WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement after five officers in Dallas were shot and killed in the line of duty:
“This tragedy literally hits close to home. This act of evil and cowardice took place just a few miles away from where my family goes to sleep every night—a place I’ve called home for more than 30 years. This tragic event reminds us that so much of our safety depends on that thin blue line—those that put their lives on the line for us each and every day.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement after Speaker Ryan sent a letter to the Director of National Intelligence requesting that he refrain from providing classified briefings to former Secretary Clinton:
WASHINGTON— Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) issued the following statement in response to the Department of Defense decision to change regulations and allow transgender individuals to serve in the military:
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement after the Benghazi Select Committee released its final report:
WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-3 ruling in Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt, struck down a Texas law requiring abortion clinics to meet certain health and safety standards. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement on the decision:
WASHINGTON--Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s 4-4 ruling in United States v. Texas:
WASHINGTON--Today, Emma Sumrow of Forney was recognized at the United States Capitol for winning this year’s 5th District of Texas Congressional Art Competition.
Emma attends North Forney High School and won for her acrylic painting which she said was inspired by an East Texas gator farm she recently visited.
“I really wanted to turn a dingy, swamp-like scene into one of color and beauty,” said Emma. “It’s an honor to represent Forney and to have my painting hanging in the halls of the U.S. Capitol.”
WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) sent a letter to Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company and large manufacturer of commercial jetliners, asking questions about its negotiations to sell aircraft to Iran.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) honored Briana Minter of Palestine for earning the Congressional Award Gold Medal.
Briana received this award for all of the hard work she has done to better her community and for setting challenging personal goals for her own development and growth.
Today, Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, voted for the Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act (H.R. 5053). This bill protects organizations from potential ideological targeting by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by eliminating the disclosure of personal donor information that is not relevant to tax enforcement.