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August 23, 2021
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The phrase was made popular by former President Harry Truman, who kept the words on his desk in the Oval Office.
Issues:Defense & National Security
August 19, 2021

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – In a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken from Rep. Richard Hudson, there is great concern about what appears to be a major email misstep.

Hudson said the email that was intended to instruct American citizens to make their way to the airport in Kabul was also sent to Afghan nationals, special immigrant visa applicants, and allies who have applied for evacuation.

Hudson also said the email included an officials Department of State access pass.

August 18, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) is urging Secretary of State Antony Blinken to provide immediate assistance and a plan to secure the safety of American citizens and allies still in Afghanistan. In a letter sent today, Rep. Hudson sounded the alarm on examples of misleading information from the State Department that has put citizens and allies at risk.

August 18, 2021

Rep. Richard Hudson, a staunch Second Amendment advocate, is sounding off on what he sees as a new, growing threat to gun ownership posed by the federal government.

The North Carolina Republican has been particularly vocal about the possible overreach of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which is pending potential new leadership under gun-control proponent David Chipman.

August 17, 2021

U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson hopes a bill he introduced in Congress recently will help people in rural areas, including Lee County, receive broadband internet access.

Hudson's 21st Century Broadband Deployment Act is designed to help expand internet access in rural and unserved communities.

August 16, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, released the following statement following President Joe Biden's speech on Afghanistan:

August 16, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, released the following statement on Afghanistan:

August 16, 2021


The Biden administration has an excuse for everything.

They told us the border crisis was seasonal, inflation was temporary, gas prices are static, and trillions in spending is necessary. However, 200 days into the Biden Presidency - the facts tell a different story.

August 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) joined 80 of his colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter today to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Denis McDonough, urging him to prioritize care for rural veterans. Historically, veterans in rural areas have faced challenges with accessing quality care because many of the VA's resources are devoted to urban areas. The letter discusses improving overall access to care for rural veterans through creative solutions, cross-agency collaboration, public-private partnerships, and improved rural broadband.

August 9, 2021


There are new haves and have-nots in America – and it's called those who have internet and those who don't.