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Dennis A. Ross

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  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross Votes to Keep America Safe with Defense Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs, National Security

    In order to ensure that America is safe and our armed forces have what they need, U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, voted in favor of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act. The bill ensures that the U.S. is able to advance its interests around the globe, cares for warfighters and families, commits to a modern and well-trained military, and keeps our capabilities at the cutting edge. “The Constitution and the very notion of our sovereign obligation demands we... Read more

  • Ross Votes in Support of Iranian People Protesting Iran’s Brutal Regime
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, stood for the human rights of the Iranian people in the face of a brutal dictatorship by voting for H. Res. 676 today. The resolution condemns the Iranian regime’s serious human rights abuses against the Iranian people, significant corruption, and destabilizing activities abroad, urges the Administration to use targeted sanctions and work with the international community, and empower the people of Iran to speak freely. “The Iranian... Read more

  • Ross Blasts UN General Assembly on Jerusalem Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, blasted the United Nations General Assembly vote condemning the U.S.’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the true capital of Israel. “The United Nations General Assembly has fallen back into its old habit of attacking Israel’s sovereignty, ignoring the right of the United States to handle its own diplomatic affairs, and providing a forum for human rights violators, tin pot dictators, and corrupt governments to distort the historic... Read more

  • 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