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Not often that you see a story about the 10th District in the Los Angeles Times but that was the case week. Check out the story below on how Denver of the east is 100% behind the hometown Carolina Panthers. #KeepPounding http://www.latimes.com/sports/nfl/la-sp-denver-north-carolina-20160204-column.html

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Operation Choke Point was nothing more than a thinly veiled effort by the Obama Administration to target legal businesses with which they philosophically disagree. As Chairman of the Financial Services Oversight and Investigations subcommittee I launched the first Congressional investigation into this illegal program. Yesterday, the House voted to end it and to further protect legal businesses from being illegally targeted by this or any future Administration. http://mchenry.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398101

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Awesome putt and even better celebration from Gastonia's Harold Varner III yesterday. #KeepPounding this week Harold!

McHenry Votes to End Operation Choke Point

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Congressman Patrick McHenry applauded House passage of H.R. 766, the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015 which ends Operation Choke Point. While serving as the Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in 2014, Congressman McHenry led efforts to bring Obama Administration officials before Congress to answer as to why legal businesses were being targeted. “Operation Choke Point was a thinly-veiled effort by the Obama Administration to target legal businesses—such as retailers of firearms and ammunition—with which they philosophically disagree. Yesterday, the House voted to bring this illegal program to an end," said Congressman McHenry. “Having chaired the first Congressional hear...

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An absolutely terrible idea from President Obama. A $10 tax on oil would do nothing more than drive up the price we pay at the pump each day. Falling gas prices have been one of the few positives to come from the Obama economy in recent years. Clearly, that is not a trend he wishes to see continue. http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2016/02/obama-oil-tax-budget-000038#ixzz3zESUhp64

McHenry Votes to End Operation Choke Point

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Congressman Patrick McHenry applauded House passage of H.R. 766, the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015 which ends Operation Choke Point. While serving as the Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in 2014, Congressman McHenry led efforts to bring Obama Administration officials before Congress to answer as to why legal businesses were being targeted. “Operation Choke Point was a thinly-veiled effort by the Obama Administration to target legal businesses—such as retailers of firearms and ammunition—with which they philosophically disagree. Yesterday, the House voted to bring this illegal program to an end," said Congressman McHenry. “Having chaired the first Congressional hear...

McHenry Receives Conservative Achievement Award

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Congressman Patrick McHenry was recently presented with an award from the American Conservative Union (ACU) recognizing his conservative voting record in 2014. Congressman McHenry, who enjoys a lifetime conservative rating of 95.2% from the ACU, was presented with the Conservative Achievement Award in his Washington office by ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp. "I'm honored to again this year receive the ACU's Conservative Achievement Award," said Congressman McHenry. "As a lifelong believer in the conservative principles of small government and individual rights, I've worked tirelessly during my time in Congress to advance these causes and my voting record reflects that." Matt Schlapp, Chairman of the ACU said,“I have known Congressman McHenry for ...

McHenry & 1776 Host Constructive Fintech Roundtable

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee joined with Washington, DC-based incubator 1776 to host a roundtable discussion between Members of Congress and fintech entrepreneurs. The discussion focused on regulatory challenges facing the fintech industry and what policy makers in Congress can do to reduce these barriers. "Today's event provided my colleagues and I the unique opportunity to hear directly from fintech entrepreneurs about the challenges they face," said Congressman McHenry. "The companies we heard from today are revolutionizing the way we donate to charities, save for college, and shop for mortgages but Washington regulations are getting in their way. Thank you to 1776...

McHenry on Obamacare Repeal Veto Override Vote

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) released the following statement after the House vote to override President Obama's veto of H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 which repealed Obamacare and cut federal funding to Planned Parenthood: “In January, Congressional Republicans sent an important message to the American people when we sent a full repeal of Obamacare and defunding of Planned Parenthood to President Obama’s desk. We showed that—with a new President—it is possible to ditch this broken law and with it all of the disastrous policies which have driven up costs and reduced the quality of healthcare for so many Americans. At the same time, we can save taxpayers the half a billion do...

McHenry: Strengthening Sanctions Against Iran

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act: “When advocating for the Iranian nuclear agreement, President Obama committed to maintaining all non-nuclear sanctions on the Iranian regime. In the months since, this has proven to be untrue and there remains no law that prevents the Administration from further lifting sanctions. “The Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act changes that. With passage of this bill, the Obama Administration is blocked from offering sanctions relief to any Iranian banks or other entities that conduct business with terrorist organizations including the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Hamas, and Hezboll...

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Not often that you see a story about the 10th District in the Los Angeles Times but that was the case week. Check out the story below on how Denver of the east is 100% behind the hometown Carolina Panthers. #KeepPounding http://www.latimes.com/sports/nfl/la-sp-denver-north-carolina-20160204-column.html

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Operation Choke Point was nothing more than a thinly veiled effort by the Obama Administration to target legal businesses with which they philosophically disagree. As Chairman of the Financial Services Oversight and Investigations subcommittee I launched the first Congressional investigation into this illegal program. Yesterday, the House voted to end it and to further protect legal businesses from being illegally targeted by this or any future Administration. http://mchenry.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398101

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Awesome putt and even better celebration from Gastonia's Harold Varner III yesterday. #KeepPounding this week Harold!

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An absolutely terrible idea from President Obama. A $10 tax on oil would do nothing more than drive up the price we pay at the pump each day. Falling gas prices have been one of the few positives to come from the Obama economy in recent years. Clearly, that is not a trend he wishes to see continue. http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2016/02/obama-oil-tax-budget-000038#ixzz3zESUhp64

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Honored to receive the Conservative Achievement Award from the The American Conservative Union. As hosts of CPAC, ACU is the gold standard of Congressional ratings and I'm proud of my lifetime 95% rating from the group. I will always fight for the conservative principles of small government and individual rights that we all hold dear. http://mchenry.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398100

McHenry Celebrates 100 Years of Tony's Ice Cream

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) pays tribute to Tony's Ice Cream located in Gastonia, North Carolina. 2015 marks Tony's 100th anniversary serving delicious ice cream and milkshakes to the people of Gaston County.

McHenry Recognizing Holy Angels 60th Anniversary

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) pays tribute to Holy Angels of Belmont as they celebrate 60 years of helping those in need throughout Western North Carolina.

McHenry Recognizes Two Gaston County Institutions

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) recognizes significant anniversaries for two Gaston County institutions: the 60th anniversary for Holy Angels in Belmont and the 100th anniversary for Gastonia's Tony's Ice Cream.

McHenry Speaks in Support of the RAISE Act

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, speaks in support of his bill, H.R. 1839 the Reforming Access for Investments in Startup Enterprises Act of 2015 or RAISE Act of 2015.

McHenry Opposes Bad Deal With Iran

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) speaks on the House floor in opposition to the Obama Administration's nuclear agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran.