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Press Release - Sessions Votes to Support Armed Services, Ensure Rule of Law When Dealing with Illegal Immigration

May 15, 2015

Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act as well as an amendment to strike language that would allow illegal immigrants to serve in the U.S. military:

“Allowing illegal immigrants to serve in our military is wholly inconsistent with thoroughly vetted Republican philosophy.

Press Release - Sessions votes to protect the rights of states

May 12, 2015

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement on the House’s passage of a bill (H.R. 1732) that restricts the administration’s efforts to expand federal jurisdiction over additional bodies of water under the Clean Water Act.

Press Release - Sessions: Responsible funding provided for nuclear security efforts and energy independence

May 1, 2015

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement on the House’s passage of a bill that provides annual funding for energy and water development related agencies, including nuclear weapons security programs, the Army Corps of Engineers, and various other programs under the Department of Energy.

Press Release - Sessions: ‘America Needs Leaders and Republicans are Leaders’

Apr 30, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement on the House’s passage of the first complete bicameral budget resolution since 2001:

“With Republicans in control of both houses of Congress, we were finally able to pass a bicameral budget resolution, something the Congress failed to do time and time again under Democratic leadership at taxpayers’ expense.”

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