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U.S. House, District 24

2 year term. Must be 25 years or older, a US citizen and a resident of Texas. Responsible for representing the citizens of his/her district in the US House of Representatives.
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IMMIGRATION: What changes, if any, would you propose to our immigration policy for current undocumented residents? Do you support construction of a wall along our southern border? If so, how would you pay to it?

FOREIGN INTERVENTION: Under what circumstances should the US intervene militarily in a foreign conflict? What policy would you support regarding North Korea?

BUDGET: Social Security and Medicare are key programs which are relied upon by millions of Americans. Do you support changes to these programs in order to reduce the budget? If so, how would you accomplish that? If not, how would you reduce budget deficits?

HEALTHCARE: What legislation would you support, if any, to ensure comprehensive, affordable healthcare for all Americans? Should Obamacare be repealed, replaced or reformed?

OTHER ISSUES: What other issues do you believe will be most pressing in the next session of Congress, and what is your position on these issues?

Age 46
Education University of North Texas, Bachelor of Administration ("BBA"), Major: Finance.
Campaign Phone (214) 206-8882
The current undocumented residents will have to submit for a Visa, which is normal practice. As for the wall along the southern border, the cost will have to be funded through the U. S. Congress and not taxpayers, for it addresses a structural improvement for safety.
The United States should only enter a foreign conflict, when the United States or its Allies are threatened, and under a Congressional Declaration of War. Regarding North Korea, the situation in North Korea probably will not escalate until South Korea is invaded. Therefore, I support the policy of caution and military readiness to defend against missile attack and naval invasion.
The Consumer Price Index is commonly used to gauge what the cost of living looks like at present and in the past. Finding the rate of change could be done through a moving average, along with the change in rate of population growth or decline to consider. Once the variables are plugged into the equation, the estimated cost will be appropriated through Congress. The budget deficits are handled through appropriations. It is important to understand why our civilization exists at all; and it is due to having raw resources, from mountain ranges, to mine and create products, physical structure, etc. Otherwise, the monetary means of exchange would be under the effects of other countries that "do" have mountain ranges and resources.
The removal of taxing the practice of medicine or medicine received will reduce medical costs. What these particular taxes currently fund will have to be addressed with direct Congressional appropriations, for the real demand and need, as well as audited.
"Domestic Terrorism by Satellite and Wireless Cellular Tower Surveillance" is a major concern these days, with most people in the dark concerning the crime. My greatest challenge is to get information in the hands of the voting population that I am running for office and will provide to each one of the voters something that has yet to be provided by anyone in law enforcement or elected officials, to my knowledge: "Access to the government satellite and wireless cellular tower surveillance networks to obtain a copy his or her account, if there, and all information concerning the account, upon request to present during a court hearing to cover probable cause for an immediate arrest warrant to be issued."
Age 67
Education B.A. Southern Nazarene University, Honorary Doctorate Southern Nazarene University
I believe that the primary focus of our immigration policy should be on securing the border and enforcing the existing law while putting the American worker first. I will continue to push for the resources Texas needs to secure the border, a quicker response process to remove individuals who should not be here, and enforcement measures including a physical barrier, technology enhancements, and legislation to prevent illegal entries.
Our greatest threat comes from the North Korean dictatorship of Kim Jong-un. His regime's ballistic missile tests are a destabilizing force for regional security and peace, and recent tests have demonstrated increased payloads and range. The US must respond in a variety of forms---most recently, Congress approved $4 billion in new missile defense funding. These funds are needed to bolster our missile defense efforts to ensure the continued safety of our citizens and as a check against North Korea's ballistic missile program. The US must also ensure that recently approved UN sanctions against North Korea are enforced. Our administration has worked this year to cut-off North Korean revenue sources while improving our own defensive posture.
One of my top priorities is to preserve and strengthen our Social Security system for future generations. I support legislative measures to protect Social Security beneficiaries, encourage private pension savings for future beneficiaries through tax incentives, and over time raise the age at which benefits can be drawn while not affecting those at or close to retirement. Modernization of the program must not break the obligations to current retirees or to those near retirement. These measures are necessary to maintain integrity of and strengthen the foundation of the Social Security program. In addition, I favor means testing Social Security benefits for the wealthiest recipients.
Obamacare should be repealed and replaced by market-oriented policies that put heath care decisions in the hands of patients and doctors, not federal bureaucrats. Our nation does need insurance reform but it can be accomplished in a way that addresses the problems with our health care system instead of exacerbating them the way that Obamacare does. In December 2017, Congress passed meaningful legislation to repeal the heart of Obamacare, the individual mandate. I will continue work with my colleagues for a true patient-centered health care bill.
As America’s number one exporter, Texas is a prime beneficiary of American trade agreements. Look no further than North Texas to view the positive economic impact of America’s trade relationships on our local businesses. NAFTA and other agreements were created with the goal of removing barriers to trade, increasing opportunity and providing a common market for goods and services throughout North America and other regions. I support free-trade agreements, but as President Trump has stated, they must also be fair-trade agreements.