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Rep. Pfluger Statement on FBI Raid of Mar-A-Lago

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WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement following the FBI raid of former President Trump’s home in Mar-A-Lago: Rep. August Pfluger: “America’s trust in our Justice Department has reached its lowest point in history. If this raid deals with President Trump’s handling of documents, then every American needs to wake up and understand the magnitude of this event - a continuat...

Pfluger: Senate Democrats do not care about American workers, producers, businesses

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) issued the following statement on the Senate’s passage of the “Inflation Reduction Act”. Rep. August Pfluger: “Senate Democrats just can’t help but spend more American tax dollars for a grab bag of liberal priorities. “Last year, Democrats gave the American people a $1,400 stimulus check that ended up costing every individual an extra $5,200...

ICYMI: Biden’s attacks on fossil fuel will harm Permian Basin

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Tags: Energy

Originally Published in the Houston Chronicle on July 28, 2022 It is not often that President Biden follows through on his promises. However, there is one he is determined to deliver on: his campaign pledge to “end fossil fuels” and his continuing down this path despite the high energy prices that are driving up costs on everything from gas to groceries, wreaking havoc on the budgets of all Americ...

Pfluger Votes to Protect Second Amendment

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WASHINGTON, DC – Friday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement after voting no on the Democrats’ attempt to strip the Second Amendment: Rep. August Pfluger: “I am opposed to any infringement on the Second Amendment. In the long history of mankind, freedom and liberty are not lost overnight – it comes by way of the slow and gradual burn. We’ve seen an assault on the First Amendmen...

Pfluger: Democrats in Denial on Recession

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Tags: Economy

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) issued the following statement on Thursday's Bureau of Economic Analysis report that the U.S. economy shrunk for the 2nd consecutive quarter—officially defined as a recession. Rep. August Pfluger: “It’s almost unbelievable that on the day a recession is officially declared, Washington Democrats resurrect Build Back Better – a plan to raise...

Pfluger Hosts Congressional Leaders at Goodfellow AFB

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WASHINGTON, DC – Friday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) hosted Representative Ken Calvert (CA-42), the Republican Leader of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and Rep. Jake Ellzey (TX-6), a fellow fighter pilot and member of the MACH 1 Caucus, in San Angelo for a tour of Goodfellow Air Force Base. The Members were briefed on the intelligence training mission of the base, housing constrai...

Democrats Strike Down Pfluger Efforts to Protect Energy Industry from Climate Activists

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) submitted multiple amendments to protect the American oil and gas industry from radical green climate activism in the annual spending bill. Instead of prioritizing domestic energy production, Democrats blocked Pfluger’s amendments that would have: Ended America's involvement in the worthless Paris Climate Agreement. Prevented a crude oil export b...

Pfluger, Brady, Arrington Applaud Enforcement Action Against Mexico for Violating USMCA Energy Commitments

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WASHINGTON, DC – After U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced that the United States is taking enforcement action against Mexico for undermining American energy companies in favor of Mexico’s state-owned enterprises, Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11), Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (TX-8), and Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statements: Rep. August Pflu...

Pfluger, Brady, Arrington Applaud Enforcement Action Against Mexico for Violating USMCA Energy Commitments

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Tags: Energy
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After U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced that the United States is taking enforcement action against Mexico for undermining American energy companies in favor of Mexico’s state-owned enterprises, Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11), Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (TX-8), and Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statements: Rep. August Pfluger: “The USMCA ...

Pfluger Gets Biden Admin to Cave on Terrorist Privacy Waiver Policy

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WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, Rep. August Pfluger (R-TX) and other members of the Homeland Security committee revealed that the Department of Homeland Security was refusing to brief the Committee on two significant terrorist plots planned on U.S. soil without a signed privacy waiver from the suspected terrorists. In response, Rep. August Pfluger sent a letter with Homeland Security Committee Ranking...