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Tom Emmer is an American attorney and politician who has served as the majority whip of the United States House of Representatives since 2023. Tom Emmer is a member of the Republican Party and has represented Minnesota’s 6th congressional district since 2015.
Emmer was born in South Bend, Indiana, in 1961 and is 62 years old as of 2023. He graduated from Boston College and William Mitchell College of Law. After law school, he worked as a trial attorney and then opened his own law firm.
Emmer entered politics in 2004, when he was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives after which he served in the state legislature for a whooping four terms. He got elected to the United States House of Representatives in the year 2014.
In Congress, Emmer has been a vocal critic of tax increases, government spending, and regulations. He is also a strong supporter of the Second Amendment and limited government.
In 2023, Emmer was elected majority whip. As majority whip, he is responsible for helping to manage the Republican caucus and pass legislation.
Emmer is a conservative Republican who is committed to limited government and individual liberty. He is a strong advocate for the Second Amendment and free markets.
Emmer’s notable achievements
- Helped to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
- Helped to confirm conservative judges to the federal courts
- Supported legislation to reduce government spending and regulations
- Opposed tax increases and government bailouts
- Spoke out in defense of the Second Amendment and individual liberty
Emmer is a leading voice in the Republican Party and is committed to advancing conservative principles.