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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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Rep. Farenthold Attends SpaceX Groundbreaking
September 22, 2014
Representative Farenthold Attends SpaceX Groundbreaking U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold (R-TX) attends the groundbreaking ceremony for SpaceX’s new facility in Brownsville Brownsville, Texas – Today, Congressman Blake Farenthold will attend SpaceX’s groundbreaking ceremony for a future $85 million commercial development site at Boca Chica Beach, near Brownsville. SpaceX will develop the new launch facility for rockets, satellites and other commercial orbital launches; and expects to create ... More
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