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Apr 20 15 tweets 5 min read
There is NO EXCUSE for the inhumane disaster at our southern border. The ONLY “winners” are dangerous cartels, gangs, and terror suspects - and the Biden administration is making things WORSE.

@SecMayorkas has some answering to do next week in front of @JudiciaryGOP.

THREAD 🧵 AT LEAST 42 migrants on the TERROR WATCHLIST have tried to enter our country illegally and been arrested by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) since President Biden took office.…
Mar 29 16 tweets 4 min read
🚨🚨🚨 URGENT BORDER UPDATE: Very soon, the Biden administration is slated to eliminate the last border security safeguard America has against his ruinous immigration agenda – Title 42.

THREAD 🧵🧵🧵 Title 42 allows the US to turn away migrants at the border on public health grounds.

The review period for keeping this policy ends tomorrow. If it expires, the scale of this border crisis stands to get EXPONENTIALLY WORSE.
Mar 9 17 tweets 6 min read
The text for the $1.5 TRILLION 2,741-page spending monstrosity that the HOUSE is voting on TODAY was released at 2:30am THIS MORNING

After taking a look at the bill, it’s pretty easy to understand why this garbage was released at the break of dawn - it funds tyranny. This bill doesn’t do a THING to open up American oil and gas production.

It does give $14.1 billion to Biden’s Department of Interior, which has not conducted A SINGLE onshore federal oil and gas lease sale this year.…
Mar 9 6 tweets 3 min read
#SWAMPSPENDING THREAD: 1) We were sent vote times & “Omnibus” spending bill at 230AM. 2) It is 2700 pages & we vote at 1000AM. 4) Top-line spending appears to be $1.512 Trillion. 3) We are told it is a 6% increase year-over-year, NOT counting Ukraine or COVID Supp… (1/6) … 4) We can’t identify their “baseline” for saying 6% increase, it appears higher, but we cannot tell. 5) We are aware of zero actual changes to USA Oil & Gas restrictions. 6) We are aware of zero changes to COVID vax mandates… (2/6) #DefundTyranny #DefundVaxMandates
Mar 7 25 tweets 11 min read
This week, Republicans are again faced with the decision to fund unconstitutional COVID-19 vaccine mandates for a vaccine that DOES NOT even prevent transmission or infection of COVID.

🧵🧵🧵 THREAD (1/ ) As we enter the third year of this nightmare, we must look at what we’ve learned by the decisions of our 'experts' so that our nation ensures that COVID tyranny NEVER happens again. We must hold them accountable.

Let's review...

(2/ )
Mar 2 14 tweets 6 min read
At tonight's State of the Union, Americans will hear a lot about President Biden’s “accomplishments.”

What @POTUS WILL NOT tell you is how his radical energy policies empower our enemies at the expense of American prosperity and global security.

We will.

🧵🧵🧵THREAD 1/x From day 1, President Biden has waged war on American energy by:

-Halting oil and gas leases on federal lands and in ANWR

-Killing Keystone XL

-Rejoining the Paris Climate Accord

-Imposing onerous regulations across the board

-Empowering the dangerous ESG movement

Feb 14 15 tweets 4 min read
Christians are on trial in Finland for…

*checks notes*

“Being Christian”

You will not believe what is going on in Finland as two Christians @PaiviRasanen and Bishop Pohjola stand trial for publicly confessing Christ.

We'll break it down for you.

🧵Thread🧵 1/ Since the Summer of 2019, @PaiviRasanen and Bishop Pohjola have faced targeted harassment for living out their Christian faith; now, they’re facing criminal charges and years of prison time.

Feb 3 16 tweets 7 min read
As Rep Roy said, Democrats’ so-called “China bill” is not about confronting China.

It’s about increasing deficit spending on crony programs, advancing a radical climate agenda, and enacting woke garbage that has nothing to do with beating ChiComs

Let’s take a look

THREAD (1/x) This week, the national debt hit $30 TRILLION for the first time in history.

That’s almost $250k worth of debt PER U.S. TAXPAYER.

And this bill has a price tag of $325 BILLION with no real offsets, which will make our debt crisis even worse.…

Jan 27 4 tweets 2 min read
During National School Choice Week we celebrate students, parents, and teachers in #TX21, across Texas, and across America, and the diverse schooling options that provide the freedom, opportunity, and high-quality education they ALL deserve. As Big Education tries to push parents out of schools, indoctrinate our children, and do corrupt unions’ bidding, we need to keep up the fight for school choice and our students’ future. Parents in Texas, Virginia, and other states are waking up — we can never go back.
Jan 27 10 tweets 4 min read

Last month CBP encountered 178,840 migrants– the highest DEC number in the history of DHS

The month before? Over 174k illegal migrants - the highest NOV number in history of DHS

And before? In OCT, over 164k - the highest October number in history of DHS

At our southern border in FY21:

CBP encountered over 1.73MM illegal migrants highest yearly total in DHS history.

In July '21 we saw the highest monthly total in DHS history— over 213K

Over 1.95MM encounters of illegal migrants since Mayorkas took office under 1 year ago

Jan 20 5 tweets 2 min read
Rep. Roy is proud to have earned an A+ on @SBAList’s pro-life scorecard.

In addition to his consistent pro-life voting record, Rep. Roy this congress introduced legislation to protect innocent human life on college campuses & defund the United Nations Population Fund

🧵Thread🧵 More: Republicans Aim to Block Funding for Schools That Provide Abortion Pills

“A college dorm room is no place to have a do-it-yourself abortion, and the American taxpayer should not be paying for the destruction of innocent human life”
Jan 13 9 tweets 2 min read
From Rep. Roy:

"Today, the Supreme Court blocked President Biden’s blatantly unconstitutional OSHA vaccine mandate for workers across the country. This was the correct decision.

"The OSHA mandate was a clear overreach by a President desperate to move forward on his failing political agenda – no matter how many lives and livelihoods might have been destroyed.

Jan 10 4 tweets 1 min read
"Every year, young men and women of faith across this country bravely choose to join our nation’s fighting forces. They do so believing that they may simultaneously serve their country and their God"

"This [vaccine] mandate, however, sends a strong signal to these young men and women that they must choose between their faith and their desire to protect America because the military will not reasonably accommodate their sincerely held religious beliefs"

Dec 13, 2021 30 tweets 15 min read
THREAD on the victims of the #BidenBorderCrisis:

Over the weekend, two innocent lives were lost in Mission, TX after a smuggler T-boned the victims’ car.

1/ Yes, we are dealing with the highest levels of southern border encounters on record, but even that data point can’t tell the full story of the destruction going on at our border & our communities.…

Nov 17, 2021 25 tweets 11 min read
Democrats keep claiming their massive spending bill is “popular” but we aren’t sure they’ve actually READ this 2,000+ page monstrosity.

Let’s take a look under the hood to determine how “popular” this bill actually should be.

🧵 THREAD 🧵 1/x First, Dems are relying on budget gimmicks when they say this thing costs $1.75 trillion.

@BudgetModel found the true cost will be a whopping $4 TRILLION after Dems make their spending programs permanent

Even the NYT called them out on their BS 👇

Nov 12, 2021 19 tweets 6 min read
The American people have been subjected to absolutely INSANE levels of lying, misinformation, and dishonesty from the Biden administration over the past 10 months

Since the corporate media has no real interest in pointing it out, here’s a list:

THREAD 🧵🧵🧵 Let's start with the lie that Biden wouldn't call for a federal vaxx mandate

Then President Elect Biden said in December of 2020 "No - I don't think it should be mandatory. I wouldn't demand it to be mandatory"

We all saw how that turned out…
Nov 10, 2021 5 tweets 2 min read
🚨 Inflation hit its highest rate in OVER 30 YEARS in October 🚨

-Overall prices up 6.2%
-Food prices up 5.3%
-Gas prices up 49.6% (!)
-Electricity prices up 6.5%…

THREAD Thanksgiving is right around the corner and folks can’t even find turkeys, let alone afford them.

-Turkeys were over 60% out of stock at the end of October

-Poultry, meat, fish, and egg prices are up 11.9%…
Nov 4, 2021 11 tweets 6 min read
NEW: A 24-year-old Honduran charged with murder crossed the US border illegally while posing as a minor amid the #BidenBorderCrisis

INEXCUSABLE. This is the exact sort of thing Rep. Roy has been fighting against since Biden took office

(THREAD) 🧵🧵🧵… The victim was "a father of four who had taken in the immigrant who told authorities he was 17."

“This horrific crime is the latest example of how unfettered illegal migration costs Floridians’ lives,” @GovRonDeSantis office told @nypost

FACT CHECK: TRUE, more below 🔽🔽🔽
Sep 24, 2021 9 tweets 5 min read
The House of Representatives just voted to pass the #NDAA, 316 - 113

134 Republicans voted for it.

While many of them are going to focus on the uncontroversial parts of this “bipartisan” defense bill, there’s plenty in there that isn’t getting enough attention:

THREAD: (1/9) (2/9)

First, this bill forces young women to register for the draft, which Rep. Roy has been against from the start.

"A vote for this #NDAA is a vote to draft your daughter, your sister, your mother & your wife" Image
Sep 24, 2021 6 tweets 1 min read
“Today, I voted against the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY22.

(THREAD) “I support the fundamental purpose of the NDAA to ensure we have well trained service members with all the tools necessary to carry out their mission — but unfortunately it has been hijacked by the radical left.
Aug 10, 2021 14 tweets 5 min read
19 Republican senators just voted for a $1.2 trillion “infrastructure” package that’s filled with leftist garbage.

There’s been a lot of smoke and mirror efforts to hide what’s in this bill, so let’s take a look at what they actually voted for.

🧵THREAD 🧵(1/14) First, the bill isn’t focused on hard infrastructure and instead provides billions to Green New Deal programs.

For example, it funnels $16.2 billion to renewable and energy efficiency projects and $7.5 billion to electric vehicle chargers. (2/14)