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Originally published in the Houston Chronicle
Significant uncertainty exists about the future of the trilateral trade relationship between the United States, Mexico and Canada. NAFTA created one of the world’s largest free trade areas and has had undeniable benefits to the U.S. Unfortunately, we should be prepared for President Donald Trump to make good on his promise to pull out of the agreement.
WASHINGTON, DC – After the Senate passage of the Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act on February 5, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, former CIA undercover officer U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined his colleagues to condemn the Administration’s decision to terminate sanctions on three Russian companies. After leaving the House floor, Hurd released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – After a successful four years securing big wins for South and West Texans and leading many conversations in Congress on national security and technology issues, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) was chosen by his colleagues to serve on the prestigious House Appropriations Committee. This committee decides public funding amounts across the federal government, including for many important projects across the 23rd District of Texas, including but not limited to:
WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the recent announcement by the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation to counter Chinese national security threats, former CIA undercover officer and cybersecurity entrepreneur U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who chairs the House IT Subcommittee and serves on the Homeland Security and Intelligence Committees, issued the following statement:
Undocumented immigrant children will be released quicker from the Tornillo tent city and other shelters after a policy change regarding the fingerprinting of sponsors' households.
A backlog of FBI background checks of sponsor families had been blamed for delaying the release of unaccompanied immigrant children held in Tornillo and other government-contracted shelters across the nation.
WASHINGTON, DC – On December 5, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) met with Moldovan Speaker of Parliament Andrian Candu and Moldovan Ambassador to the United States Cristina Balan. They affirmed the importance of the US-Moldova bilateral relationship and discussed a range of issues, including Moldovan efforts to counter Russian influence operations and Moldova’s upcoming parliamentary elections. They also addressed the need for continued progress with Moldova’s democratic reforms so that it can strengthen its cooperation and integration with Europe and the West.
As lawmakers called Thursday for stricter background checks and a public hearing to further investigate problems at a massive detention camp for migrant teens, the agency responsible for the shelter said it could take as long as a month to complete FBI fingerprint scans for the 2,100 staffers working there.
While they may not be home for Thanksgiving, those thousands of Army troops who are stationed on the Southwest Border will likely be back in their beds for Christmas, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
The head of San Antonio based Army North, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, tells Politico that the first wave of troops will likely head home later this week after they completed stringing concertina wire and building base camps.
"You’re going to see a couple of things over the next week - some redeployments," Buchanan told the outlet.