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ICYMI: Emmer says Biden admin abusing power totarget bitcoin miners

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Shalanda Young on Tuesday, demanding answers on OMB’s “emergency” approval of a mandatory and extensive energy consumption survey for 82 Bitcoin mining firms requested by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). In a statement to Fox Business, Majority Whip Tom Emmer slammed OMB’s abuse of its ...

Emmer: The Senate’s credibility is on the line

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer joined The Fox News Rundown to discuss the House’s impeachment of Secretary Mayorkas, the Senate’s foreign aid bill, Russian aggression, and House Republicans’ accomplishments with a slim majority. Click here or above to listen to the full interview. Whip Emmer on next steps for Mayorkas impeachment: “Secretary Mayorkas’ wilful refusal to enforce federal law ha...

ICYMI: Emmer exchange with Treasury official deals blow to anti-crypto crusade

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WASHINGTON – In an exclusive statement to Fox Business, Majority Whip Tom Emmer slammed Treasury’s failure to correct erroneous reports of crypto terror financing until it was too late. The story comes as Whip Emmer got Treasury’s Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) Brian Nelson to confirm, on the record, that crypto was not a popular tool for Hamas or the Palestinian Isl...

Whip Emmer Hosts Roundtable with Key Israel Stakeholders

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WASHINGTON – Today, Majority Whip Tom Emmer hosted a roundtable with key Israel stakeholders to discuss continued support for our strongest ally in the Middle East. House Republicans have unequivocally condemned Hamas’ barbaric acts of terrorism, demanded the release of hostages in Gaza, and called for the resignation of blatant anti-Semites who sit in leadership positions at American universitie...

ICYMI: Whip Emmer on counteracting Joe Biden’s Green New Deal agenda

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WASHINGTON – In an exclusive statement to Fox News, Majority Whip Tom Emmer discussed House Republicans’ passage of the Unlocking Domestic LNG Potential Act introduced by Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11). This legislation reverses the Biden administration’s de facto ban on U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports which directly benefits Russia and Iran, kills American jobs, and undermines American ener...

Emmer: A man unfit to be held responsible for mishandling classified information has zero business occupying the Oval Office

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer today discussed House Republicans’ impeachment of Secretary Mayorkas and Special Counsel Robert Hur’s “alarming” report about President Joe Biden. Click here or above to watch the clip. Whip Emmer: “The American people elected our House Republican Majority to undo the damage the Democrats have done and to hold the Biden administration accountable. Thanks to ou...

Emmer: House Republicans require border security in return for foreign aid

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer today joined CNBC’s Squawk Box to discuss the Senate’s foreign aid legislation, which fails to include any border security provisions. Click here or above to watch the full interview. Whip Emmer on the Senate’s foreign aid legislation and failure to adequately address Biden’s border crisis: “Our Speaker made it very clear that our members would require for – in...

ICYMI: Emmer says as a 'coach and father,' protecting women in sports is critical

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer today discussed House Republicans’ commitment to protecting women and girls in sports from being forced to compete against biological males, in an exclusive interview with the Daily Mail. The story came as Whip Emmer partnered with Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) and Concerned Women for America (CWA) to host an event in celebration of National Girls and Women i...

House Republican Leadership Statement on Special Counsel Report

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WASHINGTON — Speaker Johnson, Leader Scalise, Whip Emmer, and Chairwoman Stefanik today released the following statement regarding the Special Counsel report: “The Special Counsel’s finding that President Biden ‘willfully retained and disclosed classified materials’ and engaged in practices that ‘present serious risks to national security’ is deeply disturbing. “Not only does it demonstrate the Pr...

Whip Emmer Hosts Meet and Greet with Female Athletes in Honor of National Girls and Women in Sports Day

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer today joined Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) and Concerned Women for America (CWA) in hosting a meet and greet for National Girls and Women in Sports Day with All-American swimmer Riley Gaines, former NCAA head coach Kim Russell, former NCAA swimmer Paula Scanlan, and NCAA volleyball player Macy Petty. “As a former hockey player and coach, I understand firsthan...

Emmer: House Republicans will perform our Constitutional duty

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer today discussed Representative Ken Calvert’s (CA-41) Israel Security Supplemental Appropriations Act and the House’s expected floor vote on the impeachment of Secretary Mayorkas. Click here or above to watch the clip. Whip Emmer: “First, I want to thank Ken Calvert for his work on the very important issue he just discussed. Thanks, Ken. Israel has every right ...

Emmer: It’s time to end this invasion at the southern border

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer today joined Fox & Friends to discuss the House’s expected floor vote on the impeachment of Secretary Mayorkas and the Senate border deal. Click here or above to watch the full interview. Whip Emmer on Mayorkas impeachment: “I’m confident, if we have our members here, that we should be able to do this. And, look, Steve, it is time to hold Secretary Mayorkas acc...

House Republican Leadership Statement on Senate Immigration Bill

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WASHINGTON – Speaker Johnson, Leader Scalise, Whip Emmer, and Chairwoman Stefanik today released the following statement regarding the Senate’s immigration bill: “House Republicans oppose the Senate immigration bill because it fails in every policy area needed to secure our border and would actually incentivize more illegal immigration. “Among its many flaws, the bill expands work authorizations f...

ICYMI: Minnesota Republicans demand answers on al-Shabaab terrorist living freely in their state

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer (MN-06) led Representatives Brad Finstad (MN-01), Michelle Fischbach (MN-07), and Pete Stauber (MN-08) in sending a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas demanding answers after a member of the al-Shabaab terrorist group was captured in Minnesota. The known terrorist had roamed freely in the U.S. for nearly a year. In case you missed it… EXC...

ICYMI: Emmer slams Biden plan to recognize Palestinian state

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WASHINGTON – Majority Whip Tom Emmer slammed the Biden administration’s consideration of endorsing a Palestinian state, in a statement to the Washington Free Beacon. Whip Emmer called it “the worst betrayal” of Israel and “a reward to Hamas terrorists.” In case you missed it… 'Worst Betrayal': GOP Lawmakers Slam Biden Plan To Recognize Palestinian State The Washington Free Beacon Adam Kredo Januar...