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November 17, 2019

Friends,

The day President Donald Trump was sworn into office on January 20, 2017, the Washington Post ran the headline, "The campaign to impeach President Trump has begun.”

This was over two years ago. Since then, we have been bombarded with even more headlines and stories as Washington Democrats continue their partisan efforts to impeach President Trump. Earlier this month, I wrote a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and I’d like to share some of it with you: “Our Founding Fathers warned of the impeachment process being abused for partisan purposes. In the Federalist Papers No. 65, Alexander Hamilton warned ‘there will always be the greatest danger that the decision will be regulated more by the comparative strength of parties, than by the real demonstration of innocence or guilt.’ Last week when the House of Representatives voted on the impeachment resolution, H.Res. 660, there was only partisan support for it to move forward, while opposition was bipartisan. Despite the clear message sent by this vote, the majority party continues to push forward with this political farce.”

Unfortunately, important work Congress must get done has been completely sidelined. Last week, Speaker Pelosi suddenly recessed the House so Democrats could focus exclusively on their partisan impeachment scam. That’s unacceptable and you deserve better. Instead of working in a bipartisan way to address the most pressing issues facing our nation, they have continued the witch hunt that began on Inauguration Day and continues to waste time.

For starters, we should be working on funding for our government – which is set to run out this week. Absent of a deal to fund government programs for fiscal year 2020, Congress will have to pass a continuing resolution which will kick the can further down the road or the government will shut down.

Under a continuing resolution the government will be hamstrung by the previous year’s appropriations. This will be particularly felt by our nation’s military – it would prevent the Army from building 4,400 new homes and would delay the repairs to 269 other units. Families in our district know the state of housing on military installations and the massive effort that has begun to get back on the right path. Because of partisan impeachment efforts, our military families will suffer.

The House of Representatives should also pass the National Defense Authorization Act. This bill contains important measures like a pay raise for our troops, improvements to family housing, authorizations for innovative new programs, and critical training resources our troops need. Because of partisan impeachment efforts, our troops will not have the support and resources they need to keep our country safe.

Another priority of mine is lowering prescription drug costs and I’ve worked with my colleagues on bipartisan legislation that would make good progress. Speaker Pelosi refuses to bring this bipartisan legislation up for a vote or even continue the discussion due to her “other priorities.” Because of partisan impeachment efforts, our friends and neighbors will continue to pay outrageous prices and run the risk of not getting the medicine they need.

Unfortunately, this is just a small taste of the priorities we should be working on right now. Rest assured, I’m focused on your priorities and I will always work on behalf of our district.

Until next week

Richard Hudson

Member of Congress (NC-08)




 


 



 


 


 





 



 




 





 

 



 








 



 



 


 



 





 




 



 








 





 






 




 

 



 



 

 





 

 








 



 

 

 

 

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