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The Cybersecurity 202: This key House Republican is open to mandates on states for election security

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As the House Homeland Security Committee meets for the first election security hearing of 2019 today, Congress is still far away from a grand bargain to help protect state election systems from foreign hackers. But the goalposts may be changing with Democrats in charge of the House. The new top Republican on the committee, Rep. Mike Rogers (Ala.), tells me he's ready to impose requirements on stat... Read More »

Report from Washington: Choosing Greatness in the State of Our Union

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(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—As most folks may have seen on television, on Tuesday, February 5th, President Trump made his way to the House of Representatives Chamber to finally give his State of the Union address to Congress and to all Americans. I was thrilled with President Trump’s inspiring vision for our nation. And I was particularly pleased with his tone and call for unity across party lines. This St... Read More »

Rogers Praises President Trump’s State of the Union Address

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(WASHINGTON, DC)—Congressman Mike Rogers made the following statement today after President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union Address to Congress in the House Chamber. The address comes on the heels of Friday’s January Jobs Report which shows continued growth and a strong economy. “Tonight, President Trump reaffirmed in his speech what makes our country great. His vision for America is... Read More »

Rogers: Standing Against Anti-Semitism

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(WASHINGTON, DC)—Congressman Mike Rogers made the following statement today after cosponsoring H. Res. 72, which condemns all anti-Israel and anti-Semitic hatred recently promoted by Louis Farrakhan and Democratic Members of Congress. “The growing hatred we hear spewed from people like Mr. Farrakhan has no place in American society. More shockingly, this hate has bled into the halls of Congress by... Read More »

Rogers Welcomes Constituents to “Mornings with Mike” in February

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(WASHINGTON, DC)---Congressman Mike Rogers reminded folks today that he is holding weekly events when Congress is in session that are open to any constituents visiting Washington, D.C. “Mornings with Mike” events take place in Rogers’ Washington office in the Rayburn House Office Building. The meetings offer East Alabamians a unique chance to meet with Congressman Rogers while enjoying coffee and ... Read More »

Rogers: Ensuring Second Amendment Rights Across State Lines

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(WASHINGTON, DC)—Congressman Mike Rogers made the following statement today after cosponsoring the H.R 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019. This bill would allow individuals who meet the qualifications to carry or have in their possession a concealed handgun in another state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. “This is simply a common-sense piece of legislation. In mos... Read More »

Rogers Statement on Honoring the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Congressman Mike Rogers made the following remarks today in advance of Monday’s national day of remembrance recognizing the life and legacy of the late Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Dr. King’s vision of equality is one each of should continue to strive for. His legacy and words continue to live on and inspire us. Let’s all take a minute to remember Dr. King t... Read More »

Rogers on Release of Missile Defense Review

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(WASHINGTON, DC)—Congressman Mike Rogers made the following statement today after President Donald Trump announced the release of the Missile Defense Review (MDR) from the Pentagon. “Missile defense is vital to securing our homeland, our forces abroad and our allies, and will continue to be for the foreseeable future. This Missile Defense Review lays out smart and strategic policies that will guid... Read More »

Report from Washington: Pelosi’s Liberal Agenda Takes Shape

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(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—On January 3rd, the 116th Congress convened under the control of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. As folks across East Alabama know, a few days before Christmas, the federal government partially shutdown because of the Senate’s unwillingness to consider House passed legislation that funded the government for the rest of the fiscal year along with over $5 billion for the border wall system.... Read More »

Rogers: Standing Up for the Rights of the Unborn

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Congressman Mike Rogers made the following statement today after cosponsoring the Life at Conception Act of 2019. This bill declares that life begins at conception, giving legal protection to the unborn child from the very start. “As we approach the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, I am always reminded of how precious life is. As the father of three beautiful children, I never take for gr... Read More »

Rogers: Protecting Our Sovereignty a Priority

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Congressman Mike Rogers made the following statement today after reintroducing his bill, H.R. 204, the American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2019. This bill would halt all involvement of the United States with the United Nations (U.N.). “One of my first priorities in this new Congress was to make sure this bill was reintroduced. The United Nations is a disaster and our country bankrolls over 20 ... Read More »

Rogers Welcomes Constituents to “Mornings with Mike”

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Congressman Mike Rogers reminded folks today that he is holding weekly events when Congress is in session that are open to any constituents visiting Washington, D.C. “Mornings with Mike” events take place in Rogers’ Washington office in the Rayburn House Office Building. The meetings offer East Alabamians a unique chance to meet with Congressman Rogers while enjoying coffee and donuts in his offic... Read More »

Rogers: The House Stands with President Trump

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Congressman Mike Rogers made the following statement today after supporting the House of Representatives’ version of the Continuing Resolution that includes funding for President Trump’s request for a border wall and funds the government through February 8, 2019. “Securing our porous border with Mexico is a matter of national security. I fully support building the wall and helping President Trump ... Read More »

Rogers names Chris Vieson as Staff Director of the Committee on Homeland Security

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Congressman Mike Rogers (AL-03) announced today that Chris Vieson will be the Staff Director for the Committee on Homeland Security. Rogers said, “I am thrilled that Chris will be joining the Committee as the Staff Director. His knowledge and leadership abilities are extraordinary and make Chris a perfect choice for this role.” Mr. Vieson said “I am honored for the opportunity to work for Ranking ... Read More »