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April 20, 2021 In The News
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (WDVM) — It has been six decades since a bleak time in U.S. military history — the failed U.S. invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. An eastern panhandle resident was there and has many unsettling memories of the experience.
March 19, 2021 In The News
A House resolution censuring those who carried out the Myanmar coup passed by a 398-14 vote on Friday. Over a dozen GOP Reps., mostly from the pro-Trump Freedom Caucus, opposed the motion.
March 19, 2021 In The News
The resolution passed with a lopsided 398-14 vote, well above the necessary two-thirds majority needed, with Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), a member of the Freedom Caucus, voting present.
February 7, 2021 In The News
In 2014, former President Obama and Cuban leader Raúl Castro started a process to normalize relations between Cuba and the U.S. Later in 2015, the Obama administration removed Cuba from the U.S. State Sponsors of Terrorism list. Obama was the first president in years who tried to re-establish diplomatic relations with the communist country.
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: