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If the congressional map state lawmakers approved Thursday is enacted, Democrats would likely see a slight boost in 2022 compared to the map the Republican-controlled legislature passed in November.
Paul Specht and Bryan Anderson, WRAL statehouse reporters
Republican 7th District Congressman David Rouzer says he had no qualms about opposing certification of Electoral College results in the wake of at attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. Rouzer says he doesn't blame Trump for inciting the violence.
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 -- It was horrible to watch. It was disgraceful behavior. We should have seen it coming. Too many, especially Republicans who should know better, especially those from North Carolina, have spent the last four years looking the other way. Mobs, encouraged on by a President emboldened by the reflexive affirmation of his congressional GOP loyalists, overran the security forces and stormed the Capitol - the world's temple to representative government.
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 -- In America, loyalty to a political party is NOT fealty to a personality (Donald Trump). We declared independence from, and fought a revolution, to get out from under royally divine rule and all that oppression 245 years ago. North Carolina's elected representatives - and the rest of those assembled -- need to affirm the election results. They should raise their voices, publicly offer sincere and heartfelt thanks to the thousands of election workers and volunteers who made sure that more qualified voters than ever, amid the most challenging circumstances imaginable, were able to cast ballots and have them properly counted.
Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 -- North Carolina congressional Republicans signed onto the a baseless lawsuit to invalidate millions of presidential election votes - a suit rapidly rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court - out of fear as they look two years to their next election. They're terrified if they fail to bow, even to Donald Trump's most frivolous whim, the increasingly radicalized base of his devotees will respond negatively in a GOP primary to the perceived insufficient loyalty.
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 -- The failure to acknowledge the obvious - that Joseph Biden did get the most votes and did capture the most electoral college votes to become the next president - isn't some passive partisan act. Why do some elected representatives tolerate and even encourage Donald Trump's outrageous and false claims in his desire to keep an office he didn't win? Why aren't they speaking up for the integrity of the ballots cast by voters who put them in office? These elected representatives breed unwarranted distrust in our electoral system.
Congressman David Rouzer, a Republican representing southeastern NC, Rouzer said the National Institutes of Health "states that regular marijuana use can reduce IQ by 8 points." The NIH itself has not actually established a link between marijuana use and loss of IQ points -- and it says so explicitly in the report Rouzer cited.
Paul Specht, PolitiFact reporter
Friday, July 24, 2020 -- It's irresponsible for Congress and the president to stop providing this critical support now when the virus still is spreading rapidly and states, especially in the South, are seeing record high case counts. ... It's not safe for some people to go back to work and many don't have jobs to return to yet. Benefits from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program have not only helped people pay their bills -- they've been critical to the health of our local businesses when unemployed people use their benefits to put money into the economy by purchasing food, paying rent and buying other necessities.
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 -- North Carolinians deserve members of the U.S. House of Representatives who have the courage to act with clear conscience and do their sworn duty. Uphold the Constitution. Stand for the separation of powers. Demand the truth from the president. Facts are facts.
Republican Congressman David Rouzer faces Democrat Kyle Horton and Libertarian David Fallin.
As President-elect Donald Trump made the rounds on Capitol Hill on Thursday, sketching out the priorities of his administration with congressional leaders, two Triangle-area congressmen from political parties said they hope to work with the next president.