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  • Burgess: We Are Here to Serve the American People
    Posted in Burgess in the News on March 13, 2019 | Preview rr

    On the House Floor, Dr. Burgess discussed Speaker Pelosi's decision to allocate valuable legislative time to a Sense of Congress Resolution that will not change the law, increase transparency, or serve the American people. He offered a long list of bipartisan priorities for which Congress could have used this week. Read more

  • Burgess Remarks on H.R. 1 - The Democrat Politician Protection Act
    Posted in Burgess in the News on March 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    In the Rules Committee, Dr. Burgess expressed concerns about H.R. 1, a blatant power grab crafted to protect left-leaning politicians. Read more

  • Burgess: Allow the President to Do His Job
    Posted in Burgess in the News on February 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    On the House Floor, Dr. Burgess encouraged House Members to allow President Trump to do his job of protecting the American people and securing the southern border. Read his full remarks: I came to the Floor to urge Members to vote against this ill-advised resolution to disallow the President’s declaration for emergency funding on the border. In 2006, I was in Congress when we voted for the Secure Fence Act. Under President Bush, over 400 miles of fence were built; under President Obama, an addi... Read more

  • Burgess Reintroduces H.R. 1040
    Posted in Burgess in the News on February 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after he reintroduced H.R. 1040, the Flat Tax Act. “For far too long, our tax system has been one of complexity, confusion, and disenfranchisement. In 2017, President Trump and Republicans in Congress passed the first tax reform package in thirty years. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act resulted in historic progress; however, a truly equal ... Read more

  • Dr. Burgess: "The Saddest Story I've Ever Heard"
    Posted in Burgess in the News on February 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    On the House Floor, Dr. Burgess shared the story of Chris, a U.S. Veteran and single father from North Texas, who lost his daughter in 2014 when she was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by man living in the U.S. without the benefit of citizenship. Chris and other Angel families deserve justice, and Congress must act to secure our borders and protect the American people. Read more

  • Burgess Joins Fox and Friends First
    Posted in Burgess in the News on February 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    This morning, Dr. Burgess joined Fox News to discuss President Trump's State of the Union address and outline a productive legislative path forward. Read more

  • Dr. Burgess on Fox: Democrats Are Demanding Open Borders
    Posted in Burgess in the News on January 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    In an interview with Fox and Friends First, Dr. Burgess discussed Democrats' obstruction to commonsense solutions and outlined a path forward for real border security. Read more

  • Burgess in the Denton Record-Chronicle: Honoring the Dignity of Life
    Posted in Burgess in the News on January 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    Honoring the Dignity of Life Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. Denton Record-Chronicle January 18, 2019 Today, thousands of people from communities in North Texas and around the country will gather in our nation’s capital to serve as voices for the most vulnerable among us. As America marks another anniversary of Roe v. Wade and its tragic consequences, the March for Life — a peaceful protest 46 years strong — reminds us that life is a precious and sacred gift, and we must do all we can to p... Read more

  • Dr. Burgess: Border Security is National Security
    Posted in Burgess in the News on January 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Homeland Security and Immigration

    As a Texan, Dr. Burgess knows firsthand that border security is national security. He joined Maria Bartiromo to respond to President Trump's address to the nation. Read more

  • Dr. Burgess Talks Border Security with Neil Cavuto
    Posted in Burgess in the News on January 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Dr. Burgess joined Neil Cavuto on Fox News to discuss President Trump and House Republicans' efforts to secure the southern border and reopen the federal government. Read more