Defense and National Security

Burgess: Allow the President to Do His Job

| Posted in Burgess in the News

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…

Weekly Address: A Step Closer to Securing American Borders

| Posted in A Doctor's Note

Foreign assistance can be a powerful motivator for the leaders of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. In his most recent weekly address, Dr. Burgess discusses why Congress should ensure that American foreign aid given to these countries is redirected to organizations working to address the circumstances that spur people to leave for the United States. Read his full remarks. 

Dr. Burgess Weekly Address: American Diplomacy in North Korea

| Posted in A Doctor's Note

This week the world was an eyewitness to history as President Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. While this summit was a step in the right direction, Kim Jong Un must follow through on his plans to denuclearize North Korea, and establish lasting peace between North Korea and the rest of the world.  Read Dr. Burgess' full remarks here. 

Burgess Announces Class of 2022 Service Academy Appointees

| Posted in Press Releases

Lake Dallas, T.X. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX-26), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, today announced the Class of 2022 Service Academy Appointees from the 26th Congressional District. This summer these young men and women will be entering the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, M.D., the U.S. Air…