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Last week, Gaston County lost one of its heroes. Mack Drake lived his life dedicated to defending the United States, to his family, and to his fellow veterans. He began his career at just 16 years old when he enlisted in the Marines to fight in WWII and went on to serve in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and later in the U.S. Air Force. We will never forget his service to our country. https://www.gastongazette.com/news/20191110/belmont-veteran-remembered-for-service-to-country-family

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We are now less than a year away from the next election but House Democrats don’t want to let the American people decide who their president should be. Instead of voting to pass the USMCA or to secure our border—legislation that would actually help the American people—they have wasted the last year playing partisan political games. This needs to end.

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Yesterday, on the first day of the sham impeachment hearings, House Democrats made it clear that they will continue to ignore the facts as long as they are able to achieve their goal of removing President Trump from office and undoing the will of the American people. Here are some of the facts Democrats have ignored:

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Although we celebrated Veterans Day earlier this week, each day we should be thankful for the service of all the brave men and women who have fought to defend our country. Mary Tate of Hickory served as a member of the Women's Army Corps during World War II. She recently turned 100 years old and still looks back on her service to this country as an experience she will never regret. Thank you for all you’ve done Mary! https://www.hickoryrecord.com/hdr/year-old-hickory-resident-served-as-platoon-sergeant-in-wwii/article_13cf8537-4db7-5e9f-880d-d00810bd301a.html

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This is an incredible story of how Gaston County native Army Cpl. Earl W. Duncan finally returned home after he went missing while fighting for our country in Korea almost 70 years ago. His remains were sent back to the United States last year after the summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Although we celebrated Veterans Day yesterday, it is every day we remember Earl’s sacrifice and the sacrifice of all who put their lives on the line while serving this great nation. https://www.gastongazette.com/news/20191104/gaston-county-korean-war-veteranrsquos-remains-recovered-from-north-korea

Congressman McHenry’s Staff to Hold Office Hours in Columbus

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Tenth District Congressman Patrick McHenry’s staff will hold office hours in Polk County on Friday, November 8th from 9 AM – 12 PM at the Womack Building – 40 Courthouse Street in Columbus. Roger Kumpf, McHenry’s Regional Director for Polk County, will be available to meet with constituents who have issues with federal agencies including Social Security, veterans affairs, and immigration. He will also be there to listen to any concerns that constituents have with federal policy or pending legislation before Congress. Kumpf will then relay these concerns to Congressman McHenry. Congressman McHenry’s staff holds regular office hours in each county of the Tenth District.

McHenry on House Democrats' Vote to Authorize Partisan Impeachment Proceedings

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on his vote against H.Res. 660, House Democrats’ resolution to authorize impeachment proceedings against President Trump: "Democrats have proven time and time again that they are willing to do whatever it takes to undo the results of the 2016 election. First they tried the Mueller Report. When that failed to implicate the President in wrongdoing they moved on to selective leaks from secret hearings. Since that approach has failed to prove wrongdoing, we are now voting on investigative procedures that stack the deck against President Trump and go against years of precedent. "We are now just twelve months away from the election, yet Democrats have chosen once again to...

McHenry Bill to Support Small Businesses Passes House

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Last night, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan H.R. 4860, the Crowdfunding Amendments Act. This legislation, introduced by Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the top Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, will ensure investment crowdfunding can best support American small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking to raise capital. “We all agree small businesses and entrepreneurs are America’s true job creators. This is especially true in communities I represent in western North Carolina," said Congressman McHenry. "But today, America’s small businesses are still struggling to find capital. Small business lending from traditional banks continues to decline and small business loans in America’s small towns are less...

McHenry Recognizes Gaston College President Dr. Patricia Skinner

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Yesterday, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) delivered a speech on the House Floor to recognize Gaston College President Dr. Patricia Skinner. Dr. Skinner is retiring in March of 2020 after serving as Gaston College's president for 25 years. Under her leadership Gaston College has grown tremendously and is now ranked as one of the top community colleges in North Carolina. Click here or on the image below to watch McHenry's speech honoring Dr. Skinner.

McHenry on the Retirement of Congressman Greg Walden

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the top Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on the retirement of Congressman Greg Walden (OR-02), the top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee: "Greg Walden is unquestionably one of the most intelligent and substantive members with whom I’ve served during my time in Congress. For the past two decades, he’s been on the frontlines of some of our party's most important political and policy battles. He helped maintain our historic majorities while leading the NRCC and later helped shepherd consequential legislation—like the SUPPORT Act—to passage as Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Beyond his work as a public servant, I’...

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Last week, Gaston County lost one of its heroes. Mack Drake lived his life dedicated to defending the United States, to his family, and to his fellow veterans. He began his career at just 16 years old when he enlisted in the Marines to fight in WWII and went on to serve in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and later in the U.S. Air Force. We will never forget his service to our country. https://www.gastongazette.com/news/20191110/belmont-veteran-remembered-for-service-to-country-family

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We are now less than a year away from the next election but House Democrats don’t want to let the American people decide who their president should be. Instead of voting to pass the USMCA or to secure our border—legislation that would actually help the American people—they have wasted the last year playing partisan political games. This needs to end.

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Yesterday, on the first day of the sham impeachment hearings, House Democrats made it clear that they will continue to ignore the facts as long as they are able to achieve their goal of removing President Trump from office and undoing the will of the American people. Here are some of the facts Democrats have ignored:

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Although we celebrated Veterans Day earlier this week, each day we should be thankful for the service of all the brave men and women who have fought to defend our country. Mary Tate of Hickory served as a member of the Women's Army Corps during World War II. She recently turned 100 years old and still looks back on her service to this country as an experience she will never regret. Thank you for all you’ve done Mary! https://www.hickoryrecord.com/hdr/year-old-hickory-resident-served-as-platoon-sergeant-in-wwii/article_13cf8537-4db7-5e9f-880d-d00810bd301a.html

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This is an incredible story of how Gaston County native Army Cpl. Earl W. Duncan finally returned home after he went missing while fighting for our country in Korea almost 70 years ago. His remains were sent back to the United States last year after the summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Although we celebrated Veterans Day yesterday, it is every day we remember Earl’s sacrifice and the sacrifice of all who put their lives on the line while serving this great nation. https://www.gastongazette.com/news/20191104/gaston-county-korean-war-veteranrsquos-remains-recovered-from-north-korea

McHenry outlines how China's communist regime has affected western North Carolina

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During the House Financial Services Committee debate on the Export-Import Bank reauthorization, Democrats claimed American's don’t need to worry about China. Congressman McHenry (NC-10) strongly thinks the people of the Tenth District would disagree. In McHenry's response, he outlined exactly what China’s communist regime has done to two of the most important industries in western North Carolina.

McHenry Delivers Speech to Recognize Gaston College President Dr. Patricia Skinner

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) delivers a speech on the House Floor to recognize Gaston College President Dr. Patricia Skinner and congratulate her on her retirement after serving as Gaston College's president for 25 years.

McHenry Delivers Remarks in Opposition to the SAFE Banking Act

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) delivered remarks on the House Floor in opposition to H.R. 1595, the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act of 2019.

McHenry Joins Fox Business to Discuss Mueller Testimony

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Wednesday's testimony from Special Counsel Mueller is a victory for rule of law and a victory for President Trump. Time to move past the partisan investigations and get to work on behalf of the American people.

Happy Independence Day 2019

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) wishes a Happy Independence Day to everyone here in the Tenth District and across the country.