May 03 2018

When I was serving in Afghanistan, trash and human waste were often burned in open air pits. It’s quickly becoming clear that these burn pits are emerging as the Agent Orange of my generation. That's why this week I joined my fellow veteran Tulsi Gabbard in introducing the Burn Pits Accountability Act.

Apr 27 2018

One of the roles I take most seriously in Congress is the opportunity to be a voice for the voiceless. This week, we passed several bills to hold evil regimes accountable.

Apr 27 2018

During my time in the Army, we worked together toward a serious mission: keep Americans safe and free. While I may no longer be an asset on the battlefield, as your Congressman, my core mission hasn't changed. Every day I go to work for you, it's with the goal of keeping Americans safe and free.

Apr 20 2018

This week I had a singular mission: put taxpayers first. The good news is that this week we passed a desperately-needed overhaul of the IRS system. We also held a hearing in the Oversight Committee about abuse of taxpayer trust by Brightline.

Apr 19 2018

Today, under oath before Congress, Brightline admitted that they lied when they said that their project is "not publicly funded at all." This is a direct quote from today: "There has been public funding granted."

Apr 18 2018

If you’re like most Americans and have struggled with the IRS’s confusing and inefficient bureaucracy, then I have some good news for you—this week, we passed a desperately-needed overhaul of the IRS system with one singular mission in mind: taxpayer first.

Apr 13 2018

In one of the most ridiculous and frustrating moves since I've gotten to Washington, 184 Members of Congress just teamed up to block a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution. I voted yes on this important bill, and I wish more of my colleagues would have done the same.

Apr 12 2018

Ensuring that we are good stewards of our environment begins with strong conservation efforts. Great news: today my bill passed through the Transportation & Infrastructure committee unanimously. This clears the last major hurdle before passing the bill on the House Floor!

Mar 23 2018

Our communities are safest when America is strongest. Last week we passed new legislation to strengthen school security and this week we took decisive action to protect American security at the highest levels - including our cyber security and national infrastructure network.