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Exclusive: Sanctuary City Activists Urge Officials To Ignore Illegals' Gang, Terror Ties
April 20, 2017
Sanctuary city advocates are advising local officials across the country to ignore evidence in government databases linking illegal immigrants to vicious criminal gangs or terrorist groups, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned. The advice is included in a 72-page step-by-step manual on thwarting federal immigration laws and regulations. The manual was published in March by the New York-based Center for Popular Democracy (CPD), a left-wing tax-exempt political advoca... More
Opinion Pieces
Sensenbrenner: Obamacare is failing Wisconsin
April 18, 2017
Earlier this month, The New York Times reported that Obamacare is not in the death spiral that Republicans are claiming, and health insurers might soon see profitable years ahead. Those who skim headlines might think, “Republicans are wrong.” However, when you read further you learn why insurers may start profiting from the Obamacare exchanges. The Times article is based on an analysis by Standard & Poor’s which states that the company is seeing the first positive signs in 2016 that the insuranc... More
Jim's Column
Presidential Budget Proposal Concerns
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Sensenbrenner released his weekly column about constituents’ concerns over President Trump’s budget proposal: At nearly every town hall meeting that I’ve held since President Trump released his budget proposal, constituents have raised concerns over various programs and suggested cuts within the proposal. I’d like to speak to this because ultimately, any presidential proposal is little more than a wish list. Congress holds the power of the purse, and when it ... More
Press Releases and Statements
Rep. Sensenbrenner Statement on the Confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court
April 7, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner released the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court: Congressman Sensenbrenner: “Time and again, Judge Gorsuch has proven himself an ardent defender of the Constitution, a faithful advocate for the sanctity of human life, and a prudent judicial practitioner who has served with humility, integrity, and candor. His confirmation today is a victory for the American people and our ... More
Jim's Column
Answering Your Social Media Questions
April 6, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner released his weekly column which answers questions regularly posted on his various social media accounts: I have always placed a high priority on being accessible and accountable to my constituents, which is why I hold more than 100 in-person town hall meetings annually. My staff in Brookfield and Washington, D.C. field many calls each day, and every constituent who would like an individual response to specific questions submitted by phone, ... More
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