Veterans

Beyer Appointed To Serve On House Committee On Ways And Means

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Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) announced today that he has received an appointment to the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, one of the five exclusive House committees. Ways and Means has a wide breadth of jurisdiction, including health care, trade policy and tariffs, and oversight of Medicare and Social Security. It is the House Committee directly responsible for writing tax legislation, and the old... Read more »

Mar-a-Lago allies touted direct line to Trump, Kushner at VA

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CNN But Virginia Democratic Rep. Don Beyer reacted to ProPublica's report on Twitter, calling the revelation "a huge corruption scandal." "Trump gave power to make decisions at the VA - affecting every US veteran - to three men who are neither government officials nor vets. Their only qualification: membership at Mar-A-Lago, for which they pay Trump," Beyer said. Click here to read the full articl... Read more »

Reps. Wenstrup, Beyer Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Honor Centennial of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery

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Today, Representatives Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) and Don Beyer (D-VA) introduced the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, which would direct the Secretary of the Treasury to mint commemorative coins in recognition of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier’s upcoming centennial in 2021. A companion version of this legislation is being introduced in the Senate under the leadership of S... Read more »

Rep. Beyer: Trump Budget “Rooted In Fantasy”

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Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) issued the following statement today on the Trump budget: “While President Trump’s budget will not pass Congress, it is nonetheless a telling statement of Republican priorities: cutting taxes for the wealthy while gutting innumerable programs and agencies that protect the most vulnerable. The Trump budget is rooted in fantasy. It will not generate the constant three percent g... Read more »