Minutes before the vote, Shea-Porter spoke on the House floor to oppose the bill.
Congresswoman Shea-Porter hosted a roundtable discussion with Meals on Wheels volunteers, staff, and clients at the Strafford Nutrition Program’s Somersworth headquarters. The discussion highlighted how deep cuts in President Trump’s budget proposal would hurt New Hampshire communities.
Corporations are Not People Amendment would reverse the catastrophic effects of 2010’s Citizens United Supreme Court decision, which has allowed dark money to flood our elections and drown out Americans’ voices in our democracy.
Shea-Porter will work to keep our country safe and support the missions of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and Pease Air National Guard Base.
Today Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, along with U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) wrote to President Donald Trump to express their opposition to proposed cuts to the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). The letter highlights the importance of ONDCP to addressing the substance misuse crisis in New Hampshire. Recent reports cite up to 94% in cuts to the office, which is critical to coordinating the federal response to the opioid epidemic that is negatively impacting communities throughout the state and the country. The letter comes as the Trump Administration continues to pursue policies that would undermine efforts to address the opioid crisis.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today released a statement on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the FBI’s Russia probe. She also signed a discharge petition that would force a House vote on the Protecting our Democracy Act, following her call yesterday for Speaker Ryan to schedule an immediate vote on the bill.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and 73 bipartisan Members of Congress released a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney urging him to maintain funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) in the Trump Administration’s FY2018 Budget.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after the New York Times reported that President Trump attempted to obstruct justice by asking then-FBI Director Comey to stop investigating Michael Flynn:
Washington, D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) made the following statement about President Trump giving highly classified information to the Russians: