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Border Patrol’s West Texas Region Twitter Account Deactivated Over ‘Inappropriate’ Posts Criticizing Biden’s Border Policies

By Katabella Roberts The official Twitter account for U.S. Customs and Border Protection operations in the West Texas region is set to be deactivated after it retweeted posts by a former Trump administration policy adviser criticizing President Joe Biden’s border policies. In a statement on the social networking site on Sept. 10, CBP commissioner Chris Magnus said the agency “has become aware of […]

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Texas Military Investigating Loaded M4 Carbine Found in Unguarded Truck

By Juliette Fairley A loaded semi-automatic M4 carbine was found unattended in a vehicle this week and is thought to belong to Texas Military Department (TMD) soldiers. But an unattended weapon is the least of border security activist Kelly Perry’s worries. Perry lives in Kinney County where the southwest Mexico-Texas border spans 13 miles. “I’m more concerned […]

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4 Arrested, 2 Charged Over Deadly Smuggling Operation That Left 53 Dead in Texas

By Caden Pearson Four people have now been arrested in connection with the people-smuggling operation that resulted in the deaths of 53 people in the back of a sweltering semi-trailer near America’s southern border, according to the Department of Justice. Homero Zamorano, 45, was charged on Wednesday with one count of alleged alien smuggling resulting in death, […]

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Texas Attorney General Launches Investigation Into Walmart’s Prescription Opioid Sales

By Katabella Roberts Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Tuesday said he is investigating retail giant Walmart over potential violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act relating to its sales of prescription opioids. In a statement, the Republican said he has issued a Civil Investigative Demand (CID), or type of subpoena, to Walmart that will allow him to obtain information relevant to […]

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Police Husband of Teacher Killed in Texas School Shooting ‘Detained,’ Had Gun Taken Away

By Caden Pearson A Uvalde police officer whose teacher wife was killed in the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School was blocked by law enforcement from trying to help her, an official said. Ruben Ruiz wanted to get to his wife, teacher Mireles Ruiz, when she called him after being shot inside the classroom where she was trapped with the shooter on […]

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‘Such Courage’: Trump Praises Texas GOP for Disavowing Result of 2020 Presidential Election

By Gary Bai Former President Donald Trump has praised the Texas GOP for adopting a platform on June 18 that rejected the results of the 2020 presidential election. “Wow! Look at the Great State of Texas and their powerful Republican Party Platform on the 2020 Presidential Election Fraud,” said Trump on Truth Social on June 21. “After much research […]

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Texas GOP Passes Resolution Declaring Biden ‘Not Legitimately Elected’

By Gary Bai Texas Republicans passed a resolution on June 18 stating that President Joe Biden was “not legitimately elected,” and that “substantial” election fraud in key metropolitan areas influenced the results of the 2020 presidential election in favor of Biden. “We believe that the 2020 election violated Article 1 and 2 of the US Constitution, that various secretaries of state […]

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Texas GOP Delegates Rebuke Senior Senator Over Gun Control Legislation

By Darlene McCormick Sanchez In a unanimous vote, Texas GOP delegates passed a resolution rebuking their senior U.S. Senator and other Republicans working with Democrats for gun control laws that disregard the Second Amendment. The resolution was against the Gang of 20 gun control bill, including Republican U.S. Sens. John Cornyn (Texas), Thom Tills (N.C.), Roy Blunt (Mo.), Bill Cassidy […]