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The Trump administration will not block a Chinese-owned company from building a wind farm in Texas near the Air Force’s largest pilot training base, a person familiar with the decision told Foreign Policy, allowing a project to move forward that lawmakers fear could be used to spy on American troops, disrupt flight routes, and give Beijing a foothold in the U.S. electrical grid.
Over the past week, you may have seen news coverage of the death of Qassem Soleimani and escalating tensions between the United States and Iran. The events that have unfolded over the last few weeks have made it even clearer that the Iranian regime and its proxies are the responsible parties for the escalation of tensions between our two countries. Iran is not a victim here; they are the culprits.
WASHINGTON, DC –Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) continued to show his strong support for the people of Hong Kong in their fight for freedom and autonomy against General Secretary Xi Jinping and his communist regime by supporting the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act (S. 1838).
A Democrat and a Republican on the House Intelligence Committee reiterated Sunday that Rudy Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer, should testify before Congress, days after he refused to comply with the House’s impeachment inquiry.
Republican Congressman Will Hurd criticized the terms of President Donald Trump’s “peace deal” in northern Syria, saying it “looks more like terms of surrender.”
Hurd was appearing on Face the Nation Sunday, where CBS anchor Margaret Brennan asked if there was any way Congress could limit damage in the Syria conflict.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today after joining his Republican colleagues to demand fair due process in the oversight hearings led by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, former CIA Officer and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) member U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) issued the following statement:
Outgoing Texas Republican Congressman Will Hurd expressed concern about the White House-brokered temporary ceasefire in northern Syria, saying it resembles a surrender to the Turkish government and U.S. adversaries entangled in the country's protracted civil war.
WASHINGTON, DC – This week, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) proudly joined his colleagues to pass three bipartisan measures that support freedom and autonomy for the people of Hong Kong and condemn the interference of the Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong’s affairs.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) and Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) joined forces to introduce concurrent resolutions in the House and Senate condemning the Houthi movement in Yemen for human rights violations, violence against civilians and its ties to Iran. Hurd was joined by House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Michael McCaul (TX-10) to introduce the concurrent resolution in the House.
Originally published in the Wall Street Journal on June 25, 2019 here.