Presidential Inaugural Committee Oversight Act Original Cosponsors

It has now been over a year since the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. I’ve been surprised recently by media reports about the lack of disclosure requirements for the Presidential Inauguration Committees. Political candidates and elected officials see a fair
amount of warranted scrutiny over fundraising and spending. But it is incomprehensible that a Presidential Inaugural Committee can raise and distribute funds in the name of the President of the United States with little to no scrutiny. Regardless of political
affiliation, I would hope that every Member of Congress wants to ensure that our official ceremonies reflect America’s ideals and promote transparency through this process.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Presidential Inaugural Committee Oversight Act

It has now been over a year since the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. I’ve been surprised recently by media reports about the lack of disclosure requirements for the Presidential Inauguration Committees. Political candidates and elected officials see a fair
amount of warranted scrutiny over fundraising and spending. But it is incomprehensible that a Presidential Inaugural Committee can raise and distribute funds in the name of the President of the United States with little to no scrutiny. Regardless of political
affiliation, I would hope that every Member of Congress wants to ensure that our official ceremonies reflect America’s ideals and promote transparency through this process.

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DEMAND THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP ENFORCES SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA

For more than a year, the Trump Administration has refused to hold Russia accountable for attacking American democracy and has done nothing to prevent another attack in future elections. By failing to impose new sanctions by the January 29th deadline,
the Trump White House is ignoring the letter of the law and Congress’s intent.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Presidential Inaugural Committee Oversight Act

It has now been over a year since the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. I’ve been surprised recently by media reports about the lack of disclosure requirements for the Presidential Inauguration Committees. Political candidates and elected officials see a fair
amount of warranted scrutiny over fundraising and spending. But it is incomprehensible that a Presidential Inaugural Committee can raise and distribute funds in the name of the President of the United States with little to no scrutiny. Regardless of political
affiliation, I would hope that every Member of Congress wants to ensure that our official ceremonies reflect America’s ideals and promote transparency through this process.

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No Fly For Foreign Fighters Act

I invite you to join me as an original cosponsor of the “No Fly For Foreign Fighters Act,”
legislation that will help keep foreign fighters and terrorists from entering our country through an American airport.

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Protect the Independence of the Special Counsel

I invite you to join me in as a co-sponsor of H.R. 3654, the “Special Counsel Independence Protection Act,” legislation which I introduced earlier this year to protect the integrity and independence of Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation into
Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and the involvement or collusion, if any, of Trump Campaign operatives in those efforts. Companion legislation (S.1735) has been introduced in the Senate.

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Protect our Elections From Hackers – Cosponsor the Safeguarding Election Infrastructure Act of 2017

After the 2000 Presidential Election, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) to update our ageing and confusing voting systems with easy-to-use touch screen voting machines.  While the intention was good, many of those voting machines haven’t been
updated since, and are vulnerable to attack.  We all know now that foreign adversaries pay very close attention to our elections.  At the most recent DEFCON,

hackers and security researchers were able to compromise dozens of voting machines with relative ease – and during an election, these same vulnerabilities would allow an actor to change vote tallies or manipulate voter registration databases, often with
little to no trace. 

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