Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill to Expel Illegal Aliens from COVID Hot Spots

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has co-sponsored H.R. 4416, the Securing the Homeland from International Entrants with Life-threatening Diseases (SHIELD) Act. The bill would codify public health code Title 42, which allows U.S. authorities to swiftly expel illegal aliens who enter the United States from countries with high levels of COVID-19. The bill was originally introduced by Rep. Yve...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill to Strip Federal Funds from States that Provide Driver's Licenses to Illegal Aliens

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep Ted Budd (R-NC) has sponsored H.R. 5065, the Red Light Act. The bill would withhold federal highway funds from any state that grants a driver’s license or any form of identification to an illegal alien. The bill was introduced by Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-AZ). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Those who break our country’s laws should not be given a legal form of ID. We want peopl...

Rep. Ted Budd Writes VP Kamala Harris Opposing New Open Borders Policy

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to Vice President Kamala Harris demanding answers about a reckless and dangerous new “catch and release” policy that the Biden Administration has implemented. The full letter reads: Dear Madam Vice President: I write to follow up on my May 3, 2021 letter where I expressed grave concern about the current crisis on our country’s southern ...

Rep. Ted Budd Sends Letter to VP Kamala Harris on Border Crisis

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to Vice President Kamala Harris criticizing her handling of the current crisis on the southern border and suggesting a new approach. The full letter reads: “ Madam Vice President: It is my understanding that on March 24, 2021, President Biden said you were “leading the effort” to address the current crisis on the southern border. I rema...

Rep. Ted Budd Demands Answers On Border Crisis From HHS

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) signed on to a letter with Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) and more than 40 House members demanding a full briefing from the Department of Health and Human Services on the worsening crisis on the southern border. The full text of the letter is below: “ Dear Secretary Becerra, We write to you with extreme concern regarding the increased numbers of unaccompanied chi...

Rep. Ted Budd Proposes Amendment to Hold Sanctuary Cities Accountable

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) proposed an amendment to H.R. 6 that would allow the victims of crimes committed by illegal immigrants to sue sanctuary cities if that’s where the crime occurred. The amendment is identical to Rep. Budd’s Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act, which he introduced alongside Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) in January. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “The ...

Rep. Ted Budd on Fox News: While America Suffers Under Biden’s Policies, Democrats Obsess Over Trump

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This morning, Rep. Budd appeared on Fox & Friends First to discuss the Democrats' second impeachment of President Trump, why President Biden should be tough on China, and the Biden-induced crisis brewing at the border. Rep. Budd on impeachment: “They’re trying to impeach a private citizen. There is no due process.” “There was no more evidence gathered. Trump was just exercising his First Amendment...

Rep. Budd, Sen. Tillis Reintroduce Bill to Hold Sanctuary Cities Accountable

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced that they will reintroduce the Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act. The bill would allow the victims of crimes committed by illegal immigrants to sue sanctuary cities if that’s where the crime occurred. The bill was first introduced by Rep. Budd and Sen. Tillis in July 2019. The Justice for Victims of San...

Rep. Ted Budd Leads House to Stop Sanctuary Cities

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) led a group of House members in a series of Special Order speeches on the House floor highlighting the danger sanctuary cities pose to their citizens and why Congress should pass legislation to force these cities to comply with federal law. Rep. Budd’s bill, the Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act, strips federal funding from cities who refus...

Radical Bill Would Decriminalize Illegal Immigration

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Townhall op-ed by Rep. Budd https://townhall.com/capitol-voices/congressmantedbudd/2020/02/26/radical-bill-would-decriminalize-illegal-immigration-n2561910 Just last week, more than three dozen House Democrats unveiled a truly radical immigration proposal that would decriminalize illegal immigration, allow individuals that committed serious felonies to move to the United States, and would weaken t...

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