Hillary Clinton is not popular. Look at this graphic and you can see how Hillary’s hype is manipulated by the media.
Remember when she began her “listening tour,” and stopped at a restaurant. Nobody knew her or cared. I quipped at the time that Kim Kardashian could beat Hillary Clinton, if Kardashian ran. Read more »
Texas Governor Greg Abbott turned the Governor’s Mansion blue on Saturday night, but not the way Democrats had hoped in 2014. The Texas governor flooded his official residence with blue floodlights in support of law enforcement officers across the Lone Star State. Read more »
Last week I voted in favor of a measure that would protect victims involved in class action litigation by ensuring that all members of a proposed class seeking monetary relief after suffering an injury have the same level and scope of injury, rather than allowing the courts to continue to allow classes to be certified even when all members of the class do not share the same injury type or scope. Read more »
With the holidays behind us and the second session of the 114th Congress in full swing, the New Year is a good chance to look back at the legislative accomplishments from last year. Too often, the media covers the bickering in Washington, and there is plenty of that. But below the radar, there has been plenty of good accomplished. Here are a few highlights of my work in 2015. Read more »
A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper has surrendered to authorities on the single misdemeanor charge of perjury related to the arrest and subsequent in-custody suicide of Sandra Bland. Read more »
The Obama administration has buried American families with burdensome regulations, costing each U.S. household roughly $15,000 per year. In addition to these appalling costs, numerous regulations have been worked out in secret – exemplifying President Obama’s failed promise for increased transparency – giving those impacted too little time to adapt and comply. Such regulatory abuse is a disservice to the American public and must be stopped. Read more »
I issued the following statement on the arrest of Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan. Al Hardan came to the United States as a refugee from Iraq and has been living in Houston while allegedly providing support to ISIS.
Terror has come to Houston. Thankfully law enforcement caught Al Hardan before it was too late. We may not always be that lucky. This case proves that the FBI director was right---we cannot properly vet refugees. Read more »
As Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, I issued the below statement following claims by the government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea that it has successfully detonated a thermonuclear device. Read more »