Last week I went to the border with President Trump and a few of my colleagues in Congress. The number of people fleeing their homelands in Central America to come to the United States is staggering.
I want to go over some of those numbers and the data behind this extremely important situation.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-TX), Top Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement today on the crisis at our southern border and assistance to Central American countries.
Dear Friends— Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigated President Trump for colluding with the Russian government for almost two years; a potential act of treason.
I want to explain the extent of the investigation, and the resources used to investigate the accusations levied against the President.
WASHINGTON—Today in Washington, top officials testified to their strong commitment for the Fort Worth Central City Flood Control Project. R.D. James, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Civil Works, stated "I very strongly support the project.” James further added "It is a good project.”
Washington D.C.--- Yesterday, Rep. Granger participated in the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) roundtable on bi-partisanship with Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) and released the following statement.
WASHINGTON – Today, the top Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Kay Granger, issued the following statement on the conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report.
Dear Friends—There is a fight brewing in the House of Representatives, and it is not between Republicans and Democrats.
Just last week, House Democrats were at odds with one another over calling out blatant anti-Semitism in their ranks. It exposed the blaring hypocrisy they have over how such an important issue is treated.
The last time two women led a House committee, the year was 1977 and the panel was the Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop.
Forty-two years later, another female duo is in control.
This time it's one of the most powerful committees in Congress -- the House Appropriations Committee -- which is at the center of congressional power and spending.
When it became clear that Representative Nita M. Lowey, Democrat of New York, would lead the House Appropriations Committee, she received a cherrywood gavel, her name and new title engraved in silver.
It was a gift from Representative Kay Granger, Republican of Texas, a longtime committee colleague.