Weeks after resigning from Congress amid sexual harassment allegations, former U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold will be the port's full-time legislative liaison, the Corpus Christi Caller-Times reported Monday.
"Why is Facebook censoring conservative bloggers such as Diamond and Silk?" U.S. Rep. Joe Barton asked the Facebook CEO Wednesday, continuing a line of questioning that U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz began a day earlier.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential campaign relied on Cambridge Analytica for over $5.8 million in services, according to federal records. The data firm is now under fire for allegedly improperly harvesting information from Facebook.
Schumer's support for Tahir Javed, a healthcare executive, is at odds with the local and federal Democratic establishments, who have largely supported state Sen. Sylvia Garcia's bid for the Houston-based congressional seat.
A dozen U.S. House members from Texas sent a letter to leaders in the U.S. Senate Thursday urging quick action on a bill that would provide billions more in Hurricane Harvey relief, calling the bill "critical to the lives and livelihoods of our constituents and the nation at large."
In his first State of the Union address, President Donald Trump touted a "new tide of optimism" sweeping the country in the wake of his administration's "righteous mission" to address immigration reform and unemployment, among other issues.