With flights canceled up and down the eastern seaboard Tuesday, two Texas members of Congress went all Thelma and Louise across the state — the start of a cross-country road trip so they could cast votes at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — In a delegation packed with chairmen and some of the most bombastic members of Congress, one of the quieter Texas members this week took on one of the most daunting tasks ahead for House Republicans.
The U.S. Senate approved former Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as the first Texan in almost 25 years to serve as the country’s next Secretary of State.
The day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, thousands gathered Saturday during Texas’ multiple iterations of the Women’s March on Washington.
Not everyone at the National Mall was experiencing the moment overwhelmed with the partisan baggage of the last two decades.
Rick Perry said that he believed humans contributed to climate change and that he no longer supported the dissolution of the Department of Energy.
Citing his conscience, U.S. Rep. Al Green, a Houston Democrat, announced he will not attend the swearing-in of President-elect Donald Trump.
While all Texas Republicans backed House Speaker Paul Ryan, some were more comfortable than others with a surprise plan to gut the chambers’ ethics office.
None of the 38 Texans in Congress endorsed a complete border wall, a position popular with Trump supporters, a Texas Tribune delegation-wide survey found.
If confirmed, the erstwhile Trump rival will oversee American energy policy and its ramifications on the economy, environment and national security.