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Arrington Calls on AG Barr to Protect Second Amendment and Investigate Rogue Prosecutors

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Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) led 16 Members of Congress in a letter urging Attorney General Bill Barr to protect our Second Amendment rights and to investigate rogue prosecutors who target innocent Americans as part of their antigun, not anticrime, agenda: “We cannot give ground to those who wish to trample our most sacred liberties,” said Arrington. “In recent months, 2.5 million people ha... Read More »

ICYMI: House Republicans urge Justice Department to investigate 'rogue' prosecutor who charged McCloskeys

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Today, the Washington Examiner published the following article after Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) led 16 Members of Congress in a letter urging Attorney General Bill Barr to protect our Second Amendment rights and to investigate rogue prosecutors who target innocent Americans as part of their antigun, not anticrime, agenda: “A group of House Republicans urged Attorney General William Barr to inves... Read More »

Arrington Urges House and Senate Leaders to Focus on Targeted Relief Incentivizing Reopening Economy and Schools

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As high level negotiations over another COVID-19 relief package continue, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following: “To pay people more on unemployment than in their previous jobs is a recipe for disaster,” explained Arrington. “If we don’t reopen and rebound with a strong recovery there will be far worse economic and social devastation in the long run than what we’re experiencing today... Read More »

ICYMI: The Budget and the Final Crisis

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From the editorial: “The perfect storm has been gathering for some time now. “The record-high financial imbalances year after year have amassed a mountain of debt reaching $23 trillion by the end of FY2019. “The debt will continue to mount at an accelerating rate if we fail to include provisions in the next COVID relief package that force Congress to act before it’s too late. “Rep. Scott Peters, a... Read More »

West Texas Women Gift President Trump Prayer Quilt

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Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement: “On the flight back from Odessa, I told President Trump that West Texas’ greatest contribution isn’t food, fuel and fiber, it’s our faith in God,” said Arrington. “Over 100 ladies from Lubbock, who pray regularly for our country and our President, had a beautiful quilt of Bible verses made, which I presented to the President. Th... Read More »

Arrington: Parents Deserve Relief Funds From Schools That Don’t Reopen

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Yesterday, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) sent Leader McConnell a letter with three requests: Congress should not appropriate additional education relief money until states spend the 99% that remains from the previous package; all unspent money should be used to incentivize reopening schools to provide a minimum of 50 percent in-classroom capacity; and should schools choose not to do so and remain o... Read More »

Arrington Condemns Domestic Terrorism, Complicit Local Leaders in Portland, Other Cities on House Floor

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WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor: “It is shameful, Mr. Speaker, for the leaders elected to this great body, with the full confidence of the American people that we will call evil by its name, to sit idly by and be complicit in their silence and not condemn the chaos, the destruction, the violence, the crimes, the terrorism that is ... Read More »

Arrington Votes Against Partisan Appropriations Bill

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Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement after voting against HR 7608: “This was, once again, a completely partisan process with no input from Republicans,” explained Arrington. “Therefore, it is no surprise that the legislative product is loaded with poison pills and policy nonstarters such as rolling back Trump’s pro-life protections, prohibiting funds for the border wall, a... Read More »

We Must Protect Our Citizens

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It is outrageous for St. Louis prosecutor, Kimberly Gardner, to investigate and illegally seize the weapons of these two law abiding citizens. If local leaders are going to tolerate violent mobs and render police powerless to protect their communities, citizens across this country will rightfully “bear arms” to defend their lives and property. I am calling on Attorney General Barr to investigate e... Read More »

Arrington Statement on Independence Day

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“This 4th of July feels different. There seems to be greater fear, frustration, and disunity. Even so, we celebrate and give thanks to the Lord that we are still Americans. Unlike so many others around the world, we woke up this morning in the land of liberty. “Yet, let us never forget there would be no liberty without security, no land of the free without a home of the brave. The men and women se... Read More »

Arrington Statement on Nationwide Spike in Violence

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Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement: “Over 100 people shot and 14 killed in Chicago over Father’s Day weekend including a three year old boy and 13 year old girl. They were our fellow Americans; they were God’s precious creation; and they had their whole lives ahead of them,"said Arrington. "Shootings increased by 71% in May in Chicago compared with the year befor... Read More »

Arrington: "We Can’t Hamstring Our Police"

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Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement in response to the stabbing of two Lubbock County Sheriff deputies on Saturday evening: "This is a tragic reminder of the dangerous situations men and women in law enforcement encounter on a daily basis. We can’t hamstring our police while defending themselves against dangerous criminals and protecting law abiding citizens," said Arring... Read More »

Arrington Applauds President Trump’s Support of Law Enforcement

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Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement after President Trump issued an Executive Order incentivizing local authorities to improve policing standards, information sharing, and community relations: “I am proud that our president loves and respects the men and women in blue and recognizes that neither federalizing, nor defunding the police, is the solution to better policing.”... Read More »

Arrington, Cuellar Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Authorize Ports-to-Plains Highway

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Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement after introducing The Ports-to-Plains Highway Act of 2020, legislation that, if passed, would be a critical step in highway expansion that is projected to increase Texas GDP $55.6 billion in the first 20 years: “I’m very proud to be working across the aisle with my good friend and colleague, Rep. Henry Cuellar, on this important... Read More »

Arrington Letter Calls on USTR to Prioritize Oil and Gas in Negotiations with China

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Yesterday, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) led 40 of his Republican Colleagues, including Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) in a letter to the Chief Trade Negotiator, Robert Lighthizer, asking USTR to prioritize America’s oil and natural gas producers when it comes to enforcing the Phase One Trade Deal with China. "Thank you for your efforts on behalf of the Ame... Read More »

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