In recent weeks the looming threat of North Korea’s nuclear capabilities has reached an alarming stage. This increased danger is something that we need to take seriously and fully understand the ramifications of Kim Jong-un’s threats.
Every summer I have the great pleasure of welcoming some of Texas’ most promising young leaders to Washington, D.C for my Pete Sessions Leadership and Growth Program. This summer I was pleased to have 205 students from 47 different high schools join me and my staff in our nation's capital to get a glimpse into the inner workings of Congress.
Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX-32) joined Today Foundation President Gary Griffith in congratulating North Texas students who have participated in the American Leadership Institute, a week-long conference in Washington for members of the Today Foundation’s Texas Leadership Forum (TLF).
This week I proudly supported a package that responsibly funds our national security interests, provides necessary resources to care for our veterans, bolsters our nuclear programs, boosts funding for Capitol Police, and specifically addresses our border security needs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week the Rules Committee held three meetings, heard testimony from dozens of Members, and made in order 126 amendments on the Make America Secure Appropriations Act – a four-piece national security funding package for Defense Appropriations, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations, Energy and Water Appropriations, and Legislative Branch
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Rules, released the following statement applauding passage of a measure to impose sweeping sanctions on Russia, North Korea, and Iran:
As a proud Eagle Scout I have always lived by the mantra “leave your campsite better than you have found it,” and that especially applies when we talk about cleaning our air and preserving our earth. Since 1908, we have reduced ozone levels by nearly one-third and they are continuing to trend downward.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Rules, released the following statement applauding the passage of legislation to phase in implementation of the 2008 and 2015 ozone standards to ensure states have time to properly comply with the appropriate standards:
At a time when our world has become an increasingly dangerous place, our military needs to be robust, strong, and ready. Our military leaders have repeatedly voiced their concerns that over the past half-decade our forces have been pared down to skeletal levels which has stretched resources and personnel far too thin.