Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Oct 31, 2016 Press Release

CLEBURNE, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today announced that on Wednesday he will congratulate James Clay, an Army veteran, on being the recipient of a new roof to be donated by a local roofing company.

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Oct 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this afternoon released the following statement after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced it would reopen its investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. 

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this afternoon voted to override President Barack Obama’s veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act – a bill which would allow victims of terrorism to sue foreign governments for attacks on American soil.

Sep 16, 2016 Column

The following column by U.S. Representative Roger Williams originally appeared in Fox News:

Sep 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood in the U.S. House of Representatives, today issued the following statement on POW/ MIA Recognition Day:

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Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this morning held the Congressional College Football Caucus’ kickoff event. The caucus is chaired by Williams and Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D – Birmingham).

Sep 14, 2016 Column

In 2010, just two years after one of the largest financial collapses in our nation’s history, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law. At the time, President Obama and Congress promised to hold Wall Street accountable and protect American families from unfair, abusive financial practices.  

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee and author of the tax reform plan Jumpstart America, today received the “114th Congress Tax Fighter Award” from the National Tax Limitation Committee (NTLC).

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Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, became an original cosponsor of the Prohibiting Future Payments to Iran Act after the Obama Administration on Tuesday disclosed that it had transferred an additional $1.3 billion in cash to Iran after delivering a $400 million c

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, today released the following statement after the Obama Administration on Tuesday disclosed that it had transferred $1.3 billion in cash to Iran shortly after it delivered a $400 million cash payment the same day Iran released fou

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In The News

Oct 7, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hours before a government shutdown, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution (CR) during the early morning hours on Thursday that will keep the government open and functioning through Dec. 11.

Oct 6, 2015 In The News

District 25 U.S. Representative Roger Williams expressed his opposition to a U.S. House continuing resolution to fund the federal government through Dec. 11.

Oct 2, 2015 In The News

As the events of a community college shooting were still unfolding Thursday in Roseburg, Oregon, President Barack Obama called upon Congress and the American people to strengthen gun laws.

It was too early to take any action other than to grieve, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams said.

Oct 1, 2015 In The News

Hundreds of Iranian troops have moved into Syria to join a major ground offensive in support of President Bashar Assad’s government, as the White House expressed fears Thursday that Russia’s military intervention will worsen sectarian violence there and prolong the civil war.

Sep 25, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner shocked the political world Friday when he announced his resignation at the end of October. Current and former Texas politicians expressed gratitude towards Boehner for his leadership over the last five years.

Sep 25, 2015 In The News

That didn’t take long.

Pope Francis had barely exited the House chambers Thursday by the time his plea for a “spirit of cooperation” collided with a bitterly divided Congress just days away from shutting down the federal government.

Sep 22, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON—With little to show for their efforts to repeal the 2010 health law, Republicans have refocused on trying to defund Planned Parenthood Federation of America and tighten federal abortion restrictions.

Sep 21, 2015 In The News

U.S. House Republicans voted to deny funds to women's healthcare provider Planned Parenthood for a year on Friday but the action did little to quell party desires to use a spending bill as leverage in their fight to punish the group in an abortion controversy.

Sep 21, 2015 In The News

Lisa Arth can’t wait to hear what Pope Francis has to say this week.

The 54-year-old from Southlake is among hundreds of thousands of Americans who will personally see the pope — even if it’s from a distance — during his first trip to the United States since being named the leader of the world’s Roman Catholics.

Sep 16, 2015 In The News

Recently, I had the privilege of hearing our congressman, Roger Williams, address a sold out crowd at the Cleburne Chamber of Commerce quarterly luncheon. He talked talk about his plan to get America back on track. As the congressman outlined his plan, I couldn’t help but remember some earlier meetings with him.

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Jan 5, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Thursday congratulated Austin’s Lake Travis High School Cavaliers on winning their sixth state championship last month. 

Williams’ remarks are below: 

“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate the 2016 Lake Travis Cavaliers on winning their 6th state Championship.

Jan 4, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Wednesday morning took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to lay out his tax reform plan, Jumpstart America, before the new 115th Congress.

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Dec 15, 2016 Video

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this morning sat down with Fox 7 Austin in studio to discuss his expectations for the upcoming 115th Congress, his role in organizing Black Tie and Boots: the Texas State Society’s 2017 Presidential Inaugural Ball and President-elect Donald Trump’s transition to the White House. 

 

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