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January 29, 2021 Press Release
“President Biden’s executive order takes money from hardworking Michigan families and sends it to foreign countries where it will be used to support the abortion of innocent, unborn children,” said Moolenaar. “Taxpayer money should never be used to support abortion and today I was proud to visit with two local organizations here in Michigan who are supporting parents and children during and after pregnancy. These organizations do outstanding work to help young families and I know people across mid and northern Michigan are thankful for all they do to protect the vulnerable in our region.”
January 26, 2021 Press Release
“On behalf of the Fourth District, I am proud to nominate these talented students who want to continue their education and serve their country by attending a military academy,” said Moolenaar. “Those who were nominated are exemplary leaders and excellent students who, if admitted, will follow in the footsteps of many leaders of our country. I am confident that they will represent Michigan well both in the classroom and through military service.”
January 26, 2021 Press Release
“Students have never been more eager to return to the classroom than they are right now and school choice is vital to helping them pursue the opportunities that are best for them,” said Moolenaar. “This pandemic has shown how parents, students, and educators are willing to innovate and create new opportunities for learning, and we should support them as they make decisions that are best for them and their future. Their resiliency has been inspiring and I am proud to join them and Congresswoman Foxx this week in supporting educational choice for America’s students.”
January 22, 2021 Press Release
"The brave men and women of the Michigan National Guard make us proud wherever they serve. It was an honor to meet with them and I will always be thankful for their service to our nation," said Congressman Moolenaar.
January 20, 2021 Press Release
"It was an honor to attend the 59th presidential inauguration today and I am thankful to the men and women of law enforcement and the military who helped ensure this was a safe event,” said Moolenaar. “Congratulations to President Biden, and also to Vice President Harris on her historic swearing-in. I wish them the best as they lead our nation and I look forward to working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to address the challenges facing our country. As soon as possible, we must defeat the virus, safely re-open the economy, and create a more prosperous nation for all Americans.”
January 14, 2021 Press Release
“Michigan small businesses have been crushed by state-imposed restrictions and now Joe Biden’s plan is to saddle them with a $15-an-hour federal minimum wage requirement that will make it harder for them to create jobs and hire workers. It’s time to allow all Michigan small businesses to safely re-open, innovate, and grow, without more onerous regulations coming from the federal government.”
January 13, 2021 Press Release
"There is now less than a week left in President Trump's term. The Constitution is very clear on that and President-elect Biden will take office on the 20th. Next week is an opportunity for the nation to move forward and we should do that without another impeachment."
January 6, 2021 Press Release
“Today’s violent and disgraceful demonstrations at the Capitol have no place in our society. The protesters who breached the Capitol today violated the rule of law and brought violence to a place where we have gathered for centuries to peacefully debate the issues facing our nation. This was a direct attack on the free society we are blessed to live in and all those who participated in unlawful activities should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. "I am thankful for the members of law enforcement who are doing everything they can to protect the Capitol and I ask all Americans to pray for peace in our country."
January 5, 2021 Press Release
"Our state legislature has not contested Michigan’s Electoral College results, and none of the other state legislatures have called for their own results to be contested. I have sworn an oath to defend the Constitution. I will uphold that oath and accept the electoral results sent to Congress by the states of our republic."
January 4, 2021 Press Release
“House Democrats are passing radical new rules that shut down the legislative process and stop amendments from being made to improve legislation," said Congressman John Moolenaar, who voted against the new rules. "Democrats are also banning the House from using common terms like father, mother, brother and sister, which are unique words that many people use to describe their loved ones. This political correctness is out of control, and instead of bringing people together for the start of the new Congress, Democrats are closing off debate and setting an awful example for the future."
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May 13, 2019 In The News
“Any time we can honor our veterans and assist them, whether it’s healthcare or job opportunities, we want to do that. They’ve served our country and we want to serve them,” Moolenaar said.
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May 13, 2019 In The News
David Asch, Col. Asch's eldest son said, "It's hard to put the words together to express the feeling because there's so many memories I have of my father. This is probably the highest award that I've seen or know of that he's received."
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March 25, 2019 In The News
“So now we’re seeing more progress in the last year than we’ve seen in the 30 years,‘ he said during an interview Friday at the Cadillac News office. “And so it’s very exciting because this will create jobs in Northern Michigan.‘
November 19, 2018 In The News

"He was a World War II hero, he flew many missions, and received 13 medals, including the Purple Heart," Moolenaar said. "He was a native of Beaverton, Michigan and was a citizen who gave back to the local community."

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October 30, 2018 In The News

And, we have our former state senator, John Moolenaar (now a U.S. congressman), and current Congressman Jack Bergman — both Republicans –to thank for that. The two accompanied Trump to a political rally at Selfridge Air Force Base in April, where the President, after being lobbied by the two, addressed his support for building a new lock in Sault Ste. Marie.

October 27, 2018 In The News

"Hardly a family that you talk to hasn’t had a loved one or someone they know of been affected by this," says Congressman John Moolenaar, who was at the drug take back in Freeland. 

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October 23, 2018 In The News

“I’m very optimistic because the president fully embraced it, the Army Corps of Engineers has demonstrated it for security and economics. Things are aligned in such a way that we will move forward on it. But in Washington you’re never done until you’re done,” Moolenaar, said.

October 23, 2018 In The News

“I’m very optimistic because the president fully embraced it, the Army Corps of Engineers has demonstrated it for security and economics. Things are aligned in such a way that we will move forward on it. But in Washington you’re never done until you’re done,” Moolenar, said.

October 16, 2018 In The News

“For agriculture, I think it’s a win, and for the auto industry, it’s a win. It’s a really positive step forward,” Moolenaar said. On the other hand, he added, “there is a lot of work left to do” regarding trade deals between the U.S. and the European Union and China.

October 14, 2018 In The News

“After more than a decade of inaction in Washington, the Soo Locks are receiving the attention they deserve and progress is being made,” said U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland in a release.

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October 23, 2015 Video

Representative John Moolenaar (R-Midland) speaks on the House floor about H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015.

September 17, 2015 Video

Representative John Moolenaar (R-Midland) speaks on the House floor about the videos that depcit horrible practices at Planned Parenthood and supports increased funding for health care clinics that provide better services for women and children.

September 10, 2015 Video

Representative John Moolenaar (R-Midland) speaks on the House floor about his opposition to the nuclear deal with Iran.

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Successful diplomacy requires statesmanship, a mutual benefit and a commitment toward peace.

None of these elements are part of the Administration’s deal with Iran.

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