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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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March 8, 2017 In The News

Democrats on Wednesday broadly blasted a proposed Obamacare replacement bill after learning the federal government would lose about $400 million in lost tax revenue over the next decade due to a sweet break for health insurers.

March 7, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett said a GOP plan to repeal Obamacare will be reviewed by the Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce committees in the U.S. House on Wednesday. 

March 1, 2017 In The News

Reaction to President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress split along predictably partisan lines, with Republicans praising what they described as the president’s optimistic agenda, and Democrats saying “talk is cheap.”

February 28, 2017 In The News

The Trump Organization is looking to expand its luxury hotel brand into dozens of the nation’s major cities because that’s where the tourists and business travelers are.

But they’re also where the strongest opposition to Trump is.

February 28, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s proposal for a “historic” $54 billion increase in defense spending in his pending budget — while cutting heavily from foreign aid and agencies across the federal government — has initiated what promises to be fierce debate in Congress over slashing programs in favor of a large military buildup.

February 23, 2017 In The News

By: Tony Plohetski, Nancy Flores, and Perla Arellano, Feb. 22, 2017

 

February 14, 2017 In The News

The House Ways and Means Committee on a party-line vote Tuesday defeated an amendment by U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, that would have used a little-known authority of the committee to secure and review in closed session President’ Trump’s tax returns.

As a candidate and now as president, Trump has broken with precedent by not releasing his tax returns.

February 14, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans have blocked an attempt by Democrats to use an obscure law to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns from the IRS.

Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee tried to frame the issue as a matter of national security. They questioned whether Trump has any investments in Russia, though they offered no proof.

February 14, 2017 In The News

Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday defeated an amendment by U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, that would have used a little-known authority of the committee to secure and review in closed session President Donald Trump’s income tax returns.

As a candidate and now as president, Trump has broken with precedent by not releasing his tax returns.

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