Press Releases

Hunter announces he won’t submit federal funding requests for sanctuaries

Feb 9, 2017

Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter announced that for Fiscal Year 2018, he will not submit any federal appropriations requests on behalf of states, cities, universities or other entities that have an ordinance, policy or...

Reps. Hunter and Kinzinger lead letter to President in support of Secretary Mattis’ exemption requests

Jan 30, 2017 Issues: Immigration, National Security, Veterans

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) sent a bipartisan letter to President Trump in support of the request by Secretary of Defense James Mattis to exempt Iraqis who served alongside our...

Reps. Hunter, Thompson (CA-5) Commend Official Challenge to Canadian Trade Measures That Discriminate Against U.S. Wine

Jan 23, 2017 Issues: Economy

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressional Wine Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA-05) and Duncan Hunter (R-CA-50) applauded a new trade enforcement action to ensure both imported and local wines have equal access to grocery store shelves in...

Hunter responds to report questioning whether Marine Corps General James Mattis committed war crimes in Iraq

Jan 11, 2017 Issues: National Security

Washington DC – Today, U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter responded to a report from the Center for Investigative Reporting, questioning whether Marine Corps General James Mattis committed war crimes in Fallujah, Iraq in April 2004.  Hunter was a...

Rep. Hunter, Sen. Johnson Write Vice President-elect Pence to Roll Back E-Cigarette Regulations

Dec 13, 2016

WASHINGTON — Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) sent a letter Monday to Vice President-elect Mike Pence concerning the FDA’s regulation of e-...

Hunter reaction to court ruling on DCGS-Army

Oct 31, 2016 Issues: National Security

U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter made the following statement today in response to a federal ruling that imposes an injunction on the U.S. Army’s Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS): “It’s about time this...

Hunter statement on waived Guard bonus repayment

Oct 26, 2016 Issues: Veterans

U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter made the following statement regarding the Pentagon’s decision to waive bonus and loan repayments to members of the California National Guard: "This isn’t just the right action to take, it’s the only action to take...

Hunter calls DOD payback demand on Guard troops "boneheaded"

Oct 24, 2016 Issues: National Security, Veterans

Today, US Represenative Duncan Hunter wrote to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, urging immediate action to resolve demands for repayment of reelistment bonuses to Guard Members through the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Hunter's letter is available...

Reps. Hunter & Zinke introduce legislation requiring women to register for draft

Feb 4, 2016 Issues: Family Values, National Security, Veterans

Washington, DC--Today, U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter, a Marine Corps veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, introduced legislation to require that women register for the selective service.  The legislation, titled the Draft America’s...

Hunter Statement on Djibouti pro-democracy meetings in Washington DC

Jan 15, 2016 Issues: National Security

Washington, DC --  Today, Rep. Duncan Hunter made the following statement: “Djibouti’s President Ismael Omar Guelleh leads a corrupt and repressive regime and his undemocratic actions, in addition to his cozy relationship with China, remain cause...

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