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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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National Security

Given the current threats the world is facing by terrorists groups, national security is of the utmost concern to Congresswoman Adams. Not only are we facing global threats, but the threats of random attacks on American soil are becoming more and more real. It is the Congresswoman's top priority to ensure the continued safety of her own constituency and all Americans.

Another aspect of national security is cybersecurity. With large banking centers and one of the nation’s largest energy companies located in Charlotte, investing in digital security is absolutely necessary to the 12th District.

The Administration recently offered a $25 million grant to Historically Black Colleges and Universities, including North Carolina A&T, to train cyber security experts right here at home. 

For more information concerning my work and views on National Security issues, please contact our office. Thank you.

More on National Security

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

“I strongly condemn the heinous attacks Assad launched against his own people earlier this week that killed dozens of men, women, and children,” said Congresswoman Adams. “Tonight’s airstrike appears to be a proportional response to regimes use of chemical weapons, however, any further military action must be closely scrutinized by Congress.” 

Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Congressman Devin Nunes, chair of the House Intelligence Committee, temporarily recused himself from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.

Mar 31, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) hosted the second annual Women’s Symposium and Networking Fair in celebration of Women’s History Month.

Mar 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the executive board of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) met with President Trump in the White House.

“President Trump has repeatedly tried to win the support of African Americans by asking ‘what do you have to lose?’. Today, the CBC answered that question- we stand to lose a lot. This is a crucial time for our communities and this President’s policies are causing more people to struggle,” said Congresswoman Adams.

Mar 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after FBI Director James Comey testified that there is ‘no evidence’ of President Trump’s claim to have been wiretapped by President Obama, and confirmed the existence of an FBI investigation into ties between Russia and Trump officials.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the administration announced their proposed budget.

“This so called ‘America first’ budget is anything but that. It turns its back on hard working Americans and puts our nation on a path backwards,” said Congresswoman Adams.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the implementation of President Trump’s second travel ban hours before it was set to take affect. 

Mar 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released to following statement after President Trump issued a new Executive Order banning travelers from six Muslim-majority countries.

“This repackaged Muslim ban is just another thinly-veiled attempt to discriminate against our Muslim brothers and sisters,” said Congresswoman Adams. “This ban, like the last, was established under the auspice of increased security yet the administration has provided no explanation for why people from these six countries pose a risk to our national security.

Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement calling for the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

“Attorney General Sessions’ session must end. He lied under oath not once, but twice about his knowledge of any conversations or connections between surrogates of the Trump campaign and Russia,” said Congresswoman Adams. “This is unacceptable. The American people should not tolerate a crook for its top cop.

Mar 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump delivered his first address to a Joint Session of Congress.