Rep. Ted Budd Requests “Robust Funding” for Border Wall From House Appropriations

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent two letters to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security requesting “robust funding” for the border wall and border agents, and for that funding to only be spent on border wall designs approved by the Trump administration. The full text of the letters are below: As you begin work on the Homeland Security appropriations bill for fiscal y...

Rep. Ted Budd Helps Introduce Bill to Support Victims of Illegal Immigrant Crime

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) helped introduce the Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Restoration Act. The bill resurrects and codifies the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Office inside the Department of Homeland Security. The office was created in 2017 by the Trump administration to connect victims of crimes committed by illegal aliens with support se...

Rep. Ted Budd Joins Coalition Calling Out Biden’s DHS Over Border Crisis

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined a coalition of more than 50 House members to send a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas calling him out for the Biden administration’s failure to address the crisis on the southern border. The letter was led by Reps. Brian Babin (R-TX) and Jim Banks (R-IN). Text of the letter is HERE. Rep. Budd said in a state...

Rep. Ted Budd Joins Amicus Brief Supporting Title 42 Injunction

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has joined over 50 House members to submit an amicus brief in support of the Title 42 injunction lawsuit filed by the Louisiana, Arizona, and Missouri Attorneys General. The brief was led by Reps. Jodey Arrington (R-TX) and Mike Johnson (R-LA). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “There is no doubt that ending of Title 42 will cause immeasurable harm by inflaming...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill To Use Title 42 to Stop Fentanyl at Border

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has sponsored H.R. 7359, the Stop Fentanyl Border Crossings Act. The bill allows the Title 42 public health order to be extended beyond May 23, 2022 and authorizes it to be used to stop Fentanyl smuggling at the southern border. The legislation was originally introduced by Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “By announcing the end of...

Rep. Ted Budd Introduces Build the Wall Now Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced the Build the Wall Now Act. The bill removes all legal impediments to build the border wall and unlocks additional $2.1 billion that was appropriated in fiscal years 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 that has not been spent. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “The best way to end the Biden Border Crisis is to finish the border wall now. The Biden admi...

Rep. Ted Budd, Coalition Sign Letter Demanding DOJ Combat Rise in Retail Crime

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd joined Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) and more than a dozen other House members to send a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland urging him to take action and create a national strategy to combat the rise in retail crime across the United States. Read the full letter HERE. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “As crime surges across our country, it is time for the feder...

Rep. Ted Budd Meets With Angel Families, Discusses Bill to Hold Sanctuary Cities Accountable

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) met with Angel Families whose loved ones were the victims of crimes committed by illegal aliens. Rep. Budd met with Maureen Maloney and Donald Rosenberg of Advocates for Victims of Illegal Alien Crime in his Washington, D.C. office. They discussed Rep. Budd’s bill, the Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act. Photo of the meeting: Rep. Budd said i...

Rep. Ted Budd Writes NC Board of Nursing Over Charlotte Abortion Clinic Allegations

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to North Carolina Board of Nursing Chair Ann Marie Milner asking several questions regarding the board’s inaction after disturbing allegations were leveled against a Charlotte abortion clinic. The nurse who operates the abortion clinic was operating the facility with an expired license, and whistleblower testimony alleges that this indiv...

Rep. Ted Budd, Over 80 House Members Demand Accountability Over Biden’s Catch & Release Policy

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC), Rep. Ben Cline (R-VA), and over 80 of their colleagues sent a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) demanding accountability after reports that 47,705 illegal aliens failed to check-in with authorities after they were conditionally released from ICE custody between March and August of 2021. Read the full text of the letter HERE Rep. Budd ...

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