The Veterans Administration issue has been perplexing.
What was a simple promise of care after service from the American government to those who were willing to risk their lives on behalf of their country has morphed into a tragic series of broken promises and half-filled commitments.
CHARLESTON, SC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford released his public schedule for Thursday, May 31st.
I wrote yesterday on a number of amendments that had been in this year’s House version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). I have listed a couple more at the bottom that I think might be worth your review, but before I get into those amendments, let me offer just a couple of thoughts on the base bill itself.
I voted for the NDAA, and it passed by a vote of 351 to 66.
CHARLESTON, SC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford released his public schedule for Saturday, May 26th and Monday, May 28th.
Saturday, May 26th
Coffee with Your Congressman
This week, Congress completed its work on the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill passed this afternoon, and I’ll have further comment on the overall bill, but I wanted to write to lay out my reasoning behind my votes on some of the more controversial amendments.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Mark Sanford and the entire House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee approved the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, which will now go to the House floor for a vote.
Today, the House voted on the Senate version of the Right to Try bill that we attempted to pass in the House back in March.
Last week, I voted against the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, better known as the Farm Bill. I suspect this bill will come back, and I hope that we’re able to make it a better bill in the process. Part of what was occurring here was also about leverage with regard to a vote on immigration...and that debate is still up in the air as well.