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  • Carter Statement on House Democrats Transmitting Articles of Impeachment
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement today after House Democrats voted to transmit the articles of impeachment to the Senate after delaying the transmission for nearly a month: "Throughout the entire impeachment process, Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats decried the urgency of impeaching the President of the United States. However, instead of transmitting the articles to the Senate immediately after they voted to impeach the President in the House, Nancy P... Read more

  • Carter Votes Against Democrat's Non-Binding War Powers Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) voted against the House Democrat's non-binding war powers resolution tonight, which attacks the President of the United States days after he strategically ordered a strike to eliminate Iranian terrorist leader Qassem Soleimani. "The President of the United States of America acted decisively and justifiably in eliminating an Iranian terrorist who was responsible for the death of Americans and was planning more attacks," said Carter. "President Trump's de... Read more

  • Carter Statement on the Death of Iranian Terrorist Leader Soleimani
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement today regarding the death of Qasem Soleimani, an Iranian terrorist leader and a head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps: "There is no question about it, Soleimani was a terrorist with American blood on his hands. He was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of American troops and innocent civilians in the region, and was planning to continue his attacks. "While Iran chanted 'Death to America,' previous administrat... Read more

  • Carter Statement on Articles of Impeachment
    Posted in Press Releases on December 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after Democrats introduced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump: "Since day one, Democrats have refused to accept the fact that Donald J. Trump is President of the United States. Washington Democrats have spent years on empty investigations and still have not produced substantial facts that warrant impeachment. However, Speaker Pelosi and her liberal allies have decided to move forward today with ar... Read more

  • Carter Statement on Georgia Senate Appointment
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.-01) released the following statement after Governor Brian Kemp announced he will appoint Kelly Loeffler to the United States Senate seat being vacated by U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) at the end of the year: "I applaud Governor Kemp for appointing a proven business leader to the United States Senate," said Carter. "As a business owner for several decades, I learned how to balance a budget and create jobs. I also saw firsthand how big government hur... Read more

  • CARTER, CLARK INTRODUCE BABIES ACT, EXPAND ACCESS TO BIRTH CENTERS
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Today, Representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-1) and Katherine Clark (MA-5) introduced the Birth Access Benefiting Improved Essential Facility Services Act, or BABIES Act, a bill that would expand access to freestanding birth centers for Medicaid recipients. Over half of U.S. counties have no hospital maternity unit, and maternal-child outcomes in the U.S. are among the worst of all developed nations. Freestanding, licensed birth centers can provide high quality care to women and families in... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Ban Buying and Selling Shark Fins
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) voted today to ban the buying and selling of shark fins. "I have been a long time supporter of this legislation because it is important for global ocean ecosystems," said Carter. "We have seen a decline in the number of sharks around the world, including off the coast of Georgia. This bill is about protecting the ecosystems in our oceans and ensuring that sharks can continue to play a vital role in them. I'm very glad this legislation was approved by th... Read more

  • Carter: Our Troops Deserve the Security of a Full Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on November 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense, Balancing the Budget

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today voted against the dangerous short-term, stop-gap spending bill passed in the United States House of Representatives. "We cannot continue this dangerous cycle of putting bandaids on our federal funding," said Carter. "With this vote today, we are simply kicking the can down the road yet again. This time, it's only for a few weeks. "Failing to properly fund the federal government for a full year will take a toll on many, especially our military. Aft... Read more

  • Carter Honors Senator Isakson on House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on November 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.-01) honored Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) on the floor of the United States House of Representatives today. Senator Isakson, the senior senator from Georgia, will be retiring from the United States Senate at the end of the year. Click here to view or download Carter's remarks. Click here to view or download Carter's remarks Read more

  • Carter Applauds President Trump's Actions to Increase Transparency in Health Care Costs
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today applauded President Donald Trump after the Trump administration announced new actions to make health care costs more transparent. The administration announced that the Department of Health and Human Services is finalizing a rule that will require hospitals to make prices publicly available online. The rule will also require health insurers to make cost sharing information available to patients. "As I always say, sunlight is the best disinfectant,"... Read more

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