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  • McHenry Congratulates President Trump
    Posted in Press Release on January 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement after the swearing-in of President Donald J. Trump: “Congratulations to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. Now's the time for action. Over the next four years, I look forward to working with President Trump to repair our nation’s broken healthcare system, rewrite our tax code, and create a regulatory climate that allows small businesses to grow and prosper. Together, we can improve the lives of all... Read more

  • Beginning the Process of Repealing Obamacare
    Posted in Press Release on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed S. Con. Res. 3, the Obamacare repeal resolution: “Obamacare was sold as a plan that would reduce costs and improve the quality of healthcare for all Americans. Here in western North Carolina it has done the opposite: canceling popular plans, driving up costs, and leaving my constituents worse off. “Today, the House made good on our commitment and passed a resolution that begins th... Read more

  • McHenry Introduces RPM Act
    Posted in Press Release on January 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Last week, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) introduced H.R. 350, the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016 or "RPM Act" which permanently blocks attempts by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate modified motor vehicles used for racing. The bill was introduced with a bipartisan group of 44 original cosponsors. For decades, automotive enthusiasts have modified street vehicles into race cars used exclusively at closed race tracks. In early 2016, the EPA i... Read more

  • McHenry Votes to Bring Greater Accountability to the Federal Regulatory Process
    Posted in Press Release on January 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Last night, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 26, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2017: “Over the last eight years, the Obama Administration has led a regulatory onslaught. With a cumulative economic cost of nearly $2 trillion, these unilateral actions have killed jobs and driven up the prices for everyday goods and services. “Tonight, the House took an important step to slow these regul... Read more

  • McHenry Pays Tribute to Cleveland County Commissioner Ronnie Hawkins
    Posted in Press Release on January 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to pay tribute to former Cleveland County Commissioner Ronnie Hawkins, who passed away after a long battle with illness on December 8th, 2016. You can access video of Congressman McHenry's remarks by clicking here or on the image below. Read more

  • McHenry Stands With Israel Against UN Action
    Posted in Press Release on January 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 11, objecting to the United Nations Security Council's Resolution 2334: “The United Nations' treatment of Israel is dangerous and objectionable. As our sacred ally and the only true democracy in the entire Middle East, Israel should be recognized for their commitment to democratic principles and commended for all they do to maintain peace. Instead they are targ... Read more

  • McHenry on Passage of the Creating Financial Prosperity for Businesses & Investors Act
    Posted in Press Release on December 5, 2016 | Preview rr

    This evening, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and co-leader of House Republican's Innovation Initiative, applauded the passage of H.R. 6427, the Creating Financial Prosperity for Businesses and Investors Act. Included in H.R. 6427 were two bills introduced by Congressman McHenry: H.R. 4854 the Supporting America's Innovators Act and H.R. 4855, the Fix Crowdfunding Act. “Small businesses and entrepreneurs play a vitally im... Read more

  • McHenry on Passage of 2017 Defense Authorization Bill
    Posted in Press Release on December 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) released the following statement after the House passed the Conference Report accompanying S. 2943, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017: “We live in a dangerous world with multiple ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and regimes hostile to our American ideals leading countries in both Europe and Asia. In the face of these threats, it is our military men and women who keep our nation safe. Today, the House passed the annual Nat... Read more

  • McHenry on Passage of the 21st Century Cures Act
    Posted in Press Release on November 30, 2016 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) released the following statement after the House passed the 21st Century Cures Act: “America has long been a world leader in medical innovation but for Americans suffering from a disease, medical innovation and breakthroughs are not coming fast enough. The 21st Century Cures Act changes that. Our bill includes increased funding for medical research and development, removes barriers that block greater medical innovation, and also reforms our nation’s m... Read more

  • McHenry Visits East Lincoln Speedway to Talk RPM Act
    Posted in Press Release on November 22, 2016 | Preview rr

    Last month, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) visited the East Lincoln Speedway in Stanley to talk about his bill to combat EPA overreach into auto racing, the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act of 2016. During his visit, Congressman McHenry had the opportunity to drive a late model race car on East Lincoln’s dirt track. After completing a few laps, Congressman McHenry spoke with SPEED SPORT about the RPM Act, its progress in the House, and his experience on track. Click he... Read more