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Aug 26, 2021 In The News
A catastrophic terror attack in Kabul has taken the lives of at least twelve American soldiers.  We had not lost a solider in Afghanistan in eighteen months.  We cannot outsource our security to the Taliban.  Order cannot flow from passivity.  Many of us have conveyed to the...
Aug 24, 2021 In The News
William Padmore, Nebraska Public Media: The first question that I had for you is about Afghanistan. That seems to be the national news headline right now, what happened? Everybody is sort of looking for answers as to how we got to the point that we did, where we have these very...
Aug 23, 2021 In The News
After a long overnight trip from the Southern United States border, Nebraska’s first district Rep. Jeff Fortenberry visited Seward and spoke at the Rotary meeting on Aug. 11. Fortenberry talked about the district and what he loves about it.
Aug 20, 2021 Press Release
(LINCOLN, NE) – Last night, in a timely, high-level meeting at Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) met with United States Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall about progress on Offutt Air Force Base runway repair, work to upgrade nuclear command,...
Aug 20, 2021 Fort Report
Over the past week, Americans watched in disbelief and horror as a barbaric entity called the Taliban bum rushed Afghanistan and swiftly captured its capital of Kabul.  The purported 300,000-person, America-trained, Afghan security force collapsed almost overnight.  After Afghan...
Aug 17, 2021 In The News
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry made a trip to the Texas border with Mexico on Tuesday, describing the border along the Rio Grande River as "almost wide-open" to illegal crossing into the United States. "For those of us not on the border, it's a jarring experience," the 1st District...
Aug 16, 2021 In The News
We have all watched with horror the total collapse of Afghanistan. The pain and suffering is particularly difficult for our veterans, some of whom served there.

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