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Rep. Jackson Secures Major Victories for TX-13 in National Defense Authorization Act Markup

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WASHINGTON — Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) championed Texas’ defense priorities during the House Armed Services Committee’s Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) markup yesterday. Jackson issued the following statement in support of the legislation, which passed out of committee by a vote of 57-2. The NDAA will be considered on the House Floor in the coming weeks. Jackson ...

Rep. Jackson, Armed Services Committee Republicans Press Biden for a Plan on Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON — This week, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) joined fellow House Committee on Armed Services Republicans, including Ranking Member Mike Rogers (AL-03) and House Republican Conference Chairwoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21), in pressing the Biden Administration for a plan on Afghanistan. In a letter the members wrote, “For months, we have been asking you for a plan on your withdrawal from Af...

Rep. Jackson Calls on Biden to Continue Evacuation Efforts Until ALL Americans, Partners Out of Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON — Last night, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) joined fellow House Foreign Affairs Committee Republicans in calling on President Biden to commit to continuing evacuation flights out of Kabul until all American citizens and our Afghan partners are safely out of the country. Their call followed National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s refusal to make that commitment when asked three tim...

Rep. Jackson, Sen. Cornyn and Rep. Cuellar Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Military Base Cooperation with Local Law Enforcement

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WASHINGTON, DC — Last week, Congressmen Ronny Jackson (R-TX) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) introduced H.R. 3769, the bipartisan Servicemember Safety and Security Improvement Act of 2021. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) introduced the companion bill in the U.S. Senate. This bill would require military instillations to conduct a comprehensive review of its policies and procedures as...

Rep. Jackson Leads Letter Supporting Israel, Rejecting Identity Politics

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Ronny Jackson (R-TX) sent a letter to House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Gregory Meeks (D-NY) and Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and Global Counterterrorism (MENAGC) Ted Deutch (D-FL) calling on them to schedule a hearing regarding the unfolding military conflict in Israel. Jackson’s letter came as Democrat leaders of the Su...

Rep. Jackson Takes Action to Protect Sheppard Air Force Base from Foreign Espionage

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) sent a letter to House Armed Services Committee (HASC) leaders yesterday urging for the inclusion of his new legislation in the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The Protecting Military Installations and Ranges Act of 2021 would require a review of any purchase or lease of real estate near a military installation or military airspace...

Rep. Jackson Sees Biden’s Border Crisis Firsthand

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AMARILLO, TX — Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) released the following statement as to what he saw this week at our southern border. Jackson’s visit was part of an official tour with fellow members of Texas’ congressional delegation. The delegation toured detention centers run by both Border Patrol and Health and Human Services (HHS), saw from helicopters and boats illicit points of entry along t...

Rep. Jackson Combats China’s Influence with New Legislation

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) will introduce legislation to counter China’s grip on America’s pharmaceutical supply chain in order to protect America’s national security and as a part of his ongoing commitment to standing up to the Chinese Communist Party’s military and economic aggression. Jackson said: “I have long said that America needs to have a self-sufficient pha...

Rep. Jackson Introduces First Piece of Legislation, Stands Up to the Chinese Communist Party

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced his first piece of legislation as a Member of Congress, titled Opposing Business with Chinese Military Companies Act. This legislative effort is a part of a broad push by the Republican Study Committee, the House’s largest Republican caucus, aimed at carrying on President Trump’s legacy of standing up to the Chinese Communist Part...

Rep. Jackson Announces Armed Services Subcommittee Assignments

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) announced he will serve on two House Armed Services Subcommittees in the 117th Congress. His subcommittee assignments include Tactical Air and Land Forces and Military Personnel. Jackson was the only freshman Member appointed to the prestigious Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee. “I am pleased to announce my appointment to the House...