Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement after voting against the Wall Street bailout:
As America journeys over the next seven weeks determining who will lead our country as President, candidates and parties will continue to debate and highlight differences. But amidst all these differences, we are reminded, especially today as we remember September 11th, that the strength of our country is that we will always come together – not as Republicans, Democrats, or
As we pay almost five dollars a gallon for gas, now is the time to reject the status quo, and tackle our serious energy challenges. That is why my colleagues and I are fighting for Congress to vote on the “All of the Above” comprehensive energy plan to strengthen America.
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With record setting gas prices of over $4.50 a gallon here in California, record setting crude oil prices reaching more than $140 a barrel, residential electricity prices in California up more than 31% since 2000, and natural gas prices up more than 75% since 2002, I believe that Congress needs to take swift action to enact comprehensive relief from high energy prices by ens