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  • Burgess speaks out against the Biden Administration’s Afghanistan failure, calls on the President to extend August 31st deadline
    Posted in Press Releases on August 27, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), released the following statement after witnessing the failure of leadership from the Biden Administration to execute a safe withdrawal from Afghanistan, calling on the President to extend the August 31st withdrawal deadline. “What America and the world have witnessed over the last few weeks raises the question of whether this Administration had even considered contingencies for their plan to withdraw from Afghanistan. It appears Pre... Read more

  • Burgess on Fox & Friends First: “The border is a federal responsibility.”
    Posted in Press Releases on August 27, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), joined Fox & Friends First to talk about the crisis at our southern border. Highlights: Federal government must step up: “This is absolutely unacceptable. Of course, I am grateful for the help the state is providing but, this is a federal responsibility. This is not something that the state government should have to participate in and debate since this money should come from the federal government to provide for Customs and Border ... Read more

  • A Doctor's Note on COVID-19
    Posted in A Doctor's Note on August 26, 2021 | Preview rr

    August 26, 2021 Dear Friends, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) fully approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, marking a new milestone in Operation Warp Speed’s successful drive to bring a safe and effective vaccine to market in record-setting time. The FDA announced the extension of bamlanivimab’s shelf life to 18 months. The fact sheet for health care providers discussing the emergency use authorization of Lilly COVID-19 treatments can be found here. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Serv... Read more

  • Congress should be focused on protecting Americans, not running up debt
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D., (R-TX) released the following statement after Speaker Pelosi rammed through a $3.5 trillion budget bill and a partisan federal election takeover. "I am concerned for all the Americans in Afghanistan who are stuck in yet another preventable crisis created by this Administration," said Burgess. "Instead of focusing on how we could aid those fighting for their lives, the House was called back to vote on legislation that solely focused on a p... Read more

  • Burgess announces North Texas U.S. Service Academy Day
    Posted in Press Releases on August 23, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) will be co-hosting the 2021 North Texas U.S. Service Academy Day along with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX), Congressman Lance Gooden (R-TX), Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-TX), Congressman Ronny Jackson (R-TX), Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne (R-TX), Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX), and Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX), This informational outreach event will be held on Saturday morning, A... Read more

  • A Doctor's Note on COVID-19
    Posted in A Doctor's Note on August 19, 2021 | Preview rr

    08/18/2021 Dear Friends, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Walensky signed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for immunocompromised individuals. The CDC released a study indicating that the mRNA vaccines were highly effective in preventing severe COVID-19 symptoms and hospitalizations for at least 24 weeks. A report issued by the CDC found that all three COVID-19 vaccines available in the Unit... Read more

  • Burgess remarks on hearing Biden’s response to the Taliban Resurgence in Afghanistan
    Posted in Press Releases on August 16, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) released the following statement on the situation in Afghanistan. "My thoughts keep turning to the families I met with who have lost loved ones due to the Afghan conflict," said Burgess. "To the service members who fearlessly and honorably served our country in Afghanistan, your efforts were not in vain. You protected our country and for that we are forever grateful. "President Biden did face a choice when he took office. In his choi... Read more

  • A Doctor's Note on COVID-19
    Posted in A Doctor's Note on August 13, 2021 | Preview rr

    August 13, 2021 Dear Friends, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises pregnant women and women who are thinking about becoming pregnant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The Department of Health and Human Services will require Indian Health Service and National Institutes of Health employees who interact with patients, and members of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated their g... Read more

  • GOP takes multi-pronged approach in demanding COVID-19 related health crackdown on Southern Border
    Posted in Burgess in the News on August 12, 2021 | Preview rr

    by Chris Galford | Homeland Preparedness News This week yielded multiple attempts from Republican legislators to crack down on what they see as massive health concerns at the United States-Mexico border, urging COVID-19 tests for migrants, a field hearing on illegal immigration and border health protections, and increased support for immigration enforcement. The GOP Doctors Caucus urged the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to mandate COVID-19 testing for migrants before allowing them a... Read more

  • Congresswoman Ann Wagner Leads Bipartisan Coalition Calling for DOJ to Investigate OnlyFans for Child Exploitation
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO), Chair of the House Suburban Caucus, led a letter with 101 of her Republican and Democratic colleagues to the United States Department of Justice. This letter calls on Attorney General Merrick Garland to conduct an investigation into the website OnlyFans.com, focusing on the prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) on the website and the specific actions OnlyFans takes to ensure minors are protected from exploitation. The presence... Read more