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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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April 18, 2018
WASHINGTON - Two San Antonio congressmen on Tuesday demanded that Attorney General Jeff Sessions answer allegations that the Justice Department is improperly rejecting candidates for immigration judges and the Board of Immigration Appeals based on politics.
April 17, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee, and Representatives Joaquin Castro (D-TX), Elijah Cummings (D-MD), and Don Beyer (D-VA) have questioned Attorney General Jeff Sessions about whistleblower allegations that the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) may be using ideological and political considerations to illegally block the hiring of immigration judges.
April 17, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee, and Congressmen Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Ted Lieu (D-CA), and David Cicilline (D-RI) introduced the Special Counsel Transparency Act, a bill that would preserve the important work of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in the event that President Trump fires him.
April 16, 2018
Highlights: GOP Rep. Michael McCaul and Sen. John Cornyn praise the president’s actions. Rep. Lloyd Doggett and some other Democrats say Trump should have sought congressional approval.
April 12, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee, delivered remarks on the House Floor opposing Republicans’ hypocritical and fiscally irresponsible Balanced Budget Amendment.
April 12, 2018
WASHINGTON — With tax rates falling, spending rising and deficits soaring, House Republicans dusted off a long-debated proposal on Thursday to amend the Constitution to require a balanced budget — only to watch it fail.
April 12, 2018
April 11--U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, will end his 20-year political career on Capitol Hill, he announced Wednesday. Ryan said he would complete the rest of his term, which ends in January.
April 9, 2018

Before U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett and state Rep. Eddie Rodriguez sounded off against opponents of gun safety legislation during a town hall Sunday to discuss school shootings, students who shared the panel with them took a moment to describe the daily tensions they experience on campus.

April 6, 2018
Rep. Doggett will be participating in several community events this weekend. Click here to see his schedule.
April 4, 2018
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’s preparing to send the military to guard parts of the border with Mexico, escalating his campaign against illegal immigration and his fight with Congress over funding the border wall.

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