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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...

Foxx Opposes Push For Second Impeachment

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the latest round of impeachment efforts: “The nation and the world are reeling from the rioting and violence that occurred on January 6th in the United States Capitol. As law enforcement works to bring accountability and swift justice to the perpetrators involved that day, Congress must leave no stone u...

Taking A Stand To Defend The Constitution

| Posted in Blog

January 6th was a day of significance not only for the United States, but also for the entire world. Throughout the day, my focus was on my oath to the Constitution and preserving the promise of the United States. When I made my decision to object, I did so out of an abiding respect for the Constitution – the founding document that has been cemented in this great Republic for more than 230 years. ...

Foxx Issues Statement On Passage of The Coronavirus Relief Package

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the passage of a new Coronavirus relief package: “For months, Speaker Pelosi and her Democrat colleagues orchestrated an unprecedented blockade that pushed the livelihoods of the American people to near extinction. It’s even more damning that she purposely stonewalled relief negotiations so that her par...

Foxx Applauds Passage of War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 1819, the War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act: “The brute force of law must be swiftly and decisively applied to the perpetrators of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide across the world. With the passage of H.R. 1819, the War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act, the United States...

Foxx Issues Statement On The Integrity Of Our Elections Process

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the election process in North Carolina and around the country: “Transparency in free and fair elections has always been an underpinning in elections past, and 2020 is no different. The American people deserve certainty that their votes count, and that their voices will not be rendered mute. “The future ...

Foxx Issues Statement On Rural Broadband Extension Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 26, 2020 Yadkinville, N.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the United States Department of Agriculture’s $2.3 million grant for rural broadband expansion in North Carolina: “In western North Carolina, high-speed internet access has been a longstanding issue, and I know first-hand the difficulties of getting relia...

Foxx & Comer Applaud Introduction of Companion Senate Legislation to Provide Regulatory Relief During Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Representative James Comer (R-KY) issued a joint statement applauding the introduction of Senator Lankford’s (R-OK) Pandemic Preparedness, Response, and Rapid Recovery Act: “Over the past eight months, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed burdensome regulations that have exacerbated a myriad of problems within the United States. Withou...

Republicans Served As The Catalysts For the 19th Amendment

| Posted in Opinion Editorials by Congresswoman Foxx

I hear repeatedly from my constituents that students are not learning the history of our country, and it is truly unfortunate. Where we are as a country today is a direct result of our past. The significant events that shaped the United States are not being taught, or explained, in a fashion that is reflective of the facts. As a direct result, modern opinions that have been formed are mired in ina...

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