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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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Congressman Farenthold to Attend House Oversight and Government Reform Hearing on Ebola
October 23, 2014
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold (R-TX) will travel to Washington, D.C. Thursday evening to attend the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's (OGR) hearing on the Government's handling of Ebola. The Ebola crisis is the most serious health hazard to face the country in recent memory. The OGR hearing is scheduled for Friday, October 24 at 9:30 AM EST. "This hearing is being held to address the confusion and misinformation surrounding measures taken at home and abr... More
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Congressman Farenthold Questions President's Pick for Ebola Czar
October 17, 2014
Congressman Farenthold Questions President's Pick for Ebola Czar Corpus Christi, Texas – Commenting on Ron Klain, Obama's pick to coordinate the Administration’s "whole response" to the Ebola crisis, U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold (R-TX) said, "God forbid we appoint a doctor or epidemiologist." Klain has an extensive background in politics having worked for both Vice President's Biden and Gore as their Chief of Staff. The White House's press release on Klain's appointment calls out he was ... More
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Representative Blake Farenthold Releases Statement on the Ebola Field Hearing in Dallas
October 10, 2014
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold (R-TX) releases the following statement on the Ebola Field Hearing in Dallas, Texas: In a House Homeland Security Committee field hearing today in Dallas, Texas, Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) questioned Acting Assistant Commissioner for Customs and Border Protection, John Wagner, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Director Dr. Toby Merlin, about the President’s enhanced Ebola airport screening and the serious concern... More
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Representative Blake Farenthold Releases Statement on Holder Resignation
September 25, 2014
Representative Blake Farenthold Releases Statement on Holder Resignation Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold (R-TX) releases the following statement on the resignation of Attorney General, Eric Holder. Representative Farenthold: “Attorney General, Eric Holder was found in contempt of Congress in June of 2012. I’ve called for his resignation multiple times. His resignation is long overdue and a good thing for the American people. We need an Attorney General that will focus on ... More
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