Governor Rick Perry
On Monday, Governor Rick Perry deployed up to 1,000 National Guard and some state guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border. At a news conference at the State Capitol, the Governor said, “The price of inaction is too high for Texans to pay.”
Gov. Rick Perry says he’s deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tied of “lip service” from the federal government.
The dispute between Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Texas Gov. Rick Perry highlights a broader divide within the GOP over international affairs in one of the first public clashes of the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential primary process.
After all the back and forth criticism between Governor Perry and The White House, the Governor got what he wanted Wednesday: a one on one meeting with President Obama.
President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border while he is in Texas on Wednesday and Thursday for political fundraisers.
Gov. Rick Perry says he’s declined an offer to greet President Barack Obama when he arrives in the Texas capital on Wednesday.
Gov. Rick Perry has testified at a U.S. House Homeland Security Committee hearing in South Texas that in addition to the humanitarian crisis created by a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants, there is a crisis involving border security.
The White House says the Obama administration will continue to “rigorously” enforce the law when it comes to addressing the flood of unaccompanied child immigrants at the southern border.
A California lawmaker has turned the tables on Texas – declaring it open season on Texas jobs. On Monday, California Senator Ted Gaines stood out in front of the Texas State Capitol and said, “I’m fighting back.”
During its newly ordered surge operations along the Texas-Mexico border, the state Department of Public Safety says it will target drug dealers, human traffickers, and gangs.
The Republican has made persuading top employers to move to Texas a centerpiece of his administration. He’s led job-poaching missions in Democratically controlled states.
Republican governors from oil-and-gas rich states met in Texas Monday and said that new federal rules designed to cut global warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030 will kill jobs and growth.