1. H.R.5146 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a threat assessment of terrorist threats to the United States posed by the prisoners released by the Taliban from the Pul-e-Charkhi Prison and Parwan Detention Facility in Afghanistan, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Pfluger, August [R-TX-11] (Introduced 08/31/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Homeland Security

H.R.5147 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the Secretary of Defense from procuring personal protective equipment from certain non-allied foreign nations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] (Introduced 08/31/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Armed Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement after introducing the No Tax on Social Security Act of 2021.This legislation would change current tax policies by excluding Social Security benefits from being counted as annual gross income and subject to taxation.

Editor's note: The following was published on 11/08/2005. We thought it appropriate to run it again. By Jon Kyl

Most of the time, Congress concerns itself with figuring out ways to spend money. Every now and again, we stop and focus on how to save it - in particular, how to reduce the federal deficit.

The last time Congress achieved big savings was the FY 1994 Budget Reconciliation Act, which included $55.8 billion in Medicare savings and a $102 billion freeze in discretionary spending. Now, we're close to completing a similar package with the goal of reducing the deficit. This is important because Congress has been spending too much money and the federal government has some added obligations to help repair the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.

The bill to cut spending was derailed for a while when the Democratic leadership brought floor debate to a halt through a parliamentary stunt and forced us to spend more than three hours in closed (i.e. secret) session rehashing an investigation of pre-Iraq war intelligence.

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Paul Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement in response to Representative Pramila Jayapal’s frivolous complaint concerning the events of January 6, 2021:

“Today, I submitted in writing to the House Committee on Ethics my statement in response to the baseless complaint filed by Ms. Jayapal.

On January 6, 2021 I determined to invoke the Electoral Count Act of 1887, and the 12th Amendment to the United States Constitution, to object to the certification of Electors from Arizona.

1st Session
H. RES. 142

Condemning big tech’s partisan censorship practices.

February 22, 2021
Mr. Lamborn (for himself, Mr. Banks, and Ms. Herrell) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

Condemning big tech’s partisan censorship practices.

Whereas the United States is founded upon the free exchange of ideas and the ability of all Americans to speak freely;

Whereas renowned Founding Father and printer Benjamin Franklin stated, “If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed”;

WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Representative Paul Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement after introducing the Higher Education Transparency Act. This legislation mandates complete transparency to expose Confucius Institutes and other foreign influence programs on college campuses disguised as cultural and language programs.

“Institutions of higher education (IHEs) are the stepping stone for the development of the minds of the future leaders of America. It is important that colleges and universities are a place for the robust debate of ideas and absent of foreign influences, including those with ties to communist regimes.