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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…

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…

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’…

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…

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,…

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)…

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…

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…

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.…

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…