ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) commented on President Trump’s decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA director John O. Brennan as a distraction from his current arguments with former White House advisor Omarosa Manigault.
ORLANDO, FL – Last night, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) returned from her Congressional delegation visit to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The trip focused on hurricane recovery efforts, which are still unacceptably behind schedule even as the new hurricane season has started.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) and other bipartisan members of Congress introduced The Secure America from Russian Interference Act, a comprehensive response to Russian attacks against the United States.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) commented on the new indictments of 12 Russian intelligence officers as a result of Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) commented on the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) welcomed and congratulated the 10th District’s winner of the Congressional Art Competition, 16-year-old Alexia Rangel Krashenitsa. Alexia submitted her acrylic painting “Can You Imagine?”, which features her sister. The painting’s official description is: “My sister brings happiness to my family.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) commented on the Supreme Court’s ruling on President Trump’s discriminatory Muslim ban.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) announced that Orlando International Airport (OIA) will be allocated 18 new, permanent Customs and Border Protection Officers by the end of 2018, including three arriving this summer. This is the first significant and permanent staffing increase since 2009, even as OIA’s international passenger load has grown by 89%.
Tomorrow, June 23rd, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) will join Rep. Filemon Vela (TX-34) Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), and members of the Democratic Women’s Working Group to visit three immigration facilities in Texas:
Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) joined her colleagues to introduce the Keep Families Together Act.
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With the recent tragic school shooting in Parkland that left 14 students and 3 teachers dead, lawmakers from across the country have banded together to call for more restrictive gun control legislation and safety measures.
It has gotten a whole lot worse than ‘hanging chads.’
Orlando Democrats Darren Soto and Val Demings both released statements regarding the school shooting in Parkland. Both know something about mass murders as they represented constituents killed in the Pulse Nightclub shooting on June 12, 2016.
Orlando Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings is lining up with the latest Democratic bill to restrict guns, a measure that would allow families to raise concerns about members who are found to be dangers to themselves or others and for judges to order police to confiscate those persons’ guns.
The first-term Democrat from Orlando has joined with Texas Democrat Filemon Vela to introduce a new bill that would authorize an additional 500 Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Officers and 100 Agriculture Specialists per year.
Orlando Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings signed on to a bill that would bolster staffing at U.S. airports and seaports, including Orlando International Airport.
“The hard-working men and women at Orlando International Airport have helped to make it one of the nation’s best ports of entry, and it’s time they got the backup they need,” Demings said.
Orlando Police Officer Adam Gruler —the first officer at the scene of the Pulse nightclub massacre — will join Rep. Val Demings as a guest to the State of the Union address on Tuesday.
Florida will be receiving millions of dollars from the federal government as part of a grant program to help Puerto Ricans dislocated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria find work in the U.S.
Today, U.S. Representative Val Demings joined House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerry Nadler and Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond to introduce a resolution to censure President Donald Trump, based on his statement that the United States should reduce the number of immigrants arriving from “shithole” countries, including Haiti and countries in Africa.
Congresswoman Val Demings (D-Orlando) today criticized President Trump’s proposal to allow new oil drilling off the coast of Florida and California.
Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida's 10th District, who once served as Orlando's police chief, was honored by Essence as one of America's socially conscious change makers.
Rep. Demings on MSNBC with Ali Velshi addressing President Trump's racist comments about immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and some African nations.