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U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday August 18, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Rep. Adams Issues Statement on PM Netanyahu's Decision to Deny Members of Congress From Entering Israel
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- Rep. Alma S. Adams, D-North Carolina, issued the following statement after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to deny Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Michigan, and Rep. Ilhan Omar, R-Minnesota, from entering Israel: "I am deeply disappointed in this decision, and very concerned that the choice to deny entry to two members of the House was encouraged by President Trump. "His comments about Congresswomen Tlaib and Omar are beneath the dignity of his office and  more

Rep. Butterfield Issues Statement on Death of Smith Green
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-North Carolina, issued the following statement on the death of Carolyn Marie Smith Green, member of the North Carolina Central University's founding family: "I was saddened to learn of the passing of a beloved community member who touched the lives of so many, Carolyn Marie Smith Green. Mrs. Smith Green was born in Durham, North Carolina and raised in New Bern by her parents, Isaac Hughes Smith, Jr. and Annie Day Shepard Smith. Carolyn is the gran  more

Rep. Butterfield Issues Statement on Judicial Nomination for North Carolina Eastern District
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 -- Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-North Carolina, issued the following statement on President Trump's judicial nomination of Richard E. Myers to serve in the District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina: "The Eastern District deserves diversity on the Federal bench. There has never been an African American judge in the district despite having a minority population greater than 30%. "President Obama attempted on two occasions to achieve racial diversity in the Eastern  more

Rep. David Price Calls for House to Carry an Impeachment Inquiry Forward
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- Rep. David Price, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Today, Congressman David Price (D-NC), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, released a statement calling for the House of Representatives to carry an impeachment inquiry forward: "I believe that the House of Representatives must move forward with an impeachment inquiry regarding the conduct of President Donald Trump," said Congressman  more

Sens. Burr, Tillis Applaud Nomination of Richard E. Myers as District Judge for Eastern North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 -- Sen. Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Today, at the recommendation of Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Thom Tillis (R-NC), President Trump announced his intent to nominate Richard E. Myers to fill the United States District Court vacancy for the Eastern District of North Carolina. "I applaud President Trump for selecting Richard Myers to fill this important seat in Eastern North Carolina," said Senator Burr. "Professor Myers is not only  more

Walker Honors Sanford's Daniel Simmons as Community Hero of the Month
SANFORD, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- Rep. Mark Walker, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.), honored Lee County's Daniel Simmons as the Sixth District Community Hero of the Month for August 2019. Each month, Rep. Walker awards a constituent, business, or organization in his district for displaying extraordinary acts of service and for making a difference in the lives around them. Daniel Simmons is an excellent example of how one person c  more