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WASHINGTON, DC – The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) has reversed recent import tariffs on uncoated groundwood paper from Canada, after rejecting the Commerce Department’s argument that Canadian newsprint prices are harmful to the United States newsprint industry. The announcement comes as welcome news to newspapers across TX23 who have seen printing costs skyrocket since the tariffs were implemented.
SAN ANTONIO, TX – U.S. Representative Will Hurd traveled to Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala this week on official business organized by the House Intelligence Committee. Hurd led the tour in order to evaluate root causes of some of our shared challenges including mass migration, border security, human trafficking, violence and transnational crime, as well as, identify areas for collaboration.
After traveling to the hotbed of illegal immigration and drug trafficking, Republican Rep. Will Hurd is more convinced than ever that America doesn't need a border wall.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-San Antonio, said after returning from Central America that countries from which migrants have fled could help Homeland Security find the families of some 350 children who remain separated from parents who either left the United States voluntarily or were deported.
Hurd also said that the Trump administration’s ongoing efforts to cut aid to Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala have damaging effects on the goal of stemming migration from those countries by families beset by lawlessness and poverty.
Texas business leaders are cheering the news that a deal to save the North American Free Trade Agreement could be signed by the end of the month, Newsradio 1200 WOAI reports.
Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo tells reporters he is "constructively engaged" in the trade talks with the US, and the two sides are "getting to as close as possible."
Mexican officials returned to Washington of talks with US officials on a number of contentious issues as part of a potential agreement on NAFTA.
While some in Washington, D.C., seek funding to build a wall along the southern border, one of San Antonio's five congressmen has pledged his support for building a new international bridge about 160 miles west of the Alamo City.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, on Wednesday said bottlenecks at the Port of Long Beach in California are sending cargo from Asian nations to the Pacific Coast of Mexico and then overland into the United States.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd met with Guatemalan Ambassador to the United States Emanuel Espina. They affirmed the importance of U.S.-Guatemala bilateral cooperation and discussed a range of issues, including Guatemala’s efforts to strengthen border security, its growing counternarcotic activities and China’s attempts to increase its influence in Central America. They also addressed the importance of greater coordination and information sharing to address the flow of Central Americans migrating to the US.
Republican Rep. Will Hurd – a former CIA agent – blasted President Trump for failing to defend the U.S. intelligence community and allowing himself to be manipulated by Russia.
"Over the course of my career as an undercover officer in the C.I.A., I saw Russian intelligence manipulate many people," the Texas congressman wrote in an op-ed published Thursday in the New York Times. "I never thought I would see the day when an American president would be one of them."
There was an unmistakable somberness Tuesday morning at what should have been a joyful event.
U.S. Reps. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, and Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, were at the National Press Club in downtown Washington to accept the Prize for Civility in Public Life, an award from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania.
President Trump ignited a firestorm among Republicans after he failed to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for interfering in the 2016 election during the summit in Helsinki, Finland.
During the conference, Trump sided with Putin over U.S. intelligence agencies on Russians meddling.
"I have great confidence in my intelligence people, but I will tell you that President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today," the president said.