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Congressman Ken Buck

Representing the 4th District of Colorado

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February 12, 2016 Press Release
Apparently President Obama was absent the day they taught civics. This Article I Resolution sends a clear message to the President that Congress alone has the right to make laws -- and that the people expect him to faithfully execute those laws.
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February 5, 2016 Press Release
Every day, parents, farmers, and small business owners rely on affordable transportation, so a tax hike on fuel hits them the hardest. The federal government has no business picking winners and losers in the energy economy with our tax dollars.
February 3, 2016 Press Release
We’ve seen the President bypass the will of the people recently—on gun rights, health care, and costly regulations. I’m eager to participate in this executive overreach task force because reasserting the power of Congress is actually reasserting the power of the people.
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February 1, 2016 Press Release
"They say defense wins championships, which is why I'm confident in a Broncos victory. I'm looking forward to sampling North Carolina Barbecue."
January 13, 2016 Press Release
Congress has sat idle for too long, allowing the President to act beyond his authority. With this bill, Congress will be reasserting its Article I power and reining in executive overreach. I encourage my colleagues to become co-sponsors.
January 12, 2016 Press Release
I share the President’s concerns about creating jobs, keeping Americans secure, and reducing gun violence but...
January 6, 2016 Press Release
We promised America that we’d repeal Obamacare. Americans deserve better and I believe there are many good market-oriented alternatives.
January 5, 2016 Press Release
The President’s latest executive action violates the Constitutional mandate that Congress create the laws while the President only enforces them. Which amendment in the Bill of Rights will be tossed to the wolves tomorrow?
December 10, 2015 Press Release
We heard from the Speaker’s Chief of Staff, who told us that our continual reliance on big, bloated omnibus bills steals from Congress 90% of its Power of the Purse. To reassert Congressional power, we need to return to a regular appropriations process with multiple, separate funding bills.
December 7, 2015 Press Release
Led a letter signed by 11 of my colleagues in Congress calling on Congressman Hal Rogers, chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, to include several policy provisions in the Omnibus Appropriations Act.
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April 21, 2015 In The News

A photo tweeted by Rep. Ken Buck had some Colorado liberals up in arms Tuesday, but U.S. Capitol Police say they jumped the gun.

April 21, 2015 In The News

Last week, Colorado Rep. Ken Buck tweeted this photo of himself and Rep. Trey Gowdy holding an AR-15 decorated with American flags…

…And now D.C. is investigating to see if Buck is in violation of the city’s strict gun laws:

April 21, 2015 In The News

7 PM EASTERN UPDATE: Adds fundraising details.

5 PM EASTERN UPDATE: Adds D.C. police response.

WASHINGTON — The politics of Twitter have struck again — and this time U.S. Rep. Ken Buck is the one in the crosshairs.

With detractors that is. The police are cool with it.

April 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — The politics of Twitter have struck again — and this time U.S. Rep. Ken Buck is the one in the crosshairs.

April 21, 2015 In The News

This is just pathetic.

Two Republican congressmen who posed for a picture with an assault rifle are coming under scrutiny from the District of Columbia’s Attorney General Office.

April 17, 2015 In The News

Two Republican House members, both former prosecutors, said at a Capitol Hill hearing on Thursday that White House immigration policies are contributing to low morale at Homeland Security.

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April 17, 2015 In The News
At the turn of the last century, Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma were territories of the United States with governors appointed by the president.
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April 17, 2015 In The News

Two Republican House members, both former prosecutors, said at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday that White House immigration policies are contributing to low morale at Homeland Security.

April 7, 2015 In The News

Hillary Clinton’s private email server was a spy magnet for the Russian, Chinese, Iranian and other intelligence services, say current and former intelligence officials.

March 28, 2015 In The News

I voted against the fiscal year 2016 budget proposed by the Republican leadership because it won’t balance, it’s filled with gimmicks, and ultimately, it will lead to increased taxes and deficits. It is based on invalid assumptions.

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