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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s proposal to pay for his border wall with military funds.
Last June, Rep. Gallego introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would have blocked the Trump administration from diverting funds from the defense budget to pay for construction of a new border wall. Though the amendment was approved by the House Armed Services Committee, the GOP stripped the language from the bill before it received a vote on the House floor.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), a Marine Corps combat veteran of the Iraq War, released the following statement:
“President Trump campaigned on improving care for our nation's veterans. But in office, his administration has pushed an extreme privatization agenda that veterans staunchly oppose.
WASHINGTON DC – Today, 5 veterans serving in Congress – Reps.
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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) and Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) introduced the Restore Veterans’ Compensation Act of 2016, legislation that would prevent the federal government from recouping separation pay from veterans who later qualify for VA disability benefits. The bill also makes other changes to the Department of Defense’s recoupment policies to make them fairer to veterans.
WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), a Marine Corps combat veteran and Member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s speech on Afghanistan:
Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) joins Fox10's John Hook for Newsmaker Sunday.
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