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Rep. Farenthold on the Resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel
November 24, 2014
Rep. Farenthold on the Resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold (R-TX) issued the following statement on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s resignation: “I want to thank Chuck Hagel for his commitment and dedication to our country; as Secretary of Defense, as a U.S. Senator from the state of Nebraska and for his service as a non-commissioned officer in defense of freedom in Vietnam. "In selecting his replacement, I urge the President... More
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Rep. Farenthold Denounces President Obama’s Abuse of Power, Executive Amnesty
November 20, 2014
Rep. Farenthold Denounces President Obama’s Abuse of Power, Executive Amnesty Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold issued the following statement condemning the President’s unilateral, unconstitutional immigration actions. “The American people sent a clear message to President Obama with the midterm elections – do your job , and let Congress do theirs. My constituents and people all across the country do not want a rogue Presidency operating outside of Constitutional bo... More
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Congressman Farenthold Applauds Keystone XL Pipeline Passage
November 14, 2014
Congressman Farenthold Applauds Keystone XL Pipeline Passage Washington D.C. – Voters sent a loud and clear message with the results of this last election – fix our broken healthcare system, secure our border and create more jobs. They’ve provided a path to accomplishing these goals by electing conservative majorities in both the House and Senate. The House got right to work, last week, passing legislation that will put America back on the path to prosperity by creating good-paying jobs and boos... More
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Congressman Blake Farenthold Commemorates Veterans Day
November 11, 2014
Congressman Blake Farenthold Commemorates Veterans Day Corpus Christi, TX – In commemoration of Veterans Day, Congressman Blake Farenthold (R-TX) will attend and speak at a number of events, with highlights including the USS Lexington Veterans Day Ceremony, and the Ride Texas Warriors on Wheels event Tuesday evening. During the 113th Congress alone (2013-2014), Congressman Farenthold voted in favor of more than 100 bills that help improve the services and benefits to our veterans, and has been a... More
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Congressman Farenthold Expresses Concern with Lack of Agency Coordination on Ebola
October 24, 2014
Washington, D.C. - At this morning’s House Oversight and Government Reform hearing, Congressman Blake Farenthold expressed serious concerns regarding whether the government is doing enough to stop the spread of Ebola and whether we are putting our troops at risk by sending them to Ebola hot zones. During questioning of the witnesses at today’s hearings Farenthold’s expressed the following; ·Questioning Dr. Nicole Laurie Assistant Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Farenthold... More
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