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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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November 8, 2018
Washington, D.C. — Rep. Doggett, author of the Special Counsel Transparency Act (H.R. 5533), joined by 111 cosponsors, to preserve the work of the Special Counsel should he be dismissed, gave the below statement on President Trump’s dismissal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and installation of Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General:
November 7, 2018

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November 7, 2018

October 26, 2018
Texas — U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, who represents much of Hays County, released the below statement on today’s emergency action from Hays County Commissioners, after Rep. Doggett and others previously called for greater Early Voting accessibility:
October 25, 2018
Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), senior Member on the House Ways & Means Committee said the following in response to President Trump’s comments on sending the military to the southern border:
October 25, 2018
Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), senior Member on the House Ways & Means Committee and Chair of the Affordable Prescription Drug Task Force, said the following in response to President Trump’s speech on prescription drugs:
October 18, 2018
Washington, D.C. — Over 40 lawmakers today urged Trump to impose sanctions, under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, on those responsible for Jamal Khashoggi’s death. The letter states their support for their Senate colleagues’ action to begin an investigation and urges an overdue end to U.S. support for Saudi Arabian military action in Yemen.
October 12, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-San Antonio) and U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) sent a joint letter to Ambassador Robert Lighthizer welcoming a possible signing of NAFTA 2.0, formally known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in San Antonio. The full text of this letter is below and attached:
October 10, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, reacted to the anticipated Trump Administration’s notice of intent to begin negotiations for a free trade agreement with the Philippines:
September 30, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member of the Trade Subcommittee of Ways & Means, and a representative of the place where the original NAFTA was signed, released this statement in reaction to the agreement to a new trilateral NAFTA:
September 27, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-San Antonio) and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff announce two critical grant awards for Bexar County from the Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance. These funds will be used for the Bexar County Opioid Prevention and Intervention Program, which will focus on residential treatment, outpatient treatment, and the hiring of a full-time planner to create a community wide strategic plan. Additionally, a portion of these funds will be used to treat women with mental illnesses and co-occurring opioid addition.
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