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Emmer: If the interview audio matches the transcript, why not release it?

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WASHINGTON – Today, Majority Whip Tom Emmer discussed House Republicans’ resolution to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in Contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with lawfully issued Congressional subpoenas. Click here or above to watch the clip. Whip Emmer: “So the question that should be asked is what are they hiding, and why? These are fundamental questions behind House Republicans' r...

ICYMI: Emmer optimistic about GOP-led crypto agenda

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer underscored his commitment to “crypto-friendly, stablecoin-friendly, digital asset-friendly laws” in an exclusive interview with Semafor on Wednesday, as crypto shapes up to be a top legislative issue. In case you missed it… Why Congress’s No. 1 crypto fan is feeling so good about 2024 Semafor Kadia Goba June 5, 2024 https://www.semafor.com/article/06/05/2024/e...

Emmer: Americans will render the real verdict on November 5th

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer joined Fox Business Network's The Evening Edit with Elizabeth MacDonald on Tuesday to discuss Joe Biden’s corrupt, two-tiered justice system and House Republicans’ plans to restore the rule of law. Click here or above to watch the clip. Whip Emmer on Biden’s TIME interview gaffes: “Well, you clearly have a President in decline, a human being in decline, Liz. L...

Emmer: This was never about what President Trump did or didn’t do. It’s about who he is.

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WASHINGTON – Today, Majority Whip Tom Emmer discussed the Democrats’ corrupt weaponization of our justice system against President Trump and House Republicans’ actions to hold them accountable. Click here or above to watch the clip. Whip Emmer: “Last week, Democrats pulled off the biggest sham in U.S. history. It’s no secret that their case against President Trump has been a witch hunt from the be...

House GOP Leadership Statement on President Biden’s Election Year Border Charade

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WASHINGTON – Whip Emmer, Speaker Johnson, Leader Scalise, and Chairwoman Stefanik issued the following statement after President Biden issued his election year immigration Executive Order: “President Biden's Executive Order is nothing more than a desperate political stunt to try and stabilize his plummeting poll numbers. “From his first day in office, Biden has worked to implement a failed open bo...

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: The Biden Administration is itching to trade Americans’ right to privacy for a CCP-style CBDC surveillance tool

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WASHINGTON – Today, Majority Whip Tom Emmer discussed his Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Anti-Surveillance State Act ahead of its vote on the House floor later this week. Whip Emmer’s legislation – which has 165 cosponsors and garnered wide industry support – blocks “unelected bureaucrats in the Biden administration from issuing a central bank digital currency…that threatens to destroy the A...

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...