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White House Email Blast: Here’s What You Need to Know About MS-13 Animals

May 21, 2018

In a span of 24-hours last week the media and Democrats falsely accused President Trump of calling illegal immigrants “animals” during a White House meeting. Some, but not all, corrected their stories after full context of his remarks were revealed. The president was referring to the transnational criminal street gang MS-13 as animals, which was […]

House passes tough penalties for those who attack, ambush law enforcement officers

May 16, 2018

WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Wednesday that would toughen federal penalties against people who intentionally target law enforcement officers in attacks, including ambushes. “Sadly, we’ve seen a recent rash and an increase in violence against officers especially in ambush-style attacks,” Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., said Wednesday. “We as members of Congress must […]

Sweeping veterans policy bill passed overwhelmingly in the House

May 16, 2018

WASHINGTON — House lawmakers advanced a $52 billion veterans legislative package on Wednesday that would overhaul outside medical care options for Department of Veterans Affairs patients, expand stipends for veteran caregivers and launch a review of the bureaucracy’s national footprint. Despite the cost of the plan, the measure easily passed the chamber by a vote […]

Dallas Fed: Texas Jobs On Pace For Strongest Growth Since 2014

May 11, 2018

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas Fed says Texas is on pace for the strongest job growth seen in four years, posting 3.5 percent job growth in the first quarter of 2018. The state’s energy sector continues to boom, and that expansion has benefited the Houston metro area, according to a new release from the Federal Reserve Bank […]

Trump celebrates 5 ISIS leaders captured

May 10, 2018

President Trump on Thursday celebrated the capturing the five leaders within the Islamic State terrorist group as the result of a three-month Iraqi-U.S. military operation in Syria and Turkey. “Five Most Wanted leaders of ISIS just captured!” Trump tweeted Thursday morning. Five Most Wanted leaders of ISIS just captured! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May […]

Border deployment leads to arrest of 1,600 more illegal immigrants

May 9, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have apprehended an additional 1,600 people attempting to illegally enter the country from Mexico since April 15 as a result of the deployment of National Guard troops to the southwest border, CBP and defense officials said Wednesday. National Guard officials overseeing the border state deployments said troops helping monitor […]

Pete Sessions Congratulates 2018 Congressional Art Competition Winners

May 2, 2018

I congratulated the winners of the 2018 Congressional High School Art Competition during an awards ceremony at The Art Institute of Dallas Monday night. The Congressional High School Art Competition is an annual, nationwide art competition initiated by Members of Congress in their respective districts. The competition for the 32nd Congressional District of Texas, that […]

Morning News: Congress Passes Gun Violence Bill, But What Does it Do?

March 15, 2018

Congressman Pete Sessions joined the WBAP Morning News to discuss the new gun violence bill passed by Congress. Do you think this bill is a good way to prevent school shootings?

Jobs report surprise: 313,000 added in February

March 9, 2018

Via CNN Money American businesses are on a hiring spree. The US economy added 313,000 jobs in February. That was much stronger than economists expected and the biggest gain since July 2016, according to Labor Department figures published Friday. “The headline number is pretty outstanding,” says Cathy Barrera, chief economist at ZipRecruiter, a job recruitment […]

It’s time for Congress to end chain migration and put America’s working class first

February 23, 2018

Via Fox News Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Congress recently rejected immigration proposals that would have prioritized the needs of illegal immigrants over American citizens. The Senate defeated three immigration amendments that would have given amnesty to the hundreds of thousands of “Dreamers” brought into the U.S. illegally as children without immediately ending chain migration. The […]

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