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Ranking Member Fleischmann: Like Last, Year the Homeland Security Bill Does Not Secure the Southern Border

Representative Chuck Fleischmann Introduces Resolution to Honor the Lives of Our Chattanooga Service Members Washington, DC — Today, Ranking Member Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) delivered opening remarks at the FY 2022 Homeland Security Subcommittee markup. Rep. Fleischmann led subcommittee Republicans to demand increased funding and resources to secure the southern border …

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Sen. Blackburn, Colleagues Introduce Resolution Calling on Biden CDC to End Mask Mandate for Vaccinated Americans on Airplanes and Public Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) along with Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) introduced a resolution calling on the Biden Administration’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to end its mask mandate for fully vaccinated …

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Blackburn, Hagerty, Fleischmann Demand Transparency from HHS Amid Biden Administration Stonewalling Regarding Migrant Resettlement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) and Representative Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.-03) today sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra demanding transparency with regard to the resettlement of Unaccompanied Alien Children (UACs) across the United States and information regarding what …

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Hagerty Meets with Afghanistan President

Senator Hagerty and President Ghani meet today in Washington WASHINGTON—United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), a member of the Foreign Relations Committee and former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, today met with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in Washington. Hagerty released the following statement: “I had a substantive discussion today with President …

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Hagerty, Blackburn, Fleischmann Request Briefing from HHS after Reports of Abuse and a Missing Child at a Facility in Chattanooga

Picture from WTVC in Chattanooga WASHINGTON—United States Senators Bill Hagerty (R-TN) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Representative Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN-03) today sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra requesting a briefing to discuss the Department’s management of unaccompanied alien children (UACs) in federal custody and …

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Blackburn, Colleagues Introduce Constitutional Amendment to Prohibit Burning the American Flag

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Flag Day, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Senators Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) in reintroducing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the physical desecration of the American flag.  “Burning the flag is a direct affront to the values of our democratic …

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Hagerty Statement on Rising Inflation

WASHINGTON—United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, today released the following statement in response to the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), showing that there has been a notable increase in inflation this year and that consumer prices for …

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