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Texas Rep. Jodey Arrington calls helping Afghan partners an 'American challenge'

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Officials with the city of Lubbock and U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington on Tuesday said they weren't immediately aware of any plans to bring refugees from Afghanistan to the Hub City. That comes as tens of thousands of Afghan refugees fleeing the now Taliban-controlled country are being evacuated to the U.S., with hundreds destined to at least be housed temporarily at Fort Bliss in El Paso and hundreds m...

Report: Biden’s DHS Quietly Flying, Busing Border Crossers to West Texas

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Last week, KTAB News reported that DHS has been using a regional airport in Abilene, Texas, to fly border crossers into the area before loading them on buses for release into the United States interior. In other cases, border crossers are bused to the airport in Abilene before boarding domestic flights bound for places in the U.S. interior that DHS has not disclosed: KTAB and KRBC shot video of st...

Arrington: Biden’s Unprecedented Spending and Taxes Will Cut Workers’ Wages and Devastate Family Farms

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Arrington: Biden’s Unprecedented Spending and Taxes Will Cut Workers’ Wages and Devastate Family Farms President Biden’s crippling tax hikes land on American families who will face higher prices and fewer jobs while devastating Main Street businesses and family farms, says Ways and Means Republican Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-TX). In an op-ed for the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Rep. Arrington writes: ...

Arrington Votes Against Radical Open Border Bills

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WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) voted “no” on the passage of two Democrat bills that would prioritize illegal immigrants over the safety of the American people. H.R. 1333, the“NO BAN Act,”would limit the President’s ability to quickly make decisions in the best interest of our country’s national security. H.R. 1573, “the Access to Counsel Act,”would provide taxpayer-...

Arrington: Congress has responsibility to ensure integrity of elections

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Dear West Texas, What happened Wednesday in the Capitol was unacceptable, and the people who committed these acts of violence and lawlessness should be held accountable. No group of people bent on destruction should get a pass – all violence must be condemned, and swiftly. As Americans, we believe that governments receive their “just powers” from the consent of the governed. That sacred transactio...

Arrington: Democrats Self-Righteous, Were Silent During Previous Riots

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On Friday's edition of The Chad Hasty Show, District 19 Representative Jodey Arrington joined the program to continue the discussion on the latest events in the nation's capitol. Arrington and Hasty talked about the integrity of the 2020 presidential election and the Democratic Party's senate seat wins in Georgia and subsequent takeover of both houses in the national legislature, as well as calls,...

Congressman Jodey Arrington criticizes Pelosi, says he will oppose electoral vote count

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LUBBOCK, Texas — Congressman Jodey Arrington (R - District 19) announced Monday night that he will join a coalition of fellow Republicans who will oppose the electoral vote count. In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Arrington said "I will object on January 6th and voice my constitutional concerns with the 2020 Presidential Election, and I urge my colleagues to do the same." Arrington said ...

Congressman Jodey Arrington Will Object to Electoral College Certification on Wednesday

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In a letter that will be sent Tuesday morning (January 6th, 2021) to U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-California), Congressman Jodey Arrington (R-Lubbock) has announced he will object to the certification of the Electoral College during Wednesday's Joint Session of Congress. Congressman Arrington cited the 12th Amendment and the Electoral Count Act of 1887 as the supporting law that will ...

39 House Republicans Ask Bill Barr to Ensure Integrity of Voting and Counting Process

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More than three dozen House Republicans, including House Freedom Caucus Chairman Andy Biggs (R-AZ), penned a letter Friday to Attorney General William Barr asking him what he is doing to ensure the integrity of the 2020 presidential election amid allegations of irregularities. “While each state runs its own election process, the United States Department of Justice is ultimately responsible for the...

READ: 39 GOP House Members Send Letter To Barr: Investigate Voter Fraud

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On Saturday, 39 House Republicans sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr requesting the Department of Justice to investigate allegations of potential voter fraud. The letter asserted, “With widespread reports of irregularities, particularly in the vote counting process, it is time for you to use the resources of the Department to ensure that the process is conducted in a manner that is ful...