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  • Nunes comments on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
    Posted in Press Releases on April 5, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes released the following statement today on the recent fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh: "The clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh risk escalating into a dangerous, wider war. The ceasefire must be scrupulously observed, while Azerbaijan needs to implement widely-supported peacekeeping measures along the line of contact, including a withdrawal of snipers and an expanded role for the OSCE." Read more

  • Congressman Nunes Introduces Public Pensions Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & Federal Spending, Government Reform

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22) today introduced a bill in the House of Representatives to encourage transparency in state and local pension systems and to prevent federal bailouts of insolvent pension plans. State and local pension systems may seem fiscally secure, but that is often a façade created by assuming unrealistic rates of returns on investments and by using other accounting tricks. In fact, a forthcoming report from Stanford Professor of Finance Joshua Rauh estimates that the fiscal h... Read more

  • Nunes Introduces Bill to Reform Business Taxes
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, introduced a bill in the House of Representatives today that would overhaul the system for taxing businesses. Supported by twenty-six cosponsors, the American Business Competitiveness Act (ABC Act) would drastically simplify the business tax code by eliminating the income tax on businesses and replacing it with a cash flow tax. The bill implements four main provisions: Allowing for 100 percent, same-year expensing for bus... Read more

  • Nunes comments on East Asia
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Defense

    House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes released the following statement today on developments in East Asia: "In light of the recent nuclear test by North Korea, it is vital for the United States to further strengthen our alliance with Japan and to continue our policy of extended deterrence. We should also strengthen trilateral cooperation with Japan and South Korea. The recently announced agreement on issues related to comfort women is a big step forward in improvi... Read more

  • Chairman Nunes Introduces Iran Terrorism Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on December 15, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Trade, Defense, Homeland Security

    House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (CA-22) today introduced a bill in the House of Representatives to crack down on international funding of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The IRGC is a sprawling branch of the Iranian military responsible for numerous terrorist attacks throughout the world, including its provision of weapons and other support for Iraqi terrorists who killed U.S. soldiers. The organization also controls wide swathes of the Iran... Read more

  • Nunes to Remain as Intel Committee Chairman
    Posted in Press Releases on October 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & Federal Spending, Foreign Affairs, Defense, Homeland Security

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22) today issued the following statement announcing his intention to remain Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: “I am honored to have been asked by the new Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, to continue serving as Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Our nation faces unprecedented global threats ranging from the growing risk of deadly terrorism to debilitating cyber-attacks, and the Intelligence Community’s response to these threat... Read more

  • Rep. Nunes Comments on Speaker Boehner Resignation
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22) released the following statement today in reaction to John Boehner’s announcement of his intention to resign as Speaker of the House: “John Boehner has served with honor and distinction as Speaker of the House, leading the Republican Party as it amassed its biggest House majority in more than eighty years. Against determined opposition, he has guided bills to passage in the House that would implement a conservative agenda that puts America back on the path to pros... Read more

  • Top Defense Lawmakers Introduce Cuban Military Transparency Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Trade

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, introduced a bill in the House of Representatives today that would ban Americans from engaging in any financial transactions with the Cuban military or the Cuban Ministry of the Interior, or with any entity controlled by the military or the Ministry. Supported by 32 original cosponsors, the Cuban Military Transparency Act will ensure that the Cuban people, and not the Castro regime’s repressive sec... Read more

  • Rep. Nunes Reacts to New California Water Restrictions
    Posted in Press Releases on April 1, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    Congressmen Devin Nunes (CA-22) today released the following statement in reaction to California Governor Jerry Brown’s announcement that he would implement mandatory water restrictions throughout California: “California’s natural drought has not caused the water crisis in the Central Valley, where the irrigation system was built to withstand five consecutive years of drought. I’d prefer to see the crisis here solved by simply restoring our previous water flows, rather than flushing our water ou... Read more

  • Rep. Nunes Office to Bid Farewell to Chief of Staff
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water, Government Reform

    The office of Congressmen Devin Nunes (CA-22) is announcing that its long-time chief of staff, Johnny Amaral, will leave the Nunes team to work for Westlands Water District. Having run Rep. Nunes’ first successful campaign for Congress in 2001, Amaral has served as his chief of staff since 2002 and has acted as Rep. Nunes’ top advisor for many of his most important initiatives. In addition to overseeing Rep. Nunes’ staff, Amaral has been a key participant in negotiations over water supplies, pub... Read more