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Rep. Jackson Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Military Readiness

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced the Securing American Acquisitions, Readiness, and Military Stockpiles (ARMS) Act, which strengthens the Department of Defense’s (DoD) ability to replenish our military’s defense stocks following a transfer of lethal aid to an American ally or partner while also providing for strong Congressional oversight when the…

Rep. Jackson Secures Wins for TX-13 as NDAA Passes the House

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WASHINGTON — Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) issued the following statement in response to the National Defense Authorization Act’s (NDAA) passage in the U.S. House of Representatives. Due to Jackson’s work, many provisions were included in the bill that will benefit Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Pantex Plant in Amarillo, and the larger defense-focused workforce in Texas’…

Rep. Jackson Secures Major Victories for TX-13 During the National Defense Authorization Act Markup for Fiscal Year 2023

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WASHINGTON — Last week, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) championed Texas’ defense priorities during the House Armed Services Committee’s (HASC) markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023. Jackson issued the following statement in support of the legislation, which passed out of committee by a vote of 57-1. The NDAA is expected to be considered on the…

Rep. Jackson Rejects Democrats’ War on Agriculture

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WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) will vote against H.R. 7606, which is House Democrats’ latest attack in their War on Agriculture. Jackson’s position was formally entered into the Congressional Record ahead of the vote: “Madam Speaker, I rise today to bring attention to a serious issue facing all of rural America: the Biden Administration and the radical Left’s…

Rep. Jackson Introduces Legislation to Block Joe Biden’s Efforts to Surrender U.S. Sovereignty to the World Health Organization

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 WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced the Protecting American Sovereignty Act to prevent the Biden Administration from surrendering U.S. sovereignty to the World Health Organization (WHO) through the proposed Global Pandemic Treaty. Specifically, the legislation prohibits the use of taxpayer dollars from carrying out the treaty, therefore blocking it from…

Rep. Jackson Meets with Australian Leaders

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WASHINGTON — The following joint statement was issued by Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13), in addition to Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Richard Burr (R-NC), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Ben Sasse (R-NE) after visiting Australia. The bipartisan, bicameral delegation met with senior leaders of the Australian government and opposition party about areas of mutual…

Rep. Jackson Introduces Resolution to Remove VP Harris as Border Czar

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WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced a resolution calling on President Biden to remove Vice President Kamala Harris from her role as Border Czar. The resolution also calls for Biden to fill the role with a more competent leader who will: acknowledge that border security is national security, provide Customs and Border Protection (CBP) with the resources they…

Rep. Jackson Secures Funding for TX-13 Defense Priorities, Rejects Funding for Democrats’ Socialist Agenda

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WASHINGTON — Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) released the following statement in response to House passage of two appropriations packages, security and non-security, for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022: “When Democrats came into control of the House, Senate, and Oval Office the American people were sold a lie that the adults were “back in charge.” So far, Democrats’ “leadership” style has…

Rep. Jackson, Sen. Hawley Introduce Legislation to Restore American Energy Independence, End Reliance on Foreign Nations

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WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced the American Energy Independence Act of 2022, which reverses President Biden’s shutdown of the American energy sector and returns American energy to full production. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate. Immediately following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the price of…

Rep. Jackson Commemorates Six Months Since the Fall of Kabul, Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON — Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) joined his House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) Republican colleagues in releasing the following statement commemorating six months since the fall of Kabul, Afghanistan. The city fell to Taliban terrorists on August 15, 2021, six months ago today. “During the Afghanistan evacuation and in the six months since, hundreds of stories have…