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  • Fleming Supports Bill to Rein in Iran’s Terror Supporters
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act, to prevent the President from offering sanctions relief to any entity unless it’s proven that they are not linked to Iran’s pursuit of a nuclear bomb, or human rights abuses. Congress will also be given quarterly reports documenting who is seeking or being offered sanctions relief. “While our Administration continues to push forward wit... Read more

  • Fleming Votes to Override President’s Veto
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after voting to override the President’s veto of H.R. 3762, the Restoring American’s Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act. The bill will eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood, repeal the individual and employer mandates, repeal the medical device and “Cadillac” tax, and reduce the deficit by over $500 billion. “We presented the President with the critical first step in addressing American’s overburdened... Read more

  • Fleming: President Obama Misled Congress, Public On Debt Limit Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after learning from a Financial Services Committee report that the Obama Administration and Treasury Department conducted exercises during the financial crises of 2011 and 2013 proving that the government could function during a shutdown by prioritizing specific government obligations over others. The Obama Administration hid these findings from Congress and the public. “The House report says Obama used ‘debt ceili... Read more

  • Fleming Honors Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: "Martin Luther King Jr once famously said, 'Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.' There are few men that have stood up for what mattered, and what was right, more than King. Not only did he believe all men were created equal - and was willing to fight to ensure everyone enjoyed the same rights endowed by our Creator - but he was willing ... Read more

  • Fleming Sends Letter to Navy Secretary Wanting Details of U.S. Sailors Hostage Situation
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after sending a letter to Secretary Mabus of the Navy with questions concerning the capture of ten U.S. sailors by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on January 12, 2016. “Photos and video released by the IRGC showing these Navy personnel blindfolded or kneeling on decks with their hands behind their heads, and of a U.S. sailor apologizing to the IRGC, raise serious questions regarding the potential compr... Read more

  • Fleming: Sailor Hostage Situation Latest Obama Coverup?
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after learning that Iran captured and released 10 U.S. sailors and two U.S. Navy vessels. “The recent incident with our U.S. Navy and IRGC is fraught with unanswered questions. It’s clear the President's desire for a deal with Iran is so absolute that he would do anything to ensure that the deal is completed. The Obama Administration actually believes that the surrender of U.S. sailors is a victory and a sign that ... Read more

  • Fleming Responds to President’s Last SOTU
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement in response to the President’s final State of the Union address: “Over the course of the last seven years, we’ve heard the President offer many proposals for the ills that plague us and yet, seven years later we’re still waiting for results. His only “accomplishments” include sidestepping Congress to enact policies to delay Obamacare, grant executive amnesty, take away work requirements for welfare, and undermine t... Read more

  • Fleming Votes To Repeal Obamacare Through Reconciliation
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after voting for the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, which eliminates federal funding for Planned Parenthood, repeals the individual and employer mandates, repeals the medical device and “Cadillac” tax, and reduces the deficit by over $500 billion. “Since its implementation, Obamacare has been bad medicine for our country, causing rising premiums and restricting access to care. In additi... Read more

  • Fleming Responds to President’s Plan to Restrict Gun Ownership
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after President Obama announced plans to further tighten gun control: “The President’s proposed plan on gun control will reach further into our private lives and restrict our Second Amendment rights. The vague nature of the new ATF guidance means that the President could try to arbitrarily classify private gun owners as dealers subject to a high degree of regulation and criminal penalties. “His plan will also expan... Read more

  • Fleming: Report Shows Taliban Swap Misleading and Illegal
    Posted in Press Releases on December 10, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense, Homeland Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after the House Armed Services Committee, in which Rep Fleming is a member, released its findings on the release of five high-level Taliban terrorists from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Sgt. Bergdahl in 2014: “President Obama’s decision to swap five battle-hardened Taliban terrorists for Sgt. Bergdahl not only made the world a more dangerous place, but, as we have learned from the Committee's report, was also ille... Read more

 
 
 
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