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  • Wenstrup Applauds Bipartisan VA Bill Heading to President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02), Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after Speaker Paul D. Ryan signed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 (S. 1094) to send to President Donald J. Trump: “As today’s bipartisan bill heads to the president’s desk, higher accountability standards are heading to VA’s across the country,” said Chairman Wenstrup. “Much work remains t... Read more

  • Wenstrup Statement on Alexandria Shooting
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) released the following statement following the shooting in Alexandria this morning: “You never expect a baseball field in America to feel like being back in a combat zone in Iraq, but this morning it did. Capitol police and emergency responders reacted swiftly and courageously – we are grateful for their presence. I urge the nation to keep Rep. Scalise and all injured in their prayers today.” Read more

  • Wenstrup Statement on the Release of Otto Warmbier
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) issued the following statement in response to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s announcement that Otto Warmbier has been released by North Korea: “Otto Warmbier’s detention by the North Korean regime was beyond human decency and civility. Secretary of State Tillerson has confirmed his release and return to his family, but the pain and heartache endured by Otto’s family and friends over the past 18 months can never be undone or erased. ... Read more

  • Wenstrup Honored for Serving Veterans by Blinded American Veterans Foundation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Wenstrup (OH-02), Chairman of the Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health, was awarded the George "Buck" Gillispie Congressional Award by the Blinded American Veterans Foundation (BAVF) in recognition of his advocacy for sensory disabled American veterans, and for his work on behalf of all of the nation’s veterans. Congressman Wenstrup with John Fales, President of the Blinded American Veterans Foundation. “’To provide for them who have borne the battle, the... Read more

  • Wenstrup Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Veterans Bill, Real Reforms at the VA
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02), Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health, voted in favor of the bipartisan VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, (S. 1094), which passed the House of Representatives today. The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act creates a new streamlined and efficient process to remove, demote, or suspend any VA employee – or executive -- for poor performance or misconduct in addition to increasing wh... Read more

  • Wenstrup Statement on FBI Director Nomination
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) released the following statement in response to President Trump's nomination of former Assistant Attorney General Christopher Wray as FBI Director: "I am pleased that the President has nominated a new FBI director. By all accounts, Christopher Wray, who served as assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department’s criminal division under President Bush, has the credentials and character to lead the FBI forward. In the days ahead, my focus as a membe... Read more

  • Wenstrup Statement on President Trump’s Visit to Cincinnati
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) released the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s visit to Cincinnati, Ohio to discuss the administration’s infrastructure agenda: “There is no better place to highlight our nation’s infrastructure than Cincinnati, Ohio. We are a state of builders, entrepreneurs, and job creators – and transportation and infrastructure are critical to Ohio's ability to compete in an increasingly global marketplace, as well as t... Read more

  • Wenstrup Recognized as an Advocate for Patients By The Hemophilia Federation of America
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) received the Hemophilia Federation of America’s Champion Award in recognition of his work advocating on behalf of patients across America. In particular, the Hemophilia Federation of America applauded Wenstrup’s introduction of the bipartisan Restoring the Patient’s Voice Act, (H.R. 2077), which is designed to give providers increased autonomy in determining the care that is best for their patients. “I am proud to serve as an advocate in Congr... Read more

  • Wenstrup Leads Bipartisan Delegation Letter to Agriculture Secretary Perdue Urging Visit to Ohio
    Posted in Press Releases on May 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    Washington, DC – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02), led in sending a bipartisan delegation letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, inviting Secretary Perdue to visit Ohio, and experience Ohio’s productive farming, livestock, and dairy operation first-hand. The letter was signed by the entire Ohio Congressional delegation, including: Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Congressman Pat Tiberi (OH-12), Congressman Michael Turner (OH-03), Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13), Congressman Jim Jordan... Read more

  • Wenstrup Bill to Make VA 100% Smoke-Free Reported Out of Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee unanimously reported H.R. 1662 out of committee. This legislation was introduced by Congressman Wenstrup, Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee, and would prohibit smoking in any Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility. “Ensuring those who have served receive the best possible care is a national priority – and that starts with making sure our veterans receive the same considerations and treatment in the V... Read more