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Carter helps bring next generation of naval equipment to Georgia

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2023, supported by Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA), will fund a fleet of Columbia Class Submarines at the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay.  This several billion-dollar investment will eventually replace Kings Bay's current Ohio Class submarine fleet, giving Georgia the 21st century…

Carter keeps Savannah’s Combat Readiness Training Center off chopping block

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee released a report denying the Biden Administration’s FY2023 budget request to close the Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center (CRTC). This comes after months of advocacy from Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA), who disputed the Air Force’s assessment that the center was underutilized. “This is a major win for…

Carter, Warnock lead letter calling for Savannah CRTC to remain open

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter to Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall, Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) and Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) called for a meeting between Southeast Georgia constituents and Air Force and Air National Guard leadership to discuss the devastating impacts of the Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center’s (CRTC) proposed closure. The CRTC, which will host a…

Carter announced as China Legislation conferee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced today that Rep. Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA) will join the bipartisan, bicameral conference committee on legislation to hold the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) accountable for its human rights abuses and strengthen the United States' economic independence.  The conference will meet to improve and…

Carter opposes closure of Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Biden’s FY 2023 budget will close the Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center (CRTC), resulting in lost jobs and military training capabilities during a time of international unrest. Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) spoke today in opposition of this move: “Biden said show me your budget and I’ll tell you what you value; clearly, he doesn’t value our…

Carter on escalating crisis in Ukraine

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BRUSSELS, BE – From the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) denounced Moscow’s attacks on Kyiv, Ukraine and called for swift and decisive action from the Biden Administration:    “Putin’s reign of terror is upending European life even as we speak. Before party, we are Americans, and it is our duty to ruthlessly defend freedom. The United…

Carter on Russian aggression in Ukraine

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the Biden Administration’s announcement that Russia’s "invasion" of Ukraine is “underway,” Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) gave the following statement: “Now is the time to show our strength and resolve by swiftly and decisively sanctioning Moscow. We cannot turn a blind eye to Russia’s dictatorial, imperialistic regime. The United States will defend our…

Carter: Stop conceding to communist China

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Democrats today passed H.R. 4521, the America CONCEDES Act, allowing China to avoid responsibility for the spread of COVID-19 and their ongoing genocide against Uyghur Muslims.  This bill, which passed on a 222-210 vote, comes on the heels of the Beijing Winter Olympics' opening ceremony, cementing Washington Democrats’ position that America should…

Democrats vote against holding China accountable for COVID-19

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democrats today blocked Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter’s (R-GA) amendments to H.R. 4521 that would have strengthened national security and held the Chinese Communist Party accountable for human rights abuses, including their failure to contain COVID-19. “Pelosi’s bill is supposed to be ‘tough on China,’ yet it mentions coral reefs more times than China,” said Carter.…

CARTER JOINS BIPARTISAN EFFORT TO SECURE U.S. COMMUNICATIONS SUPPLY CHAIN

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Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA) is lending his support to a bipartisan effort to secure America's information and communication technology supply chain.  The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Strategy Act was introduced by Rep. Billy Long (R-MO) and endorsed by Reps. Jerry McNerny (D-CA) and Abigail Spanberger (D-VA). “We must never be too dependent on…