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Congressman Donalds' Statement Regarding President Biden's Shameful Reference to Jim Crow Laws Admidst Growing Calls to Abolish the Filibuster and Supporting H.R. 1

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WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) issued the following statement condemning President Biden's invocation of Jim Crow Laws when defending the Democrat's un-constitutional H.R. 1 political control bill and their efforts to abolish the filibuster. In 2005, then Sen. Biden said, "at its core, the filibuster is not about stopping a nominee or a bill; it is about compromise and moderat... Read More »

Congressman Byron Donalds Announces Introduction of the Responsible and Effective Spending Cuts of Undesirable Expenditures (RESCUE) Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON––Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) announced the introduction of the Responsible and Effective Spending Cuts of Undesirable Expenditures (RESCUE) Act of 2021. “This Congress, the Democrats, successfully hoodwinked the American people into thinking the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act was a legitimate rescue plan. The facts proved that less than 10% of this non-COVID relief bill wen... Read More »

Congressman Byron Donalds Announces Introduction of the Harmful Algal Bloom Essential Forecasting Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) announced the introduction of the bipartisan Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Essential Forecasting Act of 2021. "This bipartisan bill fosters the federal governments' resources in tackling the environmental and economic challenges brought on by HABs in Southwest Florida and throughout America. Over the last 60 years, these events have increased substa... Read More »

Congressman Donalds' Statement Regarding H.R. 8

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WASHINGTON––Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) issued the following statement regarding H.R. 8. "The Democrats have made no secret of wanting to unilaterally infringe upon the Constitutional rights of the American people to keep and bear arms. H.R. 8 inappropriately imposes the federal government's heavy hand in between law-abiding citizens and their right to own and use firearms.” “States an... Read More »

Congressman Donalds' Statement Regarding H.R. 1446

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WASHINGTON––Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) issued the following statement regarding H.R. 1446- Enhanced Background Checks. “H.R. 1446 is a heavy-handed and radical bureaucratic bill intended to create arbitrary rules and infringements upon the rights of millions of law-abiding gun owners in America. This measure is nothing more than a blatant infringement of Americans’ Second Amendment ri... Read More »

Congressman Donalds' Statement Regarding H.R. 842

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WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) issued the following statement regarding H.R. 842. "H.R. 842 is the Democrat Party's latest attempt to impose the will of donors and special interest groups over the American people, especially at the expense of our small business community and blue-collar workers. This radical union boss wish list would overturn right-to-work laws in Florida and... Read More »

Congressman Donalds' Statement on H.R. 5

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WASHINGTON––Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL), issued the following statement on H.R. 5. "The federal government should never be in the business of politically manufacturing biological science. Political science will never replace actual science, and H.R. 5 attempts to do just that. Opposing discrimination and supporting longstanding laws such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is not controver... Read More »

Congressman Donalds' Statement on the American Rescue Plan Markup

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WASHINGTON––Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL), a member of the House Committee on the Budget, issued the following statement ahead of the Budget markup of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. "The American Rescue Plan Act is nothing more than a liberal wish list under the guise of COVID-19 relief, but in reality, this bill is using the pandemic to push forth the radical and misguided polici... Read More »

Congressman Byron Donalds and Florida Congressional Delegation Writes Letter to President Biden Condemning Potential Florida Travel Ban

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I, alongside several other Members of the Florida Congressional Delegation, penned a letter to President Biden against a potential travel ban to Florida due to COVID-19. Americans continue to appreciate FL's response to the pandemic juxtaposed to the authoritarian measures in blue states that have shown little to no success in controlling the virus. Any unconstitutional or partisan plan to ban tra... Read More »

A Beacon of Freedom

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A Beacon of Freedom: Highlighting the Life and Legacy of Veronica Shoemaker By: Congressman Byron Donalds February 17, 2021 "Born on a dirt road in 1928, Veronica Shoemaker would live a life of struggle but, more importantly, perseverance. Growing up in South Florida, Veronica and her ten siblings would experience poverty, racism, and segregation. Veronica was the daughter of a preacher, and it wa... Read More »

Congressman Donalds Pens Letter to Secretary of Homeland Security

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The Biden Administration has set a troubling standard as to who receives a COVID-19 vaccine. On February 2nd, I sent a letter to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security calling on the Secretary and the Department to halt any effort that prioritizes vaccinating illegal migrant populations over Americans. Read the letter below: ### Read More »

Congressman Donalds Sends Letter to Speaker Pelosi and Leader McCarthy on Fiscally Irresponsible Budge Reconciliation

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This global pandemic has devastated countless families, along with our economy. The fiscally irresponsible budget measure of this magnitude proposed by the Biden Administration is detrimental to the nation's fiscal welfare & national security. On February 2nd, I sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. ### Read More »

Congressman Donalds' Statement Recognizing Black History Month

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WASHINGTON––Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) issued the following statement in recognition of Black History Month. “Black History Month is when our nation comes together to reflect on the Black community's immense contributions to our country's storied history. The promise of America is my life's story—born into inner-city Brooklyn, the son of a single mother, to being elected to the most p... Read More »

Congressman Donalds Signs Letter Calling on President Biden to Re-instate PLGHA

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President Joseph R. Biden The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President: As you begin your new administration pledging to foster unity and defend the truth, we respectfully ask you to reconsider your decision to discontinue the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance (PLGHA) policy. PLGHA prevents taxpayer-funded global health programs from financing fo... Read More »