Allen West “Here is truly one of the exceptional good guys on Capitol Hill”

Rep.Trey Gowdy rips liberal media over Benghazi by Allen West on November 10, 2013 for allenbwest.com Here is truly one of the exceptional good guys on Capitol Hill, my former colleague and friend Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC). I would love to see President Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Susan Rice being questioned by Rep. Gowdy, with no 5 […]

Allen West “It’s time to move away from the progressive tax system – a tenet of Karl Marx’s communist manifesto”

Written by Allen West on October 27, 2013 for allenbwest.com After the recent debacle on Capitol Hill, instead of real forward progress, we have the same old tired “Beltway two-step” of “let’s have a committee meeting.” To paraphrase Alfonso Bedoya’s words as Mexican bandit leader “Gold Hat” in the 1948 film, “The Treasure of Sierra Madre:” “Meetings? We […]

Congressman Allen West – The Truest of Statesman

When you are looking to describe a statesman you must first understand that  a politician and a statesman are not the same thing.   A statesman, is not a tyrant; he is the free leader of a free people and must posses four critical qualities. Strong Principles A Moral Compass A Vision The ability to build a consensus to achieve that […]

Congressman Allen West On His Future

By CHARLES MAHTESIAN | 12/1/12 Florida Rep. and Tea Party favorite Allen West, who recently lost re-election to Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy, appeared on National Public Radio Friday.  Far from despondent, West spoke of Washington politics and his future role with his characteristic assertive, yet calm, tone. Politico relates the interview’s significant conclusion: MARTIN: So what’s next for you? […]

Allen West Statement “We Should Only Redouble Our Resolve”

For two weeks since Election Day, we have been working to ensure every vote is counted accurately and fairly. We have made progress towards that goal, thanks to the dedication of our supporters and their unrelenting efforts to protect the integrity of the democratic process. While many questions remain unanswered, today I am announcing that […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONGRESSMAN ALLEN WEST STATEMENT ON ELECTION RESULTS

Stuart, FL – Today Congressman Allen West released the following statement ending the race for Florida’s 18th District: “For two weeks since Election Day, we have been working to ensure every vote is counted accurately and fairly.  We have made progress towards that goal, thanks to the dedication of our supporters and their unrelenting efforts to […]

Rep. Allen West has a little fun with the Press Corp

By MACKENZIE WEINGER  via POLITICO Rep. Allen West said Thursday he won’t be speaking at the Republican National Convention — but that he’ll be slinging hot dogs in Tampa instead. “I want everyone to know if you come to the Republican Convention I’ll be selling hot dogs,” West told reporters on Capitol Hill, according to a tweet from […]

Rep Allen West welcomed Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the United States

(WASHINGTON) –   Congressman Allen West (R-FL) welcomed Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the United States, Qubad Talabani, into his Capitol Hill office this week to discuss the future of Kurdistan, a Northern Iraqi region of democracy. During the meeting, West thanked Talabani for his long standing service to strengthening United States- Kurdish relations and discussed […]

Rep Allen West Releases Review of First Six Months of Second Session of the 112th Congress

(WASHINGTON) –  Congressman Allen West (R-FL) released this statement today reviewing the first six months of the Second Session of the 112th Congress and his cumulative total of congressional office accomplishments since January 2011: “The constituents of Florida’s 22nd Congressional district deserve to know exactly what I am doing as I continue to be their […]

Rep Allen West – Statement “Sinking the Marine Industry: How Regulations are Affecting Today’s Martime Business”

WASHINGTON)—  Congressman Allen West (R-FL) chaired a hearing entitled “Sinking the Marine Industry:  How Regulations are Affecting Today’s Martime Business” as part of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations Thursday on Capitol Hill.  Inland waterways and ports are often the lifeblood of the economies of the regions in which they are located.  Members […]

Exclusive Interview with Rep Allen West by Myra Adams

by MYRA ADAMS for PJ Media Q. Congressman West, you have decided to run for reelection in newly drawn Florida District 18, where there are more Republican registered voters, instead of your current Florida District 22 that will also be redrawn to include more registered Democrat voters. This decision points to a realization that your conservative message only […]

Top Five for Social Media Usage for the US House of Representatives – Rep Allen West

By Rachel Greenway on OhMyGov The current lull in the Republican race is giving others a chance to sport their social media prowess, including the members on Capitol Hill. Analytics fromOhMyGov reveals the Top 10 Social Media Users in Congress from the past week. The top social media scorers had to demonstrate a proficiency and mastery of both Facebook […]

Statement Rep Allen West “Homebuyers will Pay for Payroll Tax Deal”

(WASHINGTON)— Congressman Allen West (R-FL) released this statement today after voting no on the extension of the Payroll Tax Cut: “Americans are exhausted, out of work and many have simply lost hope in the political system. They have been struggling now with nearly five consecutive years of record job stagnation, increased foreclosure rates and an economy […]

Congressman Allen West Announces Reelection in the NEW Proposed 18th Congressional District

Congressman Allen West Announces Reelection in the Proposed 18th Congressional District (WEST PALM BEACH)- Congressman Allen West (R-FL) released this statement today announcing his decision to seek reelection for the United States House of Representatives in the proposed 18th Congressional District: “After much prayer, reflection and discussion with my close friends and family, I am announcing […]

Congressman Allen West – “24 Hours”

I hope you are enjoying a well-deserved holiday with family. I want to take just a moment during this very busy time of the year to remind you about our year-end deadline and also ask for your immediate help. I am hoping that you can donate $25 or more at our website right now. I need […]

Statement by Congressman Allen West on the Temporary Extension of the Payroll Tax

(WASHINGTON)-—  Congressman Allen West (R-FL) released this statement today on the Temporary Extension of the Payroll Tax: “Americans once again have reason to be ashamed with their elected officials as President Barack Obama and United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid are playing a game of chicken for political gain at the expense of the […]

PJMedia Exclusive: A Talk with Congressman Allen West – by Myra Adams

Q. You have been representing Florida’s 22nd Congressional District for nine months now. Is there anything about Congress or being a congressman that has totally shocked or surprised you? A. What has shocked me most of all is how easily facts seem to disappear when you cross the Potomac River. It seems on Capitol Hill […]