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Huizenga Statement on Developing Kidnapping Situation in Haiti

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding the kidnapping of American missionaries in Haiti. “It’s a sad day for West Michigan. It appears that individuals from West Michigan have been kidnapped while serving on a mission trip in Haiti. My office is working in cooperation and consultation with the State Department and the Biden Administration to secure the ...

Huizenga Statement on US/Canada/Mexico Land Border Entry Announcement

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Republican Co-Chair of the United States-Canada Inter-Parliamentary Group, released the following statement after the Biden Administration announced changes to land border entry to the United States from Canada and Mexico. “The United States has not had control of its borders for the entire Biden Presidency,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “ For over a ye...

Huizenga Statement on US-Canada Border Restriction Extension

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement after the Biden Administration announced it was extending border restrictions over land between the United States and Canada for a stunning 18th consecutive month. “President Biden continues to fail the communities across Michigan and the northern border states that rely on tourism dollars from Canadians to support small busi...

Huizenga Submits GRUB Act as Amendment to Annual Defense Bill

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced he and Seth Moulton (D-MA) submitted the GRUB Act as an amendment to the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The GRUB Act is Congressman Huizenga and Congressman Moulton’s bipartisan legislative response to the National Guard being provided unsafe food and having to pay for their own meals while deployed to the U.S. Capitol. “Members ...

VIDEO: Huizenga Statement on September 11th

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga joined members of the American Legion and their families at the Charles A. Conklin Legion Post in Grand Haven tp honor and remember the lives lost from the attacks on September 11th, 2001. Following the ceremony, Congressman Huizenga shared his thoughts on the 20 years that have passed since these horrific attacks took place and discussed the importance of teaching...

Huizenga Statement on President Biden's Executive Order to Enact Mandatory Vaccinations

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding President Biden’s decision to enact forced vaccinations. “By mandating forced vaccinations through executive order, President Biden is exceeding his authority under the Constitution. Additionally, I do not believe the President has any power to order private companies to take this action. Lastly, the Administration...

Huizenga: 'It's not over,' citizens are still 'trapped' in Afghanistan

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A former Afghan interpreter now living in West Michigan is pleading for help in getting his fiancée out of Afghanistan, according to U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland). Huizenga says the man, who he refers to as “M” due to security reasons, is one of several people who have called his office asking for help getting family members out of the country now overtaken by the Taliban. “He was one of the...

WZZM: Huizenga Discusses Example of Those Left Behind in Afghanistan

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President Biden is promising America's fight against terrorism will not stop with the end of the war. He says it's moved to - what's called - "over-the-horizon" capabilities. They'll use drone strikes to target terrorists organizations without American boots on the ground. The Taliban has now taken over the country with millions of dollars worth of weapons and military hardware given to the Afgha...

VIDEO: Huizenga on the last of American Forces Leaving Afghanistan

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga discussed President Biden's decision to complete the withdrawal of American Forces from Afghanistan while hundreds of American citizens and thousands of our Afghan Allies were left behind. In a Facebook Live Video, Congressman Huizenga shared some of the stories of citizens, their family, and their loved ones who reside or have ties to West Michigan and were u...

WOOD Radio: Huizenga Discusses West Michigan Residents Trapped in Afghanistan

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This morning, Congressman Huizenga joined WOOD Radio's morning show to talk about the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan. Specifically, Rep. Huizenga discusses some of the calls he has received from West Michigan constituents trapped in Afghanistan as well as the President's decision to abandon Bagram air Base and how doing so was a tactical mistake. To listen to the full interview, click here...

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