George Holding

George Holding

NORTH CAROLINA's 13th DISTRICT

Two sides of every argument

2015/04/16

President Obama supports the agreement with Iran.  He argues it means:

  1. Iran will reduce the number of centrifuges it has (to enrich uranium) from 19,000 to 6,104. And Iran’s heavy water reactor will only be used to produce low grade plutonium, so that it cannot be used to make a nuclear weapon.
     
  2. There will be inspections.
     
  3. And, even if Iran breaks its word, it will require a year to build a nuclear weapon. So there will be time to stop them.
     

Opponents of the agreement disagree and point out:

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Rep. Holding's IRS Bill Clears Ways and Means Committee

2015/03/25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2015
CONTACT: Alex Miehls, 202-226-8159

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman George Holding (NC-13) issued the following statement after the House Committee on Ways and Means approved legislation he introduced, the IRS Bureaucracy Reduction and Judicial Review Act, H.R. 1295:

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Upholding the Constitution

2015/03/03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2015

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Prime Minister Netanyahu is Right

2015/03/03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2015


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman George Holding (NC-13) released the following statement after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress earlier today:

"Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke with blunt common sense – he said, ‘Iran and ISIS are competing for the crown of militant Islam. ... The greatest danger facing our world is the marriage of militant Islam with nuclear weapons.’  

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Holding Statement on House-Passed DHS Funding Bill

2015/02/27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 27, 2015


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, Congressman George Holding (NC-13) released the following statement after the House passed a seven-day funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security:

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Republican leadership celebrate India's Republic Day

2015/01/27

WASHINGTON: Influential Republican lawmakers joined India's 66th Republic Day celebrations at the Indian embassy here, which was attended by a large number of community members.

Congressman Ed Royce along with George Holding, Co-Chair of the House India Caucus on India and Indian Americans, made a rare appearance at the Indian embassy here joining some 250 community members in celebrating the Republic Day yesterday.

Deputy Indian Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, unfurled the national flag at the embassy premises.

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2015 Begins With Tax Overhaul Talk; Business-Only Changes May Be End Game

2015/01/23

By Aaron E. Lorenzo

Talk of overhauling the U.S. tax code is certain to continue this year, but how much of that talk turns into action remains anyone's guess.

The congressional calendar is full of must-do items in the months before presidential politics begin to crowd things out ahead of the 2016 elections, including a March cutoff on the current physician reimbursement rate from Medicare, renewing the Highway Trust Fund in May and increasing the federal debt limit by mid- to late summer.

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Holding on SOTU: Time for President to Say 'Yes' to New Solutions

2015/01/21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 20, 2015


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman George Holding (NC-13) issued the following statement in response to the President's State of the Union Address tonight:

"Tonight we heard a lot of familiar promises; the president is going to help struggling families by creating more government programs and collecting more taxes.  To put it bluntly, the president tries a solution, it fails, and then he tries the same solution again.

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NC GOP gaining clout in DC

2015/01/05

By Renee Schoof
McClatchy Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON — The opening of the new Congress on Tuesday brings some key changes for North Carolina that could add a little clout for the state in the nation’s capital.

Republicans will control both chambers of Congress, and most members of the North Carolina delegations will be part of the political majority. Both U.S. senators and 10 of 13 members of the House of Representatives are Republicans.

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NC lawmakers show predictable partisan split on Obama's Cuba policy

2014/12/18

By Renee Schoof
McClatchy Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON — When the Republican-led Congress returns in January, lawmakers could take actions to block President Barack Obama's surprise plan announced this week to normalize relations with Cuba.

North Carolina Republican Sen.-elect Thom Tillis said he was strongly opposed to the plan. The state's senior Republican senator, Richard Burr, said he would look at it carefully, but was "wary."

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Contact Information

507 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-3032
Fax 202-225-0181
holding.house.gov

Committee Assignments

Ways and Means

Foreign Affairs

George Holding grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. He attended Wake Forest University and has degrees in Classics and Law. Holding clerked for U.S. District Judge Terrence Boyle, practiced law with Kilpatrick Townsend and served as the United States Attorney for North Carolina.

As United States Attorney, his priorities included prosecution of violent felons, drug offenses, child pornography, and political corruption.  Holding prosecuted a U.S. Congressman, the Speaker of the North Carolina House, a judge, a state senator, a state representative, and several sheriffs for political corruption and a major terrorism case. When Holding left office the average sentence in drug trafficking cases in eastern North Carolina was well above the national average.

On January 3, 2013, Holding was sworn in as the Representative for North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District.  He serves on the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Judiciary Committee.

George and his wife Lucy have four children – three daughters aged 13, 12, and 11 and one son aged 3.


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