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  • House Passes Fleming Pro-Life Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after the House passed the Conscience Protection Act, legislation he introduced and worked on since 2011. “Passage of the Conscience Protection Act, H.R. 4828 and S.304, was a victory for pro-life doctors and nurses, and affirms the decisions of hospitals, insurance providers and plans that decline to facilitate or participate in abortion. Even more than that, my bill today provides a strong protection for the medi... Read more

  • Fleming Introduces Resolution to Impeach IRS Commissioner
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after introducing a resolution to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. “Americans are sick and tired of the lack of accountability after clear malfeasance by government officials. This is part of a string of cover-ups, including Secretary Clinton’s emails and Fast and Furious. In this case the IRS commissioner presided over the erasing of 24,000 of Lois Lerner's emails after they had been subpoenaed by Congress.... Read more

  • Fleming Responds to Dallas Police Tragedy
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after five police officers were killed in a protest in Dallas last night and seven others injured. “The ambush of police officers in Dallas should direct our attention to what the Dallas Police Chief David Brown said this morning, ‘We don’t feel much support most days. Let’s not make today most days.’ “Too many of our elected officials have had a hand in fostering this sentiment and allowing undercurrents to exist.... Read more

  • Obama Admin Pursues Social Engineering Over Readiness
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after Department of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced sweeping changes to military policy, including the payment for gender transition surgery. “The Pentagon is continuing its radical experimentation with our men and women in uniform, pushing forward a social engineering venture without thought to the real world impact this policy change will have on military readiness. Instead of focusing on strengthening ... Read more

  • Bipartisan Resolution Affirms Congressional Support for Israel
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after introducing a bipartisan resolution, H. Res. 798, affirming the United States' vote against a World Health Assembly measure that singled out the State of Israel, ignoring both the mission of the World Health Assembly and dire health needs in the region. “The World Health Assembly measure – advanced by the Arab Group and the Palestinian delegation – is a direct hit on the Jewish State and fails miserably at it... Read more

  • Fleming: SCOTUS Decision ‘Indefensible’
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Texas state statutes designed to protect women by requiring that abortion facilities meet certain health and safety standards. “Once again this court has re-written a law to its own liking, creating one of most absurd conclusions ever ruled. In dissent, Justice Alito pointed out that in striking down the whole law to save the left’s abortion agenda, he points out basic commo... Read more

  • Fleming Responds to Brexit
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after the UK voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. “The British people sent a clear message that they are ready for a new start and ready to have more of a voice in how their nation is governed and economy run. I respect their decision and look forward to a strengthened relationship with our long-time ally. America should be among the first to to strike a trade deal with the United Kingdom. We should s... Read more

  • Fleming Receives Club for Growth’s “Defender of Economic Freedom” Award
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after the Club for Growth presented him with the “Defender of Economic Freedom” Award for his voting record on economic freedom and limited government in 2015. “I am honored to receive this award again, and this year, am the only one in the Louisiana delegation to do so. I’m proud to work for lower taxes and less government and promise to continue pushing back on an intrusive government because that’s when our econ... Read more

  • Fleming Praises Supreme Court Decision Striking Down Obama’s Illegal Amnesty
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after the Supreme Court upheld a Texas Court’s decision stating that the President’s executive action on illegal immigration is unlawful. “The Supreme Court’s decision is one line that upholds the very well thought out and argued decision by US District Court Judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville, TX. What President Obama was trying to accomplish by granting illegal immigrants amnesty was flat-out illegal, and the nati... Read more

  • Fleming Responds to Court’s Decision on Fracking
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) does not have authority to regulate fracking. “The court issued a rare common-sense decision that adheres to the Constitution. Only Congress has the power to grant authority to regulate fracking, and Congress has done no such thing. Therefore, the court ruled that Obama’s BLM does not have the authority, no matter what it says. Louisiana alre... Read more

 
 
 
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