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Whether as a national security advisor or your close friend, trust is an important component of any relationship. In these chaotic times we need clarity and I look forward to working with General Flynn's successor. We all should appreciate the many years and deeds of service to our great nation by General Flynn and wish he and his family the best moving forward. The intelligence community and White House must quickly get on the same page. The stakes are too high.
WASHINGTON D.C.- February 6, 2017— Today, Congressman Scott Taylor announced his support of the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387). The Email Privacy Act amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act(ECPA) to require federal authorities obtain a warrant before they are allowed access to email or digital communications. Currently the ECPA does not differentiate between public content and private, like email or texts.
WASHINGTON D.C.- January 13, 2017— Today, Rep. Scott Taylor announced his support of the Fiscal Year 2017 budget which paves the way for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act through a budget process called reconciliation.
WASHINGTON D.C.- January 12, 2017— Today, Congressman Scott Taylor announced his support of the confirmation of General James Mattis. Not only does General Mattis have an unblemished military record, he also is one of the most highly respected intellectuals in strategic military thinking in the world. Rep. Taylor also announced his support for a waiver to allow for a break on the 7-year limitation for appointment.
WASHINGTON D.C.- January 11, 2017— Today, Congressman Scott Taylor supported H.R. 5, the Regulatory Accountability Act, which would require federal agencies to abide by several new measures that would help to peel back years of executive and agency overreach. Under this legislation, courts would no longer be allowed to defer to an agency’s interpretation of law. It would also delay implementation of regulations and require hearings and advanced notice for those that have a large fiscal impact. Several other provisions provide for more transparency to the public.
WASHINGTON D.C., January 9-- Today, Congressman Scott Taylor issued the following statement regarding the U.S. firing warning shots at Iranian vessels:
WASHINGTON D.C.- January 5, 2017— Today, Congressman Scott Taylor voted to condemn the recent United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 declaring Israeli settlements in East Jerusalem as an occupation of Palestinian land. The House passed H.Res. 11, a bipartisan resolution introduced by the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Congressman Taylor stood steadfastly with Israel and was a co-sponsor of the resolution.
WASHINGTON D.C.- January 5, 2017— Today, Congressman Scott Taylor announced his strong support of the REINS Act. The REINS Act, which stands for Regulations From the Executive In Need of Scrutiny, puts limitations on Executive Branch over-reach by requiring federal agencies to go through Congress if there is a fiscal impact of more than $100 million dollars per year on the economy.