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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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December 12, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee, spoke on the floor of the House today on GOP attempts to again block a vote on U.S. support for the Saudi coalition in Yemen. As Republicans stifle this provision within a rule on the Farm Bill, Rep. Doggett gave a speech which you can watch here, and which is reproduced in part below, as prepared:
December 11, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the below statement in response to President Trump’s threat today that he was “proud to shut down the government for border security”:
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:
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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:

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