Category: campaign updates

Biden needs to get out of the way.

Texas Will Continue To Do Everything We Can To Protect Our Border I recently visited Shelby Park in Eagle Pass to support our troopers and soldiers, who are doing a great job. Since putting up the concertina razor wire and containers, crossings have dropped from 2,000-4,000 a day to less than ten a day. Biden […]

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President Biden is threatening Texas

President Biden is threatening Texas simply because we are doing the job of securing the border that he isn’t. Yesterday, I appeared on Fox making it clear we have a right to protect our state and country. Click here to watch. Thank you all for your support and everything you do to keep Texas red. May […]

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Speaker Phelan Quits on Texas

We have had four special sessions since the regular session ended in May. The Texas Senate and I stood firm on our $100,000 homestead exemption. We passed that in the second special. In the third and fourth special sessions, the Senate passed every bill the Governor put on the special session calls. Speaker Dade Phelan […]

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Texas House Killed School Choice

The Texas House Killed School Choice Some members who voted against school choice attended private schools themselves or send their kids or grandkids to private schools. Now, they are denying that right to their constituents. If every House Republican or Democrat who has used private schools voted for school choice, it may have passed. Speaker […]

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Prop 4, Trump’s visit to Texas, standing with Israel, and more…

President Trump’s Visit to Texas I joined President Trump in Dallas on Wednesday night before flying to Houston with him for two events the following day. The event was standing-room only and there was a huge turnout. We have become great friends over the past several years. We talked the entire 45-minute flight with his […]

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I’m purchasing $3 million in bonds for Israel

Since the October 7th attack on Israel by Hamas terrorists, Texans have been horrified and outraged at the brutal slaughter of innocent civilians of all ages. As a longtime supporter of Israel, I share that outrage. I am equally appalled about what I am learning about the anti-Semitic activities among some in Texas who call […]

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It’s time for the House to pass School Choice

Last week, the Texas Senate worked a marathon floor session lasting 15 hours to pass 5 of the 6 emergency items on Governor Abbott’s special session call, including school choice, teacher pay raises, border security, increasing penalties for human smuggling, and banning COVID-19 vaccine mandates for private employers. Yet again, the Texas Senate’s superb work […]

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