I went with my fellow Congressional delegation members to the USS Harry S. Truman Navy aircraft carrier. We received briefings on board from military leaders about the progress of counterterrorism efforts against ISIS. Thanks to the USS Harry S. Truman, we can locate and attack ISIS sanctuaries.
I was at George Washington University in DC. on May 19th discussing my recent trip to the Middle East, and what our congressional delegation learned while there. This video is the prelude to my speech at the George Washington University on May 19th. My speech at the George Washington University.
U.S. soldiers at the Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) North Camp face growing threats from Islamist extremists, including ISIS. They are working together with troops from other countries as part of a peacekeeping mission dedicated to stopping the spread of Islamist extremists in the Sinai Peninsula.
In May, I led a bipartisan congressional delegation to the Sinai Peninsula to meet with the Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) North Camp and see how ISIS has impacted the region. We need to increase training counter-terrorist forces to stop the growth of Islamist extremists.
The Round Top Family Library FYI Series and The Round Top Area Historical Society hosted a discussion by Professor Paul Spellman about his book, “Old 300: Gone to Texas”, on May 19th at the Round Top Historical Society Pavilion. Guests learned about the families who arrived in the 1820s and why they wanted to settle …
Giddings hosted the Lee County Fair & Charcoal Challenge from May 19th to the 21st at the Fireman’s Park/Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Area. There was plenty of fun activities, including bingo, square dancing, the Lee County Fair Queen Pageant, music from the Randy Rogers Band and a car show!
I met with Egyptian leaders and security services as part of a bipartisan Congressional delegation to discuss counterterrorism efforts and the growing presence of ISIS. We need to work with our allies to combat terrorist groups across North Africa.
Families enjoyed the 5th annual Jack Hooper Day at the Ballpark and Homerun Derby on May 14th in Schulenburg. There were home run derbies for men, women and kids. The event was sponsored by the Turtle Wing Foundation, which helps children with learning challenges achieve their dreams.
Fayetteville held its Texas Pickin’ Park on May 14th, where local bands assembled at the Town Square and played classic country and folk songs. These songs brought back many good memories for concert goers.