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January 14, 2021 In The News
It's the Miami Congresswoman's first piece of legislation. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar entered Congress this week eager to file legislation important to South Florida’s Cuban-American community. The Miami Republican introduced the Fighting Oppression until the Reign of Castro Ends, or FORCE, Act.
February 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Mooney (WV-02) released a statement following President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union address.

“President Trump’s election in 2016 ushered in a new era of economic prosperity and strength for the United States. Unemployment is at record-lows, wages are rising, and terrorists once again know that attacking the United States will come with a steep cost.

June 20, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alex Mooney Statement on Immigration   

Yesterday, I met with President Donald Trump and I support his efforts to work with Congress to keep families together and secure our border.

Americans elected President Trump on the promise of securing America’s porous borders. The President is responsible for enforcing the laws that Congress has passed. In an effort to protect children from abusive situations, previous administrations and Congress passed laws to require the separation of minors and adults at the border.

September 11, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) Announces Service Academy Nomination Process

Washington, DC - Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced his process for nominating students in West Virginia’s Second Congressional District to our nation's Service Academies.

 “Nominating young people to serve in our nation’s Service Academies is one of the highest privileges of my office. Like my father who served in Vietnam, these young men and women are dedicating themselves to the cause of defending our freedoms.

September 7, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — During a telephone town hall Tuesday evening, U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., said he supports President Donald Trump’s decision to end the program which protects 800,000 people brought into the country illegally as children.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) Statement on Passage of The Make America Secure Appropriations Act

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) released the following statement regarding the House of Representatives passing H.R. 3219, The Make America Secure Appropriations Act 2018:

June 29, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) Praises Passage of Bills to Enforce Illegal Immigration Laws 

Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) released the following statement regarding the House of Representatives passing The No Sanctuary for Criminals Act (H.R. 3003) and Kate’s Law (H.R. 3004):

April 13, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Second District Congressman Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.) says he doesn’t believe President Donald Trump will put U.S. troops on the ground in Syria following last week’s air strikes.

2nd District Congressman Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.)

“It doesn’t mean that we’re going to involve ourselves in the civil war, certainly not beyond what he already did,” Mooney said on Monday’s MetroNews “Talkline.”

April 6, 2017 Video

I rise today to express my outrage at the chemical attack in Syria on April 4, 2017 that killed upwards of 70 civilians and children. 

I am proud to represent many Syrian-Americans in my Congressional District in Charleston, West Virginia. 

We must establish safe zones for innocent civilians. Peace in Syria is impossible while Bashar al Assad remains in control. He has proven this point time again by his reckless and evil use of chemical weapons, and other cruel tools of war, on his own people.

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.