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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) Tuesday evening joined Austin’s KEYE-TV from Capitol Hill to comment on the terrorist attacks in Brussels which left at least 34 dead and more than 200 injured.
“Open borders do not work, and this is a prime example of why we need to secure our borders in America,” said Williams. “Our hearts and our prayers go out to those who have been injured and those who have been killed.”
Williams is a member of the Financial Service Committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Texas) today released the following statement after two terrorist attacks in the European Union’s de facto capital of Brussels on Tuesday left at least 34 dead and more than 100 injured:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Texas) this morning released the following statement after President Barack Obama announced his plan to close the U.S. detention facility in Guantanamo Bay and transfer its housed enemy combatants:
This week, President Obama is going around the country to re-hash some of the themes from his State of the Union. I have a better idea: how about he start apologizing for the last seven years?
I’ve decided to help the president by highlighting some of the lowlights that he should address. I’ve also taken the liberty of assisting the president’s speech writers by putting this in a speech format for him:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) this evening delivered his response to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress.
The text of the response is below:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the Office of the Secretary of Defense notified Williams’ office that Fort Hood has “been determined to no longer be appropriate for use as a temporary shelter at this time.”
I have always said that I believe the role of government is to defend the borders, build infrastructure, collect our taxes and then get out of the way. Under President Obama, we have witnessed an executive branch that refuses to enforce immigration law but has expanded government like never before while our roads and bridges crumble beneath us.
As we approach the new year, it is a great time to reflect on 2015. While the past year has brought much frustration and disappointment from Washington, it is the Texas spirit of resolve, determination and willingness to confront challenges head-on that give me hope for the future.
November marked six years since the unspeakable tragedy that occurred at Fort Hood. This year we were finally able to get the Obama Administration to admit the events that transpired on that fateful day were an act of terrorism and not workplace violence.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) spoke to KXXV-TV Waco after the Office of the Secretary of Defense notified him that a survey team will assess the possibility of using Fort Hood to house unaccompanied alien children.
“Fort Hood is a military base, not a daycare,” said Williams. “This administration needs to return them to their homes and reunite them with their families.”