Greenville, SC – Congressman William Timmons released the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services announced their decision Friday to roll back a regulation which had threatened the religious liberty of faith-based foster care providers across the country, including Miracle Hill Ministries in Greenville.
As most of you know by now, I am currently on full-time duty with the South Carolina Air National Guard. As such, I was unable to be on the House floor today to vote on Speaker Pelosi’s impeachment inquiry. I regret the fact that I was unable to vote in person, but I will be recording my no vote for the Congressional Record as soon as possible.
Washington, D.C. - With this weekend’s raid that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi without the loss of any American lives, our special forces have proven once again that they are in a class unto themselves.
Washington, D.C.—Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) has been selected by the Republican Steering Committee to serve on the influential House Financial Services Committee.
Congressman William Timmons (R-SC) and Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), both members of the House Committee on the Budget, recently introduced the Bipartisan Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2019 (BiFRA).
I recently led the South Carolina Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to President Trump urging that his Administration approve the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan. It is imperative that we support our partner nation and provide it with the capabilities to defend itself.
At a time when the federal government needs to rein in its reckless spending habits, the House instead passed a two-year $2.3 trillion budget agreement. This agreement, reached by House and Senate Leadership and the Administration, eliminates the budget caps – the one fiscal restraint on Congress – and increases spending by $320 billion with minimal offsets.
The crisis at the southern border demands congressional attention and action. Last week, after months of political rhetoric, we finally took an important step to provide critical funding necessary to address the humanitarian crisis. While I am pleased that Congress acted, the road that we took to get here is concerning given what was hanging in the balance.
Once again, House Democrats chose to pass legislation that has no chance of becoming law rather than sitting down with Republican colleagues in search of real solutions. The Senate will not touch this bill, and the President has said he would veto it even if it were to reach his desk.
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Over 200 people attended the annual Bronze Elephant Banquet, a fundraiser for the Spartanburg County Republican Party. The event was held at the Piedmont Club on Monday and U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham was scheduled to be the keynote speaker. Graham, however, never showed up.
U.S. Rep. William Timmons, R-4th District, has been chosen by the Republican Steering Committee to serve on the influential House Financial Services Committee.
Congressman William Timmons is a married man. The freshman congressman announced on Twitter Thursday that he recently tied the knot.
In a tweet, the congressman from Greenville said he married new wife Sarah Anderson in an "intimate wedding ceremony" officiated by his mentor and friend Sen. Tim Scott.
Lockheed Martin opened its new F-16 fighter plane production line in Greenville, S.C., nearly two years after announcing it would move there.
Political and civic leaders from the Upstate and South Carolina gathered Tuesday to celebrate a new F-16 production line.
The ribbon cutting ceremony at Lockheed Martin, in Greenville, marks the completion of the company's new line.
There are two kinds of bills that get introduced in Congress: substantive legislation and “messaging bills.” Substantive legislation is introduced to make thoughtful changes to our laws and is typically negotiated and vetted by both Congress and the White House far in advance of debate on either the House or Senate floor.
A $4.1 billion appropriation for Indian Health Service, which provides medical services for Native American tribes and Alaska Natives, and $65 million for the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund are just two examples freshman Congressman William Timmons cited for voting against last week’s federal spending bill, which was ultimately signed by President Donald Trump.
Many of us fundamentally disagree about when life begins. I believe that life begins at conception. There is no greater miracle we will witness during our time on Earth than our ability to create life. We must protect these miracles and advocate for their right to exist.
Freshman U.S. Rep. William Timmons of Greenville took the oath of office on his family Bible Thursday, joining the 116th Congress as Greenville and Spartanburg’s representative. He succeeded longtime Congressman Trey Gowdy, who did not seek re-election.
Timmons was joined by his family, fiancee and staff at the swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.