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  • Budd Addresses Possible Irregularities In Kenya’s Largest Arms Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) addressed the need for congressional oversight on the Foreign Military Sale of 12 weaponized border patrol aircraft from the U.S. to the Kenyan Government. Watch video for remarks below. Read more

  • Ted Budd Opposes American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Health

    Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement regarding the current version of the American Health Care Act 2017. "As currently written, I cannot support the American Health Care Act. This bill leaves the structure of Obamacare in place and does not provide the relief that North Carolina families need from high premiums. I am completely committed to repealing Obamacare and do not think that Congress should take a recess until we have done so." Read more

  • Budd's Statement on President Trump’s Joint Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Economy

    U.S. Representative Ted Budd released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s Joint Address to Congress this evening and the message to renew the American spirit. “Tonight, President Trump talked about the importance of bringing jobs back from overseas, enforcing our laws, protecting our borders, and putting America first. This is an agenda that the American people overwhelmingly support and I look forward to working closely with the President and my colleagues in Congress to ... Read more

  • Budd Sends Letter Warning Kenyan Government Of Possible Irregularities In Defense Contract
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, US Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) and four other lawmakers sent a bipartisan letter to the Kenyan Ambassador alerting him to possible irregularities in the announced Foreign Military Sale of 12 weaponized border patrol aircraft from a U.S. contractor to the Kenyan Government. “We have a duty to American businesses as well as our allies to make sure that contracts like this are awarded fairly and without favoritism,” said Representative Budd. “After looking at the facts, I am very concern... Read more

  • Budd Asks for Impartial Investigation of Kenya Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    ,-- Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd and four other lawmakers sent a request to the Government Accountability Office for an investigation into the process that led to the approval of a foreign military sale of 12 weaponized border patrol aircraft and other equipment to the Government of Kenya. The sole-source contractor selected to provide the equipment has never successfully produced an aircraft of this type, while the only U.S. manufacturer with experience in this area was never considered ... Read more

  • Budd Leads Fight Against Kenyan Sale
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    , -- Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced a resolution to halt a Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Kenya for 12 weaponized border patrol aircraft. The proposed sale would reward a $13 billion company that has never produced airplanes of this type and would cost $283 million dollars more than a small business in North Carolina, which is currently producing the needed aircraft. This is at least the third instance the disabled veteran-owned NC contractor was passed over, d... Read more

  • Budd and Adams Introduce Greensboro Four Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Representative Ted Budd (NC-13) and Representative Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the introduction of the bipartisan Greensboro Four Resolution, which recognizes the significance of the Greensboro Four sit in. “56 years ago, four students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University sparked a movement across North Carolina that moved our state and country toward a better future,” said Congressman Budd. “The Greensboro Four sit in served as a catalyst... Read more

  • Budd Votes In Favor Of Protecting Americans’ Email Privacy
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Today, Representative Ted Budd voted in favor of the Email Privacy Act. This bill will strengthen the Electronic Communications Privacy Act by treating electronic communications in a similar fashion to physical mail. “The Founders were deliberate in creating a zone of privacy through the 4th Amendment that could only be penetrated with probable cause and a search warrant granted by a judge. In recent years, we’ve gotten away from that standard with regard to our electronic communications. Since ... Read more

  • BUDD’S STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ACTIONS ON FINANCIAL REGULATIONS
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Economy

    BUDD’S STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ACTIONS ON FINANCIAL REGULATIONS , -- U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive orders regarding the Dodd-Frank Act and the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule: “It’s no secret that Dodd-Frank’s regulations have hindered small businesses and kneecapped local banks. In fact, since Dodd-Frank became law, the rate of new banks being chartered has fallen by as much as 97 percent, from an averag... Read more

  • Budd and Davidson Introduce the Drain the Swamp Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH) and Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced the Drain the Swamp Act of 2017, which will require all agencies in Washington, DC to relocate their headquarters outside of the DC metro area. No more than 10 percent of agency employees will be permitted to remain in Washington. “Five out of ten of the richest counties in the country are located in Washington. Something is wrong here,” said Davidson. “In addition to cost benefits, my hope is that government agencies will reorient... Read more

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