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Beyer on Trump’s Iran Deal Decertification: “Temper Tantrums Are Not a Substitute for Careful International Diplomacy.”
October 13, 2017
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) issued the following statement following Donald Trump’s announcement that he would decertify Iranian compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal: “The President’s decision to decertify Iranian compliance with the JCPOA, with no basis in fact, is shortsighted and foolhardy and will only serve to further destabilize the Middle East and the Korean Peninsula. General Dunford, the Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, the IAEA, and... More
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Beyer Statement on Trump’s “Health Care” Executive Order
October 12, 2017
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) issued the following statement today on Donald Trump’s executive order targeting the Affordable Care Act: “Bipartisan opposition sank attempts to yank healthcare coverage from millions, so Donald Trump is now attempting to go around Congress to sabotage the Affordable Care Act through executive order. His action today would allow anemic health plans. These plans will undercut coverage of preexisting conditions, as well as protections of state health insurance markets. Final... More
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Beyer Statement on Passage of Puerto Rico Aid
October 12, 2017
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) issued the following statement today after voting in favor of final passage of the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, which provides increased funding to disaster recovery programs: “I voted for this aid package to send support to Americans hit by natural disasters, but this bill represents the bare minimum that Congress can do to help, particularly with respect to Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands,” said Rep. Beyer. “Following ... More
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Safe Climate Caucus Co-Chairs’ Statement On Trump Administration Proposal To Eliminate Clean Power Plan
October 11, 2017
Reps. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) and Don Beyer (D-VA), co-chairs of the Congressional Safe Climate Caucus, issued the following statement today on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s proposed rule to repeal the Clean Power Plan: “Climate change is one of the gravest threats facing the human race in the 21st century. Scientists have carefully and accurately described the causes of climate change, predicted its consequences, and offered solutions. The Clean Power Plan represents a big step in the directio... More
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Reps. Lieu and Beyer Write Letter Calling For Revocation of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s Security Clearances Amid Reports of Unethical Behavior
October 5, 2017
Today, Reps. Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) and Don Beyer (D-VA) sent a letter to White House Counsel Don McGahn calling on him to immediately revoke the security clearances of White House officials Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. The appeal comes after multiple reports demonstrating Ms. Trump and Mr. Kushner’s brazen disregard for ethics and their apparent intention to skirt good governance rules. Reports showed their flagrant hypocrisy, having used private emails to hide their correspond... More
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