Representative Marc Veasey Newswire

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  1. As goes TarrantRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Off the Kuff

    Among the state's five biggest counties, Tarrant is the only one that hasn't backed a Democratic presidential candidate in the past decade. The 2016 presidential election heightened Tarrant's status as an outlier.

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  2. Applause for bipartisan Texans in Congress working to promote pet adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Hill

    Each year, approximately 2.7 million adoptable dogs and cats are euthanized in the United States because too many pets come into shelters and too few Americans consider adoption when searching for a pet. Indeed, if just 25 percent more Americans adopted a loving shelter pet instead of buying one, this sad specter of innocent animals dying could end completely.

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  3. After cost cuts, Trump now says F-35 program 'very much in control'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dallas Morning News

    Following months of negotiations, President Donald Trump signaled satisfaction Friday at defense contractor Lockheed Martin's efforts to reduce costs for the company's F-35 stealth fighter jet program. After speaking at a Boeing airplane plant in South Carolina, Trump told reporters that the F-35 program "was out of control and now it's very much in control."

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  4. Can Democrats win back the blue-collar voters that flipped to Trump?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bellingham Herald

    Donald Trump assumed the presidency by winning blue-collar states like Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and congressional Democrats are fighting to regain their former base. To fight back against Trump's gains, Fort Worth Democratic Rep. Marc Veasey and Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Brendan Boyle officially launched the Blue Collar Caucus in Congress this week, complete with a bevy of floor speeches highlighting economic issues Trump capitalized on to win in November.

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  5. Texas congressmen cross party lines a " for dogs and catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star-Telegram.com

    This week, U.S. Reps. Roger Williams, R-Austin, and Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, teamed up to work on a project - pet adoption.

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  6. Pentagon F-35 chief confirms Boeing CEO listened in on call with TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post-gazette.com

    In an unconventional move, Donald Trump called the general in charge of the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet twice before he was sworn in as president to gauge the aircraft's capabilities and cost in relation to a competing model. Air Force Lt.

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  7. Shifting to 'blue collar' focus could work for DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Wave

    The reason American politics is so unsettled right now goes well beyond Donald Trump. It also involves the state of the major parties.

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  8. Shifting to a blue collara focus could work for DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | LA Daily News

    The reason American politics is so unsettled right now goes well beyond Donald Trump. It also involves the state of the major parties.

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  9. Cheers and JeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Star-Telegram.com

    Cheers: To Fort Worth police officer Daniel Segura for trying to ease the tensions of Hispanics with his Facebook post. Jeers to our mayor for trying to distance the city from his comments.

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  10. Federal hiring freeze: Longer waits, unemployment lines for some TexansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Star-Telegram.com

    President Donald Trump signed an executive order implementing a federal government hiring freeze, on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. The Irving man was so excited to move to Port Aransas on New Year's Eve with his pregnant wife to start a new job at the Padre Island National Seashore , also known as PINS, on Jan. 8. But soon after the two settled into their new Corpus Christi home, he learned there was a glitch with his paperwork.

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  11. Trumpa s boasts aside, herea s the real reason those F-35s wound up costing lessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Star-Telegram.com

    Lockheed Martin's deal to sell a new round of F-35s at a reduced cost to the Pentagon had little to do with President Donald Trump despite the commander in chief's boasts to the contrary. The company, one of Fort Worth's largest employers, had planned for months to sell the fighter jets for under $100 million apiece, and both supporters and detractors of the most expensive weapons program in the nation's history say Trump has done little to mitigate costs beyond public statements and social media posts.

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  12. Donald Trump takes credit for F-35 cost cuts, but theya ve been planned for a whileRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Bellingham Herald

    Lockheed Martin's deal to sell a new round of F-35s at a reduced cost to the Pentagon had little to do with President Donald Trump despite the commander in chief's boasts to the contrary. The company, one of Fort Worth's largest employers, had planned for months to sell the fighter jets for under $100 million apiece, and both supporters and detractors of the most expensive weapons program in the nation's history say Trump has done little to mitigate costs beyond public statements and social media posts.

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  13. Homeland Security Defends Trump's Muslim Immigration OrderRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | US News & World Report

    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said he had seen two initial drafts of President Donald Trump's executive orders that temporarily bans nationals from seven countries from entering the U.S. Top federal immigration officials pushed back Tuesday against reports of a near-constitutional crisis sparked by President Donald Trump's executive order last week that sharply restricts refugee resettlement and immigration into the U.S. from seven mostly Muslim countries. Authorities also confirmed that 872 refugees arriving this week either will or have been granted waivers to enter the country.

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  14. Obama Speaks Out Against Trump Travel BanRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | US News & World Report

    Protests against President Donald Trump's immigration order are "exactly what we expect to see when American values are at stake," former President Barack Obama said in a statement Monday. Proclaiming that President Donald Trump 's immigration edict violates American values, former President Barack Obama has waded back into politics in opposition to the man who succeeded him.

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  15. Trump facing defiance from AG, may target immigrants on welfare nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Star-Telegram.com

    Defiant in the face of an international backlash, President Donald Trump pressed into his second week in office defending his sweeping immigration ban as protests persisted in North Texas and nationwide, and concern mounted from U.S. diplomats and members of his own party. In one of the more dramatic moves, acting Attorney General Sally Q. Yates, a holdover from the Obama administration, ordered the Justice Department on Monday not to defend Trump's executive order on immigration in court, declaring in a memo she is not convinced the order is lawful.

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  16. Continue reading Thank you, North Texas, for your powerful witness of oneness at DFW protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Dallas Morning News

    The signs hoisted high by demonstrators at DFW International Airport last weekend reflected the bold and diverse North Texans who made up the protest against President Donald Trump's new travel ban. While the ethnicity, race or religion of each poster board's author may have varied, a common theme ran through them: "Love is Love.

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  17. Colleges, Universities, Academics Push Back Against Trump Immigration OrdersRead the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | US News & World Report

    Thousands of demonstrators rallied against President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration from Muslim-majority nations during a march from the White House to the grounds of the U.S. Capitol. Thousands of demonstrators rallied against President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration from Muslim-majority nations during a march from the White House to the grounds of the U.S. Capitol.

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  18. Donald Trump Faces First Crisis as PresidentRead the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | US News & World Report

    Donald Trump is experiencing his first crisis as president as opposition grows to his executive order limiting immigration. Protests are burgeoning around the country; some members of Congress are up in arms, and Trump, while fighting back, has yet to control the damage to his new administration or show that he is a capable crisis manager.

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  19. Science Community Motivated Against Trump in Ways it Hasn't Been BeforeRead the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | US News & World Report

    The scene at Philadelphia's airport on Sunday was similar to what has been going on a lot since President Trump took office, lots and lots of protests. It takes a lot to get scientists and engineers riled up and out of their labs or away from their computer screens.

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  20. Thousands Protest Donald Trump's Travel BanRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 29 | US News & World Report

    Protesters gather at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal 4 to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's immigration ban. Trump signed an executive order Friday that suspends entry of all refugees for 120 days, indefinitely suspends the entry of all Syrian refugees, and bars citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days.

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