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Houston police chief slams GOP over gun laws

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republican lawmakers for not reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act and taking action against gun violence, asking them in emotional remarks to choose between the nation's foremost gun lobby and "the children that are getting gunned down in this country every single day."

Cornyn calls on OMB to stop stalling release of Harvey relief funds

Thursday on the floor U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed an amendment he's filed to the disaster supplemental appropriations bill that will force the Office of Management and Budget to release funds for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts that have been held up for over a year.

Sen. Cruz tours U.S.-Mexico border with President Trump

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today joined President Donald Trump, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), and other local and Border Patrol officials to tour the U.S.-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley.

Bipartisan criminal reform bill passes Congress

On the afternoon of September 5, President Donald Trump sat in the Oval Office debating whether to throw his support behind the most extensive overhaul of prison and sentencing laws in years.