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July 20, 2017 Press Release

For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Cate Cullen (202)225-4921

Palmer Announces 2017 U.S. Service Academy Appointments

Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) is proud to announce 14 students from Alabama’s Sixth Congressional District have received offers and will attend one of the United States Service Academies for their higher education and serve at least five-years in our military.

July 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) released the following statement after the House Budget Committee passed the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget.
July 7, 2016 Press Release
Today the House passed Congressman Gary Palmer’s (R-AL) bill H.R. 4361 the Government Reform and Improvement Act with a vote of 240-181
May 17, 2016 Press Release
Ben Rhodes, a top Obama aide, evoked executive privilege to avoid attending the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, yet has plenty of time to speak with the New York Times Magazine about the “echo chamber” he created to successfully pass the Iran Deal this past fall. Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) issued the following statement after hearing from the remaining witnesses:
April 29, 2016 Press Release
The Senate Democrats blocked on Wednesday the Senate from considering an Energy and Water Appropriations bill because they did not want to vote on an amendment offered by Senator Cotton. This amendment would prohibit the Administration from spending $8.6 million to purchase heavy water from Iran. Congressman Palmer (R-AL) is dismayed by the action and offers the following statement:
March 22, 2016 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) released the following statement following the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium this morning:
March 1, 2016 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform reported favorably Congressman Gary Palmer’s (R-AL) bill H.R. 4361, the Federal Information Systems Safeguards (FISS) Act of 2016, by recorded vote (21-16) today.
February 23, 2016 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today the Pentagon submitted a plan to Congress to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay. Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) issued the following statement:
December 17, 2015 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today at an Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing entitled “Terrorist Travel: Vetting for National Security Concerns,” Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), questioned Obama Administration officials about threats from terrorists entering our country by taking advantage of our visa laws. This threat has become more urgent after the recent attack in San Bernardino, California, where one perpetrator, Tashfeen Malik, was a foreign national who was cleared to enter the U.S. by exploiting weak points in our visa laws.
October 23, 2015 In The News

President Barack Obama issued the fifth veto of his presidency Thursday when he vetoed the annual defense authorization bill. The $612 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) funds the country’s military and national defense.