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Rep. Stewart’s Statement on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

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Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) released the following statement on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. “Twenty years ago today, America changed forever. We must remember why we are now so vigilant so that we aren’t reminded by another tragedy. We must remember the horrors and sadness of that day because it is part of who we are. And we must remember the valor of those we lost – those who innocently went to w...

Reps. Stewart and Turner Visit Wright Patterson Air Force Base

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This week, Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT) and Congressman Mike Turner (R-OH) visited Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB). WPAFB is home to the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC), which is the Department of Defense’s primary source for foreign air and space threats. Both Members serve on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, so this visit is especially applicab...

Rep. Stewart’s Statement on President Biden Leaving Americans Behind

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Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) released the following statement after the Biden Administration ended its evacuation in Afghanistan and left hundreds of Americans stranded behind enemy lines. “This week, I was in Washington, D.C. with my Republican colleagues who also served in the military. We have all fought for the American ideal of “No Man Left Behind,” and we demanded the same from our Commander in...

Rep. Stewart’s Statement on the Passing of a U.S. Marine from Utah

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Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) released a statement following the tragic passing of a U.S. Marine from Utah. “Yesterday, the state of Utah, and the entire country, lost of one its finest in a tragic act of terror. A U.S. Marine from Utah made the ultimate sacrifice during the bombing in Kabul. The loved ones of this hero have my full support, immeasurable gratitude, and prayers. This soldier’s heroism ...

Rep. Stewart’s Statement on the Crisis in Afghanistan

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Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) released the following statement regarding the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan. “My prayers are with our troops, our citizens, and the Afghans who were killed or injured in today’s apparent terrorist attack. And my heart breaks for those who remain stranded behind enemy lines in this time of violence and chaos. There is no excuse for the incompetence displayed by the Biden ...

Rep. Stewart’s Statement on the Ongoing Crisis in Afghanistan

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“President Biden did not just allow this crisis – he constructed it. Now, he’s nowhere to be found. Yesterday, for the first time in nearly a full week, President Biden took questions on an international catastrophe that impacts American citizens and allies alike. In a stunning display of denial, he claimed there were no mistakes made in this demonstration of inept leadership. “We need strong lead...

Rep. Stewart’s Statement on the Situation in Afghanistan

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Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) released the following statement regarding the situation in Afghanistan. “These two things are not mutually exclusive, and in fact are both true: First, withdrawing our combat troops from Afghanistan was the right policy and, two, organizing an orderly withdrawal could have been achieved by competent leadership. “Overwhelming evidence that it’s time to withdraw is found i...

Rep. Stewart’s Statement on Infrastructure Bills

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Last week, the Senate passed a bipartisan, $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has indicated that she will not bring this bill to a vote in the House unless the Senate passes a partisan, $3.5 trillion reconciliation package. Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) released the following statement. “Speaker Pelosi has attached a partisan list of demands to a bipartisan bill. This only ...

Reps. Stewart, Lee, Huffman, and Sen. Cortez Masto Introduce Bicameral, Bipartisan Legislation to Transform Water Management in the West

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Today, Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT) introduced legislation to get critical water use data in the hands of farmers, ranchers, and decision-makers for improved water management across the Western U.S. The Open Access Evapotranspiration (OpenET) Act would establish a program under the Department of the Interior (DOI) to use publicly available data from satellites and weather stations to provide e...

Rep. Stewart Cosponsors Legislation to Rename Provo Vet Center After “Candy Bomber” Gail Halvorsen

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Yesterday, Congressman Chris Stewart cosponsored legislation to rename the Provo Vet Center in Orem, Utah after Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen, the “Candy Bomber.” Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) introduced the legislation, and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), Rep. Burgess Owens (R-UT), and Rep. Blake Moore (R-UT) also joined as cosponsors. The delegation also wrote a letter to the Chairman Jo...

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