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Dennis A. Ross

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  • Ross’ Statement on Judge Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court Confirmation
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 7, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement in response to the Senate Confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court: "The nomination and confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch as our newest Supreme Court Justice is a fantastic move by President Trump and the Senate. Like his predecessor Justice Scalia, Judge Gorsuch is a staunch defender of our Constitution who will protect our freedoms and properly... Read more

  • Ross’ Statement on President Trump's Military Action in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 6, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement in response to President Trump's military action in Syria: “President Trump's decisive and immediate military action speaks loud and clear that the U.S. will not stand for the Assad regime's evil treatment of innocent lives, including babies and children. I support President Trump's decision to launch this targeted military strike and pray it will deter the Assad reg... Read more

  • Ross' Statement on Trump's Supreme Court Nominee
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 31, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement in response to President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left by the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia: “I am very pleased with President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Our judicial system was left with a deep void with passing of Justice Scalia. Along with the loss of this great m... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Rein In Out-of-Control Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Constitution, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 5, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 26, the Regulations from the Executive In Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, which requires Congress to vote on any major rule or regulation coming from the executive branch that is estimated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to impact the economy by $100 million or more: “I voted for the REINS Act today because we must put a stop to federal... Read more

  • Ross Votes for Zika Funding in CR
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Health Care, Constitution, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. Sept. 28, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement today after voting to pass a continuing resolution budget that includes $1.1 billion in anti-Zika-funding: “I am very pleased that the House and Senate finally united and passed this essential funding that will help combat and prevent the spread of the deadly Zika virus. This issue hits home and is close to my heart, as Florida alone has confirmed nearly 1,000 cases of ... Read more

  • Ross Calls for U.S. Attorney General Lynch’s Resignation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., July 13, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement today, calling for the immediate resignation of U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch: “After witnessing Attorney General Lynch’s lack of concern for her authority and unresponsiveness to the questions asked yesterday during the House Judiciary Committee hearing about her investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, it is abundantly clear she must immediate... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Challenge Obama’s Executive Overreach on Immigration
    Posted in Press Releases on March 17, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., March 17, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after voting today to pass H. Res. 639, Authorizing the Speaker to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the House of Representatives in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al. This resolution allows the Speaker of the House to file an amicus brief in the United States v. Texas case, which will examine the constitutionality of President Obama’s Deferred A... Read more

  • Ross' Statement on President's Supreme Court Nomination
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement in response to President Obama’s United States Supreme Court nominee to fill the seat left vacant by the passing of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia: “President Obama’s decision to nominate a Supreme Court Justice blatantly denies the American people a voice in shaping the direction of our nation and the High Court. This is a simple matter of upholding a long-standin... Read more

  • Ross Presents Local Korean War Hero with Distinguished Service Cross
    Posted in Press Releases on March 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs, National Security, Family Values, Constitution, Protecting Our Seniors

    LAKELAND, Fla., March 4, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, today presented U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Edward “Grady” Halcomb with the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroic service during the Korean War. The Distinguished Service Cross is the second highest military award that may be given to a member of the U.S. Army for extreme gallantry and risk of life in combat with an armed enemy force. Halcomb is the first living prisoner of war (POW) to receive... Read more

  • Ross Co-Sponsors Resolution Demanding Separation of Powers
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 12, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after co-sponsoring H.Res. 613, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the restoration of authority of the American people and the separation of powers. This resolution was introduced by House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rogers and has 24 original co-sponsors, including Ross. “There is a reason the Framers of our Constitutio... Read more