This week, the House voted on a government funding bill that combined provides for the Interior, Environmental, Financial Services and General Government needs of the country (H.R. 6147). The bill passed 217 to 199, and I voted for it.
Yesterday, the House voted on H.R. 3030, the Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act. It passed 406-5, and I voted no.
CHARLESTON, SC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford released his public schedule for Friday, July 20th.
On Thursday the House voted on H.R. 6237, the Intelligence Authorization Act for fiscal years 2018 and 2019. I voted against it. The bill passed by a vote of 363 to 54.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mike Gallagher (R-WI), joined by his colleagues Reps.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford announced that his district staff will be conducting July satellite office hours, per the schedule below.
“If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.”
Continued catch up on votes…
The Founding Fathers laid out very few enumerated requirements for our federal government, and our national defense was one of them.