Henry Cuellar

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Henry Cuellar said : “I want to talk and see what we can do at the borders, whether Customers Border and Protection or vendors can be at the border and check temperatures or other testing at the border as there are ways we can do this, so we can get the nonessential trade coming in,” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I called tourists as essential, because a couple of years ago Mexico was sending over 18 million Mexicans to come and stay at our hotels and go to our restaurants and to our malls, and they were spending over $19 billion a year,” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We have to find a balance,” “If we are not letting Mexicans in because of political reasons, that might be something else, but if it is a logistical reason because of the health, then I think we can find a way to direct that issue at the border as the Mexicans, right now, they are checking temperatures for anybody going south, which shows that there are many ways in which we can do things” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The way the state did this is that they are looking from going to Laredo, up I-35, up H-83 and then all the way up to West Texas, but I got a commitment from my Republican friends that I would set this designation then that they would consider an alternative route from Laredo up to Mines Road and then connect up the river, pass Columbia and connect to Eagle Pass,” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Instead of building a wall, we would also have Border Patrol that could go up and down the border as everybody that has driven the 125 miles from Laredo to Eagle Pass understands what they have to travel. But this would be a straight drop,” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “This designation will make Texas and New Mexico eligible for increased federal funding to complete the I-27 highway expansion project, creating economic growth, jobs, trade opportunities across those two states,” “The I-27 expansion will grow the Texas G.D.P. by $17.2 billion and create 178,000 construction jobs. It would also add 17,000 long-term employment opportunities in the new I-27 corridor. It would also make Laredo the only port of entry that will have three corridors: I-35, I-69, I-27” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Over 4,000 trains cross through my district each year, facilitating two-way trade with Mexico, and economic prosperity for South Texas and the U.S,” “However, it is critical that we ensure that these exchanges are done in a safe manner and without impeding the daily life of those who live at the border. This new grant program will maximize safety at grade crossings by funding projects that will create solutions, such as infrastructure improvements and new communications tools, to prevent accidents” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We know that we have the health of people and the health of the economy that we need to reach a balance between these two, and we need to take steps on both sides so the different countries, states and cities and counties take such steps and coordinate very well and also with Canada in efforts to maintain the supply chain,” External link

lmtonline Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I’m going to see if I can work with the Republicans in Austin and our local legislators to see if we can get an alternative route, because I-27 goes up to I-35 and 83 up, but to see if we can go down to the Mines Road and make that as an alternative route also with security and for trade also,” External link

lmtonline Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “Now we have to look at the details, the rules to implement,” External link

wwlp Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I share our nation’s shock and outrage over the death of George Floyd ,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 26, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “We cannot leave this moment. We cannot lose this moment,” “We’ve got to do some sort of police reform” External link

wwlp Friday, June 26, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We are seeing people from all over the world, they are coming in through Central America, Mexico, and coming to the US,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, June 25, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Let’s build that here in the United States and not depend on China,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Let’s build that here in the United States and not depend on China,” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar says ( about President Trump ) : “Is this a permanent victory? No. The President can still go back and redo this termination decision again,” External link

krqe Sunday, June 21, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “All we need is a shot at taking a vote on this. That’s all we need to protect those DACA and ‘Dreamers,'” External link

wwlp Friday, June 19, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says ( about President Trump ) : “Is this a permanent victory? No. The President can still go back and redo this termination decision again,” External link

wkbn Friday, June 19, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says ( about President Trump ) : “Is this a permanent victory? No. The President can still go back and redo this termination decision again,” External link

krqe Friday, June 19, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “All we need is a shot at taking a vote on this. That’s all we need to protect those DACA and ‘Dreamers,'” External link

krqe Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We’re getting to the point where businesses that rely on non-essential travel are saying: ‘Enough is enough.' We’ve got to see if we can open this up somehow,” External link

politico Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Abraham Lincoln ) : “It is an honor to be one of only five members of Congress to receive both the United States Chamber of Commerce’s Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award and the Jefferson-Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship,” “Now more than ever, we must walk across the aisle and come together to pursue common ground and bold solutions to the historic challenges facing our communities and our nation. Americans are counting on it” External link

lmtonline Friday, June 12, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “As we see more unrelentless division and dysfunction in Washington, I am committed to stepping up and working with both Democrats and Republicans to move our country forward,” “I want to thank the Chamber of Commerce for these awards and their commitment to advocating for hard-working Americans” External link

lmtonline Friday, June 12, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “China doesn’t play by the same rules,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, June 10, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It is one of those situations that we have to take a bipartisan approach on,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, June 10, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “China doesn’t play by the same rules,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It is one of those situations that we have to take a bipartisan approach on,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “They said ‘no’ this has nothing to do with the fence,” External link

wwlp Friday, June 5, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “When Falcon Dam was built it flooded a lot of property and some of us feel those people were not treated with justice back several years ago and now you add another layer with this situation and it creates a particular problem,” External link

wwlp Friday, June 5, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We’re hoping to get a letter from them soon. I will be talking to the commissioner in the near future. We talked about trying to see if we can find a solution,” External link

wwlp Friday, June 5, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “They said ‘no’ this has nothing to do with the fence,” External link

wwlp Friday, June 5, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “When Falcon Dam was built it flooded a lot of property and some of us feel those people were not treated with justice back several years ago and now you add another layer with this situation and it creates a particular problem,” External link

wwlp Friday, June 5, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We’re hoping to get a letter from them soon. I will be talking to the commissioner in the near future. We talked about trying to see if we can find a solution,” External link

wwlp Friday, June 5, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Our community deserves safe drinking water and a strong wastewater treatment system that keeps our water clean,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Our community deserves safe drinking water and a strong wastewater treatment system that keeps our water clean,” External link

epa Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The legislative intent it was very clear that anything within Santa Ana will be protected and they should not come in and go into the Santa Ana to clear brush and all that. The congressional language should be very clear on that, in my opinion,” External link

wwlp Friday, May 22, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “My office is open but I do need feedback from the folks who feel that they might be affected and nobody’s reached out,” External link

wwlp Friday, May 22, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says ( about Texas Democrat ) : “Then this contractor from outside of Texas, he’s gonna come in, bring their people, not knowing where they are coming from, and they are going to be working in our communities,” External link

wkbn Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says ( about Texas Democrat ) : “Then this contractor from outside of Texas, he’s gonna come in, bring their people, not knowing where they are coming from, and they are going to be working in our communities,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says ( about Texas Democrat ) : “Then this contractor from outside of Texas, he’s gonna come in, bring their people, not knowing where they are coming from, and they are going to be working in our communities,” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The State of Texas is not giving the money out like they got the money. They’re putting certain strings on it,” External link

wwlp Friday, May 15, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Why are they putting certain strings on the small counties when we didn’t do that to the big counties, or to the State of Texas?” External link

wwlp Friday, May 15, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “This call was pretty amazing because you got together five governors from Mexico and our stakeholders from the U.S., and we had stakeholders from the private Mexican side, as well. It was a good call and we made some recommendations and let’s see what happens hopefully soon between both federal governments,” External link

wkbn Friday, May 15, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I say this very, very respectfully to Mexico that we’re not going into their internal affairs. Were not stepping into their sovereignty. All we’re asking is can the United States and Mexico coordinate on what is essential on the U.S. side, what is essential on the Mexican side so we can continue our trade and supply chains chain moving? That’s all we’re doing,” External link

wkbn Friday, May 15, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The Rio Grande is a significant environmental landmark and resource for all South Texas border communities” “Not only is it a resource for individuals along the border, but it is also home to a variety of plants and wildlife. Groups like RGISC are continuously fighting to protect this beautiful river, its watershed, and surrounding environment. This critical funding will help RGISC continue their hard work in preserving the Rio Grande. I’d like to thank RGISC President Melissa Cigarroa, Executive Director Tricia Cortez, and the rest of RGISC board of directors and staff, for their leadership in addressing issues surrounding water management at the Rio Grande” External link

lmtonline Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “We still have 6,000 truckers that cross the border from Mexico into the United States and going back… we need food, we need auto supplies and all that, but are we testing those drivers?” External link

wwlp Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Texas healthcare providers are on the front lines of this pandemic, working around the clock to defeat this virus,” “This federal funding will help them treat uninsured Americans, maintain a strong workforce, buy critical supplies and keep their doors open during this emergency” External link

lmtonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “As a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, I will continue to fight for our medical providers and personnel so they can continue to provide high-quality care for our communities during the coronavirus pandemic,” “I want to thank our brave doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals for keeping our communities safe and healthy” External link

lmtonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It is dangerous and unacceptable for border wall construction to continue during this public health crisis,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It is critical we continue to act swiftly as our country is facing this health and economic crisis,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented economic crisis, greatly impacting the energy sector in Texas and across the nation. During these challenging times, we must invest in both renewable energy as well as preserve the record economic gains in the oil and gas industry the United States has obtained in the recent years. For this reason, I am co-sponsoring this legislation so we can fund and replenish the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in order to protect the global market from a supply disruption. We must defend the energy sector and take care of the millions of American working families who rely on it. Replenishing the SPR will not only strengthen our economic well-being, but also our national security,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “Joe has a track record tailor-made for the crisis we face,” External link

dallasnews Saturday, April 18, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The numbers have dropped considerably, but people are still coming,” “If something goes wrong, that affects everything else” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, April 17, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We have those other issues that might have been No. 1 for some of us, but the health issue has been elevated to No. 1,” “We’ve still got to bring up those issues that are still important to the district” External link

politico Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar wrote : “Money should be invested in healthcare, small businesses, and fighting the spread of COVID-19, not used to build an ineffective and wasteful border wall that does not solve our immigration crisis or protect our homeland,” “Those who are tasked with building this wall are susceptible to not only contracting COVID-19, but also risk spreading the virus to others. Continuation of construction only exacerbates the public health risks for those living at the southern border, detracting from our national efforts against fighting this virus” External link

click2houston Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Community health centers are crucial to our nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “There are many Americans who depend on public transit as their primary means for transportation,” “This funding will allow the public transportation systems in San Antonio to continue covering expenses for operation, as well as personnel. Our community is struggling with all sorts of challenges from COVID-19 and we must do all we can to assist local and state entities in this time of crisis. As a senior member on the Appropriations Committee, I will work to ensure that our public transit systems are not overlooked, and that federal money continues to reach our district. I would like to thank the San Antonio Congressional Delegation in helping secure this funding” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Bernadine Natalie Moni Elimbi ) : "After failing to convince the Government of Mexico or the U.S. Congress to pay for his ineffective wall, the president is trying to bypass constitutional authority with his 'emergency' declaration," "He is taking duly appropriated funding intended for the military, law enforcement, and many other priority areas in order to follow through on his campaign promise" External link

chron Friday, April 10, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Our nation is facing an unprecedent crisis, and now more than ever, our front-line law enforcement officers, corrections officials, and public safety professionals need all the resources and funding to keep our communities safe,” “This federal investment will help ensure that these first responders are able to continue protecting our community in this crisis” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Our nation is facing an unprecedent crisis, and now more than ever, our front-line law enforcement officers, corrections officials, and public safety professionals need all the resources and funding to keep our communities safe,” “This federal investment will help ensure that these first responders are able to continue protecting our community in this crisis” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It’s been a top priority to ensure that while, yes, we help stop transmission of the virus, we still keep balance of trade — especially given that we trade with Mexico a million dollars a minute,” External link

politico Monday, March 30, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “I’ve never seen one single bill that does this. It is a huge amount but it’s very diff times that we are living in right now,” External link

wwlp Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I will continue to work with CBP and Mexico, our economic partner, friend and neighbor, to ensure our economies are strong and our people are safe. I want to thank the men and women of CBP who are on the front lines every day keeping our country safe and making our country more prosperous,” External link

lmtonline Saturday, March 21, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I will continue to work with CBP and Mexico, our economic partner, friend, and neighbor, to ensure our economies are strong and our people are safe. I want to thank the men and women of CBP who are on the front lines every day keeping our country safe and making our country more prosperous,” External link

wkbn Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The voters spoke, and they do want moderates in the Congress,” External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The voters spoke, and they do want moderates in the Congress,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The voters spoke, and they do want moderates in the Congress,” External link

680news Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “There’s two ways to run — unopposed or scared,” External link

politico Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "My district. It's very simple," External link

cnbc Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "there are so many jobs here tied into trade" External link

cnbc Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We’re seeing folks that are trying to purify the Democrats,” “They feel that the only way somebody is a real Democrat is if they’re a real progressive … and if you don’t fit in that image, then you’re the enemy” External link

thehill Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “This has not impacted the ability for Customs and Border Protection to execute or sustain their Homeland Security mission. CBP continues to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and there is an office inside of Homeland that is being coordinated to make sure we have a whole government approach to this novel coronavirus,” External link

good4utah Sunday, February 23, 2020 4:00:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They have certain steps they take to make sure they protect themselves,” External link

good4utah Sunday, February 23, 2020 4:00:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “This has not impacted the ability for Customs and Border Protection to execute or sustain their Homeland Security mission. CBP continues to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and there is an office inside of Homeland that is being coordinated to make sure we have a whole government approach to this novel coronavirus,” External link

wate Friday, February 21, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They have certain steps they take to make sure they protect themselves,” External link

wate Friday, February 21, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “This has not impacted the ability for Customs and Border Protection to execute or sustain their Homeland Security mission. CBP continues to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and there is an office inside of Homeland that is being coordinated to make sure we have a whole government approach to this novel coronavirus,” External link

wwlp Friday, February 21, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They have certain steps they take to make sure they protect themselves,” External link

wwlp Friday, February 21, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Can you please name all the liberal seats that Republicans are in so we can go after that?” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, February 15, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “These jobs do not only feed our local families, they also feed our local economy and fund our local schools,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 14, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “These jobs do not only feed our local families, they also feed our local economy and fund our local schools,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They only pay to provide maintenance, bring them up and bring them down,” External link

good4utah Tuesday, February 11, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Mission Reach is a tremendous natural and recreational resource for the City of San Antonio. However, for far too long our local government has had to bear the financial burden of paying for this project,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 11, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I am honored to invite Alex as my distinguished guest,” “Through his involvement with different programs and events, he displays true passion for his goals and his community. After hearing his story and understanding the struggles he and his family have overcome, it is clear he is a driven and selfless individual. Alex is on the right path to succeed in law enforcement and I could not be more delighted to present him with the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC, for the State of the Union Address” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 8, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Sea ports have a Harbor Maintenance Trust account and they handle less than 20 percent of all trade and people coming into the United States. The land ports handle over 80 percent of all cargo and all the people coming in but there is no dedicated trust fund for the ports of entry, that’s why we’re over $5 billion short on land ports,” External link

wwlp Friday, February 7, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “There is money there and if the Valley area or the Laredo area or the El Paso area or Brownsville area … are passing cargo through those ports, then why is it we are passing all of our revenues to Washington, D.C.? I think some of that should stay there to improve the land ports and accommodate trade and tourism for the border,” External link

wwlp Friday, February 7, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “My opponent gets outside endorsements. I have over 225 local endorsements — from sheriffs to county commissioners to mayors. So my focus is on inside the district and not celebrities outside the district. And if you ask who are the public officials helping her inside the district, you’ll get the answer she doesn’t have anybody,” External link

wwlp Thursday, January 30, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “That is the big difference between the election: I’m inside the district. She’s outside the district,” External link

wwlp Thursday, January 30, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “On the border, CBP has been taking certain steps because on the border there are Chinese immigrants that come in, not only Central Americans and Mexicans. We get people from all over the world,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “to make sure that we have protective measures for our men and women who are there,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Monies have been appropriated, but we have to work together,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : “Our local law enforcement require a variety of resources and personnel to keep our South Texas families, friends, and neighbors protected,” “These critical funds will provide much-needed support for our law enforcement. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, I will continue to ensure law enforcement has the necessary funding so they can do their jobs safely and effectively. I want to thank Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar, Laredo Chief of Police Claudio Trevino and the rest of their team for their tireless work in protecting our communities” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Access to trauma care saves lives. Victims treated at trauma centers have a 25 percent higher survival rate compared to those seen in hospitals without those services. However, our community lacked the personnel and resources to provide this critical health care service as a level 1 Trauma Center. People in the Laredo area would have to be transported to San Antonio to receive trauma care,” “For this reason, I worked hard to create this unique collaboration between the U.S. Army, Laredo Medical Center, and Doctors Hospital so we can provide better service and care to the people of our community” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Human trafficking affects every corner of the earth, from rural to urban areas. We must do everything to assist the 20 million victims of human trafficking and combat it in all its forms,” “For this reason, I worked hard to secure funding in the final spending bill that will work to eradicate this horrible injustice and give retributions to survivors. Additionally, I also included language that will improve ways for local and federal law enforcement to recognize, report and intervene in human trafficking in rural, underserved areas. As the Vice Charmain of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, I am committed to strengthening our nation’s efforts to combat human trafficking” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “There are times where they have to wait two, three, four years before they go in front of a judge,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “The courtrooms have not matched the number of judges,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “There are times where they have to wait two, three, four years before they go in front of a judge,” External link

krqe Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “The courtrooms have not matched the number of judges,” External link

krqe Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They believe in circular firing squads, and I think that’s wrong,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 20, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Texas Sen ) : “They ran ads because they couldn’t find anybody to run, and they got a candidate who had to move here after she got recruited,” “I took the bar in Texas, which she hasn't taken. She had to take it in New York. So, was her intention to live in New York? I have nothing against her, but the group that did this, I definitely have a problem with” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 20, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar asked : “I mean, what's your address?” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 20, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar disse : “Vamos ter, acho, um debate de 10 minutos, votaremos e enviaremos tudo. E o julgamento no Senado, presumo, começará na próxima semana” External link

portalangop Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar disse : "Vamos ter acho um debate de 10 minutos, votaremos e enviaremos tudo. E o julgamento no Senado, presumo, começará na próxima semana" External link

noticias-r7 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "We'll have I think about a 10-minute debate and we'll vote on it and then send everything over. And the Senate trial, I assume, will start next week," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “The vote will be tomorrow (Tuesday),” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The resolution will be done tomorrow; the managers will be named in the resolution. We’ll have about a 10-minute debate and we’ll vote on it and then send everything over. And the Senate trial, I assume, will start next week,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar disse : "Vamos ter acho um debate de 10 minutos, votaremos e enviaremos tudo. E o julgamento no Senado, presumo, começará na próxima semana" External link

extra Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar disse : "Vamos ter acho um debate de 10 minutos, votaremos e enviaremos tudo. E o julgamento no Senado, presumo, começará na próxima semana" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "We'll have I think about a 10-minute debate and we'll vote on it and then send everything over. And the Senate trial, I assume, will start next week," External link

trust2 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "We'll have I think about a 10-minute debate and we'll vote on it and then send everything over. And the Senate trial, I assume, will start next week," External link

bordermail Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "We'll have I think about a 10-minute debate and we'll vote on it and then send everything over. And the Senate trial, I assume, will start next week," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We’ll have I think about a 10-minute debate and we’ll vote on it and then send everything over. And the Senate trial, I assume, will start next week,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “We see more than 14 to 16,000 trailers a day,” “You are talking about times where it could go from $1.3 billion dollars every single day” External link

wwlp Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Hopefully, we will start to get away from this circular firing squad,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, January 11, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Hopefully, we will start to get away from this circular firing squad,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, January 10, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The backlog of immigration court cases has expanded at such a significant pace that the system is overworked,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 10, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I have asked them to make sure it is English and Spanish,” “In 2010 we had to push them hard to get them to do a little bit more in Spanish. This year they seem to be doing a lot better than where they were in 2010” External link

wwlp Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about US Census Bureau ) : “Texas is not at the top of the states that people automatically return their Census forms,” External link

wwlp Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Bernadine Natalie Moni Elimbi ) : "After failing to convince the Government of Mexico or the U.S. Congress to pay for his ineffective wall, the president is trying to bypass constitutional authority with his 'emergency' declaration," "He is taking duly appropriated funding intended for the military, law enforcement, and many other priority areas in order to follow through on his campaign promise" External link

chron Sunday, December 22, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “Every day there is more than $1.7 billion dollars of trade between the U.S. and Mexico,” External link

wwlp Friday, December 20, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The president is not above the law, and this Congress must hold him accountable for his actions,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, December 19, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “A failure to vote yes would be a repudiation of my Constitutional responsibility to check the president and balance our democracy,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:04:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I voted no because they did not put my restrictions in the measure,” External link

good4utah Wednesday, December 18, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Well, first of all, I call them ‘Justice Socialists.’ They are socialists, no ifs and no buts about it,” External link

dailycaller Tuesday, December 17, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We are ready to rock and roll,” External link

southernminn Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Texas Department ) : “Our South Texas community was rattled by the shooting in Sutherland Springs. Two years later this month, many survivors are still struggling from this tragedy,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:10:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "It is important that we celebrate our farmers and ranchers who strengthen the bond between humans and animals and work tirelessly to put food on our tables in a safe, ethical and humanely raised manner," External link

prnewswire Friday, November 15, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The backlog of immigration court cases has expanded at such a significant pace that the system is overworked,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “For many years we were adding Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, but if you don’t have the immigration judges to handle those cases, you’re going to have a backlog,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The backlog of immigration court cases has expanded at such a significant pace that the system is overworked,” External link

good4utah Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “For many years we were adding Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, but if you don’t have the immigration judges to handle those cases, you’re going to have a backlog,” External link

good4utah Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The backlog of immigration court cases has expanded at such a significant pace that the system is overworked,” External link

fox2now Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “For many years we were adding Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, but if you don’t have the immigration judges to handle those cases, you’re going to have a backlog,” External link

fox2now Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The backlog of immigration court cases has expanded at such a significant pace that the system is overworked,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “For many years we were adding Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, but if you don’t have the immigration judges to handle those cases, you’re going to have a backlog,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "If we lose the independents because we are far left, then that election in November 2020 is going to go in a direction that we don't want," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "When you have folks that want to purify the Democratic Party and say the only way you can be a Democrat is to be in our image, that is wrong," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "If we lose the independents because we are far left, then that election in November 2020 is going to go in a direction that we don't want," External link

trust2 Monday, October 21, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "When you have folks that want to purify the Democratic Party and say the only way you can be a Democrat is to be in our image, that is wrong," External link

trust2 Monday, October 21, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The Mexican government is giving assurances that the money for the budget will be there to enforce the labor laws in Mexico,” External link

wwlp Saturday, October 19, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Even though the EFSP National Board has not awarded the full $30 million that was appropriated in the FY19 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill, this is an important step to compensating the communities that have been on the front lines in providing humanitarian services to migrants at our southern border. It is critical that the EFSP National Board proceeds with awarding reimbursements to local entities and remains transparent in the application process,” External link

wwlp Monday, October 14, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I will continue to work with both the National Board as well as local governments and organizations to ensure our communities are all properly reimbursed for their work. I encourage local stakeholders to contact my office for questions or concerns regarding the second application process. I want to thank the local entities who remain committed to providing humanitarian assistance,” External link

wwlp Monday, October 14, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about President Trump ) : “I take this matter very seriously and will continue to protect Starr County border communities from President Trump’s wall,” “I have included prohibitions for any border wall construction in all U.S. House passed Appropriations bills and am working with federal agencies to ensure our border communities are heard” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 7, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Since 1994, the North American Development Bank (NADB) has addressed air pollution, untreated sewage, trash and sediment problems along the U.S.-Mexico border by financing critical environmental infrastructure projects,” “This legislation will enhance the bank’s ability to invest in these environmental infrastructure projects, which will work to improve air quality, conserve water, reduce energy consumption and develop renewable energy sources. I will continue to work to recapitalize and fund NADB so we can improve environmental quality at our southern border” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 7, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar added : “I want to express my gratitude to Chairwoman Maxine Waters for working with me to pass this bill through committee” “I would also like to thank Congressmen Juan Vargas as well as Vicente Gonzalez for their dedication to financing critical infrastructure projects that will improve along our southern border” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 7, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Investing in early learning opportunities is critical for both the success of our children and our country,” “Children who attend high-quality pre-kindergarten, like Early Head Start and Head Start, are more likely to have better outcomes in school, to graduate from high school, and to become productive adults who contribute to our economy” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 7, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I am for reasonable gun reform,” External link

wral Thursday, September 12, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “This is not New York, this is Texas,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Local governments and organizations have been on the front lines providing critical humanitarian services to migrant children and families at our southern border,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 5, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “South Texas faces unique health care challenges. Texas has the highest uninsured rates in the country; specifically, in my district, 29 percent of all residents are uninsured. Our region also faces high rates of diabetes, substance abuse, mental health disorders, teen pregnancy, cervical cancer, obesity and tuberculosis,” “These federal funds will ensure Gateway Community Health Center is able to provide underserved communities in Webb and Zapata county the healthcare and educational services they need. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, I will continue to fund community health clinics and medical centers, who are the back bone to delivering primary care and preventative care for low-income and vulnerable communities” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 5, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I came to Congress to advance access to quality education for the people of South Texas. Education is critical to expanding opportunity and growing both a local and national economy,” “These federal funds for South Texas College will provide students the necessary resources and skills so they are able to participate in a 21st century workforce. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, I secured funds for these programs so low-income and disadvantaged students are able to pursue their educational goals. I would like to thank South Texas College President Shirley Reed and the rest of the faculty for working to ensure that South Texas students get the education and opportunities they deserve” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 5, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “These folks will do almost everything except carry a gun,” External link

krqe Saturday, August 31, 2019 1:32:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Robert Lighthizer ) : “The atmosphere is very different this time. In the past you couldn’t finish the question and [progressives] would say no. In this one they’re saying they want to get to yes, we’re trying to learn a little bit more,” “Robert [Lighthizer] has been really accommodating” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, August 26, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I gotta hand it to Veronica. She’s been doing a good job. She’s been inviting a lot of members to El Paso,” External link

thedailybeast Wednesday, August 21, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “When Democrats come down, all they want to see is detention centers. When Republicans come in… they want to see pictures of drugs or guns that have been confiscated,” External link

thedailybeast Wednesday, August 21, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It’s basically because they know I’m from here. I’m not one of these bomb throwers,” External link

thedailybeast Wednesday, August 21, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Jeffrey Miller ) : “As the Laredo International Airport becomes a leader in international trade air traffic and a key hub for tourism, we need to ensure that the voices of the surrounding communities are heard,” “These funds will provide the necessary resources for local neighborhoods so they can receive much-needed relief from the noise pollution. I would like to thank Mayor Pete Saenz, Interim Co-City Managers Robert Eads and Rosario Cabello, Laredo International Airport Director Jeffrey Miller and all who helped to secure this funding and continue to support investments in Laredo’s transportation infrastructure and economic growth” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, August 17, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about State Park ) : “If you remember earlier this year, we were able to stop the fence in SpaceX, Bentsen State Park, the Santa Ana Wildlife, the National Butterfly Center, and the (La Lomita) Chapel where we went to pray today,” External link

wwlp Thursday, August 15, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about State Park ) : “If you remember earlier this year, we were able to stop the fence in SpaceX, Bentsen State Park, the Santa Ana Wildlife, the National Butterfly Center, and the (La Lomita) Chapel where we went to pray today,” External link

good4utah Thursday, August 15, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about State Park ) : “If you remember earlier this year, we were able to stop the fence in SpaceX, Bentsen State Park, the Santa Ana Wildlife, the National Butterfly Center, and the (La Lomita) Chapel where we went to pray today,” External link

wearecentralpa Thursday, August 15, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It is critical that all local governments and organizations be reimbursed for providing humanitarian aid to unaccompanied children and families at our southern border,” “This announcement demonstrates FEMA is taking the necessary steps to distribute the $30 million I secured in the FY19 Emergency Border Supplemental Appropriations Bill. I will continue to monitor the distribution of these funds to ensure that all proper entities are reimbursed for providing food and shelter to the migrants in need. I would like to thank the National Board for working efficiently to provide potential applicants in the district with this vital information” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 9, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Border security in Texas requires a variety of strategies and resources as well as coordination on the federal, state, and local level,” “These funds will provide much-needed support for our law enforcement who are working tirelessly to keep our border communities safe. Since 2009, I have secured over $32.7 million in OPSG funds for Hidalgo County. As Vice Chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Appropriations, I will continue to ensure the men and women of law enforcement have the necessary funding to keep our South Texas communities safe and secure. I want to thank Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra, Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez, as well as all local, state, and federal officers for their commitment to helping to secure our southern border” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 9, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “My district is home to the largest inland port in the United States, conducting over 60 percent of all U.S.-Mexico trade. Currently, increased wait times at the U.S.-Mexico border are impacting our economy and safety,” “Pre-vetting companies will ensure that our ports of entry can continue processing cargo through our borders efficiently and securely. I am proud to co-sponsor this bipartisan piece of legislation that will increase security at our southern border while reducing wait times at our ports of entry. I would like to thank Congressmen Rogers, Buchanan, McCaul and Higgins for their work to improve our country’s national security and economic prosperity” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 12, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “My understanding is it's going to be difficult to go by itself. Not impossible, but difficult,” “Because, you know, there's some extreme positions, so the best way is to pass it is to put it as part of a package” External link

thehill Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “This is part of the legislative process. We’ll get it done,” External link

thehill Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Bernadine Natalie Moni Elimbi ) : "After failing to convince the Government of Mexico or the U.S. Congress to pay for his ineffective wall, the president is trying to bypass constitutional authority with his 'emergency' declaration," "He is taking duly appropriated funding intended for the military, law enforcement, and many other priority areas in order to follow through on his campaign promise" External link

chron Sunday, June 23, 2019 6:47:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "I've been polling and my district is more moderate, conservative Democrats, and I think an outside group that thinks that they know South Texas politics better than I do are going to find [that] out," External link

nbcnews Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I’d rather play defense at the 20-yard line than the 1-yard line that we call the U.S./Mexico border,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, June 7, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “If a product comes from China or Europe, it will have about four percent American parts in it,” “If it comes from Canada, it will have about 25 percent. But if it comes from Mexico it will have 40 percent American parts” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, June 7, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “In my opinion, we do have to come up with some money,” “But we’ve got to convince our more progressive friends that this is not ICE, this is not deportation, this is to take care of kids” External link

politico Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar recalled : “I said, ‘Hey, what are we doing here?” External link

politico Saturday, June 1, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar raconté : «a dit: ‘Je suis sûr que vous pouvez trouver une solution à une partie de vos désaccords'» External link

lefigaro Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:25:00 PM EAT



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Jim Henson said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "The days of Cuellar having uncontested races are over," "There will be more liberal to progressive candidates in the next Senate primary, and there will be more liberal to progressive candidates in congressional and state rep races where the traffic will bear it. And where the traffic will bear it is in the most rapidly growing parts of the state" External link

statesman Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Nancy Pelosi said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "We want this to be not only a victory, but a resounding victory for Henry Cuellar," External link

CBSnews Monday, March 2, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Nita Lowey said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "Henry is such a valuable member of the Appropriations Committee," "I may be the chair, but he's the adviser. He understands it, and we are so thrilled to have him there" External link

click2houston Monday, March 2, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Nancy Pelosi told ( about Henry Cuellar ) : “We want this to be not only a victory, but a resounding victory for Henry Cuellar,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Nancy Pelosi said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "We want this to be not only a victory, but a resounding victory for Henry Cuellar," External link

cnbc Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Nancy Pelosi told ( about Henry Cuellar ) : “We want this to be not only a victory, but a resounding victory for Henry Cuellar,” External link

nbcnews Sunday, March 1, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Nancy Pelosi said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "We assume that Henry will win, but we don't take anything for granted," External link

statesman Sunday, March 1, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Nancy Pelosi told ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "We want this to be not only a victory, but a resounding victory for Henry Cuellar," External link

click2houston Sunday, February 23, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Nancy Pelosi said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "We assume that Henry will win, but we don't take anything for granted," "The word 'assume' — ass of you and me. Assume nothing" External link

click2houston Sunday, February 23, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Will Hurd said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : “Mission Reach has already produced tremendous cultural and economic gains, not just for the Southside – but for all of San Antonio – and this reimbursement will only help further advance revitalizing these areas,” “I am proud to have worked with local leaders and my colleagues on the Appropriations Committee like Congressman Cuellar to secure reimbursements year after year. Mission Reach has funded critical Army Corps work to protect life and property and that will continue. It’s important to me that the communities across TX-23 know that I will fight on their behalf and continue to deliver as they work to make our city a better place” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 11, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : “Our local law enforcement require a variety of resources and personnel to keep our South Texas families, friends, and neighbors protected,” “These critical funds will provide much-needed support for our law enforcement. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, I will continue to ensure law enforcement has the necessary funding so they can do their jobs safely and effectively. I want to thank Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar, Laredo Chief of Police Claudio Trevino and the rest of their team for their tireless work in protecting our communities” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

John Cornyn said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : “I agree with Henry that if they key it up in the House, which I have heard him say they will do, and it passes, then it will pass the Senate,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, September 5, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

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Henry Cuellar said : “I want to talk and see what we can do at the borders, whether Customers Border and Protection or vendors can be at the border and check temperatures or other testing at the border as there are ways we can do this, so we can get the nonessential trade coming in,” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I called tourists as essential, because a couple of years ago Mexico was sending over 18 million Mexicans to come and stay at our hotels and go to our restaurants and to our malls, and they were spending over $19 billion a year,” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We have to find a balance,” “If we are not letting Mexicans in because of political reasons, that might be something else, but if it is a logistical reason because of the health, then I think we can find a way to direct that issue at the border as the Mexicans, right now, they are checking temperatures for anybody going south, which shows that there are many ways in which we can do things” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The way the state did this is that they are looking from going to Laredo, up I-35, up H-83 and then all the way up to West Texas, but I got a commitment from my Republican friends that I would set this designation then that they would consider an alternative route from Laredo up to Mines Road and then connect up the river, pass Columbia and connect to Eagle Pass,” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Instead of building a wall, we would also have Border Patrol that could go up and down the border as everybody that has driven the 125 miles from Laredo to Eagle Pass understands what they have to travel. But this would be a straight drop,” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “This designation will make Texas and New Mexico eligible for increased federal funding to complete the I-27 highway expansion project, creating economic growth, jobs, trade opportunities across those two states,” “The I-27 expansion will grow the Texas G.D.P. by $17.2 billion and create 178,000 construction jobs. It would also add 17,000 long-term employment opportunities in the new I-27 corridor. It would also make Laredo the only port of entry that will have three corridors: I-35, I-69, I-27” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Over 4,000 trains cross through my district each year, facilitating two-way trade with Mexico, and economic prosperity for South Texas and the U.S,” “However, it is critical that we ensure that these exchanges are done in a safe manner and without impeding the daily life of those who live at the border. This new grant program will maximize safety at grade crossings by funding projects that will create solutions, such as infrastructure improvements and new communications tools, to prevent accidents” External link

lmtonline Monday, July 6, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We know that we have the health of people and the health of the economy that we need to reach a balance between these two, and we need to take steps on both sides so the different countries, states and cities and counties take such steps and coordinate very well and also with Canada in efforts to maintain the supply chain,” External link

lmtonline Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I’m going to see if I can work with the Republicans in Austin and our local legislators to see if we can get an alternative route, because I-27 goes up to I-35 and 83 up, but to see if we can go down to the Mines Road and make that as an alternative route also with security and for trade also,” External link

lmtonline Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “Now we have to look at the details, the rules to implement,” External link

wwlp Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I share our nation’s shock and outrage over the death of George Floyd ,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 26, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “We cannot leave this moment. We cannot lose this moment,” “We’ve got to do some sort of police reform” External link

wwlp Friday, June 26, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We are seeing people from all over the world, they are coming in through Central America, Mexico, and coming to the US,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, June 25, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Let’s build that here in the United States and not depend on China,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Let’s build that here in the United States and not depend on China,” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar says ( about President Trump ) : “Is this a permanent victory? No. The President can still go back and redo this termination decision again,” External link

krqe Sunday, June 21, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “All we need is a shot at taking a vote on this. That’s all we need to protect those DACA and ‘Dreamers,'” External link

wwlp Friday, June 19, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says ( about President Trump ) : “Is this a permanent victory? No. The President can still go back and redo this termination decision again,” External link

wkbn Friday, June 19, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says ( about President Trump ) : “Is this a permanent victory? No. The President can still go back and redo this termination decision again,” External link

krqe Friday, June 19, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “All we need is a shot at taking a vote on this. That’s all we need to protect those DACA and ‘Dreamers,'” External link

krqe Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We’re getting to the point where businesses that rely on non-essential travel are saying: ‘Enough is enough.' We’ve got to see if we can open this up somehow,” External link

politico Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Abraham Lincoln ) : “It is an honor to be one of only five members of Congress to receive both the United States Chamber of Commerce’s Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award and the Jefferson-Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship,” “Now more than ever, we must walk across the aisle and come together to pursue common ground and bold solutions to the historic challenges facing our communities and our nation. Americans are counting on it” External link

lmtonline Friday, June 12, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “As we see more unrelentless division and dysfunction in Washington, I am committed to stepping up and working with both Democrats and Republicans to move our country forward,” “I want to thank the Chamber of Commerce for these awards and their commitment to advocating for hard-working Americans” External link

lmtonline Friday, June 12, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “China doesn’t play by the same rules,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, June 10, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It is one of those situations that we have to take a bipartisan approach on,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, June 10, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “China doesn’t play by the same rules,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It is one of those situations that we have to take a bipartisan approach on,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “They said ‘no’ this has nothing to do with the fence,” External link

wwlp Friday, June 5, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “When Falcon Dam was built it flooded a lot of property and some of us feel those people were not treated with justice back several years ago and now you add another layer with this situation and it creates a particular problem,” External link

wwlp Friday, June 5, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We’re hoping to get a letter from them soon. I will be talking to the commissioner in the near future. We talked about trying to see if we can find a solution,” External link

wwlp Friday, June 5, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “They said ‘no’ this has nothing to do with the fence,” External link

wwlp Friday, June 5, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “When Falcon Dam was built it flooded a lot of property and some of us feel those people were not treated with justice back several years ago and now you add another layer with this situation and it creates a particular problem,” External link

wwlp Friday, June 5, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We’re hoping to get a letter from them soon. I will be talking to the commissioner in the near future. We talked about trying to see if we can find a solution,” External link

wwlp Friday, June 5, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Our community deserves safe drinking water and a strong wastewater treatment system that keeps our water clean,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Our community deserves safe drinking water and a strong wastewater treatment system that keeps our water clean,” External link

epa Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The legislative intent it was very clear that anything within Santa Ana will be protected and they should not come in and go into the Santa Ana to clear brush and all that. The congressional language should be very clear on that, in my opinion,” External link

wwlp Friday, May 22, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “My office is open but I do need feedback from the folks who feel that they might be affected and nobody’s reached out,” External link

wwlp Friday, May 22, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says ( about Texas Democrat ) : “Then this contractor from outside of Texas, he’s gonna come in, bring their people, not knowing where they are coming from, and they are going to be working in our communities,” External link

wkbn Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says ( about Texas Democrat ) : “Then this contractor from outside of Texas, he’s gonna come in, bring their people, not knowing where they are coming from, and they are going to be working in our communities,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says ( about Texas Democrat ) : “Then this contractor from outside of Texas, he’s gonna come in, bring their people, not knowing where they are coming from, and they are going to be working in our communities,” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The State of Texas is not giving the money out like they got the money. They’re putting certain strings on it,” External link

wwlp Friday, May 15, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Why are they putting certain strings on the small counties when we didn’t do that to the big counties, or to the State of Texas?” External link

wwlp Friday, May 15, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “This call was pretty amazing because you got together five governors from Mexico and our stakeholders from the U.S., and we had stakeholders from the private Mexican side, as well. It was a good call and we made some recommendations and let’s see what happens hopefully soon between both federal governments,” External link

wkbn Friday, May 15, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I say this very, very respectfully to Mexico that we’re not going into their internal affairs. Were not stepping into their sovereignty. All we’re asking is can the United States and Mexico coordinate on what is essential on the U.S. side, what is essential on the Mexican side so we can continue our trade and supply chains chain moving? That’s all we’re doing,” External link

wkbn Friday, May 15, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The Rio Grande is a significant environmental landmark and resource for all South Texas border communities” “Not only is it a resource for individuals along the border, but it is also home to a variety of plants and wildlife. Groups like RGISC are continuously fighting to protect this beautiful river, its watershed, and surrounding environment. This critical funding will help RGISC continue their hard work in preserving the Rio Grande. I’d like to thank RGISC President Melissa Cigarroa, Executive Director Tricia Cortez, and the rest of RGISC board of directors and staff, for their leadership in addressing issues surrounding water management at the Rio Grande” External link

lmtonline Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “We still have 6,000 truckers that cross the border from Mexico into the United States and going back… we need food, we need auto supplies and all that, but are we testing those drivers?” External link

wwlp Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Texas healthcare providers are on the front lines of this pandemic, working around the clock to defeat this virus,” “This federal funding will help them treat uninsured Americans, maintain a strong workforce, buy critical supplies and keep their doors open during this emergency” External link

lmtonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “As a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, I will continue to fight for our medical providers and personnel so they can continue to provide high-quality care for our communities during the coronavirus pandemic,” “I want to thank our brave doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals for keeping our communities safe and healthy” External link

lmtonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It is dangerous and unacceptable for border wall construction to continue during this public health crisis,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It is critical we continue to act swiftly as our country is facing this health and economic crisis,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented economic crisis, greatly impacting the energy sector in Texas and across the nation. During these challenging times, we must invest in both renewable energy as well as preserve the record economic gains in the oil and gas industry the United States has obtained in the recent years. For this reason, I am co-sponsoring this legislation so we can fund and replenish the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in order to protect the global market from a supply disruption. We must defend the energy sector and take care of the millions of American working families who rely on it. Replenishing the SPR will not only strengthen our economic well-being, but also our national security,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “Joe has a track record tailor-made for the crisis we face,” External link

dallasnews Saturday, April 18, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The numbers have dropped considerably, but people are still coming,” “If something goes wrong, that affects everything else” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, April 17, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We have those other issues that might have been No. 1 for some of us, but the health issue has been elevated to No. 1,” “We’ve still got to bring up those issues that are still important to the district” External link

politico Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar wrote : “Money should be invested in healthcare, small businesses, and fighting the spread of COVID-19, not used to build an ineffective and wasteful border wall that does not solve our immigration crisis or protect our homeland,” “Those who are tasked with building this wall are susceptible to not only contracting COVID-19, but also risk spreading the virus to others. Continuation of construction only exacerbates the public health risks for those living at the southern border, detracting from our national efforts against fighting this virus” External link

click2houston Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Community health centers are crucial to our nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “There are many Americans who depend on public transit as their primary means for transportation,” “This funding will allow the public transportation systems in San Antonio to continue covering expenses for operation, as well as personnel. Our community is struggling with all sorts of challenges from COVID-19 and we must do all we can to assist local and state entities in this time of crisis. As a senior member on the Appropriations Committee, I will work to ensure that our public transit systems are not overlooked, and that federal money continues to reach our district. I would like to thank the San Antonio Congressional Delegation in helping secure this funding” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Bernadine Natalie Moni Elimbi ) : "After failing to convince the Government of Mexico or the U.S. Congress to pay for his ineffective wall, the president is trying to bypass constitutional authority with his 'emergency' declaration," "He is taking duly appropriated funding intended for the military, law enforcement, and many other priority areas in order to follow through on his campaign promise" External link

chron Friday, April 10, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Our nation is facing an unprecedent crisis, and now more than ever, our front-line law enforcement officers, corrections officials, and public safety professionals need all the resources and funding to keep our communities safe,” “This federal investment will help ensure that these first responders are able to continue protecting our community in this crisis” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Our nation is facing an unprecedent crisis, and now more than ever, our front-line law enforcement officers, corrections officials, and public safety professionals need all the resources and funding to keep our communities safe,” “This federal investment will help ensure that these first responders are able to continue protecting our community in this crisis” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It’s been a top priority to ensure that while, yes, we help stop transmission of the virus, we still keep balance of trade — especially given that we trade with Mexico a million dollars a minute,” External link

politico Monday, March 30, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “I’ve never seen one single bill that does this. It is a huge amount but it’s very diff times that we are living in right now,” External link

wwlp Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I will continue to work with CBP and Mexico, our economic partner, friend and neighbor, to ensure our economies are strong and our people are safe. I want to thank the men and women of CBP who are on the front lines every day keeping our country safe and making our country more prosperous,” External link

lmtonline Saturday, March 21, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I will continue to work with CBP and Mexico, our economic partner, friend, and neighbor, to ensure our economies are strong and our people are safe. I want to thank the men and women of CBP who are on the front lines every day keeping our country safe and making our country more prosperous,” External link

wkbn Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The voters spoke, and they do want moderates in the Congress,” External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The voters spoke, and they do want moderates in the Congress,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The voters spoke, and they do want moderates in the Congress,” External link

680news Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “There’s two ways to run — unopposed or scared,” External link

politico Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "My district. It's very simple," External link

cnbc Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "there are so many jobs here tied into trade" External link

cnbc Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We’re seeing folks that are trying to purify the Democrats,” “They feel that the only way somebody is a real Democrat is if they’re a real progressive … and if you don’t fit in that image, then you’re the enemy” External link

thehill Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “This has not impacted the ability for Customs and Border Protection to execute or sustain their Homeland Security mission. CBP continues to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and there is an office inside of Homeland that is being coordinated to make sure we have a whole government approach to this novel coronavirus,” External link

good4utah Sunday, February 23, 2020 4:00:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They have certain steps they take to make sure they protect themselves,” External link

good4utah Sunday, February 23, 2020 4:00:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “This has not impacted the ability for Customs and Border Protection to execute or sustain their Homeland Security mission. CBP continues to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and there is an office inside of Homeland that is being coordinated to make sure we have a whole government approach to this novel coronavirus,” External link

wate Friday, February 21, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They have certain steps they take to make sure they protect themselves,” External link

wate Friday, February 21, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “This has not impacted the ability for Customs and Border Protection to execute or sustain their Homeland Security mission. CBP continues to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and there is an office inside of Homeland that is being coordinated to make sure we have a whole government approach to this novel coronavirus,” External link

wwlp Friday, February 21, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They have certain steps they take to make sure they protect themselves,” External link

wwlp Friday, February 21, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Can you please name all the liberal seats that Republicans are in so we can go after that?” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, February 15, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “These jobs do not only feed our local families, they also feed our local economy and fund our local schools,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 14, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “These jobs do not only feed our local families, they also feed our local economy and fund our local schools,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They only pay to provide maintenance, bring them up and bring them down,” External link

good4utah Tuesday, February 11, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Mission Reach is a tremendous natural and recreational resource for the City of San Antonio. However, for far too long our local government has had to bear the financial burden of paying for this project,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 11, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I am honored to invite Alex as my distinguished guest,” “Through his involvement with different programs and events, he displays true passion for his goals and his community. After hearing his story and understanding the struggles he and his family have overcome, it is clear he is a driven and selfless individual. Alex is on the right path to succeed in law enforcement and I could not be more delighted to present him with the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC, for the State of the Union Address” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 8, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Sea ports have a Harbor Maintenance Trust account and they handle less than 20 percent of all trade and people coming into the United States. The land ports handle over 80 percent of all cargo and all the people coming in but there is no dedicated trust fund for the ports of entry, that’s why we’re over $5 billion short on land ports,” External link

wwlp Friday, February 7, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “There is money there and if the Valley area or the Laredo area or the El Paso area or Brownsville area … are passing cargo through those ports, then why is it we are passing all of our revenues to Washington, D.C.? I think some of that should stay there to improve the land ports and accommodate trade and tourism for the border,” External link

wwlp Friday, February 7, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “My opponent gets outside endorsements. I have over 225 local endorsements — from sheriffs to county commissioners to mayors. So my focus is on inside the district and not celebrities outside the district. And if you ask who are the public officials helping her inside the district, you’ll get the answer she doesn’t have anybody,” External link

wwlp Thursday, January 30, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “That is the big difference between the election: I’m inside the district. She’s outside the district,” External link

wwlp Thursday, January 30, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “On the border, CBP has been taking certain steps because on the border there are Chinese immigrants that come in, not only Central Americans and Mexicans. We get people from all over the world,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “to make sure that we have protective measures for our men and women who are there,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Monies have been appropriated, but we have to work together,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : “Our local law enforcement require a variety of resources and personnel to keep our South Texas families, friends, and neighbors protected,” “These critical funds will provide much-needed support for our law enforcement. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, I will continue to ensure law enforcement has the necessary funding so they can do their jobs safely and effectively. I want to thank Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar, Laredo Chief of Police Claudio Trevino and the rest of their team for their tireless work in protecting our communities” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Access to trauma care saves lives. Victims treated at trauma centers have a 25 percent higher survival rate compared to those seen in hospitals without those services. However, our community lacked the personnel and resources to provide this critical health care service as a level 1 Trauma Center. People in the Laredo area would have to be transported to San Antonio to receive trauma care,” “For this reason, I worked hard to create this unique collaboration between the U.S. Army, Laredo Medical Center, and Doctors Hospital so we can provide better service and care to the people of our community” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Human trafficking affects every corner of the earth, from rural to urban areas. We must do everything to assist the 20 million victims of human trafficking and combat it in all its forms,” “For this reason, I worked hard to secure funding in the final spending bill that will work to eradicate this horrible injustice and give retributions to survivors. Additionally, I also included language that will improve ways for local and federal law enforcement to recognize, report and intervene in human trafficking in rural, underserved areas. As the Vice Charmain of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, I am committed to strengthening our nation’s efforts to combat human trafficking” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “There are times where they have to wait two, three, four years before they go in front of a judge,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “The courtrooms have not matched the number of judges,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “There are times where they have to wait two, three, four years before they go in front of a judge,” External link

krqe Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “The courtrooms have not matched the number of judges,” External link

krqe Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They believe in circular firing squads, and I think that’s wrong,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 20, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Texas Sen ) : “They ran ads because they couldn’t find anybody to run, and they got a candidate who had to move here after she got recruited,” “I took the bar in Texas, which she hasn't taken. She had to take it in New York. So, was her intention to live in New York? I have nothing against her, but the group that did this, I definitely have a problem with” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 20, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar asked : “I mean, what's your address?” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 20, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar disse : “Vamos ter, acho, um debate de 10 minutos, votaremos e enviaremos tudo. E o julgamento no Senado, presumo, começará na próxima semana” External link

portalangop Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar disse : "Vamos ter acho um debate de 10 minutos, votaremos e enviaremos tudo. E o julgamento no Senado, presumo, começará na próxima semana" External link

noticias-r7 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "We'll have I think about a 10-minute debate and we'll vote on it and then send everything over. And the Senate trial, I assume, will start next week," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “The vote will be tomorrow (Tuesday),” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The resolution will be done tomorrow; the managers will be named in the resolution. We’ll have about a 10-minute debate and we’ll vote on it and then send everything over. And the Senate trial, I assume, will start next week,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar disse : "Vamos ter acho um debate de 10 minutos, votaremos e enviaremos tudo. E o julgamento no Senado, presumo, começará na próxima semana" External link

extra Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar disse : "Vamos ter acho um debate de 10 minutos, votaremos e enviaremos tudo. E o julgamento no Senado, presumo, começará na próxima semana" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "We'll have I think about a 10-minute debate and we'll vote on it and then send everything over. And the Senate trial, I assume, will start next week," External link

trust2 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "We'll have I think about a 10-minute debate and we'll vote on it and then send everything over. And the Senate trial, I assume, will start next week," External link

bordermail Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "We'll have I think about a 10-minute debate and we'll vote on it and then send everything over. And the Senate trial, I assume, will start next week," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We’ll have I think about a 10-minute debate and we’ll vote on it and then send everything over. And the Senate trial, I assume, will start next week,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “We see more than 14 to 16,000 trailers a day,” “You are talking about times where it could go from $1.3 billion dollars every single day” External link

wwlp Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Hopefully, we will start to get away from this circular firing squad,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, January 11, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Hopefully, we will start to get away from this circular firing squad,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, January 10, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The backlog of immigration court cases has expanded at such a significant pace that the system is overworked,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 10, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I have asked them to make sure it is English and Spanish,” “In 2010 we had to push them hard to get them to do a little bit more in Spanish. This year they seem to be doing a lot better than where they were in 2010” External link

wwlp Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about US Census Bureau ) : “Texas is not at the top of the states that people automatically return their Census forms,” External link

wwlp Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Bernadine Natalie Moni Elimbi ) : "After failing to convince the Government of Mexico or the U.S. Congress to pay for his ineffective wall, the president is trying to bypass constitutional authority with his 'emergency' declaration," "He is taking duly appropriated funding intended for the military, law enforcement, and many other priority areas in order to follow through on his campaign promise" External link

chron Sunday, December 22, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “Every day there is more than $1.7 billion dollars of trade between the U.S. and Mexico,” External link

wwlp Friday, December 20, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The president is not above the law, and this Congress must hold him accountable for his actions,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, December 19, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “A failure to vote yes would be a repudiation of my Constitutional responsibility to check the president and balance our democracy,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:04:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I voted no because they did not put my restrictions in the measure,” External link

good4utah Wednesday, December 18, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Well, first of all, I call them ‘Justice Socialists.’ They are socialists, no ifs and no buts about it,” External link

dailycaller Tuesday, December 17, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We are ready to rock and roll,” External link

southernminn Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Texas Department ) : “Our South Texas community was rattled by the shooting in Sutherland Springs. Two years later this month, many survivors are still struggling from this tragedy,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:10:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "It is important that we celebrate our farmers and ranchers who strengthen the bond between humans and animals and work tirelessly to put food on our tables in a safe, ethical and humanely raised manner," External link

prnewswire Friday, November 15, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The backlog of immigration court cases has expanded at such a significant pace that the system is overworked,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “For many years we were adding Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, but if you don’t have the immigration judges to handle those cases, you’re going to have a backlog,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The backlog of immigration court cases has expanded at such a significant pace that the system is overworked,” External link

good4utah Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “For many years we were adding Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, but if you don’t have the immigration judges to handle those cases, you’re going to have a backlog,” External link

good4utah Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The backlog of immigration court cases has expanded at such a significant pace that the system is overworked,” External link

fox2now Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “For many years we were adding Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, but if you don’t have the immigration judges to handle those cases, you’re going to have a backlog,” External link

fox2now Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The backlog of immigration court cases has expanded at such a significant pace that the system is overworked,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “For many years we were adding Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, Border Patrol, but if you don’t have the immigration judges to handle those cases, you’re going to have a backlog,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "If we lose the independents because we are far left, then that election in November 2020 is going to go in a direction that we don't want," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "When you have folks that want to purify the Democratic Party and say the only way you can be a Democrat is to be in our image, that is wrong," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "If we lose the independents because we are far left, then that election in November 2020 is going to go in a direction that we don't want," External link

trust2 Monday, October 21, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "When you have folks that want to purify the Democratic Party and say the only way you can be a Democrat is to be in our image, that is wrong," External link

trust2 Monday, October 21, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The Mexican government is giving assurances that the money for the budget will be there to enforce the labor laws in Mexico,” External link

wwlp Saturday, October 19, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Even though the EFSP National Board has not awarded the full $30 million that was appropriated in the FY19 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill, this is an important step to compensating the communities that have been on the front lines in providing humanitarian services to migrants at our southern border. It is critical that the EFSP National Board proceeds with awarding reimbursements to local entities and remains transparent in the application process,” External link

wwlp Monday, October 14, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I will continue to work with both the National Board as well as local governments and organizations to ensure our communities are all properly reimbursed for their work. I encourage local stakeholders to contact my office for questions or concerns regarding the second application process. I want to thank the local entities who remain committed to providing humanitarian assistance,” External link

wwlp Monday, October 14, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about President Trump ) : “I take this matter very seriously and will continue to protect Starr County border communities from President Trump’s wall,” “I have included prohibitions for any border wall construction in all U.S. House passed Appropriations bills and am working with federal agencies to ensure our border communities are heard” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 7, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Since 1994, the North American Development Bank (NADB) has addressed air pollution, untreated sewage, trash and sediment problems along the U.S.-Mexico border by financing critical environmental infrastructure projects,” “This legislation will enhance the bank’s ability to invest in these environmental infrastructure projects, which will work to improve air quality, conserve water, reduce energy consumption and develop renewable energy sources. I will continue to work to recapitalize and fund NADB so we can improve environmental quality at our southern border” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 7, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar added : “I want to express my gratitude to Chairwoman Maxine Waters for working with me to pass this bill through committee” “I would also like to thank Congressmen Juan Vargas as well as Vicente Gonzalez for their dedication to financing critical infrastructure projects that will improve along our southern border” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 7, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Investing in early learning opportunities is critical for both the success of our children and our country,” “Children who attend high-quality pre-kindergarten, like Early Head Start and Head Start, are more likely to have better outcomes in school, to graduate from high school, and to become productive adults who contribute to our economy” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 7, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I am for reasonable gun reform,” External link

wral Thursday, September 12, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “This is not New York, this is Texas,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Local governments and organizations have been on the front lines providing critical humanitarian services to migrant children and families at our southern border,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 5, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “South Texas faces unique health care challenges. Texas has the highest uninsured rates in the country; specifically, in my district, 29 percent of all residents are uninsured. Our region also faces high rates of diabetes, substance abuse, mental health disorders, teen pregnancy, cervical cancer, obesity and tuberculosis,” “These federal funds will ensure Gateway Community Health Center is able to provide underserved communities in Webb and Zapata county the healthcare and educational services they need. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, I will continue to fund community health clinics and medical centers, who are the back bone to delivering primary care and preventative care for low-income and vulnerable communities” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 5, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I came to Congress to advance access to quality education for the people of South Texas. Education is critical to expanding opportunity and growing both a local and national economy,” “These federal funds for South Texas College will provide students the necessary resources and skills so they are able to participate in a 21st century workforce. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, I secured funds for these programs so low-income and disadvantaged students are able to pursue their educational goals. I would like to thank South Texas College President Shirley Reed and the rest of the faculty for working to ensure that South Texas students get the education and opportunities they deserve” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 5, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “These folks will do almost everything except carry a gun,” External link

krqe Saturday, August 31, 2019 1:32:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Robert Lighthizer ) : “The atmosphere is very different this time. In the past you couldn’t finish the question and [progressives] would say no. In this one they’re saying they want to get to yes, we’re trying to learn a little bit more,” “Robert [Lighthizer] has been really accommodating” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, August 26, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I gotta hand it to Veronica. She’s been doing a good job. She’s been inviting a lot of members to El Paso,” External link

thedailybeast Wednesday, August 21, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “When Democrats come down, all they want to see is detention centers. When Republicans come in… they want to see pictures of drugs or guns that have been confiscated,” External link

thedailybeast Wednesday, August 21, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It’s basically because they know I’m from here. I’m not one of these bomb throwers,” External link

thedailybeast Wednesday, August 21, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Jeffrey Miller ) : “As the Laredo International Airport becomes a leader in international trade air traffic and a key hub for tourism, we need to ensure that the voices of the surrounding communities are heard,” “These funds will provide the necessary resources for local neighborhoods so they can receive much-needed relief from the noise pollution. I would like to thank Mayor Pete Saenz, Interim Co-City Managers Robert Eads and Rosario Cabello, Laredo International Airport Director Jeffrey Miller and all who helped to secure this funding and continue to support investments in Laredo’s transportation infrastructure and economic growth” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, August 17, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about State Park ) : “If you remember earlier this year, we were able to stop the fence in SpaceX, Bentsen State Park, the Santa Ana Wildlife, the National Butterfly Center, and the (La Lomita) Chapel where we went to pray today,” External link

wwlp Thursday, August 15, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about State Park ) : “If you remember earlier this year, we were able to stop the fence in SpaceX, Bentsen State Park, the Santa Ana Wildlife, the National Butterfly Center, and the (La Lomita) Chapel where we went to pray today,” External link

good4utah Thursday, August 15, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about State Park ) : “If you remember earlier this year, we were able to stop the fence in SpaceX, Bentsen State Park, the Santa Ana Wildlife, the National Butterfly Center, and the (La Lomita) Chapel where we went to pray today,” External link

wearecentralpa Thursday, August 15, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It is critical that all local governments and organizations be reimbursed for providing humanitarian aid to unaccompanied children and families at our southern border,” “This announcement demonstrates FEMA is taking the necessary steps to distribute the $30 million I secured in the FY19 Emergency Border Supplemental Appropriations Bill. I will continue to monitor the distribution of these funds to ensure that all proper entities are reimbursed for providing food and shelter to the migrants in need. I would like to thank the National Board for working efficiently to provide potential applicants in the district with this vital information” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 9, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Border security in Texas requires a variety of strategies and resources as well as coordination on the federal, state, and local level,” “These funds will provide much-needed support for our law enforcement who are working tirelessly to keep our border communities safe. Since 2009, I have secured over $32.7 million in OPSG funds for Hidalgo County. As Vice Chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Appropriations, I will continue to ensure the men and women of law enforcement have the necessary funding to keep our South Texas communities safe and secure. I want to thank Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra, Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez, as well as all local, state, and federal officers for their commitment to helping to secure our southern border” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 9, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “My district is home to the largest inland port in the United States, conducting over 60 percent of all U.S.-Mexico trade. Currently, increased wait times at the U.S.-Mexico border are impacting our economy and safety,” “Pre-vetting companies will ensure that our ports of entry can continue processing cargo through our borders efficiently and securely. I am proud to co-sponsor this bipartisan piece of legislation that will increase security at our southern border while reducing wait times at our ports of entry. I would like to thank Congressmen Rogers, Buchanan, McCaul and Higgins for their work to improve our country’s national security and economic prosperity” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 12, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “My understanding is it's going to be difficult to go by itself. Not impossible, but difficult,” “Because, you know, there's some extreme positions, so the best way is to pass it is to put it as part of a package” External link

thehill Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “This is part of the legislative process. We’ll get it done,” External link

thehill Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Bernadine Natalie Moni Elimbi ) : "After failing to convince the Government of Mexico or the U.S. Congress to pay for his ineffective wall, the president is trying to bypass constitutional authority with his 'emergency' declaration," "He is taking duly appropriated funding intended for the military, law enforcement, and many other priority areas in order to follow through on his campaign promise" External link

chron Sunday, June 23, 2019 6:47:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "I've been polling and my district is more moderate, conservative Democrats, and I think an outside group that thinks that they know South Texas politics better than I do are going to find [that] out," External link

nbcnews Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I’d rather play defense at the 20-yard line than the 1-yard line that we call the U.S./Mexico border,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, June 7, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “If a product comes from China or Europe, it will have about four percent American parts in it,” “If it comes from Canada, it will have about 25 percent. But if it comes from Mexico it will have 40 percent American parts” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, June 7, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “In my opinion, we do have to come up with some money,” “But we’ve got to convince our more progressive friends that this is not ICE, this is not deportation, this is to take care of kids” External link

politico Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar recalled : “I said, ‘Hey, what are we doing here?” External link

politico Saturday, June 1, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar raconté : «a dit: ‘Je suis sûr que vous pouvez trouver une solution à une partie de vos désaccords'» External link

lefigaro Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:25:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
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democrat1.37%EN10/05/201705/10/2017
congressman13.70%EN10/03/201703/10/2017
démocrate4.11%FR09/14/201714/09/2017
représentant2.74%FR03/04/201704/03/2017
representante1.37%ES12/17/201617/12/2016
demócrata1.37%ES12/17/201617/12/2016
congressman democrat1.37%EN10/06/201006/10/2010
legisladores1.37%ES01/22/200822/01/2008
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Henry CuellarEN91.12%
Henry CuéllarPT2.96%
Henry CuellarFR2.37%
Henry CuellarES1.18%
Henry CuéllarES1.18%
Henry CuéllarEN0.59%
Henry CuellarPT0.59%


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Jim Henson said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "The days of Cuellar having uncontested races are over," "There will be more liberal to progressive candidates in the next Senate primary, and there will be more liberal to progressive candidates in congressional and state rep races where the traffic will bear it. And where the traffic will bear it is in the most rapidly growing parts of the state" External link

statesman Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Nancy Pelosi said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "We want this to be not only a victory, but a resounding victory for Henry Cuellar," External link

CBSnews Monday, March 2, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Nita Lowey said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "Henry is such a valuable member of the Appropriations Committee," "I may be the chair, but he's the adviser. He understands it, and we are so thrilled to have him there" External link

click2houston Monday, March 2, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Nancy Pelosi told ( about Henry Cuellar ) : “We want this to be not only a victory, but a resounding victory for Henry Cuellar,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Nancy Pelosi said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "We want this to be not only a victory, but a resounding victory for Henry Cuellar," External link

cnbc Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Nancy Pelosi told ( about Henry Cuellar ) : “We want this to be not only a victory, but a resounding victory for Henry Cuellar,” External link

nbcnews Sunday, March 1, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Nancy Pelosi said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "We assume that Henry will win, but we don't take anything for granted," External link

statesman Sunday, March 1, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Nancy Pelosi told ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "We want this to be not only a victory, but a resounding victory for Henry Cuellar," External link

click2houston Sunday, February 23, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Nancy Pelosi said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : "We assume that Henry will win, but we don't take anything for granted," "The word 'assume' — ass of you and me. Assume nothing" External link

click2houston Sunday, February 23, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Will Hurd said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : “Mission Reach has already produced tremendous cultural and economic gains, not just for the Southside – but for all of San Antonio – and this reimbursement will only help further advance revitalizing these areas,” “I am proud to have worked with local leaders and my colleagues on the Appropriations Committee like Congressman Cuellar to secure reimbursements year after year. Mission Reach has funded critical Army Corps work to protect life and property and that will continue. It’s important to me that the communities across TX-23 know that I will fight on their behalf and continue to deliver as they work to make our city a better place” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 11, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : “Our local law enforcement require a variety of resources and personnel to keep our South Texas families, friends, and neighbors protected,” “These critical funds will provide much-needed support for our law enforcement. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, I will continue to ensure law enforcement has the necessary funding so they can do their jobs safely and effectively. I want to thank Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar, Laredo Chief of Police Claudio Trevino and the rest of their team for their tireless work in protecting our communities” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

John Cornyn said ( about Henry Cuellar ) : “I agree with Henry that if they key it up in the House, which I have heard him say they will do, and it passes, then it will pass the Senate,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, September 5, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT