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U.S. CongressmanTrey GowdyRepresenting 4th District of South Carolina

 

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Gowdy Statement on State of the Union Address
January 20, 2015
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) released a statement on President Obama’s State of the Union address: “Last year, the President promised he would use his pen and phone to ignore the legislative branch and push through his agenda by executive fiat. We have witnessed one executive power grab after another, setting a dangerous precedent and eroding the constitutional balance set forward by our Founders. "As the President himself once said, elections have consequences. The most recent one being he must work ... More
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Gowdy Votes to Stop Executive Overreach
January 14, 2015
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) today voted for H.R. 240, legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security and stop President Obama’s overreaching executive action on immigration. “Extra-constitutional acts, regardless of motive, warrant the full breadth of constitutional response. Otherwise, there is a precedent for the executive branch to ignore the process and acquire by fiat what the legislative branch rejects,” Gowdy said. "The fact that previous administrations may have also acted in an extr... More
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Gowdy Statement on Speaker Vote
January 6, 2015
Rep. Gowdy (R-SC) released this statement on the Speaker vote: "A cancelled flight, due to weather, from South Carolina to Washington this morning regrettably prevented me from being in Washington for today's Speaker vote. I apologize to my constituents and my colleagues. My wife and I were traveling this morning in an effort to minimize the amount of school she (a 1st grade teacher) and our daughter (in high school) would miss." "Had our flight not been cancelled, I would have voted for our Con... More
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Gowdy Statement on President’s Executive Action on Immigration
November 20, 2014
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), chair of the House Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, released this statement following the announcement of the President’s executive action on immigration: “The thread that holds the tapestry of our country together is respect for and adherence to the rule of law. The law is our greatest unifier and our greatest equalizer. Attempts to undermine the law via executive fiat, regardless of motivation, are dangerous. President Obama may seek a fight with Republi... More
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Goodlatte & Gowdy Call on President to Place Temporary Travel Ban on Foreign Nationals Entering the U.S. From Ebola-Ravaged Countries
October 16, 2014
Goodlatte & Gowdy Call on President to Place Temporary Travel Ban on Foreign Nationals Entering the U.S. From Ebola-Ravaged Countries Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) today wrote to President Barack Obama calling on him to use the authority granted to him by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act to temporarily ban foreign nationals who were recently in an Ebola-ravag... More
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