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Timmons Supports Kevin McCarthy for Speaker of the House

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Rep. William Timmons (R-SC) released the following statement after voting in support of Rep. Kevin McCarthy for Speaker of the House. “The American people elected a Republican majority to the U.S. House of Representatives to get our country back on track. Now that the Republican Conference has elected our next Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, we can begin to enact our conservative…

Timmons Bill Renaming Greenville VA Clinic Signed into Law

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Legislation introduced by Rep. William Timmons (SC-04) to rename the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) outpatient clinic in Greenville, South Carolina the "Lance Corporal Dana Cornell Darnell VA Clinic" was signed into law. Dana Cornell Darnell of Greenville was awarded the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism during the Vietnam War. H.R. 5943 was signed by the President on December 27,…

Timmons Applauds House Passage of Annual Defense Bill

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Today, Rep. William Timmons (R-SC) released the following statement after voting in support of the James M. Inhofe National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023. “I am proud to support the NDAA to ensure our troops have the proper resources, training, and equipment they need to carry out their missions and defend our nation. The NDAA also includes a provision to…

Timmons Opposes Reckless Tax Hikes and Spending

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Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) released the following statement after voting against the Democrats' latest spending bill. “Americans are feeling the effects of the Biden economy and 40-year-high-inflation at the grocery store, at the pump, and at the end of the month trying to make ends meet. Instead of real relief from the rising costs, today Democrats handed the American people…

Timmons Statement on GDP Numbers Indicating Economic Recession

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In response to the preliminary estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis showing that real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased at an annual rate of 0.9% in the second quarter of 2022, marking two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth, Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) released the following statement: “No matter how the Biden Administration tries to spin it,…

Timmons Votes to Protect Second Amendment Rights

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Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) released the following statement after voting against House Democrats’ gun control bills: “In the wake of the senseless and horrific tragedy in Uvalde, our focus should be on stopping violence, not stripping law-abiding Americans of their rights. Tonight’s Democrat-led gun control bills will do nothing to prevent these tragedies from taking place…

Timmons Introduces Legislation to Punish Leaks of Supreme Court Opinions

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In response to the recent leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Rep. William Timmons (SC-04) introduced H.R. 7713, the Leak and Lose Act, to punish leaks of Supreme Court opinions or draft opinions with a $5,000 fine and permanent forfeiture of admission to practice before all Federal courts. “The recent leak of a draft opinion to the…

Timmons and Senator Scott Urge CFPB to Reconsider Rule Harming South Carolina Farmers

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Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) sent a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra regarding a new data collection rule that would place undue burden on South Carolina small business owners, farmers, and lenders. “We feel that the CFPB has failed to take the appropriate steps to engage with these institutions on this…

Timmons Votes No on Democrats’ Socialist Tax and Spending Spree

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Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) released the following statement after opposing the Democrats’ socialist tax and spending spree. “For months, Biden and the Democrats claimed their tax and spending spree would cost ‘zero dollars.’ Yesterday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said this bill would add $367 billion to the deficit. At a time when American families are being…

Timmons Leads South Carolina Delegation in Push to Rename VA Clinic in Greenville After Dana Cornell Darnell

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Rep. William Timmons (SC-04), along with Representatives Nancy Mace (SC-01), Joe Wilson (SC-02), Jeff Duncan (SC-03), Ralph Norman (SC-05), James Clyburn (SC-06), and Tom Rice (SC-07), introduced legislation to rename the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) outpatient clinic in Greenville, SC after Dana Cornell Darnell of Greenville, who was awarded the Navy Cross for extraordinary…