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Rep. Donalds Introduces Legislation Prohibiting Imported Oil from Socialist Venezuela

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) introduced the Prohibit the Venezuelan Importation Act, which directs President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. to prohibit the importation of petroleum products from the socialist dictator of Venezuela and encourages the president to implement policies that will bolster the American energy industry. Co-Sponsors of this legislation include:…

Rep. Donalds (R-FL) and Owens (R-UT) Send Letter to Biden and Blinken Regarding the Arrest of W.N.B.A Center Brittney Griner

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  WASHINGTON - Today, Representative Byron Donalds (R-FL) led a letter alongside Representative Burgess Owens (R-UT), urging the safe return of Women's National Basketball Association (W.N.B.A) star Center Brittney Griner. "As the situation in Russia and Ukraine continues to deteriorate rapidly, we are deeply troubled by the Russian's handling of the unfortunate case regarding…

Congressman Donalds Announces Partnership with Wounded Warriors Fellowship Program

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) announced a partnership between his congressional office and the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program. “Ensuring our nation’s veterans are equipped with an abundance of resources to achieve success upon their return to civilian life is one of my highest priorities,” said Rep. Donalds. “I’m proud to be partnering with the…

Congressman Donalds Announces Academy Day

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FORT MYERS, Fla. – Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) announced details regarding the 2022 Academy Day.  “I’m honored to host this year’s Academy Day to provide aspiring students with the knowledge and resources necessary to continue their education at one of our nation’s prestigious military institutions,” said Rep. Donalds. “Our country is only as strong as the men and women…

Congressman Donalds Introduces Resolution Honoring Southwest Florida’s First Responders

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) introduced a resolution honoring the brave first responders who aided Lee & Collier County residents affected by recent tornadoes. In January, the Southwest Florida community was shaken following the landfall of multiple devastating tornadoes. Local first responders acted swiftly and heroically to provide critical aid to…

Rep. Donalds Leads Letter to Biden and Trudeau Regarding Trucker Protest

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WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) led a letter alongside co-signers Representatives Fischbach (R-MN), Jacobs (R-NY), Malliotakis (R-NY), Nehls (R-TX), and Van Drew (R-NJ) regarding the ongoing trucker protests at the U.S.-Canada border in opposition to forced COVID-19 vaccination requirements. "Draconian…

Rep. Donalds Calls on House Committee on Oversight and Reform Chairwoman to Investigate the Uptick in HBCU Bomb Threats

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WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) issued the following statement regarding a letter sent to House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney calling for an immediate hearing on the recent reports that pertain to a spike in targeted bomb threats against Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). “As someone who attended an HBCU––Florida…

Rep. Donalds' Statement Celebrating the Start of Black History Month

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  WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) issued the following statement commemorating Black History Month. “Black history is American history––and we must honor, celebrate, and learn from the monumental achievements of Black Americans. While not always pretty or comfortable to discuss, Black history shines a…

Rep. Donalds Announces Town Hall in Naples

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NAPLES, Fla.— Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) released the following information announcing an in-person Town Hall event to be held in Naples. This Town Hall serves as an opportunity for Southwest Florida residents receive a legislative update from their United States Representative. Town Hall attendees will learn ways in which key legislation on Capitol Hill will impact our Southwest…