GOP Lawmakers Urge EPA to Stand Firm on Trump Energy Accomplishments

A group of Republican lawmakers is urging Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler to stand with the men and women who earn livelihoods working in America’s small refineries across the country and to block Democrats’ efforts to lobby the agency to stop issuing Small Refinery Exemptions (SRE’s).

President Donald Trump speaks to the press as he departs the White House in Washington on April 5, 2019. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Border Mayor Fed Up with Government over Migrant Releases

The mayor of a small Texas border town says he is “sick and tired” of the federal government’s failure to fix the illegal immigration problem impacting his community. The mayor’s comments follow months of massive releases of migrants — first from Central America and now from Africa.

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend a human smuggler and 22 migrants who crossed the river in a small raft. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Ted Cruz: Tariffs Are ‘the Wrong Solution to the Crisis’

Thursday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on Mexico is the “wrong solution to the crisis.” Cruz said, “I understand that the President is frustrated with congressional Democrats refusing to do their job or to

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) leaves after a vote at the U.S. Capitol February 4, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Senate has voted cloture on S.1, the United States – Israel Security Assistance Authorization Bill. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bipartisanship: AOC Finds Common Ground with Ben Carson, Ted Cruz

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) found rare common ground with two conservative Republicans on Thursday, agreeing with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on banning members of Congress from lobbying, and with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Ben Carson on adopting a more lenient policy toward residents in legal trouble.

AOC and Ben Carson and Ted Cruz (Alex Wong / Drew Angerer / Alex Wroblewski / Getty Images)