B.A. in Political Science, U.S. Air Force Military Academy; Master’s,
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Master’s, Air University at Maxwell AFB; M.A. International Business & Policy (pursuing), Georgetown University
KEY HEALTH LINK
Plfuger’s wife is a guidance counselor.
Advisor at the National Security Council, 2019
2020 ELECTION CONTEXT
Pfluger was one of 10 Republican candidates seeking to succeed retiring Rep. Mike Conaway, winning the primary with 52.2% of the vote.
Mike Conaway (R), retired
MOST RECENT PROFESSION
National Security Advisor, National Security Council
Until recently Pfluger served in the Air Force. In 2019, Pfluger served for three months as a national security advisor with the White House National Security Council.
On The Issues
When asked which bill he would liked repealed if elected to Congress, Pfluger chose the ACA. He supports reforms that will expand health insurance choices and would like to give insurance companies permission to sell health insurance products across state lines.
MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION
VETERANS HEALTH CARE
Pfluger is pro-life.
OTHER HEALTH CARE ISSUES
Pfluger would like to give insurance companies permission to sell health insurance products across state lines. He was concerned about hospital consolidation but said it was an issue for the states.
DID YOU KNOW?
Pfluger earned his Eagle Scout badge at the age of 15 and was later named captain of the varsity football and baseball teams at San Angelo Central High School. His favorite food is steak and his favorite dessert is cheesecake.