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This Veterans Day is a very special one for me, as it is my first since I was sworn into Congress. I served in our nation’s military long before I became a congressman- and long before I was involved in political life. I still think of myself as a veteran before congressman.
I've spent my adult life doing three things: hunting down terrorists, making whiskey and fighting against the government's ability to weaponize regulations against businesses and entrepreneurs.
Politics didn’t matter to the 3- to 5-year-olds in the Head Start class at STEP, Inc., in Rocky Mount last week when U.S. Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Nelson) paid them a visit. The first-term congressman, who was there to learn more about the Head Start and Early Head Start programs, along with STEP’s other services, didn’t seem to mind, either.
Farmers from across Virginia’s 5th Congressional District met with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in Albemarle County to discuss agriculture issues, such as labor, hemp farming and various regulations.
Virginia Republican Rep. Denver Riggleman weighs in on the passage of a bill allocating $4.6 billion to address the crisis at the southern border.
Watch the full interview with Congressman Riggleman here.
Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-5th, and law enforcement personnel are taking major steps to address drug trafficking in Central and Western Virginia.
The U.S. House of Representatives advanced a bill this week that would require the Department of the Treasury to report semiannually on financial services provided to benefit a state sponsor of terrorism.
The Banking Transparency for Sanctioned Persons Act of 2019 (H.R. 1037) was sponsored by Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-VA).
Though Rep. Denver Riggleman may be new to public office, he said it was his goal to hit the ground running.
It wouldn’t be untrue to call Denver Riggleman “the accidental congressman.”