Rep. Peter King

DETAILS: Rep. Peter King
(1944 - ) New York
  • United States House of Representatives
  • House Committee on Financial Services
  • Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets
  • Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy
  • House Committee on Homeland Security
  • Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
  • Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism
  • NY - 2 House
    (2013- present)
  • NY - 3 House
    (1993- 2013)

ISSUES: Rep. Peter King

FOR

Gun Control

How to reduce gun violence. Two different approaches.

DETAILS:

FOR Republicans

Republicans "share the desire to end gun violence in this country, and in many ways, “universal background checks” sound like a reasonable, commonsense step to make us safer. But in reality, the Democrat proposals do nothing to decrease gun violence. Not only are their proposals duplicative, but they could very well be used to infringe upon the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens." https://www.gop.gov/member-issue/preventing-mass-shootings/ See More»

FOR Democrats

"Democrats believe that we can reduce gun violence while respecting the rights of responsible gun owners. We believe we should expand and strengthen background checks for those who want to purchase a firearm – because it shouldn’t be easier to get a gun than a driver’s license. We believe we should ensure that guns don’t fall into the hands of terrorists (whether they be domestic or foreign), domestic abusers, other violent criminals, or those who have shown signs of danger toward themselves or others. And we believe we should treat gun violence as the deadly public health crisis it is." https://democrats.org/where-we-stand/the-issues/preventing-gun-violence/ See More»

NEUTRAL

Military

  • VOTE: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: Not Voting
  • 07/23/2019-11:29pm
  • H.R.3304 To exempt for an additional 4-year period, from the application of the means-test presumption of abuse under chapter 7, qualifying members of reserve components of the Armed Forces and members of the National Guard who, after September 11, 2001, are called to active duty or to perform a homeland defense activity for not less than 90 days.
  • Became Public Law No: 116-53., 2 months ago
  • VOTE: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: Yes
  • 10/16/2019-6:44pm
  • H.J.RES.77 Opposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria.
  • Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 246., 4 weeks ago
NEUTRAL

Cannabis

  • VOTE: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: Yes
  • 09/25/2019-9:42pm
  • H.R.1595 To create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers for such businesses, and for other purposes.
  • Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs., 1 month ago
NEWS:
FOR

Gun Control

How to reduce gun violence. Two different approaches.

DETAILS:

FOR Republicans

Republicans "share the desire to end gun violence in this country, and in many ways, “universal background checks” sound like a reasonable, commonsense step to make us safer. But in reality, the Democrat proposals do nothing to decrease gun violence. Not only are their proposals duplicative, but they could very well be used to infringe upon the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens." https://www.gop.gov/member-issue/preventing-mass-shootings/ See More»

FOR Democrats

"Democrats believe that we can reduce gun violence while respecting the rights of responsible gun owners. We believe we should expand and strengthen background checks for those who want to purchase a firearm – because it shouldn’t be easier to get a gun than a driver’s license. We believe we should ensure that guns don’t fall into the hands of terrorists (whether they be domestic or foreign), domestic abusers, other violent criminals, or those who have shown signs of danger toward themselves or others. And we believe we should treat gun violence as the deadly public health crisis it is." https://democrats.org/where-we-stand/the-issues/preventing-gun-violence/ See More»

DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
    • Company
    • Amount
    • International Union of Operating Engineers
    • $15k
    • American Maritime Officers
    • $15k
    • United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
    • $15k
    • UBS AMERICAS, INC.
    • $15k
    • Deloitte LLP
    • $15k
    • National Association of Letter Carriers
    • $12k
    • Insured Retirement Institute
    • $10.5k
    • International Association of Fire Fighters
    • $10k
    • National Association of Home Builders
    • $10k
    • Northrop Grumman Corporation
    • $10k
Based on the July 2019 report, next report due August 20th.
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