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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…

Carter Urges Army to House Fourth Army Corps Headquarters at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield

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Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) this week urged the United States Army to choose Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield to be the new home of the Fourth Army Corps Headquarters. The Army recently announced they have shortened their list of possible locations to 31.  In a letter to General James C. McConville, Chief of Staff of the Army, Carter wrote, "I…

Carter Votes Against Democrat's Non-Binding War Powers Resolution

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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…

Carter Statement on the Death of Iranian Terrorist Leader Soleimani

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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…

Carter: Our Troops Deserve the Security of a Full Funding Bill

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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…

Carter Statement on the Death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after President Donald Trump confirmed the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: "Killing the evil leader of ISIS is a victory for the United States and all those around the world who stand with us against the scourge that is radical terrorism. The United States has again shown that we will never slow…

Isakson, Perdue, Carter Push Savannah As Home To New Air National Guard Squadron

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U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA-01) are urging the Pentagon to consider Savannah as home to a new Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (AES) within the Air National Guard. The Air Force is currently considering locations to establish an additional AES in order to meet recommendations by the National…

House Passes Defense Measure Providing Critical A-10 Funding

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The United States House of Representatives today approved a defense agreement between the House and the United States Senate which includes $103 million for A-10 Thunderbolt wing upgrades. Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.), who represents Moody Air Force Base in Congress, has been a leader in the fight to protect the A-10. "I am thrilled this support for the A-10 remained…