“By failing to certify the Iran nuclear agreement, President Trump is rejecting the advice of his top defense and diplomatic advisors and putting America’s national security at risk by opening up the possibility of a nuclear-armed Iran.
“President Trump's actions are pushing health insurance premiums higher in Michigan. By ending cost-sharing payments that help to lower premiums for Michigan families, the President is actively undermining our health care system and causing instability in the marketplace.
“Either Governor Snyder or one of his top aides is not telling the truth. The people of Flint have lost faith in their government because of this crisis. The only way we can begin to restore their trust is by getting to the truth.
“I have spoken to Ranking Member Cummings and received his assurance that the committee would continue to pursue answers and get to the truth.”
“I am pleased that the Oversight Committee has taken swift action to look into the Governor’s conflicting statements. I have spoken with both Chairman Gowdy and Ranking Member Cummings and they agree that misleading Congress is a very serious offense.
“President Trump is actively undermining our health care system and causing instability in the marketplace. President Trump’s latest actions to sabotage our health care system will mean higher premiums for working families. Today’s Executive Order allows health insurance companies to offer junk health care plans with few benefits.
“Mr. Hollins’ testimony raises concerning questions about the Governor’s statements that need to be answered. I have already spoken to the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Congressman Elijah Cummings, and asked that the committee immediately look into these conflicting statements.
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“Simply put, partisan gerrymandering is dangerous to our democracy. Voters should choose their elected officials, not the other way around. It is wrong to manipulate districts to favor one particular political party, which denies Americans the right to fair representation.
“My constituents deserve a tax code that is simple and fair. Middle class families should be the focus of any tax relief, not the richest Americans.
Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Congressman John Conyers (MI-13), Congressman Sander Levin (MI-09), Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement today before the state of Michigan is set to approve health care premium rate increases.
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Several Michigan members of the House of Representatives are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not to close a regional office in Chicago even though a spokeswoman for the agency said there are no such plans.
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Congressman Dan Kildee sent a strongly worded letter to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Thursday opposing Nestle Ice Mountain's request to pump more groundwater out of a well near Evart.
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