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Pfluger Celebrates 100 Years of U.S. Border Patrol Service and Sacrifice

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Pfluger joined 17 of his Republican colleagues on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee in introducing a resolution to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Border Patrol. The Border Patrol's primary mission is to "detect and prevent the illegal entry of aliens into the United States." The resolution honors the men and women,…

Pfluger, Fischbach Introduce Legislation to Block Taxpayer-Funded Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman August Pfluger took a bold stance to safeguard American taxpayers' hard-earned dollars by introducing a Congressional Review Act to strike President Biden’s taxpayer subsidies to illegal immigrants with Representative Michelle Fischbach (MN-07). This crucial legislation aims to prevent taxpayer funds from being used to provide healthcare benefits…

Pfluger Leads Lawmakers in Letter to Reimburse the State of Texas for the Border Crisis

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) led 18 Texas House Republicans in urging the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security to reimburse the State of Texas for the cost of securing the southwest border. In the letter, House Republicans said "Securing our homeland is a chief responsibility of the federal government. While Texas has faced the brunt of…

Pfluger Delivers Articles of Impeachment of DHS Secretary Mayorkas to Senate

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WASHINGTON, DC — As a House Impeachment Manager, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) today transmitted the Articles of Impeachment of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the U.S. Senate. The Articles prove Secretary Mayorkas willfully and systemically refused to comply with the law and breached the public trust. The U.S. Senate is constitutionally obligated to…

Laken Riley Act Passes House with Pfluger Support

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman August Pfluger released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Laken Riley Act. Pfluger led the charge for the House to take action. Rep. August Pfluger: "Laken Riley's death is a tragedy that would not have occurred if the U.S. had a secure border. After crossing the southern border illegally, her alleged murderer was released…

Pfluger Named Impeachment Manager for Mayorkas Senate Trial

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WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative August Pfluger (TX-11) has been named an Impeachment Manager in the Senate Impeachment Trial of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. Congressman Pfluger is the Chairman of the Counterterrorism, Law Enforcement, and Intelligence Subcommittee on the House Homeland Security Committee. He has been instrumental in the Committee's…

Pfluger Votes to Impeach DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

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WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement after the U.S. House voted to impeach Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The impeachment of Secretary Mayorkas follows a year-long investigation conducted by the House Homeland Security Committee on the consequences of the crisis at the southern border. Rep. August Pfluger:…

Pfluger Speaks in Support of Impeaching DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

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WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative August Pfluger spoke on the U.S. House Floor in support of the Articles of Impeachment against Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The impeachment proceedings of Secretary Mayorkas follow a year-long investigation, conducted by the House Homeland Security Committee, of the consequences of the crisis at the southern…

Pfluger slams Democrats voting to prevent illegal alien drunk drivers from being deported

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WASHINGTON, DC — Thursday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement after 150 Democrats voted against legislation to quickly deport illegal aliens who drive drunk. Rep. August Pfluger: "I am appalled to see a majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives voting to prevent illegal aliens who endanger the lives of American citizens by drunk driving from being…

Pfluger Introduces No Funding for Sanctuary Cities Act

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman August Pfluger introduced the No Funding for Sanctuary Cities Act, legislation to block states and localities that prevent the enforcement of federal immigration law from receiving taxpayer-funded grants and programs. Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11): “For years, liberal mayors and governors have proudly interfered with the enforcement of federal…