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Pfluger Votes NO On Democrat Debt Increase

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Tuesday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement after voting no on the Democrat proposal to raise the debt ceiling: “With nearly $30 trillion in debt and no meaningful plan to rein in wasteful spending, I opposed today's vote to temporarily lift the debt ceiling. Democrats – who control the House, Senate, and White House – have remain committed to…

Pfluger Excoriates Democrats Shady $3.5 Trillion Budget Scheme

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Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) issued a statement today after Washington Democrats approved Senator Bernie Sanders’ $68 trillion budget—triggering a partisan reconciliation process to allow for $3.5 trillion in a new socialist spending spree and tax increase on all Americans, without holding an actual up and down vote on the budget: “Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats…

Pfluger Blasts Democrats $3.5 Trillion Budget Blowout

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Wednesday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement rebuking the Senate Democrats’ $3.5 trillion reckless tax-and-spend budget blueprint chock-full of socialist policies and mandates: “The Democrats’ outlandish $3.5 trillion package will harm our economy, fuel inflation, impose crippling tax hikes on small businesses and American families, provide…

Pfluger Votes Against Democrat Spending Package

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Today, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) issued a statement lambasting the House Democrats’ partisan FY2022 appropriations minibus packages. “Despite inflation and our National debt spiraling out of control, Speaker Pelosi has led the Democrat party to produce one of the most bloated, partisan spending packages in history,” said Rep. August Pfluger. “These…

Congressman Pfluger Introduces Proposal to Balance Budget

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Wednesday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) joined the Republican Study Committee in introducing an alternative budget for fiscal year 2022. The budget serves as a blueprint for conservative governance that will work to reshape our budget and boost the American economy. “Democrats have only been in charge for five months and they are already wrecking our economy,” said…

Pfluger Pushes President Biden to Reconsider His Devastating Taxes for American Farm Families

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Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) joined over 130 House Republicans in sending a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy opposing the Biden Administration’s proposal to repeal stepped-up basis from the tax code and require payment of capital gains taxes at death. Read the full letter here. “President Biden’s…

Pfluger Votes Against $1.9 Trillion in Partisan Spending

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Wednesday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) voted no on the so-called American Rescue Plan— the Biden Administration’s $1.9 trillion job-killing leftist wish list that sends billions to locked down states and closed schools, funds Democrat priorities like Planned Parenthood, and devotes only 9% of its funding to defeating COVID-19. “I am extremely disappointed…

Pfluger Votes No on $1.9 Trillion Liberal Wish List

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Early Saturday morning, the House of Representatives narrowly passed H.R. 1319, the $1.9 trillion so-called “COVID-19 relief” spending bill. If passed by the Senate, this bill will bring the total spent under the guise of COVID-19 relief up to over $6 trillion. Sadly, only 9 percent of the funds appropriated in the Democrat-crafted bill go targeted towards COVID-19 relief.…

Pfluger on House Floor: We Dont Need Bailouts, We Need to Get Back to Work

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Wednesday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) spoke on the House Floor for the first time in opposition to H. Con. Res. 11 - FY21 Budget Reconciliation Resolution, a partisan resolution that sets the stage to jam through President Biden’s COVID stimulus bill that will cost nearly $2 trillion, and includes a liberal wish list of provisions unrelated to the pandemic. Watch…