Leader Rodgers: “This is Speaker Pelosi’s grand socialist agenda to destroy freedom.”
Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered remarks in today’s markup of the Democrat’s Build More Inflation Act, Speaker Pelosi’s grand socialist scheme to destroy freedom and embolden America’s enemies on the backs of American families.
Excerpts and highlights from her prepared remarks:
There’s a sense that America’s promise is slipping away from us. The Left’s record spending is already raising prices on working families. This $3.5 trillion tax and spending spree will make rising costs WORSE.
The American people do not...
ICYMI: E&C Republicans Urge Buttigieg to Address China-based Huawei’s Threat to U.S. Autos
Washington, D.C.—Energy and Commerce Committee Republican lawmakers, led by Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), today urged U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg to address recent and concerning reports regarding China-based technology company Huawei's growing access to the U.S. semiconductor technology.
As reported by Reuters:
“A group of 13 Republican lawmakers on Thursday raised concerns about U.S. approval for Chinese telecommunications company Huawei to buy chips for its growing auto business.
“The lawmakers, on the Energy and Commerce Committee, asked U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg in a letter seen by Reuters if he was...
Rodgers Statement on President Biden Forcing Vaccines and Undermining Vaccine Confidence
Washington D.C. — Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement about President Joe Biden’s expected announcement to force all federal workers to receive a COVID-19 vaccine with no option for testing.
“President Biden continues to undermine confidence in safe and effective vaccines. He is using fear, control, and mandates — and failing to put science first. He hasn’t even nominated a FDA commissioner. This pandemic will never end if the American people aren’t trusted or given the information they...
E&C Republican Leaders Respond to Publication of Documents on U.S. Funded Coronavirus Research in China
Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Subcommittee on Health Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (R-VA) released the following statement about the more than 900 pages of documents published by the Intercept that show the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Institutes for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) funded risky coronavirus research in China through EcoHealth Alliance.
“These NIH grant documents further indicate that Dr. Fauci and Dr....
E&C Republicans to CDC: Public Health Must Be Based on Science and Data, Not Fear.
Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans, led by Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), sent a letter Thursday to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle P. Walensky on the CDC’s reversal of its guidance on mask-wearing for vaccinated individuals.
The members are worried that such guidance is undermining the American peoples’ confidence in the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines and is undermining trust in public health, especially for parents trying to make the best decisions for their children.
“While it is clear...
Rodgers Statement on Supreme Court Blocking President Biden’s Unlawful Eviction Moratorium
Washington, D.C — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the Supreme Court reversed President Joe Biden’s unlawful eviction moratorium:
“This was entirely avoidable, especially if the Administration properly managed and ensured the rental assistance Congress had already passed was sent to people who needed it. President Biden said himself extending the unlawful eviction moratorium was ‘not likely to pass constitutional muster.’ Now, as predicted we have more uncertainty and confusion. It’s because of...