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Brietbart: GOP Rep. Burgess: Biden’s Selling SPR Oil to China after Their Misdeeds with COVID, Fentanyl

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By: Ian Hanchett | Brietbart News On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Evening Edit,” Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) said that the Biden administration sold oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to “a significant adversary” after everything China has done “with coronavirus, with fentanyl, with the theft of intellectual property from universities,” right before…

Glick Renomination, Policies Become Converging Controversies

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By: Stephen Barlas, Contributing Editor, Washington, D.C. Some key decisions about federal pipeline regulation are coming to a head as the comment period for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) two draft policy statements closed and the Senate decides whether to renew Richard Glick’s chairmanship at FERC.   President Joe Biden announced May 20 that…

Burgess: Tells The Evening Edit Biden's Priorities are Overseas

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Washington, D.C. –Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX),joined Fox Business’ “The Evening Edit” with host Elizabeth MacDonald to discuss the administration releasing millions of barrels from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to the Chinese Communist Party. …

More than three dozen House members in both parties are calling for an International Criminal Court probe “should anything happen” to the Ukrainian president.

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By Betsy Woodruff Swan | POLITICO News Resolved: More than three dozen House members are backing a resolution calling on the International Criminal Court to prosecute Russian President Vladimir Putin “should anything happen” to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, according to the lead sponsor. Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) told POLITICO that he decided to…

Rep. Burgess to Newsmax: Border Situation Worst in My 20 Years in Office

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By Sandy Fitzgerald Rep. Michael Burgess has been representing Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives for almost 20 years, but he told Newsmax Tuesday that this year, under President Joe Biden, has been the worst he's experienced as far as the number of people entering the United States illegally.  "2014 was my first trip down on this issue because of the rapid…

Brietbart: GOP Rep. Burgess: Biden’s Saying There Isn’t Federal COVID Solution after Adding to Inflation by Spending to Try to Beat COVID

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By Ian Hanchett On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Evening Edit,” Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) reacted to President Joe Biden arguing that there isn’t a federal solution to the coronavirus pandemic by pointing out that Biden pushed large amounts of spending “that fueled the inflationary pressures that we’re feeling today” to help beat the virus using the federal…

Dems quietly restrict GOP ability to investigate White House actions on Afghanistan, border crisis

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By Caitlin McFall | Fox News Republicans are furious over moves quietly made by Democrats on the House Rules Committee that have stymied congressional abilities to conduct oversight of the executive branch. Efforts to probe the Biden administration on matters relating to the chaotic withdrawal of Afghanistan and the crisis at the southern border have been…

Constituent demands rise, but congressional budgets stay same

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By Michael Macagnone Posted September 22, 2021 at 5:00am The Dallas suburbs of Rep. Michael C. Burgess’ congressional district gained nearly 200,000 residents over the past decade. For the Texas Republican, that has meant more calls from people seeking his help on everything from unemployment benefits and passport applications to obtaining service medals for…

Democrats call for a fee on excess methane emissions

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James Osborne | Houston Chronicle  WASHINGTON - House Democrats and Republicans clashed Monday over a proposed fee on methane emissions that could cost the natural gas industry in Texas and other states billions of dollars a year. Within their $3.5 trillion budget legislation, Democrats laid out plans to charge oil and natural gas producers $1,500 per ton of methane…