Congressman Jeb Hensarling

Representing the 5th District of Texas

Press Releases

Jun 9, 2016

WASHINGTON –Today, the House passed, and Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) voted for, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA, H.R. 5278), a bill that will prevent a taxpayer bailout for Puerto Rico and avoid further default.

“Puerto Rico is in a financial crisis,” said Rep. Hensarling. “The island’s government has already defaulted on millions it borrowed, and without action, it is set to default yet again. 

May 27, 2016

WASHINGTON Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement in observance of Memorial Day.

“Freedom is not free – it comes at incredible cost. Since our founding, millions of brave Americans have gone into harm’s way so that we could enjoy the blessings of peace and prosperity. Called on by their country, acting out of patriotism and in the most dangerous of circumstances, soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines have demonstrated extraordinary courage in defending our country and the principles of democracy that we hold dear.

May 24, 2016

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement today in response to comments by Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald comparing wait times at the VA with the wait times for lines at Disneyland. 

May 17, 2016

WASHINGTON—U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today after joining with 38 other conservatives in the House on a letter to President Obama challenging his recent announcement that the administration plans to withhold funds to local school districts that do not allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice.

Apr 21, 2016

WASHINGTON—U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, release the following statement upon House passage of several bills (H.R. 3724, H.R. 4890, H.R. 4855 and H.R. 1206) aimed at protecting hardworking American taxpayers and holding the IRS accountable.

Mar 23, 2016

WASHINGTON U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) announced today that this year’s North Texas U.S. Service Academies Forum will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016.  This informational forum, which Hensarling co-sponsors, provides interested students in grades eight through twelve with an opportunity to learn more about our nation’s service academies, their requirements for admission, and the selection process.

Mar 17, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a resolution authorizing Speaker Ryan to file a “friend of the court” brief with the Supreme Court on behalf of the House of Representatives in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al..

Feb 23, 2016

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement today in response to President Obama’s plan to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Feb 3, 2016

WASHINGTON U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered a speech at Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center today entitled, “Reviving America’s Constitutional Order.” The speech marked the formal launch of the Article One Project (A1P), which is a new network of House and Senate conservatives – led by Hensarling and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) – working together on a broad agenda to strengthen Congress by reclaiming constitutional powers now being exercised by the Executive Branch.

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