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182 brave men gave their lives for Texas on this day in 1836.
I'll get to confront the Treasury Secretary on
's unrealistic 2015 budget in a hearing tomorrow. Americans deserve better.
Wishing Texas' 47th governor a very happy birthday. Hope it's a great one, @
Voted to pass numerous bills this week to
& put the power back in the hands of the people. Learn more:
thanks for the kind words & the support! Such a privilege to serve Texans at the federal level.
Honored to receive @
's True Blue Award for my 100% 2013 voting record in defense of faith, family & freedom.
Today we're scheduled 2 vote on the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act. I'm a cosponsor & will be voting YES.
Admin's own data shows
could drive up health costs for 2/3 of small businesses & 11M small biz employees.
Are you or your family planning a trip to DC soon? My office would love to help you arrange tours. Learn more ?
On this day in 1846, the First Legislature of the state of Texas convened in Austin. God Bless Texas!
Great to promote
. TX surpasses Cali as top high-tech exporter
report shows importance of tech trade for our nation. TX is
exporter of high-tech goods in USA.
Cosponsored a bill that would
from issuing new regs that unfairly target groups 4 political beliefs & prevent them from organizing.
Great tweet from @
tonight. "Another day, another delay. This should be ObamaCare's new logo:
its the getting to turn your ideas into action! Always excited to see future leaders like you take an interest in our govt!
! Rooting especially hard for all the Texans competing!
ranked me 3rd most conservative House member. Proud to stand for individual liberty & limited govt.
report shows that your job may be next on the list of things you can't keep thanks to
is marking up HR2575, a bill I've cosponsored that would prevent Americans from having hours & wages cut due to
has minimal impact on climate. Will
finally use that famous pen & give approval?
needs to work alongside - not around - Congress to advance a realistic agenda that helps all Americans.
TX24 & America have seen what
's agenda does for our country. We'll see if he has real solutions or just more empty promises.
My W&M colleagues & I are holding a hearing on how
's employer mandate hurts American workers. Watch here:
I wonder if
has a temporary fix for all the problems caused by his temporary fixes to Obamacare?
Today was the annual
. Always inspiring to see thousands of people advocating for the right to life.
NEW REPORT: Benghazi attacks were preventable. @
was warned of threats but didn't increase embassy security.
Americans want jobs. That's exactly why @
& I are working to fix our broken tax system &
If admin can't get enough Obamacare sign-ups,
could make taxpayers
insurance co's to save his law.
Happy 40th birthday to DFW airport! Honored to have such a major pillar of the N. TX & US economy in TX24.
If admin wanted real answers on IRSs unlawful targeting they wouldn't select major Obama donor to lead investigation.
What do you think should be Congress' highest priority in 2014? Take my short survey and tell me where you stand.
New federal regs cost our economy $112B in 2013. Economy will never thrive if we don't get big gov't out of the way.
's new Obamacare delay further illustrates that the flawed law makes health coverage less affordable.
Voted today to stop taxpayer funding of political party conventions & use the savings for childhood illness research.
Voted today to reauthorize two critical veterans programs. Support of America's service members must not stop after they return from duty.
Millions have lost insurance due to Obamacare. Now they could lose access to our best hospitals & docs.
Job growth in DFW & TX outpaces the nation. Hard work & innovation rewarded when govt doesn't pick winners & losers.
I support @
ís Obamacare alternative. Restores individual freedom & saves trillions of taxpayer dollars.
Recorded a holiday message for our troops today. Happy holidays & thank you to all our servicemen & women worldwide.
has offered numerous replacements for Obamacare & weíll keep pushing for the solutions Americans deserve.
Glad to see support building for the Debt Management Act Ė my bill to bring real transparency to Americaís debt.
Was a pleasure to meet Army Sgt Cassandra Pusateri today. She flew Chinook helicopters in Afghanistan.
Congratulations to my friend & colleague @
on the birth of her new baby girl!
Today we reflect on the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination & honor his legacy. Watch the
event in Dallas.
Introduced a bill today to bring accountability to the nationís debt & long-term fiscal stability. Read more here:
's next impacts: Americans could lose the doctor they trust & face significant out-of-pocket costs.
George W. Bush was great on the "Tonight Show" last night. Happy to see my friend doing so well!
Woman cited as an
success story just learned her premiums will skyrocket. Now she cannot afford coverage.
Thousands of my constituents are losing health plans due to
I shared David's story on the floor today.
Obamacare enrollment numbers counted people as "enrolled" if they chose a plan but didn't actually buy it.
enrollment numbers are out. Far more Americans have lost insurance than have signed up.
Even Bill Clinton says Obama needs to honor his promises & let Americans keep health plans they like under Obamacare.
I was honored to help Joseph Ray Perry, father of @
, obtain his overdue WWII decorations.
I enjoyed celebrating
in the 24th District. I am honored to represent those who have served our country.
apology for insurance cancellations doesnít change the flawed law. Obamacare was designed to make this happen.
I'm cosponsoring a bill that would ensure Americans won't lose the health plan they like due to
The administration needs to be honest about ongoing problems w/ Obamacare. Americans want answers not empty promises.
Obamacare navigators can access Americans' sensitive personal info but don't need to have criminal background check.
Why isn't Obama Admin offering rewards for info about Benghazi attackers? Signed a letter to Sec. Kerry to find out.
LIVE NOW Ė The Ways & Means Committee hearing on Obamacareís implementation. Watch on C-SPAN3 or online here:
knew for years that millions wouldn't be able to keep their existing health plan under Obamacare.
Ways & Means will hold a hearing tomorrow on Obamacare's botched implementation. My colleagues & I will push for answers & accountability.
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The Economist: The biggest threat to Obamacare is the White Houseís own incompetence.
- 4/12/13: Sebelius warned of glitches, says Obamacare will be up & running Oct 1.
continues. The website is now misleading Americans about the real cost of health insurance.
pays $4.2B to illegal immigrants. This waste of taxpayer dollars is unacceptable.
1986 tax reform signed into law 27 years ago today. Itís time to modernize the tax code for the 21st century & grow our economy.
POTUS repeatedly said that Americans who like their existing health plan could keep it. That hasn't been the case.
With the passing of Bill Young, the House lost one of its most devoted public servants. My thoughts and prayers are with the Young family.
did the right thing & signed House's bill restoring benefits to families of fallen U.S. soldiers.
I voted to ensure US border security agencies have funding to keep America safe & secure. Senate should work w/us to fund the whole gov't.
House bill to restore benefits for families of fallen soldiers passed Senate.
needs to sign it today & deliver on America's promises.
The House voted 425-0 to restore benefits for families of fallen soldiers.
need to take immediate action to do the same.
It was an honor to spend time w/ WWII & Korean War vets at the
's tax hikes are coming... @
's tax hikes are coming... Read the @
Congress should NOT be paid if the gov't shuts down. Military should ALWAYS be paid no matter what. Cosponsored 2 bills that say just that.
I signed a letter to @
urging him not to take any House immigration bill to conference w/ the Senate.
Voted last night to keep govt open & give families & individuals same Obamacare delay president already gave big business
(D-WV) says he'll vote to delay
. Great to see Senate Dems joining the fight.
. For the rest 2013, the government will borrow each dollar it spends. Time to restore fiscal sanity.
to protect Americans from the reality of Obamacare.
House voted today to keep govít open and defund
. Now it's time for the Senate to act.
Acting Commissioner for answers & accountability today. Video:
I'm about to question the
Acting Commissioner in a Ways & Means Oversight hearing. Watch the hearing live here:
I am cosponsoring @
' plan to fund the government but
. RT if you want the
My thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the tragedy this morning at the
in Southeast D.C.
Emails uncovered by @
officials were involved in targeting. Americans deserve better.
I voted today to pass the No Subsidies Without Verification Act. I am firmly committed to defunding and dismantling
We remember & honor all the loved ones lost on this day 12 years ago & the heroic acts of all who put themselves in harms way.
This is how I was greeted tonight after votes. Couldn't agree with them more.
I will not vote for U.S. military intervention in Syria. Read my full statement here:
I signed a letter to
urging him to consult Congress before ordering the use of US military force in Syria.
My statement on the events in Syria.
I am cosponsor of H.R. 2300 the Empowering Patients First Act to repeal
and return health care decisions to the American people.
President promised lower health insurance premiums under
but study shows average premiums up almost $3000.
I strongly condemn the violence in Egypt. Read my full statement here:
I just had the opportunity to watch @
's speech from last night in Dallas. Now is the time to
I confirmed with Rep. Mark Meadows to sign letter urging House Republican Leadership to defund
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