June 2017

Veasey Introduces Bill to Deny Funding for Trump’s Sham Commission on Election Integrity

Washington, D.C. – In the wake of President Trump’s request from all 50 states to hand over voters’ sensitive information in his ongoing effort to dismantle the voting integrity of our nation, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, introduced H.R. 3029, the Combating the President’s Voter Suppression Act, to ensure no taxpayer funds will be used to support the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity.

Veasey Introduces Legislation to Ensure Citizenship for Immigrant Service Members

Washington, D.C. - This week, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced legislation to study deported veterans and to establish an Office of Naturalization within the Department of Defense to ensure that legal permanent residents who enlist and serve in the U.S. armed forces are explicitly guided through the citizenship process before their honorable discharge.

Veasey Amendments Accepted in FY18 NDAA Markup

Washington, D.C. -Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after three of his amendments were accepted during the House Armed Services Committee’s 14-hour markup of H.R. 2810, The FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):

“Every year, the House Armed Service Committee (HASC) is responsible for shaping the priorities of our armed forces and provides guidance on resources and policy to support our service members and their families for the coming year. 

Roll Call: New Faces on Congressional Baseball Teams — Including a Woman

There will be a few new faces on the field at the 56th annual Congressional Baseball Game on June 15.

The teams begin practice with a few freshman lawmakers on their rosters and some players lost in the shuffle of the 2016 election.

Democrats will be seeking redemption after losing to the Republicans last year, 8-7, in a heart-stopping finish, which also ended their seven-game winning streak.

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.


She said Democrats will continue to work with their members of Congress, Eddie Bernice Johnson of Dallas and Marc Veasey of Fort Worth.