If politics is considered in part theater, President Trump’s opening act has been a most colorful one. The media, critics and even supporters swing from being confounded, frightened or elated by the possibility of what might come next — but those perceptions can change in 10-minute increments given the administration’s blitzkrieg-like movement forward.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Mark Sanford offered the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), a nonpartisan agency, released its Budget and Economic Outlook for the next decade:
WASHINGTON, DC - Representative Mark Sanford today announced his appointment to the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee for the 115th Congress. The committee’s mission is “to ensure the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of the federal government and all its agencies.” Rep.
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SANFORD TO ATTEND 58TH PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION
On Friday, the House voted on S. 84, a bill that would exempt General James Mattis from the current requirement that military officers be retired for seven years before serving as Secretary of Defense. I voted in favor of the bill, and it passed by a vote of 268 to 151.
Yesterday afternoon, the House voted on H.R. 78, the SEC Regulatory Accountability Act. The bill passed by a vote of 243 to 184, and I voted for it. Let me explain.
Today, the House voted on one of the most significant pieces of legislation in recent years, S.Con.Res. 3, a bill that will start the process of repealing Obamacare. I voted in favor of this bill, and it passed by a vote of 227 to 198. Allow me to explain the three main reasons why I ultimately voted in favor of it.
Staying on course with last week’s theme of reforming the regulatory process, I wanted to let you know the House voted yesterday on H.R. 5, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017. I voted for the bill, and it passed 238 to 183.