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Congressman Pete King

Representing the 2nd District of New York

In The News

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.
Mar 1, 2015 In The News
Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) on Sunday did not let up in criticizing House Republicans who voted against bills to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) since they don't touch President Obama's executive action on immigration.
Feb 27, 2015 In The News
Long Island's Rep. Peter King said Friday he has run out of patience with the House Republicans who are bent on defunding the Homeland Security Department to protest President Barack Obama's immigration executive orders.
Feb 26, 2015 In The News
The arrest of three Brooklyn men who plotted to join the Islamic State is just one more reason why the Homeland Security Department must be funded.
Feb 25, 2015 In The News
The Commuter Parity Act of 2015, introduced earlier this month by Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) and Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-Cold Spring), would raise the amount of pretax dollars that public transportation customers could use to pay for their commuting costs to $235 from the currently allotted $130.
Feb 18, 2015 In The News
Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-Brooklyn) and Pete King (R-L.I.) proposed legislation Tuesday to extend the tax deduction period for anyone contributing to the families of two slain city cops.
Feb 17, 2015 In The News
The only way President Obama can defeat ISIS is to “put the fear of God” in them, Rep. Peter King said Sunday, as the New York Republican added his name the growing list of lawmakers bashing the White House’s recent war authorization proposal.
Feb 11, 2015 In The News
Rep. Peter T. King’s series of hearings on the threat of homegrown Islamic terrorists in 2011 had Democratic lawmakers and Muslim-American groups screaming “witch hunt” and “Islamophobia,” but the rising body count in attacks by radicalized Muslims who turn on their own countrymen has all but silenced the critics as a House committee takes up the issue again Wednesday.