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President Donald Trump’s Coronavirus Response

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – At the outset, President Donald Trump took action to stop travel from China to stem the spread to the United States as long as possible.

While Democrats were focused on their impeachment sham, President Trump took swift and decisive action to stop travel from China in January and enhanced airport screenings to help stop cases from coming into the United States as long as possible.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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President Donald Trump signs Executive Order to bring Drug Manufacturing back to United States

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Before visiting Ohio today, August 6th, 2020, President Donald Trump just signed an executive order to expand “Made in America” production, bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States, and ensure that our citizens have access to the life-saving medicines they need.
 
These actions come at a crucial time “as we fight this battle against the invisible enemy from China,” White House Director of Trade & Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro says.

President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews before departing for Ohio. (White House)

President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews before departing for Ohio. (White House)

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Reopening Our Country

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Tennesseans want us to incentivize folks to safely return to work. I’ve also been hearing from business owners concerned that people are not returning to work. This is why I joined Senator Rob Portman’s (R-Ohio) Healthy Workplaces Tax Credit Act to help relieve business owners of some of the financial burden associated with creating a safe work environment.

As I write this, billions of dollars from previous coronavirus relief packages sit unspent. We must ensure that any additional coronavirus relief is targeted, and has both the guardrails and flexibility necessary to prevent waste, fraud and abuse. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Marsha Blackburn Bill Allowing Americans to Sue China for Coronavirus Passes Judiciary Committee

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senator Blackburn’s Civil Justice for Victims of COVID Act to allow Americans to sue China in federal court for its role in causing the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has passed the Judiciary Committee.

The bill is cosponsored by Senators Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), and Shelly Moore Capito (R-W.V.).

“China’s Communist Party must face consequences for concealing and now profiting off the COVID-19 pandemic they enabled,” Senator Blackburn said. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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U.S. Representative Mark Green Named to House Foreign Affairs Committee

 

U.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. – Last night, Wednesday, July 29th, 2020, U.S. Representative Mark Green was selected by the House Republican Steering Committee to serve as a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. 

Representative Green commented, “I am honored to be selected by the Steering Committee to join the House Foreign Affairs Committee. I look forward to working with Leader McCaul and the Committee to confront the global challenges facing the United States during this difficult time.”

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Re-Examining our Relationship with Communist China

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – The coronavirus pandemic has shined a bright light on the many problems that plague our interactions with China. Over the years, Tennesseans have watched Beijing lie, cheat, and steal its way to the top.

This deception puts our songwriters, auto part manufacturers, and countless other industries at a disadvantage well before Beijing’s coronavirus failures made the nightly news. I know that fighting for Tennesseans means unraveling our failed relationship with China.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Marsha Blackburn Includes Mission-Critical Military Priorities in Senate-Passed Defense Bill

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – The Senate has passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 with the support of Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.). As a member of the Senate Armed Services and Veterans Affairs’ Committees, Senator Blackburn was able to include language to fund mission-critical projects that will directly impact military communities in Tennessee.

Senator Blackburn authored 51 of the provisions included in this bill, which includes $148.08 million for programs vital to Tennessee and to the national defense.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Marsha Blackburn says NBA’s Move to Abandon Xinjiang Presence Should Motivate U.S. Corporations to Cut Communist China Ties

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – The National Basketball Association (NBA) has responded to Senator Marsha Blackburn’s (R-Tenn.) concerns about the league’s relationship with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and, for the first time, announced the closure of its controversial training facilities in Xinjiang, one of the world’s worst humanitarian zones.

According to NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum, the relationship with the Xinjiang basketball academy has been effectively terminated for over a year.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Senators Blackburn, McSally, Cotton, Hawley, Rounds, Tillis Introduce the Civil Justice for Victims of COVID Act

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) have introduced the Civil Justice for Victims of COVID Act to allow Americans to sue China in federal court for its role in causing the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

This legislation incorporates previous efforts to hold the Chinese Communist Party accountable, including Senators Blackburn and McSally’s Stop COVID Act, as well as legislation by Senators Cotton and Hawley.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Fighting for Our Military

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – As members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, my colleagues and I are hard at work on this year’s national defense authorization legislation. 

I’m focused on encouraging American innovation and creating high-skilled job opportunities for the Volunteer State, fighting for Tennessee’s military community, and confronting 21st century threats.

If the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has made one thing clear, it’s that we can no longer rely on communist China.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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