreds of dollars less than every other TV on the market. Let’s say the televisions work well and had great reviews, and because that government is subsidizing the cost, no other company could come close to those low… Read more »
If you were going to write the script for a military action movie where the leading character was a larger than life, fearless war hero, the inspiration for that movie could easily be Major James Capers.
Born in Bishopville, South Carolina, he enlisted in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. After serving in combat infantry, he re-enlisted and would soon become the first… Read more »
Below is a full replay of my telephone town hall, which took place on Thursday, July 30th. During this call, I covered a wide variety of issues including our COVID-19 response, our economy and jobs, our federal spending and national debt, along with several other important topics.
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Congressman Ralph Norman (SC-05) has sponsored an amendment to H.R. 6395, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, which was introduced in the House on July 13, 2020.
This amendment was adopted in the House on Tuesday, and would authorize the Department of Energy (“DOE”) to collaborate with the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) on research to improve… Read more »
Within the National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) is a separate fund known as the Overseas Contingency Operations (“OCO”) fund. Originally used to finance the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, OCO funds are managed by the U.S. Department of Defense and State Department to support the global war on terror and other international military operations.
Over the last two decades,… Read more »
There's a small segment of our society that has no dignity. No honor, and no reverence. Over the weekend, some of those individuals chose to deface and vandalize a WWII memorial in a Charlotte cemetery that honors more than 500 men and women who GAVE THEIR LIVES in service to our nation.
And then there's another segment of our society represented in the photos below. These are Americans… Read more »
Two totally different worlds – two completely different mindsets – were on full display last night. It was unlike any other State of the Union address I’ve seen, either in person or on TV.
There were a couple of themes to the President’s address. First, he took a well-deserved victory lap on numerous fronts: from the economy & trade to our military & war on terror. We must always… Read more »