The Green New Deal Is The Old Socialist Steal

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Published in the San Diego Union Tribune March 8, 2019 “America was founded on liberty and independence – not government coercion, domination, and control. We are born free, and we will stay free.  Tonight, we renew our resolve that America will never be a socialist country.” That was President Trump’s declaration during his recent State of the Union address.  The …

Hunter Applauds President for Standing Firm on Commitment to Border Security

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Washington, DC — Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) today supported President Trump’s continuing position of requiring any spending bill passed by Congress to contain funds increasing our border security, particularly building the border wall.  Federal spending is currently authorized through December 21, new legislation will need to be passed by Congress to avoid a federal government shutdown. “President Trump is doing …

The Duncan Hunter Statement

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I believe in our American system of justice, I support our system of justice. I cannot say the same, however, for those within our justice system that have a political agenda to harm those with whom they differ. One of the pillars of our country since its founding is that those tasked with enforcing the law would do so in …

Hunter Statement on President’s Decision to Withdraw U.S. from Iran Nuclear Deal

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“The Iranian nuclear deal should never have been entered into and I applaud President Trump for taking a renewed focus on this issue from a national security perspective and having the courage and conviction to take action when deciding that our continued participation was not in America’s best interest.  It is imperative that our foreign policy decisions regarding this volatile …

Duncan Hunter: Just so we’re clear…..

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Recent media making something out of nothing but just so we’re clear….I am 100% running for reelection and with continued support from those in my district and the full endorsement of the Republican Party of San Diego County.  I have run every race with full effort because my constituents deserve no less and this time is no different.  I appreciate …

Hunter Supports Tax Reform Bill

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Washington, DC — Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) today voted in favor of the conference report for H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed the House by a margin of 227-203.  The measure marks the first major reform of the tax code in over 30 years. “This is a historic day,” said Congressman Hunter.  “This vote keeps an …

House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

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Washington, DC —  Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) today proudly voted in favor of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, when it passed the House by a margin of 231-198.  This bipartisan legislation, of which Congressman Hunter is an original cosponsor, ensures that law-abiding citizens that have obtained a state-issued concealed carry license or permit for their firearm …

House Passes Tax Overhaul Measure

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Washington, DC — Describing it as a “once-in-a-generation” opportunity, Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) today voted in favor of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, when the measure passed the House by a margin of  227-205. “This has been long overdue,” said Congressman Hunter.  “I cannot think of a more important action we can take to invest in our …

More jobs. Fairer taxes. Bigger paychecks.

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Visiting with the Ramona Chamber of Commerce at their recent mixer, hosted by Ramona Disposal, reinforced to me the importance of the tax reform plan we are working on in Congress.  House Republicans rolled out our framework for fixing the broken tax code that has been plaguing individual freedom and business growth for decades.  I am excited about this plan.  …

No More Timeline, the Existential Threat Has Arrived

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Here’s my opinion piece for the San Diego Union Tribune on North Korea: No More Timeline, the Existential Threat Has Arrived By: Congressman Duncan Hunter September 28, 2017   Let’s be clear.  North Korea continues to threaten the United States with a nuclear assault.  North Korea has the capability to launch a nuclear attack and San Diego would be a primary …

Hunter Introduces Illegal Immigration Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) joined several of his congressional colleagues in introducing two important pieces of legislation critical in the ongoing effort to curb illegal immigration, the Legal Workforce Act, and the Immigration in the National Interest Act. “The administration is moving forward on its promises to construct a border wall, hire additional Border Patrol agents …

Hunter Statement on DACA Executive Action

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Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) made the following statement regarding the announcement by the Trump Administration to formally rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and instruct the Department of Homeland Security not to process any new applications. “DACA was initially an executive decision that’s now being reversed by executive authority.  And in doing so, President Trump is aiming …

Let President Trump Try to Work with Russia

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President Trump is under assault for his posture toward Russia and Vladimir Putin. This is true even as American presidents are fully within their prerogative to establish working relationships with world leaders, and President Trump most certainly deserves the same opportunity. None of what has incited controversy should be seen as altering the view that Russia is a competitor that …

SCAM ALERT – Veterans Targeted

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My office received the below notice from the Federal Communications Commission of a scam targeting our veterans community.  Please share with others to ensure our veteran and military families are protected.  Additionally, if you know a veteran that is have any problems with which we can be helpful, please have them contact my office at 619-448-5201.   Phony Telephone Number …

Protecting Our Southern Border with U.S. Mariners

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As Chairman of the Coast Guard and Maritime Subcommittee in the House of Representatives, I am proud to be an unwavering defender of the Jones Act — a critical U.S. national security law that requires vessels moving from one U.S. port to another must be U.S.-built and U.S.-crewed. The Jones Act, in fact, is the quintessential definition of “Buy American, …

The Coast Guard is a Military Service, Let’s Treat It Like One

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Any time attention is called to America’s Armed Forces, it’s often the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force that are recognized for their professionalism and unmatchable mission capability. Each of these services deserves the praise and admiration they receive, but there’s one armed force that is regularly overlooked as an equally essential defender of U.S. national security: the U.S. …