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Beyer Statement on Trump-Putin Summit
July 16, 2018
Rep. Don Beyer today issued the following statement on the summit between presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: “Donald Trump’s performance at his summit with Putin today was the most astonishing display of weakness and submission that I have ever seen from an American President. Trump’s refusal to side with U.S. intelligence and law enforcement instead of a man who ordered attacks on our elections and is an enemy of human rights around the globe should have been shocking. Yet, tragically,... More
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Beyer Appropriations Amendment Would Bar Secret Schedules For EPA Administrator, Interior Secretary
July 16, 2018
Rep. Don Beyer filed an amendment for upcoming appropriations legislation for the Interior, Environment, and related agencies which would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of the Interior (DOI) from using federal funds for multiple calendars to conceal details of meetings, calls, and travel from the public. Beyer said: “Unfortunately, ousted EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt engaged in willful dishonesty to the public when it came to revealing to whom he gave influen... More
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Eight Months After Still-Unexplained Police Killing of Bijan Ghaisar, Beyer Offers Body Camera Amendment To Interior Appropriations Bill
July 16, 2018
Rep. Don Beyer introduced an appropriations amendment which would fund the body camera pilot program for Department of the Interior law enforcement officers. Without such funding the pilot program faces a potential lapse in FY19. “No one can undo Bijan Ghaisar’s tragic death, but this amendment can help with transparency going forward,” said Rep. Beyer. “While we are still awaiting answers in Bijan’s case, we know that our local community and Interior’s law enforcement officers want Interior to ... More
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Paul Ryan says economy is booming, but warns that new tariffs 'are not the solution'
July 14, 2018
ABC News Beyond tariffs, Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., said Republicans had ruined the economy for working-class Americans. “The Trump Administration and the... More
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New EPA chief Andrew Wheeler 'not at all ashamed' of his work for coal company
July 12, 2018
ABC News Environmental groups including the Sierra Club and some Democrats also expressed opposition to Wheeler. Rep. Don Beyer, D- Va., was a vocal c... More
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