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The Four Dangerous Fallacies of the Trump-Cotton-Perdue Immigration Plan

Unfortunately, the "merit-based" reforms Trump and his allies propose are unlikely to advance any of these aims and, if anything, will hurt American workers by slowing economic growth and eliminating jobs.

"Sue and Settle" Practice is a Major Victory for Texas Landowners

Applauds EPA Directive Ending "Sue and Settle"; Urges Congress to Pass Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act

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I applauded EPA administrator Scott Pruitt’s Monday announcement that he is ending “sue and settle” practices within the agency, and urged my colleagues in Congress to pass the Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act, which would enact this policy into law.

After White House Meeting, Cornyn Urges Democrats to Join Tax Reform Effort

On the Senate floor, I discussed a recent bipartisan meeting at the White House on tax reform. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here

Hope for Trafficked Victims

For years, Lynda could not bring herself to speak about her past turmoil and nightmares. Lynda is finally telling about her tortured life.

When she was 16, two neighborhood boys drugged and sexually assaulted her. Highly drugged, the boys convinced her to have sex for money just once.

But it wasn’t for just one time. They set up online advertisements to sell her and other girls.

Sen. Sanders’ Claims That Repealing the Death Tax Benefits Only the Rich Couldn’t Be Further from the Truth

Removal of the Death Tax Will Rid All Americans of Unfair and Unaffordable Tax Burden

Last night I debated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in a CNN Town Hall regarding tax reform. During the debate, I called for eliminating the estate tax, also known as death tax, as a part of tax reform.

The Ultimate Price For Violating The Rule of Law Part II

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The Obama regime, even though in possession of the above information, learned through FBI investigations and using undercover agents and private citizens cooperating with law enforcement, did nothing for years after learning of the Russian involvement and it did not inform Congress or the American people of this illegal activity by Russian operatives in the US.

Cornyn: Modernize, Don’t End, NAFTA

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Yesterday I discussed the importance of modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as the fourth round of negotiations between the United States, Mexico, and Canada come to a close. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here

The Time For Talk Is Over On Southeast Texas Flooding Solutions, It's Time For Action

"Study, delay, no money, not worth it, other priorities," these are just some of the excuses for inaction in regards to our regional flooding problem.

The Removal of Texas History – The Alamo Cenotaph

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Standing at the base of the Alamo Cenotaph, Lee Spencer White is surrounded by descendants of the Alamo defenders during a rally in San Antonio on Saturday, October 14 to save the memorial dedicated to the fallen Alamo heroes. White is the founder of Alamo Defenders Descendants and is a descendant of Gordon C. Jennings who died defending the Alamo.

Insurgency Lingers as ISIS Leaders Killed in Philippines

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A military chief, General Eduardo Ano, told reporters yesterday, "Isnilon Hapilon and the last of the dreaded Maute brothers, Omarkhayam, are both dead." The Straits Times Reported yesterday that Isnilon Hapilon, the leader of Dawlah Islamiyah (ISIS) in the Philippines and Omarkhayam — the last of the separatist Maute brothers were killed.

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