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In Case You Missed It: Chairman Arrington Talks Debt Ceiling Negotiations on Fox News

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined Neil Cavuto on Fox News’ Cavuto Live to discuss debt ceiling negotiations in Congress and the fiscal state of the nation.   “I don’t think the President will escape having to deal with negotiating some fiscal reforms, in the most responsible way, so that we can bend the debt curve, get back…

Chairman Arrington: “Debt Ceiling Discussions Force Congress to Face Reality of Rising National Debt”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement in response to the United States hitting its debt limit of $31.4 trillion: “For more than a century, debt ceiling discussions have forced Congress to face the reality of a rising national debt. While responsible levels of debt have played an important part in our…

Chairman Arrington: We Will Not Let Politicians Bankrupt Our Country and Destroy Our Children’s Future

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement in response to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s letter to Congress on the debt limit: “We will pay our creditors and protect the good faith and credit of the U.S., but we will not let politicians bankrupt our country and destroy our children’s future. No new credit…

Arrington Urges Biden to Highlight USMCA at North American Leaders Summit

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) sent a letter to the Biden Administration, urging President Biden to highlight the significance of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and defend American workers and businesses during the North American Leaders Summit. Since being signed into law in 2020, USMCA has increased the quantity of trade between these…

Arrington Honors Law Enforcement Appreciation Day with Legislation to Support Law Enforcement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) reintroduced two pieces of legislation in the House of Representatives that would protect law enforcement and hold rioters accountable. “Since the riots that devastated cities across our country in 2020, Democrats – at all levels – have failed to condemn lawlessness and chaos. Their…

Arrington Selected to Serve as Chair of House Budget Committee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement after being selected to serve as the Chairman of the House Budget Committee for the 118th Congress: “I am humbled by the confidence and trust of my colleagues to lead the effort to rein-in spending, reduce our debt, and restore fiscal responsibility in our nation’s capital as Chairman of the…

Arrington Statement on House Electing McCarthy to Serve as Speaker

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement after Representative Kevin McCarthy (CA-20) was elected to serve as Speaker of the House of Representatives for the 118th Congress: “Congratulations to Kevin McCarthy on being elected Speaker of the House. It is now time to get to work on behalf of the American people who have been…

Message from Rep. Arrington on House Speaker Selection Process

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following message regarding the House of Representatives’ ongoing election for Speaker of the House in the 118th Congress: “Dear fellow West Texans, “I am working with my Republican colleagues on all sides of this issue to find the best path forward for our Conference and the most effective leadership…

Arrington: How Pro-Growth Policies Can Avert a Fiscal Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an op-ed carried by the Washington Examiner, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) detailed how restoring fiscal responsibility in Washington will require Congress to rein in runaway spending and return to policies that strengthen and grow the economy.   Read Rep. Arrington’s full op-ed below or click here. America’s greatest 21st century…

Arrington Releases Statement on Convening of 118th Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement after the opening of the 118th Congress: “Working Americans across the nation have struggled under big government policies, lawlessness, and reckless spending from two years of single-party Democrat rule.    “The new GOP House majority has an opportunity and a responsibility to…