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Rep. Carter: President Trump’s commitment to border security is yielding results
August 22, 2017
Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter today praised President Donald J. Trump’s focus on border security and says he’s already seeing results. The comments come as the President visits U.S. Border Patrol operations at Yuma, Arizona. “President Trump’s unyielding commitment to securing our borders and protecting the American people is already yielding results,” Carter said. “In the first seven months of the year alone, the number of people arrested trying to enter the country illegal has been nearly... More
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Carter commends Trump’s ‘clear-eyed approach’ on Afghanistan
August 21, 2017
Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) commended President Donald J. Trump on his “clear-eyed and comprehensive” strategy for Afghanistan and the region following his address to the American people outlining a new approach. “In his remarks, President Trump outlined a clear-eyed and comprehensive approach to addressing the threats our country faces in Afghanistan and the region,” said Carter. “I commend the President for taking the time to conduct this thorough review, hear from diverse perspe... More
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Carter Statement on Senate Obamacare Vote
July 28, 2017
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement after the United States Senate failed to pass legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare: "I have been frustrated with Washington since the first afternoon I arrived here. Unfortunately, that frustration has hit a new high with the Senate's failure to act. The House came together to pass legislation that would make health care more accessible and affordable. Instead of accepting the offer from the House to come together... More
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House Approves Border Wall Construction, Critical Support for the First District in Funding Bill
July 27, 2017
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) voted in support of the Make America Secure Appropriations Act today to fund national security and First District priorities for fiscal year 2018. This legislation includes critical funding for the First District of Georgia including $50.06 million for the construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and a combined $37.97 million for operations and maintenance of the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick. Additionally, the legislation includes $842.8... More
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Carter Statement on Senate Advancing Obamacare Repeal Debate
July 25, 2017
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released following statement after the United States Senate voted to move forward with debate on legislation to repeal Obamacare: "While we're not across the finish line yet, the Senate's decision to move forward with the repeal of Obamacare today is a strong step in the right direction and a bit of hope for Americans trapped in this failed experiment. Now, I urge my colleagues in the Senate to work together just as we did in the House to finally end th... More
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