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August 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) appeared on Fox News’ Outnumbered Overtime to discuss his recent trip to Israel as well as the denial of Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.)’s entry into Israel. Waltz returned Friday from a weeklong trip highlighting the economic, academic and cultural bonds between the United States and Israel.

August 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz is in Israel as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation trip promoting the economic, academic and cultural bonds between the United States and Israel.  

August 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) spoke with Fox News’ Martha MacCallum to advocate for a national service initiative as one way to address mass gun violence following the El Paso and Dayton shootings.

August 4, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz issued the following statement in response to the weekend shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio:

July 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) led a bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives to wash the Vietnam Veterans Memorial by hand to show respect and gratitude for Vietnam veterans.

The gathering was a symbol of gratitude for the fallen and a unifying exercise on the last day of session before the district work period, which begins July 29.

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July 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, the U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Committee unanimously passed an amendment from Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) to protect Florida’s waterways and include the Indian River Lagoon as part of the South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act, a bill sponsored by Rep.

July 22, 2019 Op-eds

Fifty years ago, Americans took one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind.

When John F. Kennedy announced in 1961 that the U.S. would put a man on the moon by the end of the decade, America had only put a human in space for 15 minutes. To say a lunar landing was an ambitious goal would be a massive understatement.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2020 Fiscal Year National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by a vote of 220-197. U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz issued the following statement on his vote in opposition to the measure:

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz spoke on the House floor about the effects of large military spending cuts on global stability in the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.

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April 10, 2019 In The News
Freshman Republican Rep. Michael Waltz of Florida is emerging as a key player in U.S. space policy as President Donald Trump pushes for a separate Space Force and the Defense Department stands up a new Space Command.
 
January 23, 2019 In The News
On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, a Republican who represents Volusia and Flagler counties, announced he was signing on to the bill that appears to be gaining bipartisan steam. At least 12 members of the Florida delegation have also co-signed, an unlikely alliance including Democrats Charlie Crist, Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Alcee Hastings, as well as Republicans Matt Gaetz, Brian Mast and Ted Yoho.
January 21, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, an Army National Guard lieutenant colonel and Afghanistan veteran of the Green Berets, cited the military as having played a major role in bringing different races together for the same cause.
January 18, 2019 In The News
In his first term, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz has been appointed to the House Armed Services Committee and the Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
January 17, 2019 In The News
Waltz, who represents Volusia and Flagler counties in Congress, credited the Trump administration and the Pentagon with knocking down the caliphate that ISIS had established in Syria and northern Iraq by 2015 by “taking the handcuffs, so to speak, off the military and going after what at one point was about the size of Austria.”
January 14, 2019 In The News
Airport and airline officials were busy working the phones and email throughout the weekend as well as on Monday morning to seek assistance in resolving the matter of the missing signature by appealing to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, whose congressional district includes Volusia and Flagler counties.
January 2, 2019 In The News
Waltz, a Republican, will be in the minority, but he fully intends to work toward one of his campaign planks, finding solutions supported by both sides. “On the shutdown, we’re going to have to reach a bipartisan agreement,” Waltz said in a telephone interview Wednesday. “I think there’s a compromise to be had there.” Waltz said he’s looking forward to seeing what proposals Democrats roll out, while also buttressing Trump’s position. “I appreciate and support the president’s view. We have to have border security. ... I don’t think we can truly reform the legal side of immigration until we reform the border security,” Waltz said.