Proven Leadership

Stopping Obamacare

Conservatives in Congress are committed to repealing Obamacare and its damaging impact on our healthcare and economy. I have voted over 60 times to repeal this broken law, and I have introduced legislation in the past to block funding for Obamacare and to prevent the IRS from enforcing it.

Opposing Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants

I am 100 percent opposed to granting amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants, and I have voted several times in the House to block President Obama’s attempts to use executive authority to provide amnesty.  I have also helped pass the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act. This legislation blocks specific funding to cities that ignore our nation’s immigration law.

Advancing Pro-Life Policies

Protecting life at all stages of development is an issue that can have no compromise, and I will not back down from the fight to advance our Pro-Life agenda in the House of Representatives. I will also continue to support measures to stop Planned Parenthood’s horrific abortion practices funded by taxpayers.

Protecting Second Amendment Rights

The right to bear arms is a Constitutional guarantee for law-abiding citizens and I will protect and preserve these rights in Congress.

Investing in our Nation’s Infrastructure

As chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, I am working to inject conservative solutions into our nation’s transportation network. These solutions include the first long-term highway bill in a decade which was passed in 2015. The FAST Act, which was signed into law, makes needed investments to Pennsylvania’s roads and bridges and eliminates bureaucracy without raising your taxes.

A Strong National Defense

The most important responsibility Congress has is to protect the American people from all threats, foreign and domestic. As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, I will continue to ensure that our armed forces have the necessary tools to provide for a strong national defense to defend this great nation from our enemies across the world, such as radical Islamic terrorists.

Fighting Against President Obama’s War on Coal

President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency’s anti-coal regulations are killing thousands of jobs in Pennsylvania and across the nation and will lead to higher electricity costs for hardworking American families. I’ve worked to lead efforts in the House to protect an industry that has been a pillar of our local economy for many years, and I’m not going to back down from the EPA as they try to advance failed liberal energy policies instead of focusing on our domestic resources like coal.

Balancing the Budget

I support House Republicans efforts to cut spending and end business-as-usual in Washington. The House Republican Budget I supported, a Balanced Budget for a Stronger America, balances in 10 years and reduces spending by $5.5 trillion. By seriously addressing the debt crisis, we can put our nation back on a path to prosperity that will allow future generations to live in a stronger America.

Supporting Traditional Marriage

I believe that marriage is solely between a man and a woman.

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