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Rep. Duncan shares thoughts on war, trade and trains during an appearance on C-SPAN's Washington Journal program.
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. has been on a crusade for years to force presidential libraries to make public their lists of private donors. So far, he has come up short. But for the first time in a long time, there are signs the Knoxville Republican’s luck may be about to change:
Students today think the federal student loan program is one of the best things that ever happened to them. Actually, it is one of the worst.
here’s an entire industry of big money backers who can donate to presidential libraries and potentially exert influence on an outgoing president – without a single disclosure required.
Republicans once stood for peace through strength, not endless war.
“One of my biggest concerns is sending jobs overseas,” the congressman told the Downtown Maryville Association on Thursday, after thanking local business owners for providing jobs.
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan and other East Tennessee Republicans in Congress bucked their party’s leaders and voted Tuesday against a $40 billion bill funding the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the year.
It's often called the Cadillac of crop subsidies. But U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. calls it something else. "It's crony capitalism at its best," the Knoxville Republican says.
Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. (R-Tenn.) said he appreciated the panel’s work but is “very skeptical” of some of its conclusions.
"If we have to go to war against ISIS,” Duncan said, “we need to get in and get it over with and not drag it out for 13 or 14 years like the Afghanistan war.