Gowdy Statement on the Anniversaries of the 9/11 and Benghazi Terrorist Attacks
September 11, 2014
Select Committee on Benghazi Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., issued the following statement on the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack and the second anniversary of the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya: “History has shown when America turns a blind eye to terrorism, the terrorists will seize the opportunity to try to blindside us. It is a lesson we learned painfully as a nation in 2001 and again in 2012. “As we mark the anniversary of the two 9/11 terrorist attacks, and those who lost... More
House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill Preventing Libyans from Training as Pilots and Nuclear Scientists in the U.S.
September 10, 2014
The House Judiciary Committee today approved by a vote of 21-11 the Protecting the Homeland Act (H.R. 5401), a bill authored by Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), and Oversight and Government Reform National Security Subcommittee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), to stop the Obama Administration from lifting a 30-year prohibition on Libyans coming to the U.S. to attend flight school, to work in avia... More
Gowdy, Goodlatte, and Chaffetz Introduce Bill to Stop the Administration’s Plan Allowing Libyan Pilots and Nuclear Scientists to Train in U.S.
September 8, 2014
Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), and Oversight and Government Reform National Security Subcommittee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) today introduced the Protecting the Homeland Act (H.R. 5401) to stop the Obama Administration from lifting a longstanding prohibition on Libyans coming to the U.S. to attend flight school, to work in aviation maintenance or flight operations, or to study or seek trai... More
Gowdy, Scott Issue Joint Statement on ISIS, Call for Presidential Leadership
August 26, 2014
Rep. Trey Gowdy and Senator Tim Scott today issued this joint statement: "We are increasingly concerned about the horrific actions and brutality of ISIS spreading across Iraq and Syria and the lack of a clear plan of action from the President. Religious minorities and innocents have suffered unspeakable atrocities at the hands of these oppressors. "Our nation’s current foreign policy is nearly impossible to decipher while ISIS grows emboldened by the day. We call on the President to clarify and... More
Gowdy, Welch Amendments Included in House Education Bill
July 23, 2014
Today two amendments proposed by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) were included in House-passed education affordability legislation, H.R. 3136, the Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act of 2013. “Too many students and families are struggling under the rising cost of higher education and student loan debt. The House is working to encourage innovation in our higher education system, promote flexible learning opportunities and reduce the cost of higher edu... More