President Trump declared a border emergency, but Texas can provide a longer view of the range of things that might legally be considered “emergencies.”
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, who recently broke with his party to vote for reopening the government, spoke with the Rivard Report in a wide-ranging interview.
Gov. Greg Abbott and 22 members of Congress from Texas sent a letter to President Trump stating their opposition to using Harvey aid for a border wall.
It’s unclear how serious the president is about the idea. “We’ll take a look,” he said.
Trump has raised alarm about a caravan of migrants heading for the border. He tweeted Thursday morning that he is “bringing out the military for this National Emergency.”
Speaking Monday evening at an uproarious rally in Houston, Trump cast his 2016 battle with Cruz as a thing of the past and blasted O’Rourke.
The number of refugees resettled in Texas has plummeted under the Trump administration with some the most significant drops reflected in decreases of refugees from the Middle East.
The Texas Association of Business will honor International Bank of Commerce CEO Dennis Nixon with its Distinguished Business Leader of the Year award.
At the Texas Tribune Festival, Castro reiterated considerations to take on Trump, looking toward a swing in the Democratic Party’s favor.
Wilson County farmer and rancher Russell Boening is one of many producers who will benefit from the $4.7 billion federal aid package for farmers.