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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.

Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and State Rep. Jonathan Stickland meeting along the Red River with BLM spokesman Paul McGuire in April, 2014. (File Photo: Breitbart Texas/Bob Price)

Exclusive — Duncan Hunter on Trump’s ISIS Plan: ‘We’re Going to Kill You’

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), the first Congressman to endorse presumptive GOP presidential nominee billionaire Donald Trump and one of the leaders rallying support to his side on Capitol Hill, is specifically calling on his defense-minded colleagues to get on the Trump Train. In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, Hunter also outlined a very specific yet simple plan Trump has for defeating the Islamic State.

Donald and Duncan Hunter AP Photos

White House Threatens Veto of Bill Protecting Red River Landowners

The White House announced it will recommend the president veto the bill designed to protect the private property rights of Texas landowners in what has become known as the “Red River Land Grab.” A bill to protect these property owners is headed to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives for a vote on Wednesday afternoon.

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Republicans Slam Obama Defense Bill Veto: Puts ‘Domestic Politics Ahead of Our Troops’

“By placing domestic politics ahead of our troops, President Obama has put America’s national security at risk. This indefensible veto blocks pay and vital tools for our troops while Iranian terrorists prepare to gain billions under the president’s nuclear deal,” House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said following Obama’s veto. A vote to override the veto has already been scheduled in the House for November 5.

U.S. President Barack Obama signs a veto of H.R. 1735 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in the Oval Office October 22, 2015 in Washington, DC. President Obama and Congressional Democrats object to the measure because it uses some $90 billion meant for war spending to avoid automatic budget cuts to …

Thornberry Pushes NDAA In GOP Weekly Address

Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX) urged Congress to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) during the GOP Weekly Address on Saturday. Transcript as Follows: “Hello, I’m Mac Thornberry.  I’m privileged to represent the people of the Panhandle and North Texas


Bill to Stop BLM Land Grab in Texas

HOUSTON, Texas–Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) announced the joint filing of legislation that should settle the land dispute between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Texas landowners. The bill follows the BLM’s reassertion last week

Bill to Stop BLM Land Grab in Texas

Special Ops: First Into Afghanistan…And Last Out

From the Associated Press: FORT BRAGG, N.C. — They were the first Americans into Afghanistan after the Sept. 11 attacks and will probably be the last U.S. forces to leave. As most American troops prepare to withdraw in 2014, the

Amtrak: Taxpayers Subsidizing First Class

Traveling on Amtrak’s Texas Eagle from Chicago to St. Louis on November 10 will set you back $24. More, if you want to ride in a first class sleeper car compartment. Add $136 for a superliner roomette, $217 for a