In 2009 when President Obama was sworn into office, there were seven Cabinet members confirmed on his first day in office – seven. That's a demonstration of the good faith and the civility that ordinarily extends in the peaceful transition of power from one President to another.
This morning I was honored to join Americans from across the country at our nation’s Capitol to celebrate the peaceful transfer of power to the 45th President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump. With this unified government we have an historic opportunity to strengthen our great nation and get our country back on track.
While some top state leaders like Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Ken Paxton and now Straus have spoken up on the legislation, Abbott has kept his opinions mostly under wraps, previously saying that he’d like to see the details.
Texas and energy are synonymous with one another. Most Americans probably think of the Lone Star State as an oil and gas economy with a lot of heft, and for good reason. The industry supports tens of thousands of jobs in the state and helps power one-third of the country.
America will celebrate the peaceful transition of power on January 20, 2017 at noon Washington DC time. There are some whiners that wish Donald John Trump would somehow fade away, but in spite of what they want, Trump will be our 45th president. He will be taking his oath of office from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts. Mr.
President Obama just ended a decades old policy that allowed escapees from Communist Cuba to enter the United States without a visa. Known as “wet feet, dry feet,” it allowed Cubans who showed up at America’s borders to enter lawfully and earn an expedited green card. Cuba’s brutal Communist dictatorship, proximity to the United States, and history were the reasons for this relative openness.
San Antonio celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King, jr March on January 16, 2017 while laying claim to having the largest such march in the USA. A record number of 300,000 were predicted, but the rainy weather kept many from marching choosing to stay home and watch it on TV. The Spirt of the March, which is based on Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy, still holds true. Most of the people marching come to celebrate MLK’s life and a
The Lone Star State will be home to the first Air Force Reserve Wing of the new F-35A Lighting II advanced stealth fighter. The 5th generation fighter will be hosted by Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth.
Wayne Christian was sworn in on January 9th as the latest addition to the Texas Railroad Commission. The William Travis building room 111 in Austin was standing room only, filled with conservatives from all over Texas to congratulate Christian. Texas US Senator Ted Cruz administered the oath of office to the former Texas legislator with Senator Bryan Hughes and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton participating in the introductions.