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January 24, 2020 Weekly Columns

One of the most basic human rights is the right to life. It’s the first right the Founding Fathers outlined in the Declaration of Independence, and it’s a right men and women have fought to protect for generations. But sadly, we continue seeing many deny this right to life to millions of unborn children in America.

January 17, 2020 Weekly Columns

As the country with the second-largest GDP in the world, China continues its rise as a significant player on the global stage. Previous administrations have attempted to get China to come to the negotiating table and sign a deal, but only came to verbal agreements, which were quickly broken. Now, President Trump has put Phase 1 of a trade deal with China into place.

January 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed Phase I of a trade deal:

January 10, 2020 Weekly Columns

If you’ve lived in rural Arkansas for any length of time, you know that broadband connectivity is a huge issue. Something as simple as uploading a resume to a job posting or researching for a time-sensitive project can quickly be delayed by a spotty internet connection.

January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) released the following written statement during a Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee hearing, titled, “Proposals for a Water Resources Development Act of 2020”:

January 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump’s update on Iran:

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January 3, 2020 Weekly Columns

With a national election on the horizon and geopolitical issues at play, there’s no doubt 2020 will be an interesting year. But now that 2019 is over and I’m planning out the new year, I’m really looking forward to what’s in store.  

December 27, 2019 Weekly Columns

It’s hard to believe 2019 is almost over. This year has been filled from beginning to end with constituent meetings, legislation, House votes, Arkansas business tours and lots of time in the Atlanta airport waiting for my connecting flight to D.C.

December 20, 2019 Weekly Columns

I voted against the impeachment of President Donald Trump. I believe impeachment is one of the most serious votes Congress can use – second only to declaring war – and unfortunately this whole process has been a sham from beginning to end.

December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Reps. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.), Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) and Tim Burchett (R-Tenn.) and U.S. Sen .Mike Braun (R-Ind.) introduced the bicameral Conditional Approval Act, which would establish a pathway in the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to increase access and lower costs of prescription drugs.

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January 4, 2017 In The News
Arkansans could soon be able to legally carry concealed weapons when travelling out-of-state if a federal bill introduced Tuesday becomes law.
January 4, 2017 In The News
President Barack Obama has urged fellow Democrats to fight for his healthcare bill, as the incoming Trump team vowed to make a repeal of the law a priority.
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January 4, 2017 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, was sworn in Tuesday for his second term in Congress, pledging in a statement to undo President Barack Obama's "executive overreach."
December 20, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, said he had more questions than answers after speaking with government officials Monday morning about the possibility of the shuttered Ouachita Job Corps Center in Royal being used to house children who enter the country without parents or guardians.
December 19, 2016 In The News
Congressional members from the Natural State came out against a possible refugee shelter the same day representatives from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services toured the facility.
September 26, 2016 In The News
In 1966, I announced that I was moving to Arkansas. My mother was horrified.
August 31, 2016 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman and Senator Boozman spent day two of their forestry tour at the Del-tin Fiber Plant, learning how the company takes tree waste, like wood chips, and turns them into usable products.
August 31, 2016 In The News
U.S. Sen. John Boozman and U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman visited Columbia County on Tuesday at the start of a three-day tour of timber-related industries in Westerman’s Fourth Congressional District.
August 31, 2016 In The News
United States Sen. John Boozman (R) and U.S. Congressman Bruce Westerman (R) are teaming up this week for the “Seed2Sawmill Tour.”

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May 4, 2018 Video
Recently, I took to the House floor to honor the life of Hot Springs World War II hero Jack Coleman Cook, who laid down his life for Navigator Edward Field.
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April 20, 2018 Video
I called into Conduit News with Paul Harrell this morning to discuss the ballooning national debt and my efforts to control spending and balance the budget.
April 13, 2018 Video
The story of Hot Springs native Jack Coleman Cook is one of heroism and making the ultimate sacrifice for his fellow man.
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