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...

Illegal immigrants shouldn't get Social Security benefits

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Washington Examiner op-ed by Rep. Budd https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/rep-ted-budd-illegal-immigrants-shouldnt-get-social-security-benefits Recent numbers released by Customs and Border Protection showed that there have been 101,774 apprehensions at our southern border since last October. This continued crisis underscores the need for a border wall as well as other proactive ste...

Rep. Ted Budd, Introduces Immigration Detainer Enforcement Act Alongside Sens. Tillis & Grassley, and Reps. Bishop & Hudson

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Washington D.C. -- Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced the Immigration Detainer Enforcement Act along with Senator Tillis (R-NC), Senator Grassley (R-IA), Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC), and Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC). The bill provides reimbursement of detention costs to jurisdictions that comply with ICE detainers, indemnifies sheriffs against wrongful detention claims made by third pa...

Victims of Sanctuary City Policies Deserve Justice

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Rhino Times – Op-ed from Rep. Ted Budd http://www.rhinotimes.com/news/op-ed-victims-of-sanctuary-city-policies-deserve-justice/ Let’s just start with a statement of fact: sanctuary city policies threaten the safety of American citizens. In June, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released a list of criminal illegal aliens that were allowed back into their sanctuary communities by local offi...

Reps. Budd and Byrne Introduce Bill to Hold Sanctuary Cities Accountable

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Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 3964, the Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act with Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL). The bill would allow the victims of crimes committed by illegal immigrants to sue sanctuary cities if that’s where the crime occurred. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) introduced the Senate Companion, S. 2059,...

Budd Votes to Fund Government and Border Wall

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Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after voting in favor of funding remaining government agencies and in support of the border wall: “Tonight we took the first step in securing our Southern Border by funding President Trump’s wall. I hope the Senate will follow suit so that we can deliver on a promise that has been made to the American people.”

Budd Votes to Support U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after voting in support of H. Res. 990 supporting the officers and personnel who carry out the important mission of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement: “Today, I voted in favor of a resolution to show support for our officers and personnel who carry out the important mission of enforcing our f...

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