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Foxx Introduces Spending Safeguards Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after introducing her bill, the Spending Safeguards Act: “Mandatory spending programs are the overflowing sinks that have bedeviled Congress for far too long. Two-thirds of all federal spending is allocated to these programs – with opportunities to curb exceeded cost estimates being few and far between. By...

Foxx Rebukes Socialist Spending Scheme

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on H.R. 5376, the so-called “Build Back Better Act”: “The consequences of President Biden’s failed policies have metastasized like a cancer across this country. Inflation has already reached a 30-year high, gas and grocery prices are skyrocketing, the economy is gasping for air, and hardworking taxpayers a...

Foxx Opposes New Push For Abortion On Demand

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on H.R. 3755, the Abortion on Demand Until Birth Act: “Any attack that targets the unborn tears the moral fabric of this great country. H.R. 3755 is nothing more than a partisan smokescreen intended to obscure a radical, pro-abortion agenda that eliminates nearly all pro-life protections for the unborn on ...

The Constitution Is America's Blueprint

| Posted in Opinion Editorials by Congresswoman Foxx

The three greatest words outside the Bible — “We the People” — are found in the revered document that has defined the identity of America for centuries: The Constitution. On Sept. 17, 234 years ago, 39 patriots signed their names to a document that has become one of the most recognized symbols of freedom throughout history. What came from that day was nothing short of a dramatic societal shift — ...

Foxx Announces 2021 Military Service Academy Nomination Opening Window

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) announced the opening of the Military Service Academy nomination window for appointments to the Class of 2026: “As the Representative for North Carolina’s Fifth Congressional District, one of my most important responsibilities is to nominate our next generation of leaders to honorably serve at one of our nation’s premiere military servi...

Foxx Issues Statement On Fallen Servicemembers In Afghanistan

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the loss of multiple servicemembers in Afghanistan: “This week is yet another dark week in a string of tragedies that will forever impact our nation’s future. The loss of American servicemembers in Afghanistan, and the nature of those lost, has shaken the country to its core. Tom and I are praying for e...

Foxx Announces Staff Additions To Her Washington and Boone Offices

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) announced the additions of Grayson Farmer as her newest Constituent Liaison in Boone, and Hannah S. Cooke as her Executive Assistant in Washington, D.C.: “I am incredibly proud to welcome both Hannah and Grayson to my team. Their commitment to public service, and to the citizens of North Carolina’s Fifth District, will leave an indelibl...

Foxx Slams Biden Administration For Mismanagement In Afghanistan

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the inadequate efforts by the Biden Administration to safely evacuate Americans in Afghanistan: “President Biden has not even been in office for a full eight months and he has already done irreparable damage to United States’ standing within the international community – not to mention our national secu...

Foxx Statement at House Republican Conference Meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) delivered the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at the House Republican Conference meeting: “It is important to set the record straight. My resolution and what I think the result of this resolution will be has nothing to do with any Member’s right to free speech or to vote her or his conscience. It has everything to do with...

Foxx Responds to President Biden’s Joint Address To Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress, and his first 100 days in office: “President Biden pledged unity for our country, but his actions speak louder than his words. At the same very same time he’s been preaching to the public about bipartisanship, his administration is seeking to continue to forc...

Foxx Pushes For Future Interstate Designation of US-74

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the introduction of her standalone bill that would designate US-74 as a future interstate: “As a vital corridor to freight transportation and access to western and southern North Carolina, US-74’s status within the state warrants immediate action to increase its efficiency, accessibility, and long-term ...

Foxx Blasts President Biden's Executive Actions On Gun Control

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on President Biden’s recent executive actions on gun ownership: “Today, President Biden made his intentions to circumvent the Constitution and the Second Amendment rights of countless, law-abiding patriots in this country very clear. Instead of turning his attention to the crisis of his own making at the s...

Foxx Demands Answers On Regional Lapses In Vaccine Distribution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on regional equity concerns in North Carolina’s vaccine distribution plan: “For weeks, I’ve spoken with county health officials, constituents, and members of Operation Warp Speed regarding North Carolina’s progress on vaccine distribution. I’ve been present within countless conversations, and I’m troubled ...

Foxx Reappointed to Newly Empowered Oversight Panel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on being reappointed to the House Oversight Committee: “I’m so pleased to return as a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for the 117th Congress, and I consider it an honor to continue my work alongside many of my Republican colleagues so we can address the pressing needs of the A...

Foxx Introduces Bill Establishing Transparency In The Paris Climate Agreement

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on her introduction of the Protecting American Resources, Innovation and Sovereignty (PARIS) Act: “The Paris Climate Agreement (PCA) currently serves as a bad deal for Americans that fails to achieve its intended purpose, and one that puts the livelihoods of countless Americans in jeopardy. Given the histo...

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