CAIRO, Egypt – Congressman David Dreier (R-CA), Chairman of the House Rules Committee and the House Democracy Partnership, delivered the following statement today at the Gazeera Youth Center in Cairo at the conclusion of the first round of the country's historic parliamentary elections. Chairman Dreier led a bipartisan Congressional delegation of observers for the nation's first post-revolution democratic election.
Press Release - Dreier, Congressional Delegation Arrive in Egypt to Observe Historic Parliamentary Elections
CAIRO, Egypt – Congressman David Dreier (R-CA), Chairman of the House Rules Committee and the House Democracy Partnership, has arrived in Cairo, Egypt with a bipartisan Congressional delegation to lead a team of observers of the nation's first post-revolution democratic parliamentary election. In the days leading up to the election, Dreier is meeting with party representatives, government officials and voters to discuss this historic election. He will lead a team of official election observers at the start of the elections on November 28.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Rules Committee was recognized for having one of the best websites on Capitol Hill today and given a “112th Congress Bronze Mouse Award.” The award was given by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF), a nonpartisan nonprofit working to improve communications between citizens and Congress and enhance operations in Capitol Hill offices. CMF has assessed and graded congressional websites and issued these awards since 2001. CMF released the following statement regarding the award:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier (R-CA) issued the following statement today after the House passed the long-pending Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea. The agreements were all passed with solid bipartisan support. The U.S.-Colombia agreement was approved 262-167, the U.S.-Panama agreement was approved 300-129, and the U.S.-Korea agreement was approved 278-151.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier (R-CA) led the Committee today in advancing the long-pending Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea to the House floor for their approval next week. The rule approved by the Committee also provides for consideration of the bipartisan Generalized System of Preferences/Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension (GSP/TAA) legislation already approved by the U.S. Senate.
Press Release - Dreier Applauds Submission of Long-Pending FTAs, Says Rules Stands Poised to Advance TAA Legislation
WASHINGTON, DC – Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier (R-CA) said the submission of the three long-pending Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea as well as the announced Rules Committee action on H.R. 2832, the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011, should set the stage for their ultimate approval in the very near future.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David Dreier (R-CA), House Rules Committee Chairman, made the following statement today as he opened debate of the Budget Control Act agreement on the floor of the U.S. House:
“After weeks upon weeks of debate, we have arrived at the ultimate goal to which we were all committed: a bipartisan agreement to avert the debt ceiling crisis looming right before us. Even more important, we have crafted a plan that addresses the real, underlying challenge of our ballooning national debt.