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Dennis A. Ross

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  • Congressman Ross Votes to Authorize Funding for National Defense with Major Reforms
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs, National Security

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, praised the House passage of the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (H.R. 2810). Rep. Ross, a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, was named by Speaker Paul Ryan as a conferee to the NDAA Conference Committee and participated in the production of the final language. “With this authorization for national defense, we are doing more than just ensuring that our arme... Read more

  • Rep. Dennis Ross and Fellow Members Announce New “Victims of Communism Caucus”
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Family Values, Constitution

    In recognition of the over 100 million people victimized by communism and the need to raise awareness of those dissidents who continue to protest against current communist regimes, U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, announced the formation of the Victims of Communism Caucus for the 115th Congress (2017-2019) alongside fellow Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Dan Lipinski (D-IL), and Chris Smith (R-NJ). The Victims of Communism Caucus is a bipartisan group of Members... Read more

  • Ross Cheers President Trump’s New Iran Strategy
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, responded to the President’s new strategy on Iran: “The Iran Deal was a sham from the very beginning, based on the ridiculous premise that pallets of cold hard cash would allay Iran’s nuclear ambitions and its continued support of terrorism in the Middle East,” said Rep. Ross. “Thankfully, the deal has a mechanism for enforcement against Iran’s violations, and President Trump is right to decertify. The only downside I can see is th... Read more

  • Ross Votes for Budget Sanity
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, cheered the FY2018 Budget resolution as a step towards balancing the budget within 10 years and reducing America’s deficit. “Budgeting is about setting priorities, and the FY2018 budget does just that,” said Rep. Ross. “From funding America’s defense, to balancing the budget in 10 years, and rolling back regulations that hinder our economy, we are getting America back on track.” Read more

  • Ross Votes to Boost National Security and VA Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs, National Security, Energy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 27, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, FY2018, an appropriations package that provides funding for the U.S. Department of Defense, energy and water development, the Legislative Branch, military construction, and Veterans Affairs, as well as fully funds the President’s request of $1.6 billion to secure our Southern border: “I pro... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Combat Dangerous Sanctuary City Policies
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration

    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 28, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 3003, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, and H.R. 3004, “Kate’s Law”: “I voted for Kate’s Law and the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act because, for far too long, the lack of immigration enforcement and dangerous sanctuary city policies throughout our country have failed the American people and cost too many lives. These bills fulfill our pro... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Rebuild and Bolster National Security with Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Family Values, Health Care, Education, Constitution, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy, Immigration, Agriculture

    WASHINGTON, D.C., May 3, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement after voting to pass Legislation Making Further Appropriations for FY 2017, which funds the federal government for the remainder of the current fiscal year: “The funding bill we passed today fulfills our promises to the American people to provide for a stronger, safer and more prosperous America. As I have stated before, I was not voted into office to shut down the govern... 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 Calls on Congress to Pass Finish the Fence Act
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 25, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order on border security: “Finally, a president who is listening to the outcries of the American People and taking our national security seriously. President Trump’s plan to immediately secure our U.S.-Mexico border is the first incremental step in improving our immigration system and protecting our homeland. I am also excited th... Read more

  • Ross Reintroduces Legislation Directing Homeland Security to Finish Southwest Border Fence
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 12, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after reintroducing the Finish the Fence Act, which amends the Illegal Immigration and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to complete the required 700-mile Southwest border fencing by Dec. 31, 2017: “Since I was first elected, securing our border has been a top priority of mine. I am excited this is also a shared priority... Read more