Tag: Rep Ted Poe

Steve Blatt helps a neighbor to retrieve an item from a debris pile in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Texas Congressmen Secure $15B for Harvey Relief Funding

Members of the Texas Congressional Delegation burned the midnight oil with Governor Greg Abbott and leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives to secure nearly $15 billion in disaster relief funding for the state. The funds will be included in an emergency disaster bill that is expected to pass the House on Thursday afternoon.

Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, is wanted in connection with a bombing in New York's Chelsea neighborhood that injured 29 people

U.S. Bill Seeks to Label Pakistan a Sponsor of Terror Due to NY Bomber Link

Two top Republican Congressmen have introduced a bill to designate Pakistan a “state sponsor of terrorism” as the country is suspected of being linked to the radicalization of the naturalized U.S. citizen of Afghan descent behind last weekend’s bombings in New York and New Jersey.

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Texas to Obama: Certify that Refugees Do ‘Not Pose a Security Threat’

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission put the Obama Administration on notice with regard to requirements that must be met before Syrian refugees are resettled in the Lone Star State. This includes the prerequisite that the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement certify that “each refugee does not pose a security threat” to people of Texas.

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Texas Senator: Punish Countries for Not Returning Their Criminal Citizens

Three bipartisan U.S. senators, including Texas senator John Cornyn, have introduced the Remedies for Refusal of Repatriation Act. “Casey’s Law” is named for a young woman who was murdered by a Haitian criminal illegal alien. He was in the country because he had not been deported after he was released from prison.

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Homeland Security Hearing Reveals Why Accepting Syrian Refugees Risks American Lives

A video excerpt from an October 21st House Homeland Security Committee hearing reveals exactly why Texas Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) is calling for “a screeching halt” to Syrian resettlement in the country. He and Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX) are sponsoring a bill which would give governors the ability to protect their states by refusing to accept Syrian refugees.

Tuesday  on Newsmax TV's "America's Forum," Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) …

Rep Poe: Obama Will Lose Amnesty Appeal

Tuesday  on Newsmax TV’s “America’s Forum,” Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) predicted the Obama administration’s attempt to get the New Orleans-based 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to block U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen’s injunction stopping the president’s executive amnesty