Nunes Named to Trump Transition Team

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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... Read more »

Nunes Comments on GOP Tax Reform Blueprint

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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,... Read more »

Chairman Nunes Introduces Iran Terrorism Bill

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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 fo... Read more »

Top Defense Lawmakers Introduce Cuban Military Transparency Act

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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 Mil... Read more »

An Historic Opportunity

| Posted in Opinion Pieces 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 Euro... Read more »

Crisis deepens at West Coast seaports

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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 contr... Read more »

Camp, Nunes Statements on Failure to Adopt Trade Facilitation Agreement

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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 ... Read more »

Japanese delegation visits San Joaquin Valley to learn about agriculture

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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 ab... Read more »

Cultivating Tomorrow’s Ag Leaders Today

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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... Read more »