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  • Rep. Cuellar: Barbed Wire in Laredo Comes Down
    Posted in Press Release on December 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border & Homeland Security

    LAREDO, TEXAS -- Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement regarding the removal of barbed wire on the border in Laredo, Texas. “I just spoke to Director of the Joint Task Force-West Manny Padilla, who informed me that they will be removing barbed wire in Laredo that was prepared by the troops in recent months as an attempt to impede the oncoming migrant caravan at the border. This is a welcomed change, and I am encouraged to see that a resolution has been agreed ... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar: Se remueve alambre de púas en Laredo
    Posted in Press Release on December 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border & Homeland Security

    LAREDO, TEXAS -- Hoy, el Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) emitió la siguiente declaración con respecto a la remoción del alambre de púas en la frontera en Laredo, Texas: "Acabo de hablar con el Director de la Fuerza de Tarea Conjunta-West Manny Padilla, quien me informó que retirarán el alambre de púas en Laredo, que fue preparado por las tropas en los últimos meses como un intento de impedir la caravana de inmigrantes que se aproxima a la frontera. Este es un cambio bien recibido, y me alienta... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar’s Statement on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush
    Posted in Press Release on December 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush: “Today, we remember President George H.W. Bush and the incredible legacy that he leaves behind. His unyielding leadership, commitment and servitude to his family and to our country will be matched by none. “George H.W. Bush was a loving husband and father, a WWII veteran and consummate public servant, leading our country as the 41st President. He also served in man... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar: We are Ready to Work with Mexican President
    Posted in Press Release on December 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement regarding the inauguration of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador: “It was an honor for me to have attended the inauguration of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. I am looking forward to working with President Lopez Obrador and his administration on a variety of matters important to both countries. Mexico is one of our most important allies and we deeply value our relationship. For this re... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar: Estamos listos para trabajar con el nuevo Presidente de México
    Posted in Press Release on December 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border & Homeland Security

    WASHINGTON- Hoy, el Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) emitió la siguiente declaración con respecto a la toma de protesta del Presidente de México Andrés Manuel López Obrador: “Fue un honor para mí haber asistido a la toma de protesta del Presidente de México Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Espero continuar trabajar con el Presidente López Obrador y su administración en una variedad de asuntos importantes para ambos países. México es uno de nuestros aliados más importantes y valoramos profundamente ... Read more

  • Reps. Cuellar and Gonzalez Release Statement Following Conversation with Leader Schumer on Border Wall Funding
    Posted in Press Release on November 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON— Today, Congressmen Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) released the following statement after a conversation with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer regarding border wall funding: “We want to thank Leader Schumer for discussing our real concerns with providing unnecessary wall funding to the President. We are pleased to agree that we should be focused on real border security, and not the President’s campaign obsession with a concrete wall. We look forward to continui... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar’s Bill to Rename Pleasanton Post Office Passes House
    Posted in Press Release on November 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON— Yesterday, U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced the successful passage of H.R. 1210, a bill he authored to rename the post office located 122 W. Goodwin Street, Pleasanton, Texas, as the "Pleasanton Veterans Post Office.” The bill passed the House and will now move to the Senate. “Across my district, there are many examples of fine men and women who have honorably served our country,” Congressman Cuellar said. “A great example would be Judge Robert “Bob” L. Hurley of P... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar’s Bill to Rename Encinal Post Office Passes House
    Posted in Press Release on November 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON— Yesterday, U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced the successful passage of H.R. 1211, a bill he authored to rename the post office located 400 N. Main Street, Encinal, Texas, as the "Encinal Veterans Post Office.” The bill passed the House and will now move to the Senate. Congressman Cuellar stressed the importance of naming this post office in honor of all veterans by stating, “Across my district, there are many examples of fine men and women who have honorably served ... Read more

  • Cuellar and Gonzalez Lead Letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Opposing Funding for a Border Wall
    Posted in Press Release on November 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON— Today, Congressmen Henry Cuellar (TX-28), Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), and ten other Democratic members sent a letter expressing their opposition to Leader Schumer’s recent comments establishing Senate Democrats’ starting negotiating position of $1.6 billion for a border wall. In the letter, the members made clear that the Democrats should not accept any funding in the FY 2019 Homeland Security Appropriations bill. The other ten members include Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Juan Vargas (CA-51... Read more

  • Cuellar y González dirigen una carta al líder de la minoría en el Senado, Chuck Schumer, en oposición al financiamiento para un muro fronterizo
    Posted in Press Release on November 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON— Hoy, los Congresistas Henry Cuellar (TX-28), Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) y otros diez miembros demócratas enviaron una carta en la que expresaban su oposición a los recientes comentarios del líder Schumer sobre la posición de negociación inicial de los demócratas del Senado de $1.6 mil millones para un muro fronterizo. En la carta, los miembros dejaron en claro que los demócratas no deberían aceptar ningún financiamiento en el proyecto de ley de Asignaciones de Seguridad Nacional del añ... Read more