Republican Politician who became a Member of the US House of Representatives in 2009. Throughout his political career he has voted with the Republican majority 88.7% of the time.
He is one of the few members of Congress to have served in both Iraq and Afghanistan.
He has three children with his wife Margaret.
He opposed the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and advocated for delaying the repeal after it was ratified by U.S. President Barack Obama .