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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...

Waltz Leads Florida, California, and Texas Delegations In Calling For Greater National Guard Allocations

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Representatives Mike Waltz (FL-R), Stephanie Murphy (FL-D), Ken Calvert (CA-R), Jimmy Panetta (CA-D), Ronny Jackson (TX-R), and Marc Veasey (TX-D) lead a bipartisan, tri-state delegation letter along with 59 total members of Congress to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin highlighting the challenges that the Florida, California, and Texas Guard face and asking wha...

Waltz Introduces Bipartisan Bill Prohibiting Contracting with Beijing Olympics Partners

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, U.S. Representatives Mike Waltz (FL-6-R), Tom Malinowski (NJ-7-D) and Jennifer Wexton (VA-10-D) introduced the bipartisan “Beijing Winter Olympics Sponsor Accountability Act,” that would impose a 4-year ban on the Federal Government from contracting with businesses sponsoring the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Furthermore, the legislation also bans the sale of their pr...

Secretary Granholm tells Rep. Waltz DOE did not Coordinate with State Department on Nord Stream Decision

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) questioned Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm about the recent attack on the Colonial pipeline by a Russian hacking group, the Department’s policy on paying ransoms, and the Administration’s lifting of sanctions on the Nord Stream pipeline. During his questioning, Rep. Waltz pressed Secretary Granholm on coordination with the State Departm...

Waltz Bill Prevents U.S. Soldiers, Federal Employees from Inadvertently Financing China’s Military

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) re-introduced the bipartisan TSP Act to prevent the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) from investing the federally funded Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) in Chinese companies, many of which have direct ties to the Chinese Communist Party. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has introduced identical legislation in the U.S. Senate. ...

Waltz Urges Passage of MSI STEM Achievement Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, as Ranking Member of the Research and Technology Subcommittee and Republican lead, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) urged the passage of the MSI STEM Achievement Act on the House Floor. This bill would advance STEM curriculum and workforce development at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), like Daytona Beach’s own Bethune-Cookman University, to meet the growing de...

Rep. Waltz: President Biden is having a Jimmy Carter Moment

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) released the following statement regarding President Biden’s leadership: President Biden has been in office for nearly four months and is already having his Jimmy Carter moment. This is crushing for our country and U.S. leadership around the globe,” said Rep. Waltz. As Jimmy Carter put it best, there is “a crisis of confidence” and President ...

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