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Great news for Houston--would love to see the Texans play in it RT @
: Houston Wins Bid for Super Bowl LI
notes chief priorities included addressing the veterans disability claims backlog, creating a unified …
We have a long history of bipartisan support for our military and veterans. This bill continues that support in a fiscally responsible way.
The MilCon/VA bill we're marking up now provides funding to ensure that our military and our veterans have the resources that they need.
Truly devastating images coming out of Oklahoma. Thoughts and prayers go out to those affected.
Today is Armed Forces Day--please take a minute to thank a soldier or veteran for all they do for our country
HR 1062, Regulatory Accountability Act. Requires analysis & review of new & existing regs. More info
I spoke on the House floor yesterday about Democrats' hypocrisy on enrolling in the Obamacare trainwreck:
I voted today to force the SEC to use common-sense principles in making regulations affecting small businesses.
I wrote a little bit on the recent Obama scandals. If you can, please take a minute to read:
Unbelievable. The IRS official in charge of targeting conservatives is now running the IRS Obamacare office.
Voted to repeal.
This week has shown us the IRS is not following the law. Let’s not put them in charge of healthcare. I’m voting to repeal Obamacare.
Did you know Sec. Sebelius is soliciting donations to help implement Obamacare? Here's what I'm doing about it:
The FY14 DHS Approps bill we marked up today forces the DHS to report its justification for ammunition purchases to Congress every 3 months.
's lead, the FY14 DHS bill we marked up today is strong on border security and gov't accountability:
: This morning, my thoughts & prayers are with my fellow Texans who were impacted by last night's devastating storm.
True! RT @
Appropriations subcommittee meeting, @
revealed he is an amateur astronomer.
Arrested Development fans: GOB Bluth and Senate Dems feel the same way about Obamacare--“I’ve made a huge mistake.”
Happy to! Thanks for taking the lead on this. RT @
: Thx @
for signing my letter against
Excited to chair the FY 2014 MilCon markup to ensure that our military and veterans get the support they deserve.
"Using the salad fork for the entree is inappropriate. Using the IRS for political purposes is a criminal offense."
: I’m grateful justice has been served. Many families still recovering from the horror & pain. Pray for them and for all human…
Happy Mother's Day!
: The White House said today House GOP is attempting to "politicize"
. Americans lost their lives, and we want facts. T…
The IRS intimidating organizations based on ideology is unacceptable. The House will begin investigating immediately.
Talking pts were changed 12x, we need 1 RT @
's town hall last week, he called for select com on Benghazi
: IRS apologizes for targeting conservative groups
Texas’s economy is booming, so we're a great model for the President to learn how to do things right in the other 49 states.
Great to meet with Paulette and Diane Bennett of Houston advocating for ALS research in my DC office today
The Working Families Flexibility Act I cosponsored passed the House today. This bill helps parents balance the demands of work and family.
is kicking off an important hearing on Benghazi. Watch live here:
Texas is ranked as the most competitive state for business--our pro-growth policies should be a model for the nation.
On Wed., the TX Medical Center is holding a hiring event for veterans. Please share this with the vets in your life:
visited DC this week. If your school is making a DC trip we can help plan here:
Great that students from @
came to DC this week, I hope y'all had a memorable trip.
Congrats to Betsy Goodman of Episcopal HS for winning the Congressional Art Competition for
with "Lily Pond."
Thanks for coming out to the town hall tonight; I enjoyed talking with
folks about how to reign in the federal government.
Great turnout at the town hall meeting tonight! Thanks to everyone who came to talk about what I'm working on in DC.
: Reminder: @
is holding a Town Hall meeting tonight. 6:00PM at Memorial Middle School. I'll save you a seat.
I'm talking with @
on KPRC 950 in Houston about what's going on in Washington. Listen here:
I'm having a town hall meeting to discuss Washington's spending problem at Memorial Middle School at 6:00 Wednesday. Hope to see you there.
: My thoughts are with West,
as they honor the victims of last week’s tragic explosion. View the memorial LIVE: http://…
Since GOP control started in 2011, smart changes to House operations have saved taxpayers more than $400 million
Air traffic controllers are furloughed, but Obamacare officials aren't. Read about it during your flight delay:
: Col. Sallese briefs @
about FY14 projects; Sallese sits in 36th US Pres. LBJs chair
Tonight in Boston we saw the bravery and resolve of our first responders. We should be thankful for them today and every day.
: Thank you @
for support of diabetes research & for sharing your time with @
At 2:00 ET, I'm questioning Attorney General Eric Holder in a House Approps hearing. What would you like to hear him discuss this afternoon?
I'm chairing a @
hearing with VA Sec. Shinseki on veteran's issues and claims backlogs. Live feed:
: Please join me in praying for the victims of the explosion in Texas and their families.
: How to Help the West, TX Victims:
on my show now re: Jeffersonian Republicans, our 2nd Amendment Rights & more! Call me 855-952-6463 or XM166
I'm talking with @
on KPRC 950 in Houston at 6:30 CT. Listen live here:
I'll be talking with Paul Bettencourt on KSEV 720 in Houston at 5:00 CT. Listen live here:
Yet another member of the President's party realizes that Obamacare will be a "huge train wreck."
My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, families, and first responders in Boston today.
I'm a cosponsor of of that legislation--Benghazi is a serious issue and we need answers.
This morning I'll be chairing a MilCon-VA Appropriations hearing. Watch live at 10:30 ET:
At 10:00 ET, the @
Homeland Security Subcommittee has a hearing w/ Sec. Napolitano. Watch us live:
President Obama's budget is nothing but more of the same failed policies. Read more about it here:
I'm saddened by Margaret Thatcher's passing; she was a friend to America and an icon of the conservative movement.
A great read from @
: "Obama's Slow Growth Economy Isn't Good Enough"
Today in 1983, the "Phi Slama Jama" U of H basketball team defeated Louisville, advancing to the NCAA championship game (h/t @
Good luck to the Astros on opening night tonight!
From my family to yours, have a happy and blessed Easter
The more we learn about it, the more it looks like the Affordable Care Act was inaccurately named.
: HHS Sec. Sebelius admits healthcare costs “may rise” under ObamaCare
Honored to receive the "True Blue" Award from @
for supporting family values and religious freedom.
My family and I wish a blessed Passover to all those celebrating around the world tonight. Chag Sameach.
Tax increases, higher premiums, and lower-quality healthcare. Today is Obamacare's 3rd anniversary. It should be its last.
Honored to receive the 2013 Distinguished Community Health Advocate Award from the @
Just voted for the House conservative budget. It's balanced, repeals Obamacare, and is the common sense plan we need to get back on track.
CJS Subcommittee is holding a hearing on NASA oversight. Watch us live at:
Thank you, and thanks for the work that you're doing. I'm happy to help honor the hard work and sacrifice of our veterans.
Today is Space Day at the TX Capitol. It's great to see the next generation of astronauts, scientists, & researchers inspired by
: Chairman Frank Wolf and @
listen to @
Director Subra Suresh at today's
At 10:00, the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on immigration enforcement. Watch us live
I had a great time discussing current events & government with a sharp group of seniors from Jersey Village HS today
I couldn't disagree with Obama more MT @
: President to House GOP: balancing budget not important and not necessarily advisable.
House conservatives have a plan to balance the budget in 10 years, cut waste, and create jobs. Read it here:
I'm on KSEV in Houston talking with Edd Hendee about today's votes. Listen live:
The President has closed the people's house, but members of Congress will continue to welcome visitors to the Capitol
At the @
hearing, we're learning from military leaders how sequestration will affect our preparedness.
At 10:30, I'm chairing a @
hearing with the Joint Chiefs of Staff on military facilities. Watch live:
Enjoy your trip! MT @
: Thank you @
for arranging our Capital Tour in D.C next week! Excited for our visit.
Happy Texas Independence Day! Yesterday my DC office celebrated with ribs and brisket. How are you celebrating Texas today?
Obama said "we should have a balanced approach to deficit reduction." Democrats got their tax increase 59 days ago. It's time for cuts.
Honored to receive an award from @
for fighting for conservative values in Congress.
I'm on KSEV in Houston talking with Edd Hendee about the sequester. Listen live:
: It's been 1,400 days since @
passed a budget. What else happened on April 29, 2009?
At 10:00 ET, I'm testifying before @
in support of the Space Leadership Preservation Act. Watch live:
Honored that @
thinks my bill is "first course" to tackling duplicative programs that waste scarce taxpayer $
51 years ago today @
put 1st astronaut into orbit. John Glenn saw 3 sunsets & sunrises in 4 hrs & 56 mins and later became a Senator.
I'm pleased to welcome my colleague @
to the Appropriations Committee
A great look at the technologies invented by NASA scientists RT @
: Get your NASA Spinoff 2012 here!
Reminder: you can get real-time
fact checks and the GOP response at
: Get a preview of Sen. Marco Rubio's address to the nation tonight here
Planning on watching the State of the Union tonight? Get real time fact checking and the GOP response at
The nine most terrifying words in the English language are "I'm from the government and I'm here to help" - Happy 102nd, President Reagan
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