Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors No Support for Terror Act

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has sponsored H.R. 5316, the No Support for Terror Act. This bill was originally introduced by Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL) and stop allocations of Special Drawing Rights at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for countries that commit genocide or sponsor terrorism. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “State sponsors of terrorism and countries who commit genocide h...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill to Help Homeschool Parents

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has sponsored H.R. 5284, the Home Educators are Teachers Act. The bill would allow homeschool parents to be eligible for a $250 tax deduction for school supplies. The bill was originally introduced by Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Homeschool parents across North Carolina do incredible work taking their children’s education into t...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bills to Increase Educational Freedom

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has co-sponsored two bills from Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC) that would give students and parents more educational freedom as they face toxic Critical Race Theory and mask mandates. H.R. 5328, the No Corrupt Racist Training (No CRT) Act and H.R. 5327, the Masks Off Act, would give students more access to Opportunity Grants to seek alternative educational options....

Rep. Ted Budd Leads Letter Demanding Answers From Biden on Abandoned Afghan Weapons

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) led a coalition of 20 House members to send a letter to President Biden demanding answers after the State Department ordered the deletion of several public reports about the amount of taxpayer-funded equipment that was provided to the Afghan National Security Forces. Co-signers on the letter are: Reps. Brian Mast (R-FL), Brian Babin (R-TX), Bill Pose...

Rep. Ted Budd Statement on House Democrat NDAA

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after his vote on the House Democrat National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “Our brave servicemen and women deserve all the support we can give them and that includes a pay raise. That’s why it is so offensive that House Democrats would use this bill to push a series of radically liberal priorities. The House Democrat ND...

Rep. Ted Budd Proposes Amendment to Restore Afghan Weapons Reports

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has proposed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would order the Department of Defense (DOD) to restore the publicly available accountings of military assistance provided to the Afghan security forces. Much of this accounting was erased from some federal websites in August. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “The Biden administrat...

Rep. Ted Budd Statement Opposing Debt Ceiling Suspension

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after voting against suspending the debt ceiling: “For years, the Washington Swamp has been addicted to more spending and debt. Since the beginning of 2020, the federal government has run an annual, record deficit of $3.1 trillion, adding over $5 trillion to the debt. The national debt currently stands at nearly $30 trillion...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Federal Debt Emergency Control Act

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has co-sponsored H.R.4869, the Federal Debt Emergency Control Act. The bill would require the Office of Management and Budget to declare a “Federal Debt Emergency” in any fiscal year where the federal debt exceeds 100% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). An emergency declaration would trigger automatic actions to reduce the debt level under 100% of GDP. Th...

Rep. Ted Budd Calls Out Antisemitic Teachings at UNC

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Advance, N.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to University of North Carolina System President Peter Hans expressing concern about reports of antisemitic faculty teaching courses on campus. The full text of the letter is below: President Hans, I write to express my concern over repeated antisemitic activity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Kylie Broderick, a g...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill to Improve Timeliness of Senior Healthcare

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has sponsored H.R. 3173, the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act. This bipartisan bill would speed up the prior authorization process for Medicare Advantage plans, which would fast track care for common medical procedures. The bill was originally introduced by Reps. Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Mike Kelly (R-PA), Ami Bera (D-CA), and Larry Bucshon (R-IN)....

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