More on Congressional Issues
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Stockman Monday asked President Barack Obama to fire Education Secretary Arne Duncan after comments Friday in which Duncan dismissed opponents of Common Core as suburban moms with dumb kids.
Rep. Steve Stockman Files Resolution after Sen. Ted Cruz Challenges House Republicans to Lead the Fight to “Defund ObamaCare”
WASHINGTON – Texas Congressman Steve Stockman announced his introduction of the House Resolution that aims to keep the government open by giving Harry Reid and Barack Obama ample advance notice that every Continuing Resolution (“CR”) and debt ceiling increase the House passes will include language that constructively repeals ObamaCare by defunding it.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman Monday announced the introduction of a resolution aimed at keeping the government open during budget negotiations and reaching an agreement on the nation’s debt limit while ending the expenditure of funds on implementation of ObamaCare.
H. Res. 333 affirms any agreement on a continuing budget resolution or debt ceiling increase must contain a provision ending the funding of ObamaCare’s implementation.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman (R-Texas 36) Tuesday asked the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee to subpoena all National Security Agency records of phone calls between employees of the White House and the Internal Revenue Service.
Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Paul Broun (R-Ga.) today sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General (IG) requesting additional information about how his office will conduct an investigation into allegations that EPA disproportionately charged conservative organizations fees for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, while waiving those same fees for environmental groups.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) conducted an intrusive and illegal intelligence gathering and intimidation effort against the Clear Lake Tea Party (CLTP) as part of a larger policy directed at American tea parties. The CLTP submitted an application for a 501(c)(4) tax-exempt status on November 23, 2009, and then after unwarranted delay, the founder of the CLTP queried the IRS in the summer of 2010 regarding the status of our application. We noted that many tea parties that had filed earlier than us had already received their exemption status in a quick and straightforward manner.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman Tuesday asked two House chairmen to investigate allegations individuals reported to a White House email address for criticizing Obama’s health care reforms were targeted with Internal Revenue Service audits.
BEAUMONT – Congressman Steve Stockman will reach out to and speak with thousands of Southeast Texans Monday, Feb. 25, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. as part of a Radio Town Hall meeting on AM 560 KLVI.
Residents of the 36th Congressional District may call in and speak directly with Stockman with any questions they may have.
The Daily Caller's Caroline May reports:
The Republican congressman who made waves Monday by suggesting the possibility of impeachment if President Barack Obama used executive action to enact gun control measures returned to the threat Wednesday, but noted that “it is not something to be taken lightly.”
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman (R-Texas 36) issued the following statement Wednesday in response to a raft of Executive Orders and legislative proposals issued this afternoon by the White House:
Gun bans and anti-gun laws have always lead to one thing – more gun violence.
We owe it to innocent people to make this country as safe as possible. Sadly, in President Obama’s announcement every tragedy he mentioned was either in a state that aggressively restricts the right to keep and bear arms or was in a location that banned guns completely.