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March 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. –Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress.

 “Tonight, President Trump laid out an optimistic agenda that will change America for the better. I am pleased that President Trump is keeping the promises he made to voters in November. I look forward to continuing to work with President Trump to bring back jobs to communities that have been devastated by the past eight years of former President Obama,” said Rep. Alex Mooney.

March 1, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON, D.C. –Yesterday evening, Congressman Alex X. Mooney hosted a telephone town hall meeting with XXX constituents from the Second Congressional District.  

 “Telephone town hall meetings allow me to hear input and answer questions from constituents in all 17 counties, from Harpers Ferry to Hurricane, spanning 343 miles across West Virginia. I appreciate hearing the passion and views from my constituents during our productive issue based discussions.

January 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Republican Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) released the following statement about the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump:

December 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Republican Congressman Alex Mooney (WV-2) made the following statement after voting to fund our nation’s military for 2017:

May 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) released the following statement this morning after voting for the passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act last night. 

March 22, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — West Virginia Second District Congressman Alex Mooney has as unique perspective on President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba.

Mooney’s mother grew up there and escaped when she was 21. Mooney said Monday on MetroNews ‘Talkline’ President Obama’s decision to visit there is a bad idea.

“I think it’s a mistake. I think by him going and treating the Castro brother dictators as legitimate leaders of the country is legitimizing them and the oppressed there aren’t getting anything from this visit,” Mooney said.

October 27, 2015 Video

Syrian Dictator Bashar al-Assad is inflicting a reign of terror on his own people; we must take a critical first step and establish a no-fly zone. I call upon this administration to act now before it is too late.

August 11, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., spent Sunday, Aug. 3 gathered around a conference table discussing the recently proposed Iranian nuclear deal with concerned constituents.

August 11, 2015 In The News

Iran’s drive for a nuclear weapon is a grave threat to the stability and security of the United States. As the son of an immigrant from Communist Cuba, I know how important it is to stand firm against despots around the world.

When I travel around my district and meet with constituents, I often hear concerns about Iran. My constituents are upset that the Obama Administration is appeasing a country that has a track record of sponsoring terrorist activity around the world and is responsible for the deaths of American troops.

July 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) issued the following statement today after the release of the Iran nuclear deal.

“I am deeply concerned about the deal that the Obama administration has struck with Iran. Iran is the largest state sponsor of terrorism.  I am concerned about this deal for the following reasons: