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January 23, 2020 In The News

Garcia is a representative from Congress and is one of two freshman Democrats that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tapped to serve as impeachment managers. Garcia is a lawyer and a former judge.

During her remarks, Garcia zeroed in on several days in early May 2019, shortly after Zelensky was elected president in Ukraine

January 17, 2020 In The News

HOUSTON — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia held her first press conference Friday since being selected as one of the seven House Democrats serving as impeachment managers two days earlier.

January 16, 2020 In The News

The seven House impeachment managers named by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally delivered the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate on Wednesday. The Senate trial is set to begin on Tuesday.

In the midst of all this, Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, has been making astonishing claims in a series of interviews.

January 16, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi understands what an uphill battle it will be to convince the Republican-majority Senate to convict President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial. 

But that doesn't mean she and House Democrats won't try. 

January 15, 2020 In The News

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tapped seven impeachment managers on Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation over who in the House will step into the political spotlight and make the case before the Senate to remove President Trump from office.

January 10, 2020 In The News

Houston (AFP) – Texas became the first US state Friday to declare it will not resettle refugees, responding to President Donald Trump’s sustained crackdown on all immigration.

Governor Greg Abbott told the State Department that Texas has to dedicate its resources “to those who are already here, including refugees, migrants and the homeless — indeed, all Texans.”

January 10, 2020 In The News

BROWNSVILLE, RGV – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus has condemned the Trump Administration for its plans to send Mexican asylum seekers to Guatemala as part of a bilateral agreement between the Department of Homeland Security and the Guatemalan Government.

January 9, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Thursday moved to stop the Trump administration from taking the fight with Iran any further after a dizzying few days that saw the United States’ killing of a top Iranian official ratchet up the potential of yet another Middle East war.

December 28, 2019 In The News

As families celebrate the holiday season, the Stop Opioid Silence campaign is launching a renewed push in Texas to empower people to break the stigma and shame associated with opioid use disorder and begin the road to recovery.

December 24, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – Texas sent an unusually large freshman class to the House this year, with five new Republicans and four new Democrats joining the state’s 36-member congressional delegation by way of open seats and Election Day upsets.

What a consequential — and often contentious — first year it has been.