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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Issues Of The Day May 19, 2016
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"What good does it do to deport somebody now when the border is so wide open?"
Department Of Homeland Security Strategy For International Programs Act May 16, 2016
John Ratcliffe, R-TX
"The legislation builds off of recommendations made by the Committee on Homeland Security’s bipartisan Task Force on Combating Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel that identified security gaps which allow jihadists to get to and from Iraq and Syria undetected. Specifically, the task force recommended that U.S. authorities continue to push the border outward by deploying homeland security initiatives overseas."
Opioid Addiction May 12, 2016
Martha McSally, R-AZ
"Southern Arizona’s close proximity to the border exacerbates this problem, as more and more opioids come flowing into our communities. Reports show that, between 2010 and 2015, heroin seizures spiked by more than 300 percent. Too many lives have been ruined by the tragic consequences of opioid abuse, which is why we must act."
Issues Of The Day May 10, 2016
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"That is just mind-boggling. In the words of Bo Pilgrim, that is mind-boggling. It is $17,613 that President Obama sought to provide to every illegal immigrant minor—a person under 18. They have come into the country, breaking our law to get here. Yes, I have been there at all hours of the day and night on the border. No one comes across that border unaccompanied. You can’t get across the Rio Grande, in the areas they were coming across, unaccompanied—4-year-old, 6-year-old, 8-year-old children as they stand there. I have seen them come up from the bank, and they are being helped. You see a woman helping this child, and the child is looking to her for answers, looking to her for instructions, looking to her for help. Then she gets up there, and she asks: Oh, is this your child?"
American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act Of 2016 April 27, 2016
Erik Paulsen, R-MN
"Since the last MTB package expired in 2012, we have seen $748 million in additional taxes at the border for American manufacturers every year."

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