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Cornyn Withdraws from Consideration to Replace Comey at FBI

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) said again on Tuesday that he is not interested in succeeding James Comey as director of the FBI. His statement reaffirms what he told Breitbart Texas last week when news outlets reported his name being on President Donald Trump’s short list.

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 28: Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, talks with reporters in the Capitol after the Senate voted to override President Obama's veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), September 28, 2016. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

John Cornyn: Military ‘Not Ready’ to Combat Threats

WASHINGTON D.C. — The United States military “is not ready” to combat the “diverse threats” of today and the future, including those posed by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL); state sponsor of terrorism Iran; and the Tehran and the Moscow-backed Syrian regime, declared the Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn.

Texas Wins Victory for Farmers Against BLM

Texas leaders and farm owners secured a victory in the battle against the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) attempted land grab along the banks of the Red River. The federal agency announced it is suspending the surveys ordered during the Obama Administration to justify the attempted takeover of 90,000 acres of land.

Border Patrol Agents Receive Congressional Badge of Bravery

Two U.S. Border Patrol agents were recognized for their courage during a ceremony where they were presented the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery. The agents were recognized for their actions in saving an illegal immigrant from rapid currents during a 2014 Rio Grande River border crossing.

2 Years Ago: Previously Deported Illegal Aliens Murder Border Patrol Agent

Officials of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) are marking the 2nd Anniversary of the murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega, Jr. by pushing a petition to the White House. The petition asks that Vega’s death be classified as being in the line of duty. Vega was allegedly murdered by 2 previously deported illegal aliens who were attempting to rob him and his family who were fishing in the countryside.

President Obama Nominates 5 for Texas Federal Courts

President Barack Obama’s naming Judge Merrick Garland as his pick to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court, has been front and center in the nation’s headlines. Not so high profile was his nomination of five lawyers to serve on federal district court benches in Texas.

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