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Loudermilk: Every Government Enterprise Should Be Subject to Oversight
April 28, 2017
Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after voting to ensure Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two government-sponsored enterprises, are subject to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): “While hardworking Americans are paying for the full operational costs of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, these government-sponsored enterprises are functioning without any oversight. Because they’re not subject to FOIA, this means the public cannot request to see any of their records or documents. Congres... More
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Choice and Competition
April 24, 2017
By Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) Op-ed run exclusively in The Daily Caller On September 6, 1976, Lieutenant Victor Belenko, a Soviet Air Force pilot, flew his MiG-25 to an airport in Japan where he surrendered the top-secret aircraft to the Japanese and immediately requested political asylum in the United States. With KGB agents eager to get their hands on the defector, Victor was brought to the United States and placed in the protective custody of the Central Intelligence Agency, where he was tu... More
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Loudermilk Leads on Letter Supporting Sonny Perdue’s Nomination for Secretary of Agriculture
April 21, 2017
Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after leading on a letter addressed to Senate leadership in support of Governor Sonny Perdue’s nomination for Secretary of Agriculture: “My friend, Governor Sonny Perdue, is well-qualified to serve as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. My colleagues in the Georgia delegation and I sent a letter to the Senate, calling for his speedy confirmation. Sonny brings a wealth of expertise, which will benefit our nation’s agriculture industry, and I lo... More
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Loudermilk Supports America’s Innovators and Entrepreneurs
April 6, 2017
Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) released the following statement after voting in favor of legislation removing bureaucratic roadblocks to entrepreneurs and startups having access to crucial capital: “Throughout modern history, America has been the leading innovator for the entire world. With freedom to pursue our dreams, combined with easy access to needed resources, Americans have turned their ideas into revolutionary products that have improved the lives of millions of people around the world. Unfortun... More
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Rep. Loudermilk Responds to U.S. Missile Strikes against Syria
April 6, 2017
Rep. Loudermilk (GA-11) issued the following statement after President Trump ordered the U.S. to launch a missile strike against Syria in response to Assad's chemical weapons attack on the Syrian people: "I support the precise action President Trump has taken against the Assad regime in Syria. Using chemical weapons against the Syrian people, including women and children, is an evil and unconscionable act which warrants international response." More
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