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Culberson Statement on Right to Try Act

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I issued the following statement after the Right to Try Act passed the House.

“This bill is for families that have tried every available option to help a terminally-ill loved one. In 2013, I met a young woman from Texas with terminal ovarian cancer. I tried to help her get access to alternative treatments that were not yet approved by the FDA. Unfortunately, she passed away before she could get the help she needed.

Brady Applauds Passage of Veterans’ Bills

The House of Representatives has now passed more than 60 bills supporting Veterans

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My colleagues in the House of Representatives and I passed fourteen pieces of legislation designed to assist and honor America’s veterans.

Secretary of State Pompeo Hints at Regime Change in Vision for Iran

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Pompeo’s vision for Iran is the world’s vision for Iran. And he hinted at regime change.

Mandatory E-Verify will Increase Identity Theft

Nancy Berryhill, an Acting Commissioner of Social Security, recently testified in front of the House Subcommittee on Social Security on the widespread use of Social Security Numbers (SSNs) beyond their intended function.  Most of her testimony concerned the h

Modeling the U.S. After Europe?

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Most of us has heard that we should be more like Europe for many years.  For years we’ve heard that their police don’t have guns and that ours shouldn’t either.  Europe has more restrictive guns laws today than any state in America.  However, oddly enough, criminals stillget their hands on guns.  How odd..?

Culberson Leads Charge to Speed Up Ike Dike Study

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Representative Randy Weber (TX-14) and I introduced the Coastal Texas Protection Act to expedite the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ studies and advance the construction of the “Ike Dike” to better protect the Gulf Coast from storm damage.

Cornyn Praises House Passage of Prison Reform Bill

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I released the following statement today after the FIRST STEP Act, a prison reform bill aimed at reducing recidivism rates and rehabilitating low-risk offenders, passed the U.S. House of Representatives:

Poe Joins Keating Bill to Remove Unexploded Ordnance

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As Chairman of the Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade Subcommittee, I joined Congressman Bill Keating (D-MA), who is a senior Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and Ranking Member on its Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee, to introduced legislation requiring the Department of Defense (DOD) to develop and implement a strategy for removing unexploded ordnance in Syria and Iraq.

Culberson Announces Eight Service Academy Appointees

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I announced that eight nominees from Texas’ Seventh Congressional District have accepted appointments to our nation’s esteemed service academies. 

On NAFTA, Cornyn & GOP Senators Urge Administration Against Take-or-Leave Strategy

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I, along with 31 of my Senate Republican colleagues, sent a letter to the United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, urging the Administration to work closely with Members of Congress to ensure the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has the Congressional support necessary to be enacted into law as negotiations on the agreement near conclusion.

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