Yesterday, I had the opportunity to question Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the President’s FY15 budget request for defense. The President’s budget puts America’s military on the path to the smallest Army since 1940, smallest Navy since before World War I, and smallest Air Force ever. As a policy dreamed up by the President’s Treasury Secretary, Jack Lew, “sequestration” – acr
It is time for the FairTax and Flat Tax supporters to unite behind a plan to eliminate the IRS, repeal the 16th Amendment, and start over. My resolution, House Joint Resolution 104 “Repeal 16”, would do just that.
WASHINGTON – The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations released a comprehensive report today evaluating the response of the Department of Defense (DOD) to the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012.
I voted No today on HR 2642 the Agricultural Act of 2014, the so-called Farm Bill.
In his State of the Union Address the President said his Administration’s energy policy is creating jobs and that oil and gas production is booming. But that’s only half true, the last half.
As a Navy pilot who flew combat missions in Afghanistan (2002) and Iraq (2003) and now as a Member of Congress, I cannot react to the news of Al Qaeda in Iraq’s resurgence in Fallujah and Ramadi with anything but frustration and anger.
Rep. Jim Bridenstine speaks at the Tulsa Chamber Congressional Forum on on November 22, 2013.
I applaud Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett for taking a courageous stand against this destructive law from the beginning.
Please read Mayor Bartlett's July 2013 letter to Kathleen Sebelius: