Governor Greg Abbot

Iraqi Refugee Appears in Court on Terror Charges

HOUSTON, Texas – The Iraqi refugee who is accused of providing material support to the Islamic State appeared before a federal judge in Houston on Friday to hear the formal charges against him. He is accused of providing material support

Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan, left, is escorted by U.S. Marshals from the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, in Houston. Al Hardan made his initial appearance in federal court in Houston Friday morning after he was indicted Wednesday on three charges related to accusations he tried …

Abbott: White House Failing to Secure Border

WESLACO, Texas — The White House has been failing America in securing the border forcing Texas to step up to the plate and do what the federal government won’t do. That is the message that Texas governor Greg Abbott relayed during his most recent visit to the border.

Abbott at border