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Congressman Tom Garrett

Representing the 5th District of Virginia

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October 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 31, 2017)—Congressman Tom Garrett (R-VA), Member of the Homeland Security and Foreign Affairs Committees, issued the following statement on the suspected terrorist attack in New York: 

October 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 27, 2017)–Today, Congressman Tom Garrett (R-VA) issued the following statement honoring the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Woodberry Forest School Sports Camp subsequent to placing remarks in the Congressional Record:

October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 26, 2017)—Congressman Tom Garrett (R-VA), Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, today issued the following statement on President Trump’s decision to declare the opioid crisis public health emergency:

October 25, 2017 Fox News: Let's allow our kids to use some of their future Social Security earnings to pay off their student loans

Since being sworn-in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives in January, I have travelled across Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District and heard from countless families and business owners who are being crushed under the weight of Obamacare’s higher premiums and outdated tax code that punishes innovation and success.

October 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–Congressman Tom Garrett’s (R-VA) staff will host local office hours in the Fifth District to help constituents with federal agencies and other casework issues. 

WHO:      Congressman Tom Garrett’s Fifth District Team 

September 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C- Last Tuesday, Congressman Tom Garrett (VA-05) secured United States Humanitarian Parole status for nine refugees persecuted for their Christian faith in their native home of Sudan. In 2015, Sudanese officials arrested two men on charges stemming from Christian mission work.

September 24, 2017 Press Release

This fall, I am honored to help young Virginians interested in being nominated to one of the four U.S. Service Academies- USAFA, USMMA, USMA, and USNA. To be considered for a nomination, applicants must be legal residents of Virginia's Fifth Congressional District.

September 20, 2017 Press Release

In addition to our regular office hours in Charlottesville, Danville and Washington, D.C., our staff will travel to meet with individuals in need of assistance with federal agencies on Tuesday, September 26. To confirm that Local Office Hours will be held according to the schedule, please contact our Danville office at (434) 791-2596 or Charlottesville office at (434) 973-9631. 

September 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night President Trump formally signed S.J.Res. 49 – a joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terror attack in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, 2017.

September 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today marks the 16th anniversary of the deadly attacks that left thousands dead in the single most devastating terrorist attack on U.S. soil in the nation’s history.

Considering today’s significance, Fifth District Congressman Tom Garrett offered his respects to the victims and heroes of this day by saying:

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In The News

September 7, 2017 In The News

As a newcomer to Congress, I cannot help but recall my frustration — as a citizen — at how things worked, or perhaps didn’t work in Washington. Politicians rarely demonstrated the willingness to say “no” to the next good idea, whether it was something that should or had previously been within the enumerated role of the federal legislature or not.

August 24, 2017 In The News

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Republican Rep. Tom Garrett once again on Tuesday condemned the recent violent acts in Charlottesville and the white nationalists who came to the city, and disagreed with how the president commented on it in the days following Aug. 12.

August 24, 2017 In The News

Garrett tweeted Saturday to condemn what he called “despicable escalation of racist rhetoric in Charlottesville.” Later, in an interview with Fox News, he said, “The victims of this racist violence are my constituents. . . . It blows my mind that this many racist bigots actually exist in this country.”

 

August 24, 2017 In The News

Republican Rep. Tom Garrett once again on Tuesday condemned the recent violent acts in Charlottesville and the white nationalists who came to the city, and disagreed with how the president commented on it in the days following Aug. 12.

August 24, 2017 In The News

Rep. Tom Garrett, R-Va., said Sunday he regretted a March meeting with Jason Kessler, organizer of the white nationalist rally that sparked deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday.

August 24, 2017 In The News

In the wake of the violent clashes at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., that left three dead and more than a dozen injured, a Virginia congressman said Sunday he is “afraid” about the future of the nation.

January 3, 2017 In The News
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