National Shooting Sports Foundation Names Congressman Culberson Legislator of the Year
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry, today announced it is honoring U.S. Rep. John A. Culberson (R-Texas) as NSSF’s 2015 Legislator of the Year.
Ending Funding for Sanctuary Cities
I sent a letter to Attorney General Lynch urging her to take specific actions so that no additional Department of Justice (DOJ) funding is provided to jurisdictions that either refuse to honor Federal detainers, harbor illegal aliens, or refuse to share information about criminal illegal aliens with federal authorities.
Bill O'Reilly Show Discusses Congressman Culberson's Action on Sanctuary Cities
On February 4, 2016, Fox News' Bill O'Reilly show had Eric Shawn on to discuss Congressman Culberson's letter to the Attorney General Loretta Lynch regarding sanctuary cities.
The House passed the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, to repeal major portions of Obamacare. This was the first time that Republicans have been able to get such a major repeal bill through the Senate and sent to President Obama’s desk.President Obama vetoed this “reconciliation” bill on January 8 and the House attempted to override the veto this week. I was proud to stand up for you today and vote to override the President’s veto.
Stopping the President's Power Grab
Earlier this month, President Obama announced that he will once again attempt to bypass Congress and implement a number of gun controls and restrictions. I have taken a stand against the President’s power grab, and I will continue to use my position as Chairman of the Commerce, Justice and Science (CJS) Appropriations Subcommittee to defund and stop the President’s proposed executive actions.