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A survey by the Texas Tribune finds that several Texas members of Congress oppose President Trump’s assertion that both left-wing and right-wing activists were to blame for last week’s violence in Charlottesville, Va.

But half of the state’s federal lawmakers have chosen to remain mum.

WikiCommons
WikiCommons

U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe is leading an effort among Congressional Republicans to keep the House from breaking for its August district work period until it passes legislation to fund the construction of a border wall with Mexico.

Sixteen US representatives, including Ratcliffe, submitted a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan calling for swift and decisive action on one of candidate Trump’s signature issues.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Former A&M-Commerce political science department head Dr. Charles Elliott says the way congressional and state legislative districts are apportioned is a major reason why we see the inability of our representatives to reach compromise.