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Rep. Waltz Questions Witnesses During COVID Origin Hearing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, the Ranking Member of the Research and Technology Subcommittee, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) questioned witnesses, Dr. David Relman of Stanford University and Dr. Stanley Perlman of the University of Iowa, during the U.S. House of Representatives first committee hearing on the origins of COVID-19, the Chinese Communist Party’s cover up, and the lack of object...

Waltz Statement on Biden Administration’s Afghan SIV Announcement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) released the following statement regarding the Biden Administration’s Afghan SIV announcement: “Today’s announcement by the Biden Administration to evacuate our Afghan interpreters and SIV applicants is belated but welcomed news,” said Rep. Waltz. “I hope to see more details on the number of those being evacuated, how they are bei...

Military and critical race theory – this is why we shouldn't teach soldiers to hate US

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Fox News: Rep. Mike Waltz: Military and critical race theory – this is why we shouldn't teach soldiers to hate US Why teach cadets to question the Constitution they have taken an oath of allegiance to? By, Rep. Mike Waltz July 14, 2021 Imagine being a recent graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and you are given your first orders as an infantry officer in command of a unit in an a...

Rep. Mike Waltz: Military and critical race theory – this is why we shouldn't teach soldiers to hate US

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Fox News: Rep. Mike Waltz: Military and critical race theory – this is why we shouldn't teach soldiers to hate US Why teach cadets to question the Constitution they have taken an oath of allegiance to? By, Rep. Mike Waltz July 14, 2021 Imagine being a recent graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and you are given your first orders as an infantry officer in command of a unit in an a...

Waltz Statement on President Biden’s Afghanistan Announcement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) released the following statement regarding President Biden’s Afghanistan announcement: “It is encouraging to see the Biden Administration finally begin to focus on evacuating Afghan interpreters from Afghanistan so they can be processed through the Special Immigration Visa (SIV) program safety, but I fear time has run out,” said Re...

General Milley is Wrong About Critical Race Theory

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Townhall: General Milley is Wrong About Critical Race Theory By, Rep. Mike Waltz July 1, 2021 10:15 AM How would you react if you learned that our military’s future leaders were being taught that they have a moral duty to oppose the foundations of America and the civilian institutions with authority over them? How about if you learned that service members were being taught that they should discrim...

Waltz Statement on the Passing of Secretary Rumsfeld

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) released the following statement on the passing of former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld: “America will never forget its Secretary of Defense who ran to the burning Pentagon on September 11th to help others in need,” said Rep. Waltz. “Donald Rumsfeld was a patriot who served his country in uniform, in the halls of Congress, ...

The battle against PTSD demands Congressional bipartisanship and Israeli partnership

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Washington Times: The battle against PTSD demands Congressional bipartisanship and Israeli partnership By, Rep. Mike Waltz June 29, 2021 Our brave service men and women put their lives on the line to protect our country and our freedom. Sadly, they often return home from war different— physically, mentally, or both— than how they left. As a veteran, I understand how difficult it can be to return h...

Waltz, Frankel Re-Introduce Bipartisan Keeping Girls in School Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Representatives Mike Waltz (FL-6) and Lois Frankel (FL-21) re-introduced the bipartisan Keeping Girls in School Act in the U.S House of Representatives to help remove the barriers keeping girls around the world from accessing a quality education. “As a Green Beret who has operated all over the world, I have seen firsthand that in societies where women thrive, e...

Waltz Presses Sec. Austin on West Point Critical Race Theory Teachings

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Michael Waltz (R-FL) questioned U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on U.S. military academies teaching dangerous Critical Race Theory (CRT). Sec. Austin, during an earlier line of questioning, stated that CRT is not being taught in the U.S. military. Rep. Waltz then cited the letter he received from the West Point Superintendent, “With regards to Crit...

Reps. Waltz & Deutch Introduce Bill to Study Prevalence of Human Trafficking at Strip Clubs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Congressmen Mike Waltz (R-FL-6) and Ted Deutch (D-FL-22) introduced the Study To Observe and Prevent (STOP) Human Trafficking Act of 2021 with a bipartisan group of 16 lawmakers. This bill would direct the U.S. Attorney General to conduct a study on the prevalence and instances of human trafficking at adult entertainment clubs and to report those findings to Con...

Waltz Calls on Biden Administration to Evacuate Afghan Interpreters

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Michael Waltz (R-FL) co-hosts a bipartisan press conference with Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) and the American Legion to call on the Biden Administration to evacuate the thousands of Afghan interpreters who fought alongside the U.S. military from Afghanistan. “How many future Afghan families, how many great American contributions will we not have if President B...

Science Committee Passes Waltz Policy to Confront Chinese Research Theft

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Committee unanimously passed the NSF for the Future Act introduced by U.S. Representatives Mike Waltz (R-FL), Haley Stevens (D-MI), Frank Lucas (R-OK), and Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), as well as amendments sponsored by Rep. Waltz, to make strategic, responsible investments in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Dep...

Waltz to Introduce Censure Resolution Condemning Reps. Omar, Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, and Pressley

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Representatives Mike Waltz (FL-6), Jim Banks (IN-3), and Claudia Tenney (NY-22) will introduce a censure resolution condemning and censuring U.S. Representatives Ilhan Omar (MN-5), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), and Ayanna Pressley (MA-7) for defending foreign terrorist organizations and using rhetoric which contributed to anti-Semitic a...

Waltz Presses West Point on Critical Race Theory Lessons

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) sent a second letter to Lieutenant General Darryl A. Williams, Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, with additional questions about the vetting of speakers and seminars, as well as whether the U.S. Military Academy intends to keep Critical Race Theory in its curriculum going forward. The letter follows Genera...

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