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AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this morning released the following statement after it was confirmed that two of the victims of Thursday’s terrorist attack in Nice, France hailed from Lakeway, Texas:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Thursday evening released the following statement after the attack in Nice, France:
“My heart goes out again to France, America's oldest friend, which has suffered another immense loss of life at the hands of another terrorist. Tonight we will mourn and pray but tomorrow America must lead and show strength if we are to eliminate this threat to our way of life.”
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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives regarding U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s announcement that the Department of Justice will not prosecute former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for using a personal email server to send and receive classified information while she served in the State Department.
President Barack Obama offered condolences and praise to the community of Fort Hood following the death of nine soldiers in a flood during a training exercise.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement on the 72nd anniversary of the Allied forces’ landing in Normandy, France:
The ground remained soggy Monday morning and puddle and mud encounters proved impossible to avoid. Yet the overnight downpour gave way to a cool, breeze-filled morning at Cleburne Memorial Cemetery as about 90 gathered to mark Memorial Day.
To many, the holiday brings summer’s kick off and family fun, several program speakers noted, all of which is good. More importantly, all said, is the opportunity the day brings to pause and remember those who secured our freedoms to enjoy such activities.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today announced that he will deliver remarks at the Johnson County Memorial Day Service in Cleburne Monday.
What: Rep. Williams to speak to veterans, families and community members at the Johnson County Memorial Day Service
Date: Monday, May 30, 2016
Time: 10:30 am CT
Location: Cleburne Memorial Park: 405 Waters St, Cleburne, TX 76031
Open to Press: Yes
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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood in the U.S. Congress, last night voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017.
“In a time of so much uncertainty, we must ensure our military remains the strongest fighting force in the world,” said Williams. “By passing this defense bill we are giving them the tools they need to accomplish their missions and remain ready to defeat our enemies.”