Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement after President Obama announced his intentions to change U.S. policy toward Cuba upon the release of Alan Gross, an American hostage held in Cuba for the past five years:
Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) released the following statement after the House passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government along with House Armed Services Chairman Buck McKeon’s (R-CA) amendment to equip the Free Syrian Army.
“Today our nation pauses to remember the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and honor the memory of the thousands of innocent lives lost thirteen years ago. We are also mindful of the second anniversary of the terrorist attack on our consulate in Benghazi that took the life of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three more Americans. Though the pain of loss is just as poignant now, may we never for
Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), along with Congressman John Carter (TX-31), sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel demanding the Department of Defense (DoD) to follow through with a law requiring a Purple Heart review. The 2014 National Defense Authorization Act mandates that Congress receive a report of the review of the Purple Heart award for the victims of the 2009 terrorist
Under the control of Senate Democrats, “The Senate went three months this spring without voting on a single legislative amendment, the nitty-gritty kind of work usually at the heart of congressional lawmaking,” The Washington Post reports.