The most important responsibility of the federal government is to ensure the safety and security of all Americans. To do that, we must provide our military with the resources they need to defend our values at home and abroad. Prior to coming to Congress, I served in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps and deployed to Iraq, where I prosecuted terrorists in Iraqi Court. I know firsthand the importance of taking the fight to ISIS, al-Qaeda, and other terrorist organizations and investing in our military to maintain our competitive edge against nations who wish to do us harm.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) led a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin requesting the Department of Defense (DOD) list Purple Heart (PH) recipients on their valor awards website. The DOD created this website to honor servicemembers awarded distinguished military medals and reduce the number of incidents of those fraudulently claiming to have received certain awards of valor.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) offered an amendment on the House floor to move legislation supporting our police officers during National Police Week. House Democrats blocked this measure and chose to not move a single bill in support of law enforcement.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) joined with Congresswoman Ann Kuster (NH-02) to introduce the Simulation and Innovation Machine for Up-Leveling the American Technology Economy (SIMULATE) Act. This legislation authorizes the Department of Defense (DOD) to establish a nationwide training and certification program in simulation technology.
WASHINGTON, PA – Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) joined with U.S. Senators Pat Toomey and Bob Casey and Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) to announce the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is renaming a wing of the Training Center (TRACEN) Petaluma schoolhouse as the Arnold D. Palmer Professional Annex.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA), House Foreign Affairs Committee Lead Republican Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) reintroduced the Promoting US International Leadership in 5G Act. The bill provides increased cooperation between the U.S. and our allies to identify and counter security risks posed by Chinese Communist Party-linked companies in 5G.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) recently joined with Congressmen G.T. Thompson (PA-15), Tim Ryan (OH-13), and David Trone (MD-06) to reintroduce the Improving College Affordability for Our Guard and Reserve Act. This bipartisan legislation will provide more educational opportunities for our nation’s National Guardsmen and reserve personnel by allowing them to claim independent student status when applying for federal student aid.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) introduced the Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act, sponsored by Senator Rick Scott (FL) in the Senate, to protect Taiwan from Communist China’s growing aggression. The Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act further reinforces the U.S.-Taiwan relationship and strengthens Taiwan’s ability to resist Communist China’s aggressive policies and military actions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.Res. 1062, a bipartisan resolution introduced by Reps. Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) and Colin Allred (TX-32) recognizing the importance of the U.S.-Iraq strategic relationship. Reschenthaler is a veteran of the Iraq War, where he prosecuted nearly 100 terrorists and successfully defended a Navy SEAL falsely accused of mishandling the Butcher of Fallujah.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14), House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Michael McCaul (TX-10), and Congressman Denver Riggleman (VA-5) introduced the Protecting National Security in Financial Investments Act (H.R. 8407). This legislation allows for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to require disclosure of investments made to foreign companies that threaten U.S. national security and foreign policy goals.