Steve's Blog

At the Border

Two days ago, I set my alarm at the ungodly hour of 4 AM so I could catch a 6 AM flight from Cincinnati to Houston, and then another flight to McAllen, Texas. There I linked up with three other Members of the House Judiciary Committee: Chairman Bob Goodlatte of Virginia, Congressman Steve King of Iowa (both Republicans like me), and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee of Texas, a Democrat.

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Republican Disgruntlement

Republicans should be feeling pretty good about things right now. There’s a Republican in the White House. There’s a Republican majority in the Senate (albeit a narrow one, 52 to 48.) We have a Republican majority in the House of Representatives, and a Republican Speaker.

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So How Will the New Republican Tax Plan Affect You?

Since the Republican tax plan was just released last week, it was my intention to review it with you this week. And that’s what I’m going to do.

However, I’d be remiss if I didn’t recognize the horrific shooting that happened in Las Vegas two days ago.

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Taking a Knee

A private in the United States military makes about $40,000 per year. He or she can be sent to such garden spots as Iraq or Afghanistan, and risk the real possibility that they might be returning to the United States without all their limbs, or in a body bag.

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