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Foreign Policy | Texas

Ignoring Texas Farmers’ Pain, John Cornyn Says There Is Nothing He Can Do About Trump’s Trade Wars

By Cole Driver on April 30, 2019.

During a stop in Lubbock, Texas, earlier this month, Sen. John Cornyn appeared to dismiss the economic pain the Trump administrationā€™s trade wars have caused to U.S. farmers, saying ā€” incorrectly ā€” there was nothing Congress could do to defuse tensions between Washington and its trading partners.

Accountability | Texas

Shady Trump Donors Maxed Out Contributions to One Candidate: Pete Sessions

By on November 5, 2018.

Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, is the only congressional candidate who has received donations from both of the Ukraine-linked businessmen who were accused of illegally laundering $300,000 to a pro-Trump super PAC, according to campaign-finance records.

Public Safety | Texas

Cruz Ignores His Own Vote Against Bulletproof Vest Funds in False Attack on Oā€™Rourke

By on October 10, 2018.

During the first debate in his re-election campaign last month, Sen. Ted Cruz criticized his Democratic challenger for voting against funding for body armor for police. Cruz didnā€™t mention his own vote against funding for the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program, a program endorsed by a host of major national police organizations.