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Mark Sanford, Jr.'s Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (SC) - District 1, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 1
Dimitri Cherny
Democratic, Green Party, Working Families
Michael Grier, Jr.
Albert Travison
Date Title
Dec. 1, 2015 Blog: One can believe in an outcome…but disagree with the road map that would get you there. I think we would all like to see less in the way of emissions in the air we breathe
Nov. 20, 2015 Blog: The federal bureaucracy has been described as the "fourth branch of government"
Nov. 20, 2015 Blog: These days it may seem like the President has the ability to declare war. He doesn't. That is solely Congress's duty...
Nov. 19, 2015 Blog: Allow me two thoughts. The problem with government regulation is that too often one size fits all. In fact, rarely in life does one size fit all.
Nov. 18, 2015 Sanford Supports National Suspension of Syrian Refugee Entry into United States
Nov. 18, 2015 Blog: Yesterday afternoon, we voted on the Fairness to Veterans for Infrastructure Investment Act
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Halt Acceptance of Refugees
Nov. 17, 2015 Blog: Last night, I voted on three suspension bills
Nov. 17, 2015 Blog: On Friday, the President noted that "We have contained ISIS"...he made this proclamation just hours before the terrorist attacks took place in Paris
Nov. 17, 2015 Blog: Yesterday, I wrote on the Syrian refugee issue, and mentioned that I had signed onto the Resettlement Accountability National Security Act of 2015 (H.R. 3314)
Nov. 6, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Bring Authorization for use of Military Force to House Floor for Debate and Vote
Nov. 6, 2015 Blog: Yesterday morning, we voted again on the National Defense Authorization Act
Nov. 5, 2015 Blog: Late last night, I voted on nine different amendments to the Highway Bill
Nov. 5, 2015 Blog: For too long, Congress has relied on temporary measures to maintain federal highway funding
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel
Oct. 28, 2015 Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act
Oct. 27, 2015 Blog: This administration continues to over-reach
Oct. 27, 2015 Blog: I haven't seen it, but apparently there is a show called The Walking Dead in which zombies charge into homes in rural Georgia
Oct. 24, 2015 Blog: I've fallen a bit behind this week in offering updates on what's happening in the House and what we're voting on, so I wanted to take a minute to remedy that!
Oct. 23, 2015 Blog: Several friends at home have asked why I planned to vote for Chairman Paul Ryan for Speaker, and, accordingly, I am writing
Oct. 21, 2015 Blog: There are a lot of moving parts in Washington right now with the upcoming Speaker race and the ongoing Presidential campaigns
Oct. 21, 2015 Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Action
Oct. 21, 2015 Default Prevention Act
Oct. 13, 2015 Blog: Last week, the House Budget Committee approved legislation known as a Reconciliation Bill that included provisions repealing parts--but not all--of Obamacare
Oct. 9, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader - Fiscal Discipline in Year End Spending
Oct. 9, 2015 Blog: The saying is that if it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and acts like a duck…it's probably a duck. This was the case with today's vote on H.R. 702
Oct. 8, 2015 Blog: One of the more significant votes cast by any member of Congress is for Speaker of the House
Sept. 29, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Implementation of Positive Train Control
Sept. 18, 2015 Blog: Last night, I voted in favor of the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act, which was passed by a vote of 241 to 185
Sept. 18, 2015 Blog: Today, there were strong emotions on both sides of the Planned Parenthood debate
Sept. 16, 2015 Blog: Tonight's debate will be interesting, and among all the back and forth, I hope there is a more substantive discussion on government spending and waste
Sept. 15, 2015 Blog: Did you see what I saw in the paper today?
Sept. 11, 2015 Blog: I was in Congress during the 1990's when then-President Clinton made a deal with North Korea
Sept. 10, 2015 Approval of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
Sept. 9, 2015 I made the observation to many during August that I thought September would be an incredibly explosive time in Washington.
Aug. 29, 2015 In case you missed it, I've spent a significant part of the last three weeks making my way around the Lowcountry
Aug. 22, 2015 For many, this has been a busy week with the start of a new school year here in the Lowcountry.
Aug. 21, 2015 The Guantanamo Bay issue is in the news, and I suspect you will see and hear much more to come.
Aug. 7, 2015 Last night was one of the more interesting debates I have ever seen.
Aug. 6, 2015 Hope your Thursday is going well…at the moment it's a very rainy one in Charleston!
Aug. 5, 2015 I hope your day is going well. Mine has been busy given we kicked off our Lowcountry Listening Tour yesterday
Aug. 5, 2015 Denham Concludes Bipartisan Bakken Tour
July 31, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Ernest Moniz, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary, Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary - Biomass Energy
July 31, 2015 The Planned Parenthood issue has certainly been in the press lately, and I think it's worth touching on regardless of where one may stand on the issue of abortion.
July 30, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Planned Parenthood Videos
July 30, 2015 Yesterday, there were two important votes of note.
July 29, 2015 Letter to Colleagues, United States House Republican Conference - Action on Health, Retirement, and Economic Security Programs
July 28, 2015 Often, I'll hear from business owners -- of both large and small businesses -- that they are drowning in the constant addition of new federal rules and regulations.
July 25, 2015 Our Founding Fathers intended for us to be a nation of laws and not men.
July 24, 2015 Over the past week, I have heard from many people at home regarding their interest in H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act.
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