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Our nation's veterans have given so much to our country. They have served and sacrificed to protect their fellow Americans and we are forever indebted to them. We must ensure veterans receive the care they've earned and this week, House Republicans passed seven bipartisan bills to ensure that happens. You can find a full list of those bills here via the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs: https://veterans.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=1760

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Human trafficking is a disgusting crime which unfortunately has only become more common in the United States. In 2016 alone, we saw a 35% increase in the number of cases. This week, House Republicans worked to fight back against this scourge by passing bipartisan bills to confront human trafficking and child abuse and exploitation. The video below highlights some of those bills and the second link provides a full list. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuw2QCBaRV8&utm_source=HouseGOP+Staff+List&utm_campaign=b21d689b2f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_04_24&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f9e806e009-b21d689b2f-132525269 https://judiciary.house.gov/press-release/goodlatte-applauds-house-passage-judiciary-committee-bills-protect-children/

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A few weeks ago, Cecelia and I enjoyed the amazing experience of greeting western North Carolina World War II and Korean War veterans visiting Washington with Blue Ridge Honor Flight. This great story from The Gaston Gazette is about one of those veterans from the Tenth District who made the trip--> http://www.gastongazette.com/news/20170519/korean-war-veteran-honored-in-style

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Like so many others, I was horrified to see the scenes from Manchester last night. This senseless attack on children and teenagers is shocking and appalling. Giulia and I extend our thoughts and prayers to all the victims, their families, and the first responders who limited the loss of life. We will stand with the British people as we jointly confront these heinous acts. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/world/article152077477.html

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In this week's Tenth District weekly update, I remember fallen Shelby Police Officer Tim Brackeen and all those officers who have given their lives in the line of duty. I also discuss House Republicans' efforts to support our law enforcement officers and Armed Forces Day 2017. Read the full update below: https://mchenry.house.gov/news/email/show.aspx?ID=5H4A5XLRQ5FAMFPHCO2ES5VXL4

McHenry on the Passing of Mayor Rudy Wright

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on the passing of Hickory Mayor Rudy Wright: "Giulia and I are shocked and saddened to learn of Mayor Wright's sudden passing. Mayor Wright was synonymous with Hickory, displaying his love for the city during the entirety of his nearly two decades of service as mayor. His tenure was marked by significant economic transformation in our area, throughout which Mayor Wright always remained the city's biggest advocate and booster. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Donna and the entire Wright family as they mourn this loss."

McHenry on Passage of the American Health Care Act

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act: “Seven years ago, Obamacare was sold to the American people as a plan that would reduce healthcare costs and improve the quality of care for all Americans. In the years since, western North Carolinians have seen the opposite with plans cancelled, costs skyrocketing, and choice virtually nonexistent. “Since it became law, I committed to repealing and replacing this broken law and today’s House passage of the American Health Care Act is the first step in that process. The AHCA removes many of Obamacare’s most disastrous policies including the government mandate that all Americans buy hea...

McHenry on Passage of Government Funding Bill

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation funding the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year: “As we continue the fight against radical Islamic terrorists in the Middle East and face the growing threat from North Korea, it is imperative our Armed Forces have the resources they need to keep us safe. Today, the House passed a government funding bill which does that. This bill provides the largest military pay raise in six years, reverses Obama-era personnel cuts, and funds new warships, aircraft, and weapons systems. "Additionally, this bill upholds many of President Trump's core commitments by increasing border security funding and curtail...

Providing Working Families Greater Flexibility

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1180, the Working Families Flexibility Act: “Over the past few decades, economic challenges have led to rapid changes in the American workforce. Yet—as more American families become dual income households with both parents working—our nation’s laws have not been updated to reflect this new reality. “Today, the House took action to change that with passage of the Working Families Flexibility Act. This legislation updates federal standards as it relates to comp time, ensuring private sector workers are treated the same as their public sector counterparts. It is an important step in our efforts to make life easier for hard-...

McHenry on Passage of the Supporting America's Innovators Act

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after his bill, H.R. 1219, the Supporting America's Innovators Act passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 417 to 3: "Almost five years to the day after the JOBS Act became law, it is fitting that the House is again coming together in a bipartisan fashion to pass a bill that will help small businesses and startups access much-needed capital. "The Supporting America's Innovators Act is a common sense bill that will remove needless and outdated regulations replacing them with a regulatory framework that will encourage the growth of innovative forms of capital formation, which help businesses grow a...

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Our nation's veterans have given so much to our country. They have served and sacrificed to protect their fellow Americans and we are forever indebted to them. We must ensure veterans receive the care they've earned and this week, House Republicans passed seven bipartisan bills to ensure that happens. You can find a full list of those bills here via the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs: https://veterans.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=1760

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Human trafficking is a disgusting crime which unfortunately has only become more common in the United States. In 2016 alone, we saw a 35% increase in the number of cases. This week, House Republicans worked to fight back against this scourge by passing bipartisan bills to confront human trafficking and child abuse and exploitation. The video below highlights some of those bills and the second link provides a full list. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuw2QCBaRV8&utm_source=HouseGOP+Staff+List&utm_campaign=b21d689b2f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_04_24&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f9e806e009-b21d689b2f-132525269 https://judiciary.house.gov/press-release/goodlatte-applauds-house-passage-judiciary-committee-bills-protect-children/

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A few weeks ago, Cecelia and I enjoyed the amazing experience of greeting western North Carolina World War II and Korean War veterans visiting Washington with Blue Ridge Honor Flight. This great story from The Gaston Gazette is about one of those veterans from the Tenth District who made the trip--> http://www.gastongazette.com/news/20170519/korean-war-veteran-honored-in-style

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Like so many others, I was horrified to see the scenes from Manchester last night. This senseless attack on children and teenagers is shocking and appalling. Giulia and I extend our thoughts and prayers to all the victims, their families, and the first responders who limited the loss of life. We will stand with the British people as we jointly confront these heinous acts. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/world/article152077477.html

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In this week's Tenth District weekly update, I remember fallen Shelby Police Officer Tim Brackeen and all those officers who have given their lives in the line of duty. I also discuss House Republicans' efforts to support our law enforcement officers and Armed Forces Day 2017. Read the full update below: https://mchenry.house.gov/news/email/show.aspx?ID=5H4A5XLRQ5FAMFPHCO2ES5VXL4

McHenry on Police Week & Peace Officer's Memorial Day

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) speaks on the House floor about Police Week, National Peace Officer's Memorial Day, and fallen Shelby Police officer, Tim Brackeen.

McHenry on Fox News' "Happening Now"

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) joins Fox News' "Happening Now" to discuss government funding and President Trump's tax reform plan.

Floor Speech on Supporting America's Innovators Act

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, speaks in support of House passage of H.R. 1219, the Supporting America's Innovators Act.

McHenry Testifies on the Supporting America's Innovators Act

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, testifies in support of H.R. 1219, the Supporting America's Innovators Act, his bill to incentivize venture capital investment.

Chief Deputy Whip McHenry on CNN's Wolf

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) joins CNN's Wolf Blitzer to discuss House Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, the American Healthcare Act.