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Arrington and Babin to Lead Texas Congressional Delegation to Southern Border

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) announced they will lead a Texas Congressional Delegation trip to the southern border to assess Biden’s border crisis from McAllen, Laredo, and Carrizo Springs, Texas. Members will meet with local stakeholders such as local law enforcement, landowners, small business owners and health care providers; visit wit...

ICYMI: Arrington Joins Fox News' America Reports to discuss Biden's Border Crisis

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined Fox News’ “America Reports” along with his Democrat colleague Rep. Henry Cuellar (TX-28) to discuss Biden’s disaster at the southern border. Click here or the image above to watch the interview. On the health crisis President Biden is allowing at the southern border: “We’ve seen double the number of illegal crossings and apprehensi...

Arrington and Babin Invite Newly Appointed Border Czar Kamala Harris on Texas Delegation Southern Border Trip

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) sent a letter to newly appointed border czar and Vice President Kamala Harris inviting her to join their upcoming trip to the southern border. Just this week President Biden announced that Vice President Harris would lead diplomatic efforts, work with other nations to deter illegal immigration at their borders and to...

Arrington Votes Against Democrat’s Attempt to Abandon Fiscal Responsibility

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) voted “no” on the passage of H.R. 1868, “Democrats’ Medicare Cuts,” which passed the House. Under the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) Act of 2010, legislation that increases mandatory spending triggers automatic cuts to Medicare and other programs to offset deficit spending. The Democrats’ $1.9T “COVID relief” bill triggers cuts to Medica...

Arrington Appointed to Joint Economic Committee

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) was appointed to the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC) by House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23). The JEC is a bicameral Congressional Committee tasked with reviewing economic conditions and recommending improvements in economic policy. Arrington has been a leader in pro-growth, America-first tax and trade policies as ...

Arrington Votes Against Tone-Deaf Democrat Amnesty Bills, Says It’s an Insult to the American People

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) voted “no” on the passage of H.R. 6, the “Dream Act” and H.R. 1603, the “Farm Workforce Modernization Act, which passed the House. If signed into law, these bills would grant amnesty to millions of individuals who have entered our country illegally. “Completely ignoring the crisis at our border and neglecting the needs of the American peo...

Arrington Statement on Democrats’ Move to Waive PAYGO

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement in advance of Democrats’ reckless move to waive PAYGO (pay-as-you-go) for the $1.9T “COVID relief” legislation that passed along party lines earlier this month: “Democrats used COVID to pass their massive, liberal spending spree. Now, they want to waive the requirement to pay for their boondoggle! Republic...

Arrington Urges USDA and USTR to Prioritize “Phase One” China Agreement

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) led 35 members in sending a letter to the United States Department Agriculture and the United States Trade Representative emphasizing the importance of the “Phase One” trade agreement with China to our nation’s farmers and ranchers. The group urged the respective agencies to push China to follow through on its commitments, utilize the new...

ICYMI: Arrington Leads Biden Border Crisis Press Conference

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (R-TX) led a press conference with House Republicans from southern border states affected by President Biden’s irresponsible immigration policies. Click here or on the image below to watch Rep. Arrington’s full remarks Remarks as Delivered: We are representatives, we are Members of Congress who represent border states. Our communities are at grou...

Arrington and Cuellar Introduce Ports-to-Plains Highway Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) introduced the “Ports-to Plains Highway Act of 2021.” This bill would expand and upgrade the Ports-to-Plains Alliance Corridor to a modern four-lane, divided facility to improve economic development, safety, and efficiency for America’s Heartland. If signed into law, this legislation would be a critic...

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