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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey, a member of the House Armed Services Committee’s Tactical Air and Land Subcommittee, introduced H.R. 4980, the Preventing the Allocation of Resources for Absurd Defense Expenditures (PARADE) Act, a bill that would prevent allocating taxpayer dollars on any type of grand military parade requested by the President or the Department of Defense.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement about President Trump’s reported request that the Department of Defense organize him a military parade:
In a rare vote that did not follow Texas delegation party lines, the U.S. House passed a measure on Thursday that will reauthorize the collection of foreign surveillance within the United States for another six years.
The legislation will extend the government's capacity to collect the correspondence of foreign targets from American cell phone and technology companies without a warrant, including when an American is involved in the conversation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), and the Co-Chairs of the CBC Task Force on Foreign Affairs and National Security, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX-33) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37) issued the following joint statement in response to the recent attacks in Niger.
Dallas / Fort Worth, TX - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced their decision to terminate the highly successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Over 200,000 young Texans successfully applied for DACA, which gave them the opportunity to obtain a work permit, enroll in higher education, and temporary deportation relief after passing a background check and paying the associated fees:
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, member of the House Armed Services Committee released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018:
“I am honored to serve on the House Armed Services Committee to ensure that Congress can provide proper resources to keep our country safe from escalating global threats. I believe that H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, accomplishes many of these goals.
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