Rep. Banks’ Pro-Israel Amendments Pass in FY25 NDAA
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1w ago
Rep. Jim Banks (IN-03), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Military Personnel, passed two amendments to the House’s Fiscal Year 2025 National Defense Authorization Act to aid our ally, Israel. Said Rep. Banks: “Israel is under attack from Hamas terrorists, the sham prosecutors at the ICC, and even from the Biden administration, which is withholding its defense aid whi ..read more
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Rep. Banks Submits Anti Woke Amendments to FY25 NDAA
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3w ago
Today, Chairman of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee Jim Banks announced he has submitted several amendments to the Military Personnel Subcommittee’s mark of the Fiscal Year 2025 National Defense Authorization Act to combat the Biden administration’s attempts to politicize our military. Said Chairman Banks: “Last year, House Republicans passed the most anti-woke NDAA in hist ..read more
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Rep. Banks Introduces the Defund NPR Act
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1M ago
Today, Anti Woke Caucus Chairman Rep. Jim Banks introduced the Defund NPR Act, legislation to defund National Public Radio. This initiative is supported by Elon Musk. Find the bill text here. Said Rep. Jim Banks: “NPR’s new CEO is a radical, left-wing activist who doesn’t believe in free speech or objective journalism. Hoosiers shouldn’t be writing her paychecks. Katherine Maher isn’t qualified to ..read more
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Rep. Banks’ MAHSA Act Signed Into Law
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Today, Congressman Jim Banks released the following statement in response to the enactment of his MAHSA Act, legislation to sanction the Iranian regime for its human rights abuses. Rep. Banks first introduced the MAHSA Act during the 117th Congress after the tragic murder of 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini at the hands of Iran’s “Morality Police.” Mahsa Amini’s death triggered pro-democracy ..read more
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Banks Introduces American Students First Act
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Today, Rep. Jim Banks introduced the American Students First Act, legislation to prohibit the Education Department from allowing illegal immigrants to participate in the TRIO program, a collection of eight federally funded and administered college prep programs for low-income Americans, first generation college students, and students with disabilities. You can find the full bill text here and cove ..read more
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Banks, Cotton Introduce the Countering China’s Political Warfare Act
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3M ago
Today, Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party Member Rep. Jim Banks introduced the Countering China’s Political Warfare Act, legislation to sanction any individual or groups that conduct political warfare on behalf of a foreign government against the United States. The legislation also requires the Secretary of State to determine if the United Front Work Department (UFWD)—an overseas infl ..read more
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Rep. Banks Calls on White House to Impose Section 232 Tariffs on Chinese EVs
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3M ago
Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party Member Rep. Jim Banks (IN-03) is calling on Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo to open an investigation into the national security threat posed by imports of Chinese electric vehicles and their components under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. Rep. Banks’ letter calls for global Section 232 tariffs on the basis of rapidly growing n ..read more
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Banks Announces 2024 Congressional Art Competition
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3M ago
Today, Rep. Jim Banks (IN-03) announced his office is now accepting submissions for the 2024 Congressional Art Competition. This competition is open to all high school students in Indiana’s 3rd District. The artwork that wins the district competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. The winner will receive two tickets to Washington D.C. from Southwest Airlines to attend a recept ..read more
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Banks Votes to Support Israel Funding
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4M ago
Today, Rep. Jim Banks voted in favor of H.R. 7217, a standalone bill to send $17.6 billion to Israel as it fights back against Hamas and other Iranian-backed terrorists. President Biden said he would veto this legislation: Said Rep. Jim Banks: “Supporting Israel in the aftermath of the October 7th attack by Hamas is not only the right thing to do, but vital to our own national security interests ..read more
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Banks Votes to Impeach Secretary Mayorkas
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4M ago
Today, Rep. Jim Banks voted in favor of H. Res. 863, a resolution impeaching Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. Rep. Banks is a cosponsor of this legislation. Said Rep. Jim Banks: “Today I voted to impeach Secretary Mayorkas for aiding and abetting an invasion at our southern border. While I am disappointed this measure did not pass, fighting to secure our border remains ..read more
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