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  • McHenry Votes to Cut the Deficit
    Posted in Press Release on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on House passage of H.R. 3, Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act. This $15 billion rescissions package, which is the largest in U.S. history, will help to reduce the deficit by cutting unnecessary spending and returning unused funds back to the U.S. Treasury. "Last month, President Trump asked Congress to cut billions of dollars in expired and unnecessary programs to help curb government waste. Last night... Read more

  • McHenry Renews Call for the Release of Pastor Andrew Brunson
    Posted in Press Release on June 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) delivered a speech on the House floor renewing his call for the release of the wrongfully imprisoned Pastor Andrew Brunson. Pastor Brunson, who is originally from Black Mountain, North Carolina, has been imprisoned in Turkey since October 7, 2016. On March 13, 2018, Pastor Brunson was issued an indictment filled with bogus charges relating to terrorism and espionage and, if convicted, the Pastor could face up to 35 years in a Turkish prison. C... Read more

  • McHenry Announces Tenth District Service Academy Appointees
    Posted in Press Release on June 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) announced Davis Kennedy, Thomas Lawley, Ryan Matz, Brandon Sherrill, Stonewall Sisk, and Daniel Andreou from North Carolina's Tenth Congressional District have accepted appointments to our nation's military service academies for the Class of 2022. Each of these students applied for a nomination through Congressman McHenry's office and were interviewed by the Congressman's Military Advisory Committee. "Congratulations to these exceptional young men on this achi... Read more

  • McHenry Announces 2018 Tenth District Art Competition Winner
    Posted in Press Release on June 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) announced Katie Moua as the winner of the Tenth District's 2018 Congressional Art Competition. A panel of judge's from the Tenth District selected Katie's work, "Wired Eyes", as the winner of this year's competition. Katie, lives in Claremont and is a sophomore at Bunker Hill High School where she studies art under teacher Jana Farris. Last Tuesday, Congressman McHenry hosted a reception at his Hickory District Office recognizing Katie and her art work, "Wired... Read more

  • Important Information for Tenth District Residents Impacted by Ongoing Flooding
    Posted in Press Release on May 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    Tenth District constituents who have incurred damage from the recent rain event need to notify their County Emergency Management Office as quickly as possible. This is important for two reasons: first, the emergency management officials can best direct you to possible resources for assistance and second, your report will help the county collect the data North Carolina Emergency Management needs to determine if and when the Governor can submit a federal disaster declaration request. Additionally,... Read more

  • McHenry Votes to Roll Back Burdensome Dodd Frank Regulations
    Posted in Press Release on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act: “Since Dodd Frank was enacted we’ve seen the cost of borrowing skyrocket, one in five American banks have closed, and it has become harder for American families to access the financial products they need. Today, the House voted to rollback this failed law with passage... Read more

  • McHenry Votes to Support Our Veterans
    Posted in Press Release on May 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Last night, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on House passage of the VA MISSION Act: "Our veterans have made tremendous sacrifices to defend this country and protect our freedoms. But too often the VA has failed to provide these heroes the care they deserve. The passage of the bipartisan VA MISSION Act changes that, ensuring our nation’s heroes receive the high quality care they’ve earned. This bill includes important reforms and funds the Choice program... Read more

  • Bipartisan Group of 154 Representatives Send Letter to President Erdogan Demanding Release of Pastor Brunson
    Posted in Press Release on May 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Friday, a bipartisan group of 154 Representatives, led by Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) and Congressman David Price (D, NC-04), sent a letter denouncing the wrongful imprisonment of American Pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been held in Turkey for over eighteen months. The letter was sent to the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, ahead of Pastor Brunson's next appearance in Turkish court which will occur today, May 7th. Pastor Brunson, who is originally from Black Mountai... Read more

  • McHenry Votes to Modernize the IRS
    Posted in Press Release on April 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on House passage of H.R. 4554, the 21st Century IRS Act, which includes McHenry’s bill H.R. 3860, the IRS Data Verification Modernization Act of 2017 : “For years the IRS—like our tax code—has been in need of a complete overhaul. With today’s passage of the 21st Century IRS Act, the House has taken a bipartisan step to achieve that goal. This bill includes important reforms to modernize the IRS, bringing it into the 21st ... Read more

  • McHenry on the Passing of Barbara Bush
    Posted in Press Release on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush: "Barbara Bush was an incredible American. Throughout her years in the public eye, she always carried herself with the utmost integrity. With a strong personality and an unforgettable sense of humor, she served as the rock for one of America's great families, keeping them together through success and adversity, happiness and sadness. "Giulia and I join with the rest of a gr... Read more