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January 25, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump’s orders Wednesday to start building a southern border wall and step up immigration enforcement sets the stage for confrontations with Mexico, with so-called sanctuary cities and with members of Congress who must finance his far-reaching plans.

January 25, 2017 In The News

A scientist at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio has received a five-year, $4.6 million grant to study how and why malaria parasites stop responding to drug treatments.

January 24, 2017 In The News

Treaties and official agreements between nations designed to solve a particular problem are notoriously tricky to create and then police, but measuring their success is normally pretty simple. Either they work well, or not at all.

January 24, 2017 In The News

Despite withering criticism from one senator over his views on bulk data collection and torture, former Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) is the new director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

January 23, 2017 In The News

The United States has always been a bit of a bully when it comes to Mexico, seizing Texas and California from it in a bitter war memorialized in that country's national anthem.

January 23, 2017 In The News

Congressman Will Hurd thinks Obama is collapsing.

“Here in Texas, for this year alone, the premiums on average have increased 34%,” Hurd told KTSA News.

January 23, 2017 In The News

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) said early Monday that it would be a good idea for President Donald Trump to release his tax returns.

January 23, 2017 In The News

Cybersecurity, email habits and personal privacy — discussions that have grown from a murmur to a roar on Capitol Hill in recent years — are having an effect on lawmakers, forcing them to tidy up their own digital habits.

January 20, 2017 In The News

 SAN ANTONIO - KSAT 12's Mark Austin sat down with Republicans Will Hurd and Lamar Smith as well as Democrats Joaquin Castro and Henry Cueller and asked them what they expect from Donald Trump's inauguration speech and his first 100 days in office. Here's what they had to say:

Rep. Lamar Smith

January 17, 2017 In The News

SAN ANTONIO - U.S. Rep. Will Hurd has seen it all from South Texas and his congressional office in Washington D.C.

From cyberattacks, calling out the intelligence community and questions about Russia’s involvement in the presidential election -- they are just some of the major topics the congressman says need to be discussed.