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Congressman Tom Garrett

Representing the 5th District of Virginia


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February 13, 2017 Weekly Columns

In 1947, Senator Arthur Vandenberg famously stated that “politics stop at the water’s edge.” What that meant was that partisan infighting should cease when it compromises American interests abroad and indeed when it compromises the safety and well-being of Americans at home.

January 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Over the weekend, President Trump unveiled the latest of his executive actions entitled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.”

January 30, 2017 Weekly Columns

President Trump kicked off his first week in the Oval Office by delivering on a series of promises he made on the campaign trail. Among those were the following executive orders:

January 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday Liberty University announced former Virginia Congressman Robert Hurt will be leading the newly created Center for Law and Government. 

January 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today the U.S.

January 23, 2017 Weekly Columns

With the swearing in of our 45th President this week, it seems very appropriate to reflect on the past year to share my thoughts on what is to come in 2017.

January 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled the latest selections for several highly coveted committee assignments in Congress.

January 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a tumultuous evening of debate in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, a budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2017 passed along party lines.

January 13, 2017 Weekly Columns

Obamacare repeal is underway, yet the problems that prompted the bill that we had to ‘pass so that we could find out what was in it’ remain. One cannot reasonably debate the effectiveness of Obamacare. To date, it is an unmitigated disaster. Bill Clinton called it “the craziest thing in the world,” lamenting that hard working Americans are the victims of this broken system.