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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...

Arrington To Vote Against Democrat Power Grab to Federalize Elections and Our Nation’s Police Force

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) announced he will vote against H.R. 1, the “For the Politicians Act,” and H.R. 1280 the “George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.” Both bills were authored without Republican input. Rep. Arrington released the following statement regarding H.R. 1: “H.R. 1 is a Democrat power grab to federalize elections and force all states to codify the rec...

Arrington Demands Speaker Pelosi to Remove Capitol Fencing

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) led 30 of his colleagues in sending a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi demanding answers on the nearly $500 million expenditure for the National Guard presence and excessive security around the U.S. Capitol. “The Capitol of the free world should not look like a Soviet-style military state. The bureaucrats who put up razor wire fencing aroun...

ICYMI: Arrington Joins Fox News to Discuss Texas Energy Crisis and Biden Administration’s Radical Immigration Policies

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ICYMI: Arrington Joins Fox News to Discuss Texas Energy Crisis and Biden Administration’s Radical Immigration Policies WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined The Faulkner Focus on Fox News to discuss the recovery process and lessons learned from the extreme weather in Texas, and how the Biden Administration’s radical immigration policies are putting Americans last. CLIC...

Arrington Fights to Protect Taxpayer Money and Keystone XL Pipeline Workers During Democrat's Partisan COVID "Relief" Markup

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WASHINGTON –This week, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) offered three amendments at House Ways and Means markup to Democrat’s COVID-19 relief proposal. The Committee was responsible for a nearly $1 trillion portion of the spending bill. Full video of opening remarks Rep. Arrington offered the following amendments to ensure temporary, targeted relief: Providing healthcare coverage to workers th...