Congressman Pete King

Representing the 2nd District of New York

In The News

Nov 19, 2014 In The News
Support for Obamacare continues to slide.
Nov 19, 2014 In The News
Over the past six months, the world has watched in shock as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant swept across Syria and Iraq, seizing territory, money and materiel and committing atrocious acts against innocent civilians. In response, President Barack Obama has ordered airstrikes and signaled that he would request from Congress an Authorization for the Use of Military Force to combat the terrorist threat posed by ISIL.
Oct 20, 2014 In The News
The Obama administration must immediately institute a ban on individuals from West African Ebola-stricken countries from traveling to the United States. The death of Thomas Duncan and subsequent infection of two nurses within the U.S. raises serious issues about the effectiveness of the global and domestic procedures currently in place to identify and contain the virus.
Oct 17, 2014 In The News
Federal officials should change screening procedures at Kennedy Airport to ensure that travelers from West African nations who might be carrying the Ebola virus are kept separate from passengers from other countries, Rep. Peter King said Thursday.
Sep 22, 2014 In The News
A prominent New York lawmaker bashed on Sunday the White House security breach that allowed a crazed knife-wielding man to run inside the presidential mansion before being tackled.
Sep 11, 2014 In The News
The horror of 9/11 echoes ominously on this 13th anniversary of that attack as the nation once again responds to a virulent terrorist threat. This time the enemy is the Islamic State group that recently beheaded two American journalists.
Sep 11, 2014 In The News
After 9/11 we vowed to never forget. That vow comes with an obligation to ensure that we as a country remember and honor those we lost that day and to care for those who became ill as a direct result of being exposed to toxins during the rescue and recovery work at Ground Zero 13 years ago.
Sep 10, 2014 In The News
Vowing a “relentless” campaign against vicious ISIS extremists, President Obama Wednesday night authorized U.S. air strikes inside Syria and dispatched nearly 500 more military advisers to Iraq.
Sep 4, 2014 In The News
Outraged at the beheading of U.S. journalists by "barbaric" terrorists, Reps. Steve Israel and Peter King said President Barack Obama must do more to fight the menace of the Islamic State group.
Sep 3, 2014 In The News
Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.) said Wednesday that the U.S. and NATO allies must halt Russia’s encroachment into Ukraine or risk an “unraveling of Europe.”