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WTAS: Emmer’s CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act is ‘a necessary measure to protect Americans’ financial privacy’

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer rallied support from more than a dozen key stakeholders for his flagship legislation – H.R. 5403, the CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act – ahead of Thursday’s vote in the House. Whip Emmer’s bill, which has 165 cosponsors and companion legislation in the Senate, prohibits unelected bureaucrats from issuing a surveillance-style central bank digital currency (CBDC)...

WTAS: Whip Emmer Builds Coalition of Support Around H.R. 4763, the Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer rallied support from outside organizations for H.R. 4763, the Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century (FIT 21) Act. This comprehensive market structure legislation will ensure that the future of digital assets in the United States is determined by the American people and their Representatives in Congress – not the Administrative State. Here is ...

ICYMI: Emmer Holds Biden DOJ Accountable for ‘Two-Tiered Application of Justice’ Toward Alvin Bragg’s Star Witness, Michael Cohen

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer today sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding that Joe Biden’s Department of Justice (DOJ) take “immediate action” to indict Michael Cohen for repeatedly lying under oath to Congress. Whip Emmer went on to slam the DOJ for appearing to engage in a “two-tiered application of justice” by failing to act on House Republicans’ repeated criminal r...

Emmer: We need a digital currency that is consistent with American values

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer joined Bloomberg TV's Balance of Power on Monday to discuss two of his landmark pieces of legislation coming to the House floor for a vote this week: The Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Anti-Surveillance State Act and the Securities Clarity Act, which is included in the Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act (FIT 21). Both of these bi...

ICYMI: Emmer eviscerates Biden administration for response to ‘Butcher of Tehran’ Raisi’s death

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WASHINGTON – In an exclusive statement to Fox News, Majority Whip Tom Emmer slammed the Biden administration for “touting their support for human rights while, in the same breath, offering official condolences for the ‘Butcher of Tehran.’” In case you missed it… ‘A new low’: Biden admin eviscerated for response to ‘butcher of Tehran’ Raisi’s death Fox News Elizabeth Elkind May 21, 2024 https://www...

Emmer: It’s time to move our financial system into the 21st century

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer joined Fox Business Network's Making Money with Charles Payne to discuss two of his landmark pieces of legislation coming to the House floor for a vote this week: The Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Anti-Surveillance State Act and the Securities Clarity Act, which is included in the Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century (FIT 21) Act. Bot...

House GOP Leadership Statement on the Senate Taking Up Failed Immigration Legislation This Week

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WASHINGTON — Whip Emmer, Speaker Johnson, Leader Scalise, and Chairwoman Stefanik issued the following statement on Senate Majority Leader Schumer’s announcement that the Senate will take up failed immigration legislation this week: “For more than three years now, Congressional Democrats have stood by while the Biden Administration has opened our borders to criminal drug cartels, terrorists, and u...

ICYMI: Emmer calls ICC arrest warrant applications a ‘gift to terrorists’

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer today rebuked the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) decision to pursue arrest warrants against top Israeli and Hamas officials as “a gift to terrorists around the globe and a slap in the face to the only free-standing democracy in the Middle East,” in an exclusive statement to Fox News. Whip Emmer continued by calling for governments around the world to “def...

WTAS: Emmer Announces Stakeholder Support for the Israel Security Assistance Support Act

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer announced key stakeholder support for H.R. 8369, the Israel Security Assistance Support Act, ahead of today’s vote in the House. The legislation, sponsored by Representative Ken Calvert (CA-41), will hold President Biden accountable for unilaterally halting military aid to our ally, Israel. Here is what stakeholders are saying in response to H.R. 8369: AIPAC, H...

Emmer: Democrats would rather stand in solidarity with terrorists than support our strongest ally in the Middle East

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WASHINGTON – Today, Majority Whip Tom Emmer joined House Republican leadership in calling out Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer for threatening to block House Republicans’ Israel Security Assistance Support Act, which holds President Joe Biden accountable for unilaterally halting military aid to Israel. Click here or above to watch the clip. Whip Emmer: “One month ago, on April 13th, Senator Sc...

Whip Emmer Hosts Pizza for Police in Celebration of National Police Week

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer today hosted Pizza for Police in celebration of National Police Week. Whip Emmer was joined by over 250 law enforcement officers, members of law enforcement organizations, and Members of Congress. Click here or above to watch the video “It was a privilege to host some of our nation’s brave law enforcement officers,” said Whip Emmer. “We will forever be indebted...

Emmer: Democrats don’t just have a law and order problem, they also have an Israel problem

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WASHINGTON – Today, in honor of National Police Week, Majority Whip Tom Emmer discussed Joe Biden and the Democrat’s pro-crime, anti-law enforcement agenda that has resulted in unprecedented attacks on police officers. Whip Emmer also slammed House Democrats for their pro-Hamas stance and hypocrisy in supporting President Biden’s dangerous decision to withhold aid to Israel. Click here or above t...

House GOP Leadership Joint Statement on Anniversary of Passage of H.R. 2

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WASHINGTON – Today, Majority Whip Emmer, Speaker Johnson, Majority Leader Scalise, and Republican Conference Chairwoman Stefanik issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the House passing H.R. 2, the Secure the Border Act: “Over the past three and a half years, President Biden has ceded operational control of the southern border to drug cartels and has welcomed untold millions...

ICYMI: Emmer slams House Democrats for impeachment hypocrisy

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WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Majority Whip Tom Emmer called out House Democrats’ hypocrisy regarding President Biden’s dangerous decision to withhold aid to Israel. In a statement to the Washington Free Beacon, Whip Emmer said, “has anyone heard from House Democrats who argued that withholding aid from an ally for political purposes was an impeachable offense in 2019?” In case you missed it… ‘He Should...

ICYMI: Emmer slams House Democrats for allowing their ‘open-borders agenda to get in the way of common sense’

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WASHINGTON – House Majority Whip Tom Emmer slammed House Democrats for voting unanimously against H.R. 7109, the Equal Representation Act, on Wednesday. In a statement, Whip Emmer said, “It’s a shame that House Democrats are allowing their open-borders agenda to get in the way of common sense.” In case you missed it… House Passes Bill to Restore Citizenship Question to Census The Daily Signal Rob ...