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Said Rep. Demings, “The bottom line is that this is a manufactured crisis, concocted by design or incompetence in order to force compromises on fundamental American values. But they’ve misjudged me, and I will not compromise on liberty, justice, and opportunity for all.
Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) commented on the Republican Congress’ failure to pass a spending bill, resulting in the shutdown of the federal government.
Last night, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) voted against a Continuing Resolution (“CR”) brought to the floor by the leadership of the Republican majority. The CR would fund the government temporarily until February 16th, maintaining current spending levels with no updates based on changing needs.
ORLANDO, FL – Yesterday, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) called on the Department of Homeland Security to ensure sufficient staffing levels for Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) personnel at vulnerable ports of entry, specifically Orlando International Airport, which the congresswoman represents. The full letter, led by Rep. Demings and signed by the other members of the Orlando Delegation, Rep. Darren Soto (FL-9) and Rep.
ORLANDO, FL – Congresswoman Val Demings (D-Orlando) today criticized President Trump’s proposal to allow new oil drilling off the coast of Florida and California.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional district, voted against a partial government funding bill (H.R. 3219) Thursday and released the following statement:
“Our nation’s security is my top priority, and should be Congress’s number one priority. Unfortunately, this bill would not make our nation more secure, but would have triggered a 13 percent across-the-board cut to our military and directed $1.6 billion in taxpayer funds to building a border wall without any evidence that it would make our nation safe.
July 26, 2017 (WASHINGTON) –Congresswoman Val Demings has been named as a member of the new Congressional Task Force on Election Security.