This week I was delighted to welcome the eight Republican members of the Rules Committee to the 32nd Congressional District for a panel discussion at the Bush Institute. We had a robust discussion with 150 members of the Dallas business and education community about our role as members of the Rules Committee and how we work to best represent the views of our constituents.
This morning I sent a letter to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson addressing the September 8, 2016
This week I proudly joined my colleagues in the House in passing important legislation to stop the President from transferring prisoners from Guantanamo, to create more transparency in our regulatory system, and to stop and onerous provision of ObamaCare that directly impacts seniors.
At the beginning of this week we celebrated the engine of our communities and the spirit of our economy the American worker. The hard working men and women in our country have propelled our nation forward with the idea that success can be achieved through opportunities and hard work.
Week after week we learn more and more about Hillary Clinton’s blatant disregard for our nation's laws and continued abuse of power.
This week I had the opportunity to speak with realtors, job creators, entrepreneurs, and families about a variety of issues ranging from healthcare to trade to the economy. I always enjoy attending round table discussions, participating in Congressional Forums, and meeting with families from the 32nd Congressional District to give them an update on my work in Washington.
This afternoon I was honored to serve as the commencement speaker at the Gary Jobs Corps graduation ceremony in San Marcos. The Gary Jobs Corps is the nation’s largest residential education and vocational training program for economically disadvantaged youth.
During the August Work Period I always enjoy meeting with North Texans and discussing important issues facing our communities and country as a whole. This week I had the opportunity to meet with small business owners, representatives from the healthcare industry, members of the National Tooling and Manufacturing Association and more.
Before Congress left for our August District Work Period, the House passed an important measure to combat the spreading Zika virus. While the House completed its work, Senate Democrats chose to put politics above the lives and safety of pregnant American women and blocked the funding measure not once but twice.