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Defense Bill Passes with Pfluger Amendments

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WASHINGTON, DC – Thursday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement after voting to pass H.R. 7900, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023: “As a former fighter pilot, I can say that there is nothing Congress works on that is more important than providing for our national defense. I am proud that this bill fully funds our military, counters the Chinese Co...

Pfluger: ALL of President Biden’s vaccine mandates must be blocked

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Thursday, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down the Biden Administration’s unconstitutional vaccine mandate for private employers, but declined to offer the same protections to healthcare workers. Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) issued a statement in response to the mixed decision: “President Biden has no right to force Americans to choose between a personal healthcare decision and...

Pfluger: Democrats are trying to distract from crises with voting rights bill

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Wednesday night, Congressman Pfluger (TX-11) spoke on the House Floor in opposition to the Democrats' federal election power grab. Watch Congressman Pfluger’s remarks here. Transcript available below. “M. Speaker, I’m glad that it was brought up tonight, those who have served and been willing to give their lives for this country. You know, if we are going to talk about numbers, let’s talk about th...

Pfluger Reports on First Year in Office

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Monday, U.S. Representative August Pfluger (TX-11) released a report on his first year in office—highlighting successes in energy, agriculture, national security, and the TX-11 community. Congressman Pfluger was sworn in to represent the 11th District of Texas on January 3, 2021. Since then, he has authored 14 original pieces of legislation—including the Afghanistan Threat Assessment Act (signed i...

Pfluger: Democrats must abandon their radical pipe dreams

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Thursday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement following his no vote on the Democrats’ temporary spending bill: “Democrat leadership has once again failed the American people as they demonstrate in real time their inability to govern—this time by kicking the can down the road to delay stable funding for FY2022. This continuing resolution harms national security and military read...

Pfluger Opposes Trillions in Socialist Spending

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Friday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) voted no on President Joe Biden and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Build Back Bankrupt Agenda—a reckless spending bill and tax increase in U.S. history that will sabotage the economy and hand over unparalleled control to the federal government. “This Democrat party believes the government should control every aspect of our lives—from spying on our personal bank a...

Congressman Pfluger introduces Congressional Review Act resolution to strike down Biden’s vaccine mandate

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Wednesday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) introduced a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution, alongside more than 160 House Republicans, to formally nullify President Joe Biden’s tyrannical vaccine mandate imposed on businesses and workers. Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) also introduced a companion bill in the Senate with the support of all 50 Republican Senators. “President Biden’s vaccine ma...

Pfluger Defends Oil & Gas Industry Against Democrats’ Radical Reconciliation Bill

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Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) spoke on the House Floor defending oil & gas producers and workers in the Permian Basin from the dangerous anti-energy policies in the Democrats’ partisan budget reconciliation bill. Included in the package are harmful regulations and tax increases that will push the United States towards shortages and blackouts. In his remarks, Pfluger warned that the Biden Admi...

Pfluger Votes Against Democrat Nationwide Abortion-On-Demand Bill

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Friday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) voted no on H.R. 3755, a Democrat-led abortion-on-demand bill that would legalize abortion up until birth nationwide and overturn all state laws that protect the unborn. “It is heartbreaking to imagine, but Nancy Pelosi and her Democrat-majority in the House have passed a bill to legalize abortion up until birth nationwide,” said Congressman Pfluger. “Rem...

Amid Del-Rio Disaster, Democrats Block Pfluger-led Effort to Secure Border

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Today, Congressman August Pfluger led an effort to bring up the Border Security for America Act of 2021 (H.R. 4828) for consideration. Despite the ongoing humanitarian and security disaster in Del Rio, Texas, House Democrats today blocked the commonsense border security bill which would provide Customs & Border Protection (CBP) with additional resources and personnel to secure our nation’s borders...