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  • McHenry on the Mueller Report
    Posted in Press Release on April 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Ranking Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on the release of "the Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election" (the Mueller Report): “The one thing the Mueller Report definitively proves is something I’ve said I believe all along: Russia attempted to interfere with the 2016 Presidential election. That being said, both Special Counsel Mueller and Attorney... Read more

  • McHenry on the Taxpayer First Act
    Posted in Press Release on April 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 1957, the Taxpayer First Act of 2019: "The IRS is stuck in the 20th century, which hurts hardworking taxpayers here in North Carolina and all across the country. Today, the House has taken a meaningful step towards reforming and modernizing the agency. By embracing innovation, the IRS can better fulfill its mission: serving the American taxpayer." Included in the Taxpayer First Act is H.R. 2007, th... Read more

  • McHenry Introduces Bill to Modernize the IRS
    Posted in Press Release on April 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    On Monday, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), the Republican Leader of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced H.R. 2007, the IRS Data Verification Modernization Act of 2019. This bipartisan bill will require the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to automate the Income Verification Express Services process by creating an Application Programming Interface (API). This will allow small businesses and consumers to access accurate credit assessments more efficiently. Joining McHenry as a... Read more

  • McHenry Fights to Protect Life
    Posted in Press Release on April 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) signed the discharge petition on H.R. 962, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to force floor action on this important life-saving bill. "We need to foster a culture that respects life," said McHenry. "I was proud to add my name to the discharge petition to force a vote on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. This life-saving bill will help to ensure that any child born alive during an abortion is provided the procedures ne... Read more

  • McHenry Raises Concerns Over Cost of the Green New Deal
    Posted in Press Release on March 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), joined with House Republican Committee Leaders to send a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) urging her to direct the Democratic Chairmen of the committees of jurisdiction to schedule hearings on the Green New Deal. “Taken together, we fear the Green New Deal would hurt Americans struggling to make ends meet – the very people it purports to help. Worst of all, it could permanently put the American Dream out of reach for millions of Ameri... Read more

  • McHenry Announces Details for the 2019 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on March 13, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) announced submission deadlines for the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. Since the competition began in 1982, over 650,000 high school students have participated in this nationwide event showcasing the incredible talent of our nation's young artists. “Every year, it is my honor to continue the tradition of recognizing some of the Tenth Districts most talented art students by hosting the Congressional Art Competition,” said Congressman McHenry. "I am always i... Read more

  • McHenry Holds Wells Fargo Accountable
    Posted in Press Release on March 13, 2019 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing to receive testimony from Wells Fargo CEO, Tim Sloan. In his opening statement Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Ranking Republican of the House Financial Services Committee, examined Wells Fargo’s failings and gross mismanagement, especially as it compared to North Carolina banks acquired by Wells Fargo, First Union and Wachovia. Click here or on the image below to watch McHenry's opening statement: He also questioned Mr. S... Read more

  • McHenry Delivers Floor Speech to Denounce H.R. 1
    Posted in Press Release on March 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, the House voted on H.R. 1, the Protect the People Act, which is irresponsible and dangerous legislation that suppresses the rights of American voters and will cost taxpayers billions of dollars. On Wednesday, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) delivered a speech on the House Floor to denounce H.R. 1 as a partisan power grab that hurts American voters. Click here or on the image below to watch. Click here to learn more about how H.R. 1 suppresses the will of American voters courtesy of th... Read more

  • McHenry Opening Statement on Continued U.S. Economic Growth
    Posted in Press Release on March 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testified before the House Financial Services Committee at the semiannual hearing entitled: Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy. Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Ranking Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, began by highlighting the economy’s remarkable growth over the last two and a half years, record unemployment lows, and wage growth as a result of Republican tax and regulatory relief. McHenry went on to empha... Read more

  • McHenry Holds Credit Bureaus Accountable
    Posted in Press Release on February 27, 2019 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, CEO’s of the three major Credit Reporting Agencies, Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian North America, testified before the House Financial Services Committee at a hearing entitled: Who's Keeping Score? Holding Credit Bureaus Accountable and Repairing a Broken System. Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Ranking Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, pressed the witnesses on their efforts to modernize the credit reporting system, which suffers from a lack of innovatio... Read more