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Washington, DC – This afternoon, Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (PA-13) joined Charles Payne on Fox Business to discuss this week’s “open” hearings on House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.
In today’s edition of the Altoona Mirror, Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) outlined the vast ramifications of House Democrats’ politically-motivated impeachment inquiry for Americans in central Pennsylvania and around the country. Read his op-ed in the Altoona Mirror.
Nearly three years ago, more than 6 million Pennsylvanians went to the polls to exercise their right to have a voice in our American government.
Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) today released the following statement after opposing H.R. 3877, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019:
“As a small business owner, I understand what it’s like to make the hard choices that are required in order to balance a check book. One cannot just keep borrowing money without ramifications in the private sector, and it’s now time that the federal government adopt that model.
Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) today issued the following statement after Robert Mueller testified in front of the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees:
“As a representative from rural Pennsylvania, I’m quite familiar with ‘Groundhog Day,’ and that’s exactly what Robert Mueller’s testimony today reminded me of.
“Just as Mr. Mueller warned us before he appeared, he did not offer any additional information beyond his report, which we already knew did not conclude that President Trump colluded with the Russians or committed obstruction of justice.
Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) released the following statement after it was announced that Special counsel Robert Mueller will publicly testify in front of the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees on July 17:
Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) today welcomed Reagan Bush of Central High School in Martinsburg to the U.S. Capitol. Reagan is the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.
The House Homeland Security Committee, on which Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) serves, held a hearing today regarding the use of National Guard troops at the southern border. During the hearing, United States Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost testified to Joyce that the Pennsylvania National Guard would “certainly” help law enforcement better secure the southern border.
Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) today opposed H.R. 2740, the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Legislative Branch, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act. After the vote, the 13th District lawmaker highlighted how the measure increases government spending without allocating any funding to address crisis at the southern border.
House Democrats today voted to pass H. Res 430, legislation to give them further authority to continue their efforts to relitigate the Mueller Investigation. The resolution, passed entirely on party lines, will allow the House Judiciary Committee and other House panels to enforce its subpoenas on Trump administration officials such as Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn. Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) opposed the resolution and issued the following statement after the vote:
Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) today lead a group of Pennsylvania lawmakers in a letter to Governor Tom Wolf to request that Pennsylvania’s chief executive offer President Trump the support of the commonwealth’s National Guard for the purposes of addressing the crisis on the southern border. Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) , Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11), Rep. Scott Perry (PA-10), and Rep. Mike Kelly (PA-16) joined Joyce in making the request.