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ICYMI: Arrington Votes Against Dems' Multi-Trillion Dollar Tax-And-Spend Bonanza

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Lubbock, TX- Over the last week, House Ways and Means Committee Member Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) participated in the committee's markup of Democrats' $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending package. Rep. Arrington introduced several amendments addressing some of the most concerning aspects of this legislation and participated in debate of many others. Today, speaking in support of an amendme...

Arrington Issues Statement on 9/11 Anniversary

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LUBBOCK, TX— Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement reflecting on the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. “Twenty years ago today, our lives changed forever as terrorists carried out the worst attack on U.S. soil, killing nearly 3,000 Americans and wounding thousands more. The tragic events of September 11, 2001, transformed our nation and reshap...

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...

Arrington Issues Statement in Support of Court Order To Reinstate “Remain in Mexico Policy”

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Lubbock, TX— Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement applauding U.S. District Court Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk’s decision to order the Biden administration to revive the “Remain in Mexico Program.” “I commend the U.S. District Court’s decision to order the Biden administration to reimplement the Migrant Protection Protocols program (MPP), also known as “Remain in Mexico.” T...

Arrington: America Must Stand Against Socialism and Authoritarianism in Cuba and at Home

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WASHINGTON, DC—In an op-ed published in the Washington Examiner, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) voiced support for the Cuban people as they protest against the oppressive regime and urged Americans to remain vigilant as the radical Left continues to embrace socialist policies in the United States. Read Rep. Arrington’s full op-ed below or click here Rep. Jodey Arrington: America Must Oppose S...

Arrington: Biden’s Border Crisis Is Hammering Our States. It’s Time To Affirm Their Sovereign Powers.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2021 CONTACTS: Christian McMullen, (806) 224-5216 Reilly Knecht, (806) 252-6133 Arrington: Biden’s Border Crisis Is Hammering Our States. It’s Time To Affirm Their Sovereign Powers. WASHINGTON, DC—In an op-ed carried by Fox News, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) highlighted his call for states to use their constitutional power to defend themselves against cartel...

Arrington: States Don’t Have To Be Passive Victims of a Failed Federal Government

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2021 CONTACTS: Christian McMullen, (806) 224-5216 Reilly Knecht, (806) 252-6133 Arrington: States Don’t Have To Be Passive Victims of a Failed Federal Government WASHINGTON, DC—Yesterday, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) led nearly 30 of his House colleagues at a press conference affirming the sovereign power of our states to defend themselves against the unmitig...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas Delegation to Hold Press Conference on Recent Trip to Southern Border

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WASHINGTON, DC – Tomorrow, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19), Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), and members of the Texas Delegation Southern Border Trip will host a press conference at the House Triangle. WHO: Reps. Arrington, Babin, and members of the Texas Congressional Delegation WHAT: Recap of Texas Congressional Delegation trip to the United States southern border WHEN:Tuesday, April 20th at 1PM ES...

ICYMI: Arrington Joins Fox News to Discuss Texas Delegation Southern Border Trip

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined “The Faulkner Focus” on Fox News to discuss his first-hand experience at the southern border on the recent Texas Delegation trip he led. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FULL INTERVIEW On the effect of the Administration’s current open borders policies: “This Administration’s policies are aiding and abetting narco-terrorists. These are soph...

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...