The Texas House State Affairs Committee will host a hearing on Thursday afternoon on the topic of “undocumented immigrants” but will only hear testimony from invited speakers. Chairman Byron Cook (R-Corsicana) has called a meeting of the powerful State Affairs
We support Governor Abbott’s position and remedies expressed in his letter released on Monday regarding the Dallas County Sheriff’s refusal to honor federal immigration detainer policy, but this issue goes far beyond Dallas County and one rogue sheriff.
Thrilled but cautiously optimistic best describes a number of Texas grassroots leaders’ reactions to Speaker of the House John Boehner announcing his resignation today. A few of them around the state shared their initial thoughts with Breitbart Texas.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott is being praised by a grassroots conservative organization for comments he made about border security during a press conference at the Capitol on Wednesday. As Breitbart Texas reported, Abbott was joined by Senator Ted Cruz, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, and Attorney General Ken Paxton to address the recent temporary injunction imposed by a federal judge in Texas on President Barack Obama’s executive order that would have granted amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants.
Newly elected Congressman Brian Babin (R-TX) choked on his first opportunity to vote as a member of Congress. In the recent election for Speaker of the House, the very first vote a congressional member makes, Babin chose to vote “Present.” He was the only member present to not cast a vote on a candidate for Speaker.