Congressman Jeb Hensarling

Representing the 5th District of Texas

Press Releases

Nov 16, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after the House passed an overhaul of our country’s onerous tax code:

Nov 10, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement in response to the House passing 14 bills to support veterans:

Nov 8, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement in response to the announcement of Rep. Ted Poe’s (TX-2) retirement after the completion of his term:

“Ted is a steadfast leader and protector of the Constitution. He’s a plain-speaking, proud Texan that will be missed. He could always be counted on to carry the message for our great state. While we all cannot stay in Congress forever, I wish Ted the best of luck with his next step. And that’s just the way it is.”

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Nov 6, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement in response to the tragedy at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs:

“It is unconscionable to learn that someone walked into a Sunday church service to open fire on innocent people. I am shocked and pained to hear about this news. My wife, Melissa, and I are praying for the people in Sutherland Springs. It is my sincere hope and belief that the Lord will lift these victims up during this tragic time.”

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Nov 2, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement in response to the announcement of Rep. Lamar Smith’s (TX-21) retirement after the completion of his term:

Nov 2, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after voting to protect Medicare from the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB):

Nov 2, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after Congress unrolled fundamental tax reform legislation:

“It has been a generation since we had meaningful reform to our tax code, and we are paying the price,” said Hensarling.

Oct 31, 2017

Today I am announcing that I will not seek re-election to the US Congress in 2018.  Although service in Congress remains the greatest privilege of my life, I never intended to make it a lifetime commitment, and I have already stayed far longer than I had originally planned.

Oct 26, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Senate-passed budget resolution:

“With today’s passage of a budget resolution, Congress is able to move forward on a common goal: fundamental, pro-growth tax reform. It is past time to provide the American people with what they are asking for – meaningful reform to fix our broken system.

Oct 26, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2017 and The Sunshine for Regulatory Consent Decrees and Settlements Act of 2017. This action prohibits all federal agencies, such as the Department of Justice (DOJ), from pushing defendants to donate to political or activist groups that promote a particular political agenda. In addition, the second provision will increase federal transparency, efficiency, and balance of powers.

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