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August 10, 2011 In The News
Welcome to pro forma session — the abbreviated meetings that House Republicans have scheduled twice a week for the rest of August, while members of Congress are on summer recess. An obscure constitutional provision also means the Senate must convene regularly throughout the summer.
August 8, 2011 In The News
Over the past two weeks, the four — Gowdy and U.S. Reps. Jeff Duncan of Laurens, Mick Mulvaney of Indian Land and Tim Scott of North Charleston — stuck together in opposing Boehner’s plan and even the final debt-ceiling compromise that passed the House and Senate, in spite of their “no” votes.
August 8, 2011 In The News
The delegation that prays together stays together — just ask South Carolina’s House Republicans, a bloc of five lawmakers that have proved some of the toughest votes to crack as GOP leaders push to flip votes for their deficit reduction package.
August 8, 2011 In The News
The five Republican House members from South Carolina held firm Thursday night against relentless pressure from Speaker John Boehner to vote for his bill to increase the federal debt ceiling.
August 1, 2011 Press Release
I don’t see anything remarkable about this deal aside from its ability to completely ignore the seriousness of our spending problem. While the 87 member freshmen class helped change the conversation towards cutting spending, this deal shows we have a long way to go before we change the culture in Washington.
August 1, 2011 Press Release
While the Speaker’s plan is well intentioned, I believe we have to do more. Paltry cuts and another commission won’t bring about the types of serious structural reforms needed to save the nation’s credit rating.
July 27, 2011 In The News
Freshman Republican Third District Congressman Jeff Duncan has been a staunch supporter of the Cut, Cap and Balance legislation that passed the GOP-controlled House last week, but died in the Democratic-controlled Senate. In an interview with Greenwood affiliate WLMA Tuesday, he said he is continuing to battle for what he views as the will of the people.
July 27, 2011 In The News
Duncan authored and successfully introduced an amendment dubbed the “Muslim Brotherhood Amendment” to the Fiscal Year 2012 Foreign Relations Authorization bill. According to Duncan, this amendment will “ensure that no American tax dollars go to that [Muslim Brotherhood] organization.”
July 27, 2011 In The News
Sens. Jim DeMint and Lindsey Graham pressured South Carolina’s five fellow Republican House members Tuesday to repudiate Speaker John Boehner and vote against his plan for resolving the debt-ceiling crisis.
July 25, 2011 In The News
This week, freshman Congressman Jeff Duncan introduced multiple amendments to the FY12 Foreign Relations Authorization Act that passed the full House Foreign Affairs Committee. Each of the amendments passed and were adopted into the final version of the bill that passed out of the full committee late Thursday evening.
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