Cloud, Lankford Introduce Bill to Prevent Medicaid Funds from Supporting Abortion-Providers

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Contact: Savannah Frasier | (202) 225-7742 | Savannah.Frasier@mail.house.gov Congressman Michael Cloud (TX-27) and U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today introduced the Women’s Public Health and Safety Act, which gives states the authority to exclude abortion providers, like Planned Parenthood, from receiving Medicaid funds. Under current law, states are required to allow any qualified provider ...

Rep. Cloud's Statement on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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Congressman Michael Cloud (TX-27) released the following statement regarding his vote against the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: "Last week, I voted in favor of $8.3 billion to support the recovery effort surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and would have liked to have been able to vote yes again, but last night’s bill and the process surrounding it represents everything that is broken in ...

Reps. Cloud, Case, and Sen. Lee Request Debt Servicing Costs Estimates

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Today, Congressmen Michael Cloud (TX-27), Congressman Ed Case (HI-01), and Senator Mike Lee (UT-R) sent a bicameral, bipartisan letter to the House and Senate Budget Committees, asking them to require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to include debt servicing costs whenever they produce an official cost estimate. From the letter: “Our nation’s outstanding public debt recently surpassed $23 tr...

Congressman Cloud Questions Planned Parenthood Medical Officer During Oversight Hearing

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Congressman Michael Cloud questioned one of Planned Parenthood’s Chief Medical Officers during an Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Thursday (Nov. 14) in an effort to shed light on the dishonesty of the abortion organization. “So much of the conversation surrounding the tragedy of abortion is cloaked in euphemism and medical jargon,” said Congressman Cloud. “While Planned Parenthood claims...

Congressmen Duncan, Cloud Lead Effort to End Hidden Abortion Surcharge

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Congressmen Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and Michael Cloud (R-TX) led a letter signed by 81 Members of Congress calling on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to put an end to the hidden abortion surcharge in many Obamacare plans before Open Enrollment begins on November 1st. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) departed from the federal government’s long-time practice of prohibiting direct taxpayer ...

Congressman Cloud Hosts Border Security Panel

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“Our form of government relies on an involved and informed citizenry. It’s important for the public to hear and interact with our law enforcement and landowners,” Congressman Cloud added. “The panelists laid out the problems we are facing as a country and the ones they must face each day at work. which not only have ramifications in our community, but throughout the entire country. I plan to take what was shared today back to Washington and keep working to fix these issues.”

Cloud Testifies at Border Crisis Hearing

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“This is the tragedy we’ve allowed to metastasize, while many in Congress spent months claiming this was a fake, manufactured crisis,” said Congressman Cloud. “Real compassion would have been for us to do something about this – have the wisdom and foresight to avoid the situation that we’ve seen over the last couple weeks, instead of implementing policies that enable what the cartels are doing.”

Rep. Cloud Marks One Year in Office

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“I’m continually humbled by the trust the people of our district have shown in me, and I’m happy with what we’ve been able to accomplish this past year,” said Congressman Cloud. “I went to Congress to ensure effective representation for our district and move the ball forward on issues of real importance, both to our nation and to our region, and from job creation to port expansion to protecting American values, we’ve seen some real progress on those fronts.”

District Offices Open

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Congressman Michael Cloud opened the 27th Congressional District Offices this morning. The offices had been closed since the July 30 special election that sent Rep. Cloud to Congress this past week. The Congressman personally opened the Victoria office and took questions from the media about the office opening, his swearing in, and his first week in Congress. “Taking care of residents of our dist...

Congressman Michael Cloud Votes for H.R. 200 / Modern Fish Act

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Congressman Michael Cloud voted today in favor of H.R. 200, a bipartisan bill which includes the “Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017” and passed by a margin of 222-193. H.R. 200 reauthorized our nation’s primary marine fisheries law and included – for the first time in history – the priorities of the recreational fisheries sector and saltwater anglers. The Act modernizes fis...

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