"By virtue of the power and authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Texas, I hereby order that the Texas National Guard assist DPS in enforcing Texas law by arresting lawbreakers at the border," said Gov. Greg Abbott, instructing the Texas National Guard to assist the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) with arresting individuals for state charges related to the border crisis.
"We cannot leave behind the Afghan people who served and fought alongside us – all while knowing the great risk it would put them in,” said South Texas Cong. Tony Gonzales, who is working to expedite the Special Immigrant Visa process for Afghans, as the U.S. withdraws its troops from Afghanistan.
As a COVID surge in the illegal border crossers hits South Texas' communities in the Rio Grande Valley, there were nearly 20,000 encounters there during just the past week, adding to the 1,000,000+ encounters already recorded so far this year. The Rio Grande Valley's seen a 478% increase in migrant encounters since June 2020.
Without COVID-19 Joe Biden would never have been elected. So for the left, the virus is now their gateway to the rebirth of the welfare state and a radical redistribution of income, their utopian agenda of multi-trillion-dollar climate policies and hyper-regulation of the economy.
“The actions in which this decision came forward appear to be solely politically motivated,” said Doctor & Cong. Michael Burgess. “The Biden Administration jeopardized the health of countless Texans with their unprecedented move to revoke our previously-approved Medicaid waiver,” said Rep. Dan Crenshaw.
Kronda Thimesch announced she is seeking the Republican nomination to Texas House District 65.
The Securing our Border States Act would establish a block grant program to help border states construct barriers along their borders with Mexico. Once the Governor of a southwest border state certifies they want wall construction funding, the “Empowering States to Build the Wall Fund” money will go directly to them.
Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a historic $26 billion agreement that will bring desperately needed relief to Texans who are struggling with opioid addiction.
“Joe Biden & Kamala Harris want darkness on the Border Disaster that they have created. Not only that, they’re (now) proposing to make it worse – Joe Biden's talking about ending the tool that's allowed us to prevent people with COVID from being released into this country," said Sen. Ted Cruz, calling on the Biden-Harris Administration to address the most recent public health crisis on our southern border.
“On balance, the Texas economy appears poised for continued growth. Our economic outlook is cautiously optimistic," said Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar while providing an estimate of revenue available for the 87th Legislature, projecting 2022-23 available revenues of $123.02 billion.
“Since her historic election to the Texas Senate in 2016, Dr. Buckingham has established herself as a strong leader, focusing on public education, border security and strengthening Texas’ economic foundation," said Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC (TLRPAC) while endorsing Buckingham in her campaign for Texas Land Commissioner.
The Democrat's "Critical Race Theory" is a subtle philosophical construct where the answer to everything is: THAT'S RACIST! Teachers hawking this glop are being defended by their journalist allies, who sneer that CRT critics are "too stupid to understand the nuances" of our nation's history.
Is there a "Biden Border Crisis"? Illegal border crossings averaged 70,000 a month during the four months before Biden took office. In February, his first full month as president, that number was 97,640. In June it hit 188,829. Illegal border crossings are at a 20-year high. So, you be the judge.
At 66%, the number of "Likely U.S. Voters" who want Congress to investigate last year’s violent BLM & Antifa protests is higher than the 49% who say they support Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s investigation into the January 6th Capitol riot. And, a 52% majority also believe America needs to spend more on police, while just 18% think the country should spend less.
“Texans are tired of watching their Border Communities disregarded by the Biden Administration’s ‘look-the-other-way' approach to the ongoing crisis. The issue here is simple – no man is above the law, and that includes President Biden. Today, on behalf of the people of Texas, I am suing President Biden on the grounds that he is illegally preventing the border wall from being constructed," said Texas Land Comm. George P. Bush.
“Twitter, Facebook, and the rest of the Silicon Valley Cartel are working hand-in-hand with the Biden White House to censor Americans... to restrict our voices and prevent the spread of any message that isn’t 'state-approved,'" said Georgia Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene on Tuesday, blasting the social media companies after Twitter temporary suspended her account Tuesday.
“Texas taxpayers should not be held financially responsible for paying Legislators who're not even in Texas. So I'm providing instructions detailing how members – for those who wish – can return their salaries & per diems to the state treasury, as well as instructions for declining future remuneration should they choose to remain in Washington, DC in violation of the rules of their respective chambers.” said Comptroller Glenn Hegar.