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Congressman Marc Veasey

Representing the 33rd District of Texas

In The News

Jun 23, 2017 In The News
North Texas Republicans, Democrats React To President Trump’s Inauguration

North Texas Republicans are celebrating the 45th President, Donald Trump.

At a watch party at the Las Colinas Country Club, about 30 members of the Greater Irving Republican Club cheered after Mr. Trump took the Oath of Office, then raised their glasses to offer him a toast.

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Jun 23, 2017 In The News
North Texas Voters Demand More Town Hall Meetings with Congressmen

Some Texas voters are upset they are not getting face-to-face meetings with lawmakers while Congress is in recess and the lawmakers are in their home districts.

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Mar 2, 2017 In The News
Here’s the List of Lawmakers Calling for Sessions’ Resignation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday recused himself from U.S. probes into Russian interference in the 2016 election, following backlash spurred by revelations surrounding his meetings with Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States.

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Lawmakers calling for Sessions' resignation:

Rep. Marc Veasey (D-TX)

Mar 2, 2017 In The News
Nehemiah Davis, longtime Fort Worth civic leader and pastor, died Wednesday

Nehemiah Davis, longtime pastor of Mount Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, a civic and national activist and leader of several local and national organizations, died Wednesday. He was 91.

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On Feb. 25, 2014, U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, read into the Congressional Record a speech honoring Mr. Davis on his 50th anniversary as Mount Pisgah’s pastor.

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Mar 1, 2017 In The News
As Trump talks unity, Texas delegation offers a divided response

WASHINGTON — In possibly his most conventional political speech ever, President Donald Trump relayed a message of "unity and strength" as he laid out his vision for the country in speech before a joint session of Congress.

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U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, a Fort Worth Democrat, took issue with comments Trump made about leveraging allies to pony up for common defense spending.

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Mar 1, 2017 In The News
New president, same partisan response: Texans split on Trump's address

WASHINGTON – “Bold.” “Vague.” “Visionary.” “A dark, dystopian nightmare.” That’s how members of Texas’ congressional delegation described President Donald Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress as they left the Capitol Tuesday night.

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Mar 1, 2017 In The News
Texas congressional delegation praises, criticizes Trump's address

DALLAS – President Donald Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night appears to have won over many uncertain Republicans in this state while Democrats said...

Mar 1, 2017 In The News
Texas congressional delegation praises, criticizes Trump's address

DALLAS – President Donald Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night appears to have won over many uncertain Republicans in this state while Democrats said...

Feb 28, 2017 In The News
North Texas Delegation Prepares for President's Address

Members of the North Texas delegation in Congress are preparing to attend President Donald Trump's address Tuesday night.

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U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, has invited a North Texas Syrian refugee to attend the speech with him.

Tamam Al Sharaa and Bothina Matar came to North Texas with their two children in 2015.

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Feb 28, 2017 In The News
Department of Justice Drops Objections to Texas Voter ID Law

As was hinted might be the case late last month, the U.S. Department of Justice will no longer support the lawsuit filed by Dallas U.S. Representative Marc Veasey and several voting rights groups against the state of Texas’ voter ID law.

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