Rep. Ted Budd Joins Letter Calling Out Anti-Life Provisions in Biden’s FY 2023 Budget

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined 125 House members on Rep. Ralph Norman’s (R-SC) letter to President Joe Biden calling out his FY 2023 budget for including several pro-abortion provisions and removing protections against taxpayer funding of abortion. The full text of the letter is below: We write to you today to express our extreme opposition to your Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Proposal....

Rep. Ted Budd Demands Transparency Over Stimulus Payments to Federal Prisoners

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a follow-up letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen requesting a full accounting of how many taxpayer-funded $1,400 stimulus checks were sent to individuals in federal prison as a result of the Biden administration’s American Rescue Plan Act. In July 2021, Internal Revenue Service documents revealed that, in fact, a total of 560,000 inca...

Rep. Ted Budd Confronts Biden Treasury Secretary Over Stimulus Payments for Prisoners

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) confronted Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen over revelations that 560,000 “incarcerated individuals”, including convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, received $1,400 stimulus checks under the Biden American Rescue Plan, totaling at least $783 million. Rep. Budd sent a letter to the Treasury Department on January 11, 2022 asking for updated figur...

Rep. Ted Budd Demands Answers from Treasury Over Boston Bomber’s Stimulus Check

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen regarding the revelation that convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had received a $1,400 stimulus check from the American Rescue Plan while in federal prison. Rep. Budd is asking the Treasury Department for a full list of federal prisoners who received taxpayer-funded checks, as wel...

Rep. Ted Budd Statement Opposing Raising Debt Ceiling Over $31 Trillion

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement in opposition to raising the debt ceiling by $2.5 trillion: “It’s clear that Congressional Democrats see no limit to the amount of debt they want to hand down to future generations of Americans. This massive raising of the debt ceiling paves the way for our country’s debt to surpass $31 trillion. If a main street small busine...

Budd-Sponsored Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution Passes House

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, H. Con. Res. 44, the Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution passed the House unanimously. Rep. Budd sponsored this bipartisan legislation in October. This resolution would “require the Comptroller General to present the Financial Report of the United States Government to an annual joint hearing of the House and Senate Budget Committees.” The resolution was originally intr...

Rep. Ted Budd at GOP Press Conference: “Joe Biden has failed the American People”

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) spoke at a press conference alongside House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL), and dozens of Republican Study Committee members strongly opposing President Biden’s radical, far-left legislative agenda. Video of the remarks: Text of the prepared remarks: Less than one year into the Biden presidency, America is stumbling fro...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has co-sponsored H. Con. Res. 44, the Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution. This bipartisan legislation would “require the Comptroller General to present the Financial Report of the United States Government to an annual joint hearing of the House and Senate Budget Committees.” The resolution was originally introduced by Reps. Andy Barr (R-KY) and Kathleen ...

Rep. Ted Budd Statement Opposing Raising Debt Ceiling

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement in opposition to raising the debt ceiling: “Instead of using the debt limit to address our dangerous fiscal situation, Democrats are once again kicking the can down the road toward their multi-trillion dollar socialist spending spree. We should not be raising the limit on the national credit card given the current state of o...

Rep. Ted Budd Questions Sec. Yellen on U.S. Debt Burden

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) pressed Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on the mounting national debt. Under Rep. Budd’s questioning, Sec. Yellen could not provide a level of debt that would be unsustainable for the United States. She even admitted that, “we could have a substantially higher burden”. The video of the exchange is below: The transcript of the exchange is below: Budd:...

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