Month: April 2018

Austin Chronicle Quote of the Week: Lloyd Doggett

“Like some stormy sermon from Trump on the virtues of chastity, I believe these House Republicans today deserve a gold medal for hypocrisy.” – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett during remarks on the House floor after Republicans proposed a vote on a balanced budget amendment Read the full story here.

Houston Chronicle: Sheila Jackson Lee rallies Democrats to shield Mueller Russia probe

While Mueller appears to have broad bipartisan support in Congress, Democrats have accused Republicans of timidity in standing up for an exhaustive Russia probe. Reacting to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s decision Wednesday to leave Congress after his current term, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett of Austin challenged him to clear the way for legislation protecting Mueller. …

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Rivard Report: This Is Why We March: Creating a Safe Place for Science in San Antonio

San Antonio’s March for Science will begin at Jefferson High School on Saturday, April 14, at 10 a.m. Mayor Ron Nirenberg will deliver opening remarks around 10:45 a.m. Marchers will then leave the Jefferson campus and head south on Wilson Avenue toward Woodlawn Lake. After the march, three accomplished scientists with ties to San Antonio …

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AAS: Texans in Congress react to Trump’s plan to send military to the border

WASHINGTON — Texas members of Congress reacted swiftly to President Donald Trump’s announcement Tuesday that he planned to order the military to the U.S.-Mexico border until he can build a wall. “Ignoring the law, the cost to taxpayers, and umpteen campaign promises, Trump’s effort to militarize our border is just another of his bad border …

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