“The House has done our job. We passed a funding bill that not only kept our government open, but provided the necessary appropriations to keep our nation safe. This situation was completely avoidable, and it all stems back to a Continue reading Rob Wittman’s Statement on the Government Shutdown
WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, released this statement following Secretary of Defense General James Mattis’ retirement announcement. “General Mattis is a man of utmost character. He has been Continue reading Wittman Thanks Secretary Mattis for His Service
Congressman Wittman stated the following after President Trump’s announcement he was pulling troops out of Syria and Afghanistan. “At this time last month, I was in Afghanistan visiting our brave servicemembers and meeting with senior military and diplomatic leaders in Continue reading Wittman Opposes Troop Withdrawl
Today Congressman Wittman voted for border security. He released the following statement: “Yet again we find ourselves budgeting by crisis. We should not be funding our government through continuing resolutions (CRs) – they are a short-term solution to a long-term Continue reading Wittman Votes for Border Security
Congressman Rob Wittman won re-election on November 6th with 55% of the vote over his opponent’s 45% of the vote. Rob sent out a post election note, which is quoted below. Congratulations, Rob and we are proud to have you Continue reading Wittman Wins Another Term!
Congressman Wittman will be participating in two debates with his Democrat opponent, and you’re invited! There are no tickets or RSVP required. This is an opportunity for the people of the First District to see Rob speaking firsthand about why Continue reading 1st District Candidate Debates – Oct 22, and Oct 25!
Friends – Recently, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University released a study detailing the exact costs of a Medicare for All health care system. The results are staggering. According to the study, Medicare for All would end up costing American taxpayers Continue reading Wittman on Rising Healthcare Costs
A note from Congressman Rob Wittman concerning the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge: Friends, Did you know the Rappahannock River Valley Wildlife Refuge is in the First District? I hope you’ve had the chance to visit it or one our nation’s Continue reading Wittman: Protecting the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Weekly Update: Lowering the Cost of Care By Rob Wittman July 31, 2018 It is clear the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is failing and must be fixed. The ACA promised to lower costs, increase access to care, and expand healthcare Continue reading Wittman on Lowering Healthcare Costs
Friends- As you may know, one of my top priorities is promoting CTE and STEM programs as a way to cultivate skillsets needed in today’s workforce and connect students with good-paying jobs. Recently, Congress and the White House have taken Continue reading Rob Wittman: Students and Good Paying Jobs