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Dutch Ruppersberger
U.S. Congressman serving Maryland's 2nd District. Member of House Appropriations Committee. Loves all things Baltimore esp. the Ravens, Orioles and crabs.
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Dutch Ruppersberger 1h
Replying to @_El_Mendoza @MEPFuller
It did. If the rule fails, the Farm Bill fails.
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Dutch Ruppersberger 3h
Replying to @MEPFuller
Kinda irresponsible to throw "guesses" out to the masses without checking first. You're wrong here, . I am sickened by the human rights abuses in Yemen.
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Dutch Ruppersberger 20h
Replying to @emrelli
The Yemen provision was tucked into the rule required to bring the Farm Bill, which funds our country’s food assistance program, to the floor for a vote.
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Dutch Ruppersberger 21h
3/3 . I have also voted to repeal the current AUMF that the President is using as legal justification for the war in Yemen:
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Dutch Ruppersberger 21h
2/3 I want to be clear that I support the House having a full, complete, and open debate on U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, especially in light of recent events. I am supporting a resolution to withdraw our troops from Yemen.
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Dutch Ruppersberger 21h
1/3 I supported today’s rule because my vote was needed to counter the effort by the Freedom Caucus to derail the , which funds key investments including bioenergy, opioid crisis, Chesapeake Bay, etc. Least of all, -- a lifeline for 42 million Americans.
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Dutch Ruppersberger Dec 11
“The liberty of the press is essential to the security of the state.” -John Adams. Thank you for recognizing the patriots with pens . Enemies of no one.
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Steny Hoyer Dec 11
Today, I started my weekly press conference by commending on their decision to honor journalists and truthseekers, including the brave journalists at . Thank you to journalists everywhere for your role in safeguarding our democracy.
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Governor Larry Hogan Dec 11
One hundred and sixty-six days ago, we lost five members of our community in a heinous act of violence. Today, they are immortalized as their family at is recognized as a Person of the Year.
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Dutch Ruppersberger Dec 11
You can take the girl out of Baltimore, but you can't take Baltimore out of the girl!
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Dutch Ruppersberger Dec 11
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GFOA Dec 10
and the Public Finance Network congratulate who joins as Co-Chairman of the House Muni Finance Caucus. We look fwd to common sense policy solutions to strengthen muni financing - TY for your leadership!
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Dutch Ruppersberger Dec 10
Not a bad take + , but I’m not sure I would say Huawei “requested” the investigation – I think they would have been much happier without one. As you mention, this is purely a national security issue.
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Dutch Ruppersberger Dec 10
Replying to @Call_Me_Dutch
2/2 Learn more about @RepSteveStiver and the caucus here:
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Dutch Ruppersberger Dec 10
1/2 I cofounded the bipartisan Municipal Finance Caucus to ensure communities have $$ they need to build hospitals, roads, schools, etc. Today, I am proud to announce will serve as new co-chair. Looking forward to working w/ him to protect job-creating tools.
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Dutch Ruppersberger Dec 7
Replying to @Call_Me_Dutch
Read more about the and our winners, here:
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Dutch Ruppersberger Dec 7
Excited to announce Jeffrey Cai, Paulo Manalo, Samuel Kabui + Asenath Yaptangco from are the winners of the ! Their mobile game “Space Hops” showcases stellar + skills. Congrats to all who participated
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Dutch Ruppersberger Dec 7
Christmas has come early for ! bringing home the bacon w/ a $6.5 million grant for new deep berth for bigger ships + more cargo. Bipartisan effort example of responsible, job-creating investment. w/
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Dutch Ruppersberger Dec 5
We are asking to do right by the workers and taxpayers who helped them weather the storm. My colleagues -- -- and I will continue to focus on the lives and livelihoods of our constituents.
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Senator Ben Cardin Dec 5
Live now, provides a read out of our frank discussions w/University Systems of Maryland Board of Regen
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