Congressman Pete King

Representing the 2nd District of New York

In The News

May 21, 2015 In The News
New York Rep. Peter King fired back Wednesday at his fellow Republican congressman, Georgia Rep. Barry Loudermilk, for saying that he felt safer during a recent trip to Israel than he “would in certain parts of New York or Chicago.”
May 21, 2015 In The News
Rep. Peter King slammed Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul for speaking for hours Wednesday on the Senate floor against renewing the Patriot Act and the NSA's metadata programs the law authorizes, charging to Newsmax that he is "doing a disservice to the country and he's putting our national security at risk.
May 11, 2015 In The News
The Department of Defense and the New Jersey National Guard doled out $377,000 to the team over the last four seasons to honor military members at MetLife Stadium games, according to federal contracts obtained by The Star-Ledger of Newark.
May 8, 2015 In The News
Busloads of police officers converged under heavy security Friday for the funeral of a young New York City police officer who was killed on patrol.
Apr 2, 2015 In The News
New York City will get a bit of a boost in anti-terror funding this year from the Homeland Security Department.
Apr 2, 2015 In The News
The Department of Homeland Security is boosting New York's security grants, a month after Congress approved the agency's funding and House Republicans abandoned their threat to hold it up in protest of President Barack Obama's executive orders on immigration.
Mar 27, 2015 In The News
With uplifting bipartisan unity, the House of Representatives voted unanimously to extend a potentially valuable courtesy to donors who helped the families of assassinated NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.
Mar 25, 2015 In The News
Republicans generally supported President Barack Obama's decision to leave 98,000 troops in Afghanistan until the end of next year, but Rep. Peter King likened Obama's emphasis on them not being used for combat as being "a reluctant warrior … or this uncertain trumpet."
Mar 9, 2015 In The News
An Islamic State banner put up on the Montauk Manor website through a hack that also affected other sites was taken down about 6 a.m. Sunday, hotel officials said.
Mar 3, 2015 In The News
Bitterly admitting defeat, House Republicans on Tuesday abandoned their attempts to use the Homeland Security Department's spending bill to force concessions from President Barack Obama on immigration, and sent him legislation to fund the agency through the end of the budget year with no strings attached.