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RASMUSSEN POLL: Over Half of 'Likely U.S. Voters' Approve of Trump's Job Performance

A Rasmussen Reports Presidential Approval Poll on Monday significantly damages the media narrative portraying President Donald Trump as wildly unpopular and all but certain to lose to Democrat Joe Biden in November. In fact, the survey finds President Trump’s approval is much higher than Barack Obama's 44% rating during the same period in his 1st term in office.

08.06.2020
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Soaring Gun Sales Signal Trump Victory

 As violence across America erupts -- homicides are up 24 percent in the country’s fifty largest cities -- citizens are taking steps to protect themselves.

08.04.2020
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Sen. Cruz Urges Defense Secretary to Protect Religious Freedom in the Military

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) sent a letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper raising concerns about the Department of Defense’s (DOD) overt religious discrimination, specifically pointing to the DOD’s decision to remove Lt. Col. Lorenzen as a presenter for the U.S. Marine Corps’ annual training simply because he is a religious individual.

08.04.2020
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Governor Abbott, Lt. Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen, Chairman Taylor, Chairman Huberty Release Statement On School Re-Openings

The Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) guidance for opening public schools in Texas for the 2020-21 school year remains the same as announced two weeks ago. This guidance followed a letter issued jointly by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker, and Chairs of the Senate and House Education Committees.

08.03.2020
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Commissioner Miller Issues Warning on Unsolicited Seeds from China

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is urging Texans to take extreme precaution when receiving unsolicited seed packets from China . . . Residents are advised not to plant the seeds as they could contain harmful invasive species or be otherwise unsafe.

08.03.2020
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President Trump Visits the Permian Basin

Mike Conaway: On Wednesday, I had the honor of joining President Trump on Air Force One for a trip home to the Permian Basin.

07.31.2020
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Sens. Cruz, McSally Introduce Bill to Enact Expensing Reform, Creating Jobs and Increasing Wages

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) introduced the Cost Recovery and Expensing Acceleration to Transform the Economy and Jumpstart Opportunities for Businesses and Startups.

07.31.2020
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Rep. Williams Statement on Independent Review of Fort Hood

No Soldier should fear for his or her life on a U.S. military installation, such trepidation is the antithesis of building comradery and trust within a warfighting organization.

07.31.2020
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Babin Supports the CHOPping Cash for CHAZ Act

U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after cosponsoring the CHOPping Cash for CHAZ Act (H.R. 7285) that would halt federal funds from going to any state, city, or locality that permits autonomous zones to exist for more than seven days.

07.31.2020
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AG Pax­ton Issues Legal Guid­ance on School Reopening

Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued guidance on the opening of local schools for the upcoming school year, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, responding to a request from Stephenville Mayor Doug Svien.

07.29.2020
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Governor Abbott Surveys Hurricane Hanna Damage, Meets With Local Officials In Corpus Christi

Governor Greg Abbott today visited Corpus Christi to meet with local officials and survey storm damage left by Hurricane Hanna over the weekend. Governor Abbott was joined by Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) Chief Nim Kidd for the visit. 

07.29.2020
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Patrick Applauds AG Paxton’s Opinion Regarding School Openings

Hundreds of thousands of parents, students and teachers across the state have been negatively impacted by Democrat county judges who have overstepped their authority by issuing sweeping restrictions against opening schools.

07.29.2020
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McCaul, Cornyn Sponsor CHIPS Act to Support U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing

This bipartisan piece of legislation provides critical support to American manufacturing of semiconductors chips, which are critical components of technologies such as cell phones and laptops. 

07.29.2020
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Biden Seeks, Urges Muslims' Help to Defeat President Trump

“I want to work in partnership with you,” Joe Biden told participants at a recent online summit, to "make sure your Muslim-American voices are included in the decision-making process," Biden assured Emgage Action's “Million Muslim Votes” conference. "I want to earn your vote, not just because Trump’s not worthy of being president," the Democrat said.

07.28.2020
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Brady Statement on POTUS's Executive Order on Drug Pricing

I applaud President Trump for fighting to lower drug prices, and I believe the one-month delay on international pricing is an opportunity for the President to work with medical innovators to lower drug prices without harming innovation.

07.28.2020
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Sen. Cruz Champions Texas Military Communities & Advances America’s Defense Capabilities in 60th National Defense Authorization Act

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) highlighted several victories in the bill that champion Texas military communities as a pillar in America’s national security objectives and which will shore up America’s defense capabilities against our adversaries – including China and Russia. In total, Sen. Cruz secured 21 wins to protect America’s national security.

07.27.2020
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Gov. Abbott Announces FEMA Approval for Fed Emergency Declaration After Hurricane Hanna Hits Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and President Trump have granted a Federal Emergency Declaration request for Public Assistance Category B (Emergency Protective Measures

07.27.2020
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SCAM ALERT: AG Pax­ton and DOJ Part­ner to Warn Con­sumers of Fraud­sters Sell­ing Coun­ter­feit, Mis­la­beled, Non-Exis­tent PPE

AG Ken Paxton, in partnership with the U.S. Attorney’s Offices for the Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas, today informed the public about several fraudulent schemes involving masks, personal protection equipment (PPE), and other COVID-19 related equipment

07.27.2020
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Sen. Cruz Outlines Policies to Help America Recover from the Impact of COVID-19

More than 51 million unemployment claims have been filed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Families are hurting. Now, more than ever, Congress should be focused on getting our economy back on its feet and helping the American people safely return to work.

07.24.2020
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Brady: Taxpayer Dollars Shouldn't be Wasted on Partisan Policies

This package needlessly spends billions of dollars on partisan provisions that would reverse important pro-life protections, jeopardize our nation's security, and hinder our ability to produce American-made energy.

07.24.2020
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