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  • Lesko Selected for Powerful E&C Subcommittees on Energy and Consumer Protection & Commerce
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.–Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) announced her subcommittee assignments on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, a prestigious committee with vast jurisdiction. Lesko was selected to serve on the Subcommittee on Energy and the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce for the 117th Congress. “I am very excited to be selected to serve on the Subcommittee on Energy,” said Congresswoman Lesko. “I am passionate about energy issues and will build on my expe... Read more

  • Lesko Selected for House Committee on Energy and Commerce
    Posted in Press Releases on January 14, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) was appointed to the prestigious House Committee on Energy and Commerce for the 117th Congress. “It is an honor to be selected by my colleagues to serve on the Energy and Commerce Committee,” said Congresswoman Lesko. “I look forward to working with Ranking Member McMorris Rodgers and the other members of the committee to tackle the pressing issues facing our nation. I am eager to be a strong voice for common-sense healthcare, incre... Read more

  • Lesko Votes No on Democrats’ Rushed Impeachment
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) released the following statement after her vote against Democrats’ rushed impeachment resolution: “At a time when our country desperately needs to move forward in pursuit of unity, it is deeply concerning that my Democratic colleagues have chosen to impeach a president with just seven days left in office. Additionally, the lack of deliberation in this impeachment is highly alarming. If Congress is going to act to remove a president,... Read more

  • Lesko Votes No on Democrats’ 25th Amendment Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) released the following statement after her vote in opposition to House Democrats’ resolution requiring Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald J. Trump from office: “With this resolution, Democrats are demanding Vice President Pence invoke the 25th Amendment and take over as president. It is clear they have full faith in the vice president to act as president. Yet, the very demand they made ... Read more

  • Lesko Statement on Increased Security in the U.S. House of Representatives
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) released the following statement on advanced security procedures in the U.S. House of Representatives: Lesko complied with all security procedures implemented by U.S. Capitol Police and the Sergeant at Arms, including going through a magnetometer, being wanded by a handheld device, and submitting her handbag for search. She will continue to heed the guidance of U.S. Capitol Police and the Sergeant at Arms in regards to member safety... Read more

  • Lesko Stands Up for Constitution; Agrees With Objection to Pennsylvania Electors
    Posted in Press Releases on January 7, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) released the following statement after her vote to agree with the objection to electors from the state of Pennsylvania: “Article II, Section 1, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution says that the manner in which presidential elections are conducted must follow state law. After listening to debate and studying evidence, I believe that Pennsylvania did not follow state law while conducting the presidential election and thus viola... Read more

  • Lesko Stands Up for Constitution; Agrees With Objection to Arizona Electors
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) released the following statement after her vote to agree with the objection to electors from the state of Arizona: “After much deliberation and consultation with constitutional attorneys, I decided to agree with the objection to Arizona's electors. Similar to the arguments made in the amicus brief I signed onto in Texas v. Pennsylvania, et al., Arizona violated state law, and thus the United States Constitution, as detailed in the o... Read more

  • Bipartisan Women’s Caucus Introduces New Leadership for 117th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues announced the election of new leadership for the 117th Congress. Representatives Madeleine Dean (D-PA-04) and Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR) will serve as Caucus Co-Chairs and Representatives Kat Cammack (R-FL-03) and Lucy McBath (D-GA-06) will serve as Caucus Vice Chairs. "I'm proud to have served as the Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Women’s Caucus in the 116th Congress with my colleague and Co-Chair Rep. Debbie Lesko, and our Vi... Read more

  • Lesko Concerned with National Debt
    Posted in Press Releases on December 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) released the following statement regarding H.R. 9051: “At this time, I could not in good conscience vote for additional dollars without the offer of offsets and spending cuts to other programs, like foreign aid, to pay for these checks. We cannot continue to bankrupt our nation without a plan to address the issue down the line. I recently voted to give help to small businesses and their workers, and offer financial help for the unem... Read more

  • Lesko Leads Letter to FBI Director Requesting Swalwell Briefing
    Posted in Press Releases on December 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) and 26 other members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray raising concerns about the relationship between Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA-15) and suspected Chinese spy, Fang Fang or Christine Fang. The members also requested a briefing about the agency’s investigation into the matter. “The more we learn of the relationship between Mr. Swalwell and Ms. Fang, the more apparent it becomes that... Read more

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