Category: In The News

Emmer Statement on 2018 Election Victory

Following a decisive victory in his reelection bid to continue serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) released the following statement:

“Thank you to every Minnesotan who participated in our great democracy by casting their vote. I am humbled and honored to have the support of Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District for a third term in Washington.

“I want to thank every staff member and volunteer for their dedication and hard work, putting in thousands of hours for our team and believing in our cause. Guided by our Midwest values, I look forward to building on past successes, seizing new opportunities and taking on new challenges as we continue to build a better future for Minnesota and this nation.”

National Right to Life Committee Endorses Emmer

Otsego, MN – Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced that he has been endorsed by the National Right To Life Committee (NRLC).

“I am grateful to receive the official endorsement from the National Right to Life Committee,” said Congressman Emmer. “As a father of seven, I am a proud supporter of life. I will continue to support legislation that protects life and to be a voice for the voiceless for as long as I serve in Congress.”

Founded in 1968, National Right to Life is the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots pro-life organization. Recognized as the flagship of the pro-life movement, NRLC works through legislation and education to protect innocent human life from abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide and euthanasia.

“We strongly commend Congressman Emmer for his perfect 100 percent pro-life voting record in the 115th Congress,” stated Karen Cross, political director for the Committee.  “Voters who are concerned with the right to life and with the protection of the most vulnerable members of the human family should vote to return him to Congress.”

In addition to the NRLC endorsement, Emmer has also been endorsed by the Sixth District Republican Party of Minnesota, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association, and the National Federation of Independent Business.

 

#ConfirmKavanaugh

On Monday evening, President Trump announced his nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court: Brett Kavanaugh.

Judge Kavanaugh has served 12 years on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, one of the most prestigious courts in the nation as it oversees many of our top federal agencies. By comparison, Antonin Scalia was on the D.C. Circuit for only four years when he was nominated for the Supreme Court. Judge Kavanaugh has issued more than 300 opinions, 11 of which have been affirmed by the High Court, and clerked for the very man he has been nominated to replace, Justice Kennedy, on the Supreme Court.

Without a doubt, Judge Kavanaugh is extremely well-qualified for this position and should be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

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Repealing the Dodd-Frank Disaster

Repealing the Dodd-Frank Disaster

Yesterday, the U.S. House sent the largest pro-growth, deregulation bill in decades to President Trump’s desk. Today, I was fortunate to be at the White House and watch as he signed it into law.  S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act will roll back some of Dodd-Frank’s most harmful regulations to small financial banks and credit unions.

The bottom line: Dodd-Frank did not work. Both chambers (and both sides of the aisle) agree that the “one size fits all” regulation style from Washington has done little but destroy economic potential and left Main Street – quite literally – to pay the price for a crisis for which they were not responsible.

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“Hotdish of Champions” Recipe

Here is the recipe for my award winning entry in this year’s Annual Minnesota Congressional Delegation Hotdish competition.

Hotdish of Champions 

Ingredients:

  • Tater tot crowns –30 oz package
  • One can of Cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 Tbsp of Vegetable oil
  • 6 Eggs
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
  • 2 Cups of Shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 Cup of Cooked crumbled bacon
  • 1 1/2 Cups Cooked crumbled sausage
  • Your choice of cereal (such as General Mills Chex or Total) for topping

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