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Press Release - Sessions Applauds Passage of Bill to Stop IRS Abuse

Feb 26, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 3865, Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014:

"The recent IRS scandal is a prime example of the federal government abusing its power. By intentionally targeting conservative groups and political opponents of the president, the IRS has severely damaged the American people’s trust in their government. 

Press Release - Sessions Responds to the State of the Union Address

Jan 28, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, tonight released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address:
 
“Tonight’s State of the Union address was a missed opportunity for President Obama to admit that his policies have failed to meet the needs of the American people.  Instead, he promised a ‘year of action’ – even if that means circumventing Congress and the constitutional lawmaking process while making unilateral decisions through executive orders.

Press Release - Sessions Statement on House Passage of the Omnibus

Jan 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of the fiscal year 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which will provide discretionary funding for the entire federal government for the fiscal year:

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