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Foxx Votes to Strengthen Visa Waiver Program

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today praised passage of bipartisan legislation that would help the Department of Homeland Security identify and stop terrorists with Western passports from entering the United States. “National security is the number one job of the federal government, and this bipartisan legislation is one step toward reducing the risk that terrorists pose to our nation,” ...

Local GOP reps: Obama has no new strategy to deal with ISIS

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Republican members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation said Monday that the strategy proposed by President Barack Obama to deal with terrorism in the United States and abroad covered no substantive new ground. “Radical Islamic extremists have a plan and the entire world is aware of it,” U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, whose 6th Congressional District includes Surry and Stokes counties, said Monday...

WWII Veteran's Family Presented Service Medals in Clemmons

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The family of a WWII veteran in Clemmons received multiple service medals Saturday afternoon. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., presented the medals to the family of Willis Tom Bradshaw at Foxx's office in Clemmons. Bradshaw served as a Seaman Second Class in the U.S. Navy Reserve. He was killed in action in 1942 when the USS Juneau sunk during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Bradshaw's daughter, Bonni...

WWII Veteran Honored 73 Years Later

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A veteran of war was honored 73 years after his death. Rep. Virginia Foxx presented the family of Willis Tom Bradshaw with the medals he earned during service in World War II on Saturday in Foxx's Clemmons office. Bradshaw was a Seaman Second Class in the U.S. Navy Reserve. He was killed in action on November 13, 1942, when the USS Juneau was sunk during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Bonnie For...

Foxx to Present Service Medals to WWII Veteran’s Family

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., will present the family of Willis Tom Bradshaw with the medals he earned during service in World War II on Saturday, Nov. 28, at 4 p.m. in Foxx’s Clemmons office. Bradshaw was a Seaman Second Class in the U.S. Navy Reserve. He was killed in action on Nov. 13, 1942, when the USS Juneau was sunk during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. “It was a privilege to a...

Foxx Responds to Refugee Crisis

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today voted in favor of legislation that would strengthen the vetting system for Syrian and Iraqi refugees being admitted to the United States. “Obama administration officials have said there are inherent shortcomings in the current screening process for refugees, especially those fleeing embattled Middle East countries where government databases are unreli...

Iredell representatives show support for McCrory on refugees

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It started with a single fingerprint in Paris, and now governors from more than half the of the United States of America -- including North Carolina -- are saying they will not accept asylum seekers from Syria, which is arguably the most war-ravaged nation on the planet. The number of governors calling for a close of their state borders to Syrian refugees comprises one Democrat and 26 Republicans,...

North Carolina Delegation Statement on Paris Attacks & Syrian Refugees

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WASHINGTON-- This afternoon, the ten Republican members of North Carolina's U.S. House of Representatives delegation released the following statement in response to Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris and Governor Pat McCrory's request that the Obama Administration cease sending Syrian refugees to North Carolina. The joint statement was issued by Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (NC-2), Congressman Wal...

North Carolina lawmakers align with French people

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Even as the terrorist attacks on Paris were ongoing late Nov. 13 and into the early morning hours of Nov. 14, President Barack Obama and North Carolina’s top lawmakers were promising prayers, unity and solidarity with France. Obama, speaking as gunshots and explosions still could be heard throughout the French capital, promised, “We are going to do whatever it takes to work with the French people ...

Foxx Honors Veterans, Military Families

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today released the following statement to commemorate Veterans Day: “On Veterans Day we rightly single out the members of our military past and present to honor them with the respect and gratitude they deserve. The veterans that we honor today are a reflection of American greatness. Liberty is bought and paid for by the incomprehensible generosity of these ...

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