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  1. Ted Cruz proposes using assets seized from El Chapo to fund border wallRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    ... that is seized from El Chapo can go to other uses instead. Cruz's idea similarly made no difference to Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, who describes the border wall proposal as "a 14th-century approach to a 21st-century challenge." "I appreciate Sen. ...

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  2. Ted Cruz proposes using assets seized from El Chapo to fund border wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... that is seized from El Chapo can go to other uses instead. Cruz's idea similarly made no difference to Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, who describes the border wall proposal as "a 14th-century approach to a 21st-century challenge." "I appreciate Sen. ...

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  3. The White House threatens to take Congress to the mat on the border wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WGBH

    The Trump White House has doubled down on its demand that a government spending bill include $1.4 billion for a wall on the US-Mexico border. "We're going to fight this to make sure that we don't get a wall," says Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Texas Democrat.

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  4. Three Rio Grande Valley ports of entry tapped for public-private partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | TheMonitor.com

    Three Rio Grande Valley ports of entry - Anzalduas, Cameron County and Donna - were selected for public-private partnerships, according to a joint news release Thursday from U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo. This bill allows U.S. Customs & Border Protection "the authority to enter into innovative partnerships with local governments and private sector entities" for added resources.

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  5. Franchisors, franchisees must both be liable for labor violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | The Hill

    This week, Representatives Tom MacArthur and Henry Cuellar , published an op-ed in The Hill arguing that the Obama-era joint-employer rules in federal employment and labor laws hurt small businesses. They called the joint-employer standard a "perfect example" of an "illogical system of rules and regulations" that "steamroll" small businesses and highlighted franchisees in particular.

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  6. Congressman Cuellar Speaks on TMC's Possible Loss of Federal FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... is based in Laredo and has served several states with high migrant populations for several years. Congressman Henry Cuellar says whatever the outcome, he ensures services to migrant children and their families will not be affected.

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  7. Texans Cornyn, Cuellar promote NAFTA benefits in Laredo tour amid Trump policy shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Dallas Morning News

    As the Trump administration's trade policies continue to take shape, two Texas politicians on opposite sides of the aisle visited Laredo on Wednesday to continue making the case that the North American Free Trade Agreement helps both the U.S. and Mexico. Sen. John Cornyn, the state's senior Republican, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Laredo Democrat, met with Mayor Pete Saenz and business leaders in the area to see how the 23-year-old trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada is impacting South Texas.

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  8. President Trump hoping to secure private land in Texas to build border wallRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 6 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... It's very sad. And to think that we would have to leave him behind." Garcia's hope is that her congressman, Henry Cuellar (D-TX), can convince others in Washington to get rid of the proposal. Cuellar says building the wall is not the solution for ...

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  9. Democratic Party's anti-Trump front splits over U.S. airstrikes on SyriaRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 9 | Washington Times

    ... missiles against anybody they want to," said Sen. Tim Kaine, Virginia Democrat, on "Meet the Press." Rep. Henry Cuellar, Texas Democrat, said that in the case of Thursday's strike, "no authorization was needed at all. But if he escalates, then it ...

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  10. Trump promised a border wall. Now these Texans worry they will lose their landRead the original story

    Friday Apr 7 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... cut off water access, stifle commerce and disrupt the movement of wildlife. "This is a battle," said U.S. Rep Henry Cuellar , a Democrat whose district covers 280 miles of the border. "In Texas, we have a long tradition of private property rights. ...

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  11. Families who've owned their South Texas land for centuries fear orders to make room for border wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Los Angeles Times

    ... cut off water access, stifle commerce and disrupt the movement of wildlife. "This is a battle," said U.S. Rep Henry Cuellar, a Democrat whose district covers 280 miles of the border. "In Texas, we have a long tradition of private property rights. ...

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  12. New toneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... which contains a more muted approach to the North American Free Trade Agreement. In the words of U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar: "I've been saying all along that we should update NAFTA for the 21st century. I'm glad President Trump has backed down from his ...

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  13. Sen. John Cornyn visiting Valley next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | TheMonitor.com

    ... does. Cornyn last held an event at the Anzalduas International Bridge in December, after he and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, passed bipartisan legislation aimed at enhancing cross-border trade by encouraging public-private partnerships. This ...

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  14. On NAFTA, Trump's caution falls short of his tough talk--and that's fine with free tradersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Dallas Morning News

    ... letter says is that he is ready to negotiate with the Mexican government and the Canadian government," Rep. Henry Cuellar, a pro-NAFTA Democrat from Laredo, told KUT. Trump made only passing mention of trade policy in his Feb. 28 speech to Congress, ...

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  15. Homeland Security secretary asks Hispanic lawmakers for specifics about immigration officer abusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Dallas Morning News

    ... suggest they could take action on their own with existing funds. The three other Texans in the caucus -- Reps. Henry Cuellar of Laredo, Vicente Gonzalez of McAllen and Filemon Vela of Brownsville -- were not able to attend the meeting due to other ...

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  16. EDITORIAL: Redrafting NAFTA would benefit RGV, and rest of nation, and we can prove itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | TheMonitor.com

    ... which contains a more muted approach to the North American Free Trade Agreement. In the words of U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar: "I've been saying all along that we should update NAFTA for the 21st century. I'm glad President Trump has backed down from his ...

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  17. Democrats' strategy on health care: Should they make a deal with President Trump?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    ... respect to the folks there, if that particular staffer wants to meet, come meet with the Blue Dogs here," Rep. Henry Cuellar, (D-Texas), a moderate leader of the Blue Dog Caucus, told ABC. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, (D-Maryland), said his ...

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  18. Mission mayor supports Trump effort to reduce $19 trillion debtRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 2 | Progress Times

    ... but only receives federal funding to fulfill about half the requests. Earlier this month Democratic U. S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, who represents Texas' 28th District, was among members of the House Appropriations Committee who sounded the alarm to ...

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  19. Should Democrats make a deal with the president on health care?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | ABC News

    ... respect to the folks there, if that particular staffer wants to meet, come meet with the Blue Dogs here," Rep. Henry Cuellar, (D-Texas), a moderate leader of the Blue Dog Caucus, told ABC. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, (D-Maryland), said his ...

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  20. Draft letter: President Trump to initiate new negotiations over NAFTARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... 2016 from $293 million in 1993. Although still in draft form, the letter brought a note of hope from U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo. "I've been saying all along that we should update NAFTA for the 21st century" Cuellar said in a statement. "I'm ...

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