Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump, on his first Monday as the executive, froze federal hiring, withdrew the U.S. from the Trans Pacific Partnership and reinstated the Mexico City Policy.  

Jan 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement after Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America on the west front of the U.S. Capitol:

Jan 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will speak with the following radio stations this morning:

7:15amCT: WBAP Dallas/ Fort Worth
https://www.wbap.com/  

7:30amCT: KLBJ Austin
https://www.newsradioklbj.com/

8:35amCT: KSKY Dallas/ Fort Worth
https://660amtheanswer.com/

 

Jan 17, 2017 Column

The following column by U.S. Representative Roger Williams originally appeared in the Dallas Morning News:

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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today voted for the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Resolution, the first step in Congress’ efforts to dismantle President Obama’s signature health care law.

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Jan 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Services Committee announced that Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) has been appointed Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade for the 115th Congress.

Jan 9, 2017 Column

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

Jan 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today announced that he will participate in the Parade of Champions to celebrate with and congratulate the Lake Travis High School Cavaliers’ UIL Class 6A - Division I championship title.

Williams will also present Head Coach Hank Carter with the State Championship trophy.

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) and a bipartisan group of 341 Representatives Thursday night formally objected to last month’s United Nations’ Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements by adopting H.Res.11.

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In The News

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.

Sep 14, 2015 In The News

Two Washington lawmakers who represent the Killeen area have said they will not support funding the federal government if Congress does not take away funding from Planned Parenthood.

The federal government faces a possible partial shutdown if Congress does not pass a funding bill by Oct. 1.

Sep 11, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON–Sen. Ted Cruz said he wants you to do more than honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks on their 14th anniversary.

Sep 10, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Roger Williams has signed a letter to House leadership stating he will not support a government funding bill that contains funding for Planned Parenthood.

The letter, authored by Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), was sent to Speaker of the House John Boehner, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

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May 19, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took the House floor on Thursday to recognize the Austin Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) during National Drowning Prevention Month.

This month is dedicated to educating families across America about water safety and drowning prevention. 

Williams’ remarks are below:

May 17, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor on Tuesday to honor the Comfort Crew for Military Kids on their 10th anniversary. 

Apr 21, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), the author of tax reform plan Jumpstart America, joined Fox7 Austin in studio this morning to talk about his work with military children, the U.S. response to the chemical weapons attack in Syria and tax reform.

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