More on Congress
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House unanimously passed legislation to promote former U.S. Senator Bob Dole to the grade of colonel in the U.S. Army. Congressman Marshall met with Senator Dole today to deliver the great news of the bill's passage. Now with the legislation through both the House and the Senate, it will head to the president’s desk for final signage.
WASHINGTON D.C.-This week, Dr. Marshall and members of the Republican Study Committee (RSC), on which he serves as the Chairman of the Health Care Task Force, met with President Trump in the Oval Office to discuss advancing the committee’s agenda forward.
“We discussed our plans to drive down health care costs and other market-based reforms that would give patients choice, access, and protect those with preexisting conditions.”
Washington D.C.- Congressman Marshall will vote against today’s proposal saying the new deal missed the mark by a large margin.
“This ‘compromise’ is totally unacceptable,” Marshall said. “I’m not sure how this negotiating process went from bad to worse. The President was very clear about needing 5.7 billion to build 230 miles of the wall across the southern border. I cannot support a deal that only funds 55 miles of the wall.”
WASHINGTON D.C.- Today Congressman Marshall was proud to vote for $5.7 billion in border security funds, fully funding President Trump’s request. The funding was included as part of a partial continuing resolution that funds several agencies through February 8th. The bill now goes to the Senate where it faces an uncertain future.
Washington D.C.- Congressman Marshall has not wavered in his support for appointing Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Rep. Marshall released the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
‘Now that the charades are over, I hope Americans realize and appreciate this great victory for our nation," Rep. Marshall said. "From day one, I have fully supported Judge Brett Kavanaugh. He’s a man of integrity that is a tried and true ally to our constitution.’
WASHINGTON D.C.- Today Rep. Marshall released an op-ed discussing the upcoming midterm elections.
Just yesterday the Department of Commerce announced the U.S. economy grew by 4.2 percent in this year's second quarter, the strongest quarter of growth since 2014. Consumer confidence is at an 18-year high and jobless claims are hovering at near 49- year- low. Our economy is booming, yet Bernie Sanders disciples continue to advocate for reckless economic policies like free college and Medicare for all.
WASHINGTON D.C.- Congressman Marshall voted in support of H.J.RES. 2, the Balanced Budget Amendment. Rep. Marshall was elected by the people in the First District to hold Washington accountable, he was extremely disappointed that it failed to pass the House today.