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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

January 17, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representative Rob Bishop was joined by Representatives Stewart, Curtis, and McAdams in introducing H.Res. 804, a bill recognizing the leading role of Utahns in the fight for women’s suffrage and celebrating the sesquicentennial of the first votes by women under the equal suffrage law in 1870. Upon introduction, Representative Bishop said the following:
December 19, 2019 Press Release
Today, the House of Representatives voted on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Following the vote, Congressman Bishop stated: “It is about time! Despite USMCA’s bipartisan and bicameral support, Speaker Pelosi has refused to bring it to the floor in what can only be described as an attempt to deny President Trump any victories until she could impeach him.
December 11, 2019 Press Release
Today, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020.
October 30, 2019 Press Release
On November 7th, Utah will honor a soldier’s soldier. For the past seven years the men and women of the Utah National Guard have been inspired by Major General Jefferson S. Burton. He was chosen for his battle tested grit and resolve.
September 24, 2019 Press Release
During my time in Congress, I have been asked to start impeachment proceedings against Presidents Bush, Obama, and now Trump. I have consistently rejected these requests because each was a political effort to minimize the voice of the people. Elections have consequences and the voters' will deserves respect.
August 22, 2019 Press Release
To host the Vice President of the United States is a great honor for the state of Utah. After a decade of congressional service together with Vice President Pence, I am a first-hand witness of his tireless advocacy for America.
July 25, 2019 Press Release
“… a good move for our national security …”
In 1974, then Vice-President Gerald Ford addressed the graduating seniors of Utah State University. During those remarks, Ford said that, ‘truth is the glue that holds government together, and compromise the oil that makes government go.’ This budget deal is an example of compromise making government go. This deal will continue the crucial task of rebuilding our military after the deleterious years of the prior administration. Today’s move will only bear successful fruit if Democrats live up to their commitments.
July 17, 2019 Press Release
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This agreement will help to address the persistent and devastating wildfire problem. The state has repeatedly demonstrated its ability to wisely manage the land and now Utah will be all the more armed to combat these fires through active management. Utah resources will be supported; Utah communities will be safer; and Utah watersheds will be protected.
June 27, 2019 Press Release
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“This agreement has been a long time coming. During the development of this settlement, a great number of stakeholders have come together to get this right. My thanks to Navajo Nation President Nez and Governor Herbert, as well as Senator Romney for agreeing to shepherd this through the Senate.”
June 25, 2019 Press Release
“ … there are Utahns ready to defend.”
While armed conflict must be an absolute last resort, should Iran fail to comply, it is critical that the U.S. stand ready to face any further provocative actions. With a recent Middle Eastern deployment of F-35s from Utah’s 388th & 419th Fighter Wings, it is heartening to know that should any need arise, there are Utahns ready to defend.

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