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Representative Farenthold (R-TX) Appalled By VA Employee Training Guide
August 28, 2014
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – “100% grouchy deal with it.” Is this how the VA views our men and woman who sacrificed to protect our freedoms? I am appalled with the VA’s use of an employee training guide titled "What to say to Oscar the Grouch - dealing with veterans during town hall claims clinics.” The slide show depicts veterans as Oscar the Grouch, an irritable cartoon character. To make matters worse the VA initially attempted to defend this abusive insult. This is symptomatic of the longstanding... More
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El Representante Farenthold (R-TX) consternado por guía de entrenamiento para empleados del Departamento de Veteranos.
August 28, 2014
“100% Gruñon lidia con el” Es asi como el Departamento de Veteranos ve a nuestros hombres y mujeres que sacrificaron para proteger nuestras libertades... More
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U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold introduces H.R.5308, the Justice Attributed to Wounded Sharks (JAWS) Act to halt foreign aid to countries that allow shark finning
August 19, 2014
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold (TX-27) introduced H.R. 5308, the Justice Attributed to Wounded Sharks (JAWS) Act on July 31, 2014 to the U.S. House of Representatives. The JAWS Act prohibits the granting of United States foreign assistance to countries that do not prohibit shark finning in the territorial waters of the country or the sale, possession, importation, or consumption of shark fins obtained as a result of shark finning. Currently, shark finning is banned or regulate... More
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Rep. Farenthold Probes IRS Commissioner Koskinen on “Lost” Lerner E-mails, Offers Cost-Effective Plan to Prevent Future Server Crashes
June 24, 2014
In a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing last evening, U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) questioned Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ... More
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Congressman Farenthold Statement on VA Secretary Shinseki’s Resignation
May 30, 2014
U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) issued the following statement today on the resignation of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Sh... More
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