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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina


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

Oct 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), released the following statement on today’s House impeachment resolution vote.


Oct 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), released the following statement on President Trump’s removal of troops from Syria.


Sep 28, 2019 Event

Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D., invitied all high school students, their families and teachers to attend the 4th annual Military Service Academy Day. Students will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from the following academies: Naval, Air Force, Military at West Point, Merchant Marine, and US Coast Guard. Additionally, students will be able to learn how they can be nominated to receive full scholarships to these prestigious institutions!

Sep 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D., (NC-12) released the following statement regarding the reported Whistleblower Complaint.


Sep 24, 2019 Press Release

Charlotte, NC Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement in support of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment inquiry:


“I firmly support Speaker Pelosi moving forward with an impeachment inquiry,” said Congresswoman Adams. "The President has admitted to breaking the law. He acknowledges working with a foreign nation to impede our election process. This is illegal, unacceptable and cannot be tolerated.”

Jul 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C. - Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump met with Russian President Putin in Helsinki, Finland.

Jul 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C.-Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Special Counsel Mueller announced new indictments of 12 Russian intelligence officials for hacking the Democratic National Committee, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, and the Hillary Clinton campaign.

Jul 9, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, NC — On Sunday, Congresswoman Adams visited the Southwest Key Children’s Detention Center in Brownsville, Texas. During her visit, Congresswoman Adams toured the detention center and spoke with staff to ensure that the administration is not neglecting its duty to care for the well-being of children separated from their parents due to the administration’s policy.


Jun 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C.-Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of Trump’s Muslim ban.


Jun 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) released the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order regarding family separation at the border.