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  • Rep. Knight Statement on Charlottesville, VA
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on August 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Below is a statement by Rep. Steve Knight regarding the recent events in Charlottesville, VA. "Racism and hate have no place in our country. Period. Neo nazis, white supremacists, KKK, and others alike speak and act only of hate and should never be defended." Read more

  • Rep. Knight Statement On Olympic Games In Los Angeles 2028 
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on August 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, the City of Los Angeles announced it had come to deal with the International Olympic Committee to be the hosts of the 2028 Olympic Games. Below is a statement from Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) regarding the announcement. "Having the Olympic Games return to Los Angeles in 2028 will be a great honor for our community," said Rep. Knight. "These games are a tradition of international unity and competition. They will bring business and opportunity to our area. I look forward to welcoming athl... Read more

  • Knight Statement on Baseball Practice Shooting
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) released the following statement in response to the shooting incident that occurred on the morning of June 14, 2017 in Arlington, VA. “This morning, a gunman opened fire on members of Congress, staff, and security officers during a practice session for Thursday’s Congressional Baseball Game for Charity. Majority Whip Steve Scalise, an aide to Rep. Roger Williams, and several law enforcement officers were shot during the incident. I am glad to hear everyone is ... Read more

  • Rep. Knight's Statement on Russia
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on May 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Knight made the following statement regarding the Russian allegations: “It is time for an investigation of Russia’s intervention in the U.S. Election. There is too much at stake at home and abroad to not take this step. There is so much conflicting information from many sources; Americans deserve the opportunity to learn the truth. As stated before, I continue to support any efforts done by the House Intelligence Committee and join many of my colleagues in supporting the assignmen... Read more

  • Statement on the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    On Friday afternoon, Rep. Knight made the following statement regarding the American Health Care Act: “In the past two weeks my colleagues worked to build a consensus on how best to repair our flawed healthcare system and build a patient-centered system that works for the American people. We learned that it is hard to find a consensus on something that impacts more than 1/6th of our economy and the lives of almost every American. The proposed legislation took many shapes, and throughout the enti... Read more