Tag: Blake Farenthold

Mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, Mia Love addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GOP Rep Love: Farenthold Should Resign From Congress

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” Representative Mia Love (R-UT) called on Representative Blake Farenthold (R-TX) to resign over his $84,000 sexual harassment settlement. Love said that she is frustrated that taxpayer money was used in the settlement, and touted

Immigration Overload Border Security

Congressional Leaders Arrive in Laredo over Downed Chopper

Two members of the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee arrived in Laredo on Sunday for a briefing about a Customs and Border Protection helicopter that made an emergency landing after taking fire from the Mexican side of the border. They will be meeting on Sunday and Monday with officials from the Air Branch and Marine Branch Sector Headquarters.

Immigration Courts' Backlog Creates Virtual Amnesty

Immigration Courts' Backlog Creates Virtual Amnesty

FALFURRIAS, Texas — A backlog of nearly 400,000 immigration cases before administrative immigration judges has led to a virtual state of amnesty. Immigrants released into the country on a Notice to Appear document may wait years before being called to

GOP Rep: Immigration Protests 'Uninformed'

GOP Rep: Immigration Protests 'Uninformed'

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX) criticized protests against the busing of illegal immigrants to locations across the United States as “uninformed” in an appearance on Wednesday’s “Daily Rundown” on MSNBC.  Farenthold said “there’s a facility that houses several hundred of these

Rep. Farenthold Supports Sentencing Reform: Calls Rehab a 'Huge Win'

Rep. Farenthold Supports Sentencing Reform: Calls Rehab a 'Huge Win'

FORT WORTH, Texas–During the Texas State Republican Convention, Breitbart Texas interviewed Congressman Blake Farenthold, a Republican representing Texas’ 27th Congressional District, about criminal justice reform, an issue that has been gaining prominence recently among conservatives, and earning bipartisan support in

Texas Congressional Delegation Calls for VA Investigation after Death

Texas Congressional Delegation Calls for VA Investigation after Death

Twenty-four members of the Texas Congressional Delegation joined forces to demand the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launch in Inspector General Investigation into allegations that employees at three Central Texas VA facilities manipulated medical appointment data in order to conceal

Texas Congressman Wants to Take Away Eric Holder's Salary

Texas Congressman Wants to Take Away Eric Holder's Salary

Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, has introduced a bill that would officially stop paying any federal employee who was currently held in contempt of Congress. Farenthold specifically mentioned Attorney General Eric Holder after introducing the legislation in the House of Representatives,

28-Year Democrat Rep. Ortiz Loses, But Keeps 'Finding' Ballots in Recount

What we’re witnessing in the south Texas (TX-27 – Corpus Christi and Brownsville) Congressional recount that followed the race is a dramatic interpretation of the old Rocky and Bullwinkle magic act. With 28-year just defeated Democrat incumbent Solomon Ortiz portraying