President Biden's backdoor plan to influence elections

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Op-ed from Rep. Budd and Foundation for Government Accountability CEO Tarren Bragdon published in The Hill https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/politics/592551-president-bidens-backdoor-plan-to-influence-elections Democrats’ “voting rights” legislation is finally dead. With the Senate’s failure to end the filibuster, President Biden is unable to achieve his top priority of overruling state elec...

Rep. Ted Budd Leads Coalition Calling For An Investigation of Biden’s Executive Order on Voting

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) and House Election Integrity Caucus Chairs Claudia Tenney (R-NY) and Mike Garcia (R-CA) led a coalition of 36 House members to send a letter to Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget Shalanda Young requesting documents and an investigation into President Biden’s executive order empowering every federal agency to engage in election-rela...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill to Stop Non-U.S. Citizens From Voting

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has co-sponsored H.R. 6299, the Protecting Our Democracy by Prevention Foreign Citizens From Voting Act. The bill would prohibit federal funds from going to states or local governments that allow non-U.S. citizens to vote. The bill was originally introduced by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “The right to v...

Rep. Ted Budd Statement After Voting Against Federal Takeover of Elections

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 4: “The Democrat majority in the House is dead set on having the federal government overrule all 50 states and take over our elections. H.R. 4 gives unelected Justice Department bureaucrats the power to micromanage state election laws. That is the wrong way to go. We need a system where it is...

How Court-Packing Power Grab Endangers Rights, Threatens Nation’s Foundations

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The following op-ed was published in the Daily Signal authored by Rep. Budd and Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser: https://www.dailysignal.com/2021/05/10/how-court-packing-power-grab-endangers-rights-threatens-nations-foundations/ The independence of the Supreme Court is crucial to preserving the original meaning of the Constitution and preventing a radical transformation of ou...

HR1 is Pelosi, Schumer's dangerous ploy to cancel Republicans at the ballot box

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The following op-ed was published at Fox News authored by Reps. Budd, Roy, and Hice: https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/pelosi-schumer-republicans-ballot-box-roy-budd-hice We all know that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer want to cancel your voice in public debate, but now they also want to cancel your choice at the ballot box. Sitting atop Pelosi and Schumer’s "to-...

Rep. Ted Budd Statement Opposing HR 1

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement expressing his strong opposition to H.R. 1: “Our right to vote is among the most important rights we have as Americans. Protecting the integrity of our elections should be a major focus of this Congress. Unfortunately, Democrats are intent on further destroying trust in our elections by having the Washington swamp tak...

How We Move Forward on Election Integrity

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Op-ed at Townhall.com from Rep. Budd https://townhall.com/capitol-voices/congressmantedbudd/2021/01/22/how-we-move-forward-on-election-integrity-n2583558 The events of January 6th were horrifying, distressing, and deeply painful for our country. Mob violence is never acceptable and those who engage in it should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. What I and more than 120 of my colleagu...

Reps. Budd, Greene Highlight Democrat Hypocrisy on Election Integrity

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Reps. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi highlighting previous Democrat support for election integrity and calling out the hypocrisy of opposing the January 6th objections. The text of the letter is below: Dear Speaker Pelosi, As you are aware, I, along with dozens of my colleagues are planning to lodge formal ob...

Rep. Ted Budd Announces He Will Object to Electoral College Count on January 6th

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) announced his intention to formally object to the Electoral College count on January 6, 2021. He released the following statement: “Millions of Americans believe there were consequential problems in November’s presidential election. I’ve heard from an overwhelming number of my own constituents, and they share this belief. They witnessed voter safeguards unc...

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