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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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May 2, 2019
An agreement between congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump to pursue a $2 trillion infrastructure package could be short-lived if the president walks back his position or if the parties fail to agree on how to pay for it.
May 1, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Doggett (D-TX) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives, urging passage of H.R. 9, the “Climate Action Now Act,” which could constitute some of the most significant climate legislation from this chamber in about a decade. He recognized the leadership of cities like San Antonio and Austin in committing to climate action. This legislation would ensure the United States honors our commitments detailed in the Paris Agreement and lays the groundwork for further climate action. Congressman Doggett stated: “We need to lead on the road to clean, green energy—not get run over.”
April 29, 2019
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) announced its endorsement of H.R. 1046, the Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019, introduced by Congressman Lloyd Doggett (TX-35).
April 18, 2019
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett has called out Attorney General William Barr for his Thursday morning press conference about the Mueller report, saying the nation's top law-enforcement officer is acting like a taxpayer-funded "fixer" for President Donald Trump.
April 18, 2019
Washington, DC — As reaction to the release of the Mueller report and to Attorney General Barr’s press conference this morning, Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) released the below statement. Congressman Doggett releases the following statement:
April 18, 2019
As drug prices have soared, lawmakers and patient advocates have pushed the federal government to deploy for the first time a powerful deterrent: a legal provision that allows it to suspend a drugmaker’s patent and license someone else to produce the drug.
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April 10, 2019
WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department said on Wednesday evening that it would not immediately comply with a congressional request to hand over President Trump’s tax returns, setting up a protracted legal battle between two branches of government.
April 10, 2019
WASHINGTON—The Treasury Department didn’t plan to meet Wednesday’s deadline for handing President Trump’s tax returns to House Democrats, as it continued to review the request, Secretary Steven Mnuchin wrote.
April 10, 2019

Democratic Texas congressman Lloyd Doggett disagrees with President Donald Trump's approach to the borer.

Doggett said a border shutdown "makes no sense at all" and would unhinge the entire Texas economy.

April 4, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, spoke on the floor of the House this morning during debate on the Yemen War Powers Resolution.

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