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It began with a 5 a.m. planning session over coffee Tuesday morning in San Antonio’s Mi Tierra Cafe. It ended almost 36 hours later with a brisk walk up the steps of the U.S. Capitol with just 30 minutes to spare until votes Wednesday evening in the House of Representatives.
There are few people with computer science backgrounds who work in the federal government. Long hours coupled with smaller salaries make it hard to recruit techies to Washington, according to Representative Ruben Gallego.
The Trump administration’s transition teams are asking “all the questions” that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has been asking for the last two years around IT, said Rep. Will Hurd in an interview with FedScoop.
The Trump administration has revealed what the wall on the Mexican border will look like — 30-foot concrete barriers.
The description was included in a modification the Department of Homeland Security made Friday to a preliminary notification for bids.
California Democrat Scott Peters, a former environmental lawyer, represents a majority Anglo district near the Mexican border town of Tijuana.
Texas Republican Will Hurd, a 39-year-old former CIA officer who’s nearly two decades younger that Peters, represents a majority Latino district a thousand miles to the east that spans 40 percent of America’s border with Mexico.
Once the dignitaries ended their speeches and cut the ribbon stretched across the entrance to the “New Witte,” the crowd laden with dinosaur lovers surged into the museum that reopened Saturday with expanded galleries that include hands-on displays and high-tech features.
Some of the parents seemed almost as excited as their children by the sensory onslaught.
The first weeks of the U.S. presidency for Donald trump has been a rocky one, dominated by mounting Russia problems.
The right call–so says one San Antonio Congressman after hearing Attorney General Jeff Sessions answer questions about his newly come to light meetings with Ruussia’s Ambassador last year.
“Attorney General Jeff Sessions recusing himself is the right move” Congressman Will Hurd told KTSA News.
Mexico has said it won’t pay for it. And polls show that the U.S. public doesn’t have all that much appetite for it.
The agriculture community is applauding President Donald Trump’s executive action earlier this week ordering the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers to reconsider their controversial Waters of the United States rule.