WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, Israel formally normalized relations with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain in a deal brokered by the Trump Administration called the Abraham Accords. The UAE and Bahrain are now the third and fourth countries in the Middle East to open diplomatic relations with Israel and are…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr joined with Representatives David Price (NC-04) and Ted Budd (NC-13) to lead a bipartisan coalition of Senators and House members to introduce a bill to rename the air traffic control tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport after the late-Sen. Kay Hagan. They were joined by Sens.…

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WASHINGTON D.C. – House Education and Labor Committee Member Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) recently joined Ranking Member Virginia Foxx (R-NC), along with 23 other Republican Members from the Education and Labor Committee and the Agriculture Committee, to send a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue. The letter urges the implementation of child nutrition…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) introduced the Intelligence on Nefarious Foreign Leaders Using Education Networks for Corrupt Enrichment (INFLUENCE) Act. The legislation aims to limit the theft of intellectual property by foreign nationals at colleges and universities. The Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property estimates…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Trump v. Mazars: “The President was rightfully vindicated today in the Supreme Court after House Democrats’ efforts to unfairly subpoena his financial records, medical history, and personal family information for public release. This is another example showing…

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6:26 p.m.: we’re signing off, but the convention is being live-streamed here: 6:20 p.m.: N.C. Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby, who is running for Chief Justice, addresses the convention: 6:18 p.m.: The alternate elector slate has been approved. 6:06 p.m.: the elector slate was approved; now voting on alternate electors. The slate is comprised of…

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