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  • Nunes Named to Trump Transition Team
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Water, Energy, Agriculture, Public Lands, Transportation, Budget & Federal Spending, Government Reform, Foreign Affairs, Trade, Environment, Defense, Homeland Security, Taxes

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22) released the following statement today after joining the executive committee of Donald Trump’s transition team: “Today I was honored to have been named to the executive committee of President-elect Donald Trump's transition team. In this role, I will advise President-elect Trump on the appointments of his Cabinet members and on appointments to other top positions in the new administration. I look forward to helping to assemble an energetic and forward-looking team... Read more

  • Nunes Comments on GOP Tax Reform Blueprint
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & Federal Spending, Trade, Taxes

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22) issued the following statement today after House Republicans released their tax reform blueprint: “This is a really bold and aggressive plan that would essentially junk the current tax code and scrap the IRS as we know it. Measures like full expensing for business investment and the move toward a territorial tax system are exactly what the U.S. needs to create jobs, encourage start-up businesses, end the exodus of U.S. companies abroad, and regain our competitive ... 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

  • 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

  • An Historic Opportunity
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on May 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Trade

    GOP.gov Congress is currently debating trade promotion authority, whose passage is a vital step in approving the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a landmark free-trade agreement between the United States and eleven other nations. Further down the road we will finish negotiations on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free-trade agreement between the United States and Europe. The immense economic benefits of these pacts have been widely discussed – the U.S. economy will ... Read more

  • Crisis deepens at West Coast seaports
    Posted in Nunes Blog on February 13, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water, Agriculture, Transportation, Trade

    The labor dispute between the longshoremen’s union and ship owners at dozens of West Coast seaports has become a critical problem, with some ships being forced to wait weeks before entering terminals. The economic costs in the Central Valley are increasingly severe – as ships get stuck at the ports, commerce is being slowly strangled. Customers for our products and commodities are canceling contracts and seeking out new suppliers, causing local businesses to warn of imminent layoffs. As is typi... Read more

  • Camp, Nunes Statements on Failure to Adopt Trade Facilitation Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Trade

    Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) made the following statements on the failure to adopt the Trade Facilitation Agreement protocol in Geneva: Rep. Camp: "India’s actions last night to bring down implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement are completely unacceptable and put into doubt its credibility as a responsible trading partner. As we determine next steps, I am committed to the WTO as an institution, and I hope... Read more

  • Japanese delegation visits San Joaquin Valley to learn about agriculture
    Posted in News Articles on June 14, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Trade

    On Friday, I had the opportunity to serve as a local guide to Mr. Tatsuya Ito, a Member of the Japanese Diet (House of Representatives). He is visiting the United States to discuss trade and other important bilateral issues between the United States and Japan. During his visit to Tulare, Mr. Ito and I met with local farmers to discuss trade negotiations and their impact on agriculture. Pictured above from left to right is Deputy Consul General Nobuhiro Watanabe, Congressman Devin Nunes, Tatsuya ... Read more

  • Cultivating Tomorrow’s Ag Leaders Today
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on February 13, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Trade

    Horizons, California Agriculture Leadership Foundation As California agriculture faces serious challenges, including a government-induced drought, it’s more important than ever for us to train knowledgeable, proactive leaders who can help improve conditions for California farmers and agriculture workers. Today, it’s crucial for California to cultivate leaders with an understanding of international trade. Between 2000 and 2010, the value of California agricultural exports more than doubled from $... Read more

  • Overcoming the Culture of Debt
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on February 1, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Trade, Taxes

    The Insider, Clovis Chamber of Commerce As a congressman representing California’s 22nd District, I need to communicate directly with my constituents. I want to hear your ideas on improving the economy and creating jobs, as well as to keep you informed about my efforts to represent you in Washington. Many Americans feel their voice doesn’t matter in politics, but I’m here to tell you that it does. To communicate with me, I urge you to visit my website, nunes.house.gov, where you can sign up for ... Read more