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Dallas Salutes Retired Chief David Brown

October 27, 2016

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – An emotional night in Downtown Dallas where the city saluted Retired Police Chief David Brown. Brown walked into the Morton Meyerson Symphony Center to a standing ovation. He traded his uniform of 33 years for a suit and tie at a ceremony celebrating his career. “I really appreciate the support so many […]

Republicans demand to know: Why was Iran payment in cash?

September 8, 2016

Dallas Morning News Jamie Lovegrove, Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are pressuring the Obama administration to answer more questions about a cash payment to Iran, insisting that it was a ransom payment for American prisoners. Dallas Rep. Jeb Hensarling led a chorus of House Republicans in lambasting the administration Thursday at a hearing about the […]

GOP bill would block undocumenteds from military service

July 12, 2016

The Hill BY KRISTINA WONG – 07/12/16 02:16 PM EDT 22 A group of House Republicans are pushing a bill that would ban undocumented immigrants from serving in the U.S. military, undoing initiatives led by President Obama. The bill, introduced Monday, would prevent those who fall under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and “other […]

House Committee Chairs Endorse Donald Trump

May 11, 2016

Washington (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times Eastern Daylight Time): 9:15 p.m. Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is announcing new endorsements from several House committee chairs ahead of his trip Thursday to Washington. In a press release posted on his Facebook page Wednesday evening, Trump announced the backing of House […]

Rep. Sessions: Dallas Law Enforcement Community Will Remain Strong

May 11, 2016

(MSNBC/”Morning Joe”) By Sandy Fitzgerald   |   Friday, 08 Jul 2016 06:57 AM Dallas is a “kind and benevolent city,” and its law enforcement community will remain strong in the wake of Thursday night’s police shootings that left five law enforcement officers dead and six wounded, said Rep. Pete Sessions, whose Congressional district includes the city. “It’s […]

High-risk Lewisville Lake dam gets Congressional funding for important safety improvements

April 6, 2016

The federal government is hurrying plans for a $100 million to $200 million fix to the Lewisville Lake dam, which is rated as one of the riskiest in the nation. Construction to control and monitor water seepage under the dam will start in 2018, two years earlier than expected, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials and members of Congress announced […]

Congressman Reflects on Justice Scalia’s Legacy

February 15, 2016

NBC-DFW By Chris Jose On a night North Texas Congressman Pete Sessions was campaigning door to door in Richardson, he took a moment to reflect on Justice Antonin Scalia’s legacy. “He is a man who has left his mark and the country will miss him greatly,” Sessions said. “This was the most conservative member of […]

Americans for Limited Government praises 10 early cosponsors of Article One supplemental

February 15, 2016

Feb. 4, 2016, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today praised the 10 early cosponsors of the Consolidated Appropriations Amendments of 2016 offered by U.S. Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.): “The surest, most effective way to stop Obama’s continued usurpation of congressional authority is to defund those overreaching regulations and executive actions using Congress’ […]

Editorial: We recommend Pete Sessions in GOP race for 32nd Congressional District

January 25, 2016

Incumbent Pete Sessions is the best choice over three conservative challengers in the GOP primary for the 32nd Congressional District. In the past, we’ve criticized Sessions, one of the most conservative Republicans in Congress and a relentless critic of the Obama administration, for close ties to business and lobbyists. We still have concerns, but in […]

Conservatives: Pete Sessions, Steve Scalise Helped Mo Brooks Lead Effort To Remove Amnesty From Defense Bill

May 15, 2015

By Matthew Boyle The entire pro-amnesty community’s heads collectively exploded on Thursday evening when the House of Representative firmly rejected—yet again—efforts to use America’s military to justify President Barack Obama’s first executive amnesty. But the untold story is how two members of Republican leadership in particular took a brave stand against the Democrats and the […]