Cathy McMorris Rodgers

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Cathy Anne McMorris Rodgers (born May 22, 1969) is an American politician who is the U.S. representative for Washington's 5th congressional district, which encompasses the eastern third of the state and includes Spokane, the state's second-largest city. A Republican, McMorris Rodgers previously served in the Washington House of Representatives. From 2013 to 2019, she chaired the House Republican Conference. Since 2021, she has been the ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. In May 2022, Rodgers turned to be establishment tool and vote for passing $40 billion to Ukraine war.[1]


McMorris Rodgers voted against the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 which authorizes DHS to nearly double the available H-2B visas for the remainder of FY 2020.[2][3]

McMorris Rodgers voted against Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 1158) which effectively prohibits ICE from cooperating with Health and Human Services to detain or remove illegal alien sponsors of unaccompanied alien children (UACs).[4]


McMorris Rodgers is pro-life.

Foreign Policy

In 2020, McMorris Rodgers voted against the National Defense Authorization Act of 2021, which would prevent the president from withdrawing soldiers from Afghanistan without congressional approval.[5]


McMorris Rodgers is a devout Evangelical.