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Congressman Tom Garrett

Representing the 5th District of Virginia


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February 20, 2017 Columns

Last week House Republicans put forward a plan to replace the un-Affordable Care Act. When President Obama and Congressional Democrats first sought to pass Obamacare, they told us we ‘needed to pass the bill to find out what was in it.’ Well we found out what was in it and we saw families lose their plans and their doctors – even the ones they liked and wanted to keep.

February 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today U.S. Senator Rand Paul held a joint press conference with members of the U.S.

February 13, 2017 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 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 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.