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Arrington Statement on Trump’s SCOTUS Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett

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Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement: “For too long, federal courts have been used by Democrats and activist judges to transform American culture, advancing liberal policies from the bench rather than upholding the Constitution,” explained Arrington. “The role of the courts is to interpret the law, not make it. Judge Amy Coney Barrett understands that we undermine d... Read more »

Arrington Demands Full Accounting of Federal Funding for Rogue Prosecutors

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Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released a letter he sent to Attorney General Bill Barr requesting a full accounting of all Justice Department grants to local prosecutors’ offices in cities including: Atlanta, GA; Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; Washington, D.C.; and Chicago, IL in 2018 and 2019: “Yesterday, AG Barr announced that the cities of New York, Portland and ... Read more »

Arrington Named “American Energy Champion”

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Today, after being named American Energy Alliance’s (AEA) American Energy Champion, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and AEA President released the following statements: “Being blessed with an abundance of energy resources and the freedom to safely develop them is a huge advantage for our country, and I am honored to be recognized as a leading advocate for the hardworking energy producers who fuel ou... Read more »

Arrington Statement on SCOTUS Appointment

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Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement: “For the sake of our republic, elected leaders must do everything within our control to promote peace and public confidence regarding the outcome of this election,” said Arrington. “It would be irresponsible to have a split court in a divided country with one of the most consequential and contested elections in our nation’s hist... Read more »

Rep. Arrington: House Dems on “Wrong Side of History”, “Dividing Our Country”

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Video & Transcript Watch The Video Here Transcript: Rep. Arrington: “Thank you Madam Speaker, and I thank the gentleman, my dear friend from Ohio, for the opportunity to speak. I am listening to my colleagues and the recent speaker - where is that passion, where is that indignation, over the violent mobs that are terrorizing our communities, that are assaulting our law enforcement officers? People... Read more »

Rep. Arrington: We’re Condemning Using the Place of Origin to Distinguish COVID Instead of Lawlessness & Violence Ravaging Our Cities?

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Watch The Video Here Transcript: Rep. Arrington: “Madam Speaker, I cannot believe that this week, under the leadership of my colleagues on the Democrat side under Speaker Pelosi, we are actually going to vote on a resolution condemning people for using the place of origin to distinguish this novel virus. “We are going to use our time and the formal declaration of this great body to do that instea... Read more »

Rep. Arrington: USPS Manufactured Crisis is "Intellectually Dishonest and Predatory"

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“Madam Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the Democrat bill entitled, “Delivering for America Act.” What an irresponsible and dishonest title. Democrat Leadership must take the American people as fools. “This bill attempts to deceive the American people by manufacturing a crisis that simply does not exist. This bill also distracts this body from actually doing something in this Chamber that m... Read more »

Arrington Announces Pat Underwood, David Dorn Legislation Increasing Penalties on Riots, Assaults and Resolution to Restore Order

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Today, at the George H. Mahon Federal Building, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) announced three pieces of legislation to protect law enforcement, hold rioters accountable, and restore order amidst the ongoing violence in major cities across the U.S.: H.R.8031/The David Dorn Act of 2020 doubles the maximum imprisonment for rioting in the US code 18 USC Section 2101 and establishes a mandatory fine. Co... Read more »

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 »

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 »

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