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WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) joined other lawmakers in sending a letter to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan on the wrongful detention and treatment of U.S. citizens. This letter comes following the recent unlawful detention of U.S. citizen Francisco Erwin Galicia-Chapa who was detained at a Border Patrol checkpoint while on his way to a college soccer tryout even after presenting a valid Texas driver’s license.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) released the following statement after a panel of federal judges ruled to deny the requests of voters of color, civil rights groups and Democratic lawmakers to put Texas back under federal supervision of its redistricting:
Following the opening of an investigation by Texas state officials into the possible neglect of a minor who died upon leaving an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Dilley, Rep.Marc Veasey issued the statement below:
"At a moment when our country needed moral leadership, the President failed us. Racially charged hate and bigotry will always be a stain on this country’s history, but we can not allow it to be a part of our future. President Trump’s failure to condemn the actions of racial separatists constitutes a lack of understanding for the inequalities and discrimination many blacks, Jews and people of color still face today. And yet, the President spends his time picking Twitter wars, and insulting an esteemed black Congresswoman’s intelligence.
Even before you walk in her front door, Charmion Johnson-Polk has a lesson plan.
Her yard has signs like "you can't scare me, I teach" and "to teach is to touch a life forever"…
She will attend the first State of The Union for President Donald Trump as a guest of Fort Worth Congressman Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth.
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