Henry Cuellar

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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

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 1:29:00 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 1:29:00 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

wsau Monday, October 21, 2019 1:28:00 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

wsau Monday, October 21, 2019 1:28:00 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 : “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 : “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 ( 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 : “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 : “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 : “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 : “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 : “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 : “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 : “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 : “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 said ( about Dutch Ruppersberger ) : “This legislation will facilitate the continued long-term investment in our country’s infrastructure. Maintaining favorable financing resources for local and state projects ensures that communities across the U.S. can contribute to our national economic growth through access to trade and transport,” “My district is home to the largest inland port of entry in the U.S. and serves as a gateway to international trade for our entire country. I have observed, firsthand, the benefits which sustained investment in local and state infrastructure has brought to South Texas. My hope is this bill will provide similar access to other communities across the U.S. I thank my colleague and friend, Congressman Ruppersberger, for introducing this legislation as we seek to provide the means to help rebuild our nation’s infrastructure” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 20, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Nancy Pelosi ) : “I want to thank Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the honor of being named the chairman of the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group,” “As chairman, I will continue my work in protecting and improving our partnerships with Mexico. It is critical for America’s economic, cultural and security interests to maintain our relationship with our southern neighbor. Mexico is the second-largest buyer of U.S. goods, the third-biggest consumer of U.S. agricultural products and America’s third-most-important trading partner. Our country will be stronger and safer when we work together to find solutions to today’s problems” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It’s a process that we have to educate members,” “We have to get to the part where we vote” External link

thehill Saturday, May 4, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Mexicans feel like they did their part,” “We can’t always look at Mexico through a lens of negativity” External link

thehill Saturday, May 4, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “One of the biggest challenges facing CBP is the persistent recruitment and retention issue of front line law enforcement positions,” “The Border Patrol’s recruitment and retention issue not only effects their ability to carry out our laws and keep our nation safe, it is impeding CBP’s ability to process legitimate trade and travel, increasing wait times at the Texas Ports of Entry (POEs), and decreasing U.S. economic competitiveness. Addressing pay parity for Border Patrol agents is part of my comprehensive effort to ensure that our border and ports of entry are fully staffed with high quality personnel and that they are well equipped to sufficiently execute their jobs” External link

lmtonline Monday, April 29, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Webb County 406th District Veterans Court continues its tremendous service to our community and our veterans by providing services and treatment to those who need it most,” External link

lmtonline Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “If we’re going to try to get to the root of the problem, you don’t take the resources away from what you’re trying to address,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about The Deputy ) : “And now, after speaking with the Deputy Commissioner, I am confident that CBP is taking the appropriate steps to secure our southern border, without needlessly impeding bilateral trade and travel, on which our national economy relies,” “It is important that CBPOs at U.S. POEs remain at their assigned posts, facilitating the proper exchange of legitimate goods and services moving between South Texas and Mexico” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 12, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It is absolutely essential that we bring back and retain CBP officers at our ports of entry in order to allow us to process legitimate trade and travel in an efficient manner,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They’re moving on this legislation,” External link

mcclatchydc Wednesday, April 10, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I co-sponsored the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act because I believe that every life is worth fighting for,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, April 4, 2019 11:47:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “just doesn’t make sense at all,” External link

thehill Wednesday, April 3, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

wtsp Saturday, March 30, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Paycheck Fairness Act ) : “Gender discrimination in the workforce is unacceptable and we must do everything to ensure that women receive equal pay for equal work,” “I am an original co-sponsor of the Paycheck Fairness Act for this important reason I am committed to ensuring that women have the opportunities and resources to thrive in the workplace. I will continue to support legislation that fights discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation” External link

lmtonline Friday, March 29, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "I support the development of mutually beneficial border security infrastructure projects based on mutual agreements between local communities and the Department of Homeland Security, that will produce viable alternatives to a 14th century wall," External link

click2houston Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

khou Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “If you’re those men and women who serve in the military and we’re saying we’re not going to give you a hospital or we’re not going to give you a dorm because we’re going to build a wall, we know what they’re going to say. They’ll say, ‘we don’t want that’,” External link

chron Wednesday, March 13, 2019 9:40:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “What happened to the Democratic Party being a tent?” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 23, 2019 7:23:00 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

beaumontenterprise Saturday, February 23, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

newswest9 Saturday, February 16, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

wtsp Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

khou Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

kgw Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

krem Saturday, February 16, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "I worked hard to include this language because protecting these ecologically-sensitive areas and ensuring local communities have a say in determining the solutions that work for them is critical," External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, February 15, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "It was extremely difficult. It's been difficult, but the Senate and everybody has been agreeable to get there. I represent those areas and wanted those protections, and we got it," External link

minnesota-publicradio Thursday, February 14, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "It was extremely difficult. It's been difficult, but the Senate and everybody has been agreeable to get there. I represent those areas and wanted those protections, and we got it," External link

npr Thursday, February 14, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "We're not saying no, we're just saying pay attention to the details," External link

4-traders Saturday, February 9, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "We're not saying no, we're just saying pay attention to the details," External link

4-traders Saturday, February 9, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "As a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Homeland Security and a border resident, I will continue to include language and funding through the appropriations process to ensure DHS oversight and compliance," "There is always a balance that must be achieved, but any border security technology is outward facing and not designed to monitor U.S. residents" External link

thehill Friday, February 8, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "I'm hoping we can avoid certain sensitive areas that I've mentioned, and we can put language there that they're going to work with the local entities," External link

philly Thursday, February 7, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "I'm hoping we can avoid certain sensitive areas that I've mentioned, and we can put language there that they're going to work with the local entities," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “I’m hoping we can avoid certain sensitive areas that I’ve mentioned, and we can put language there that they’re going to work with the local entities,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:32:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “He never used the word shutdown, which I think is very significant,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 7, 2019 4:03:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I think there’s a path forward. But people need to understand: We’re not going to do the $5.7 billion. I’m telling you, it’s no way,” External link

politico Thursday, February 7, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “I’m hoping we can avoid certain sensitive areas that I’ve mentioned, and we can put language there that they’re going to work with the local entities,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I think there’s a path forward,” External link

politico Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "There's one thing that stood out: He never, never said, 'I'm going to shut down the government if I don't get my $5.7 billion,'" "I can tell you, as one of the negotiators, we're not going to give him $5.7 billion. It's not going to happen" External link

thehill Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:54:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They keep talking about the wall, the wall, the wall, which we don’t want,” External link

mcclatchydc Wednesday, February 6, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I cannot guarantee, but I am hoping that we’re successful in stopping it,” External link

brownsvilleherald Tuesday, February 5, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They keep talking about the wall, the wall, the wall, which we don’t want,” External link

thenewstribune Tuesday, February 5, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "First of all, we are not going to have a wall," External link

foxnews Sunday, February 3, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar added : “The president is looking at a false premise,” “He thinks that the only way you secure the border is by having a wall. That is a false premise. There are other ways of securing the border” External link

politico Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "This is a big win for South Texas," External link

brownsvilleherald Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about President Trump ) : "I have been outspoken against President Trump's wall because as someone who lives on the border, I understand firsthand that a massively expensive wall is nothing more than a 14th Century solution to a 21st Century challenge," External link

brownsvilleherald Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "This is a big win for South Texas," External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, February 1, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "On average, barriers cost approximately $25 million per mile, whereas technology only costs a fraction of that – between $1 to 2 million per mile," External link

thehill Friday, February 1, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Hint, hint, 300 miles of vehicle barriers,” “There's ways to get where we need to get” External link

thehill Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The bottom line is, my position is no,” External link

thehill Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "The bottom line is, is my position is 'no,'" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Hint, hint, 300 miles of vehicle barriers,” “There's ways to get where we need to get” External link

thehill Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “The bottom line is: my position is no,” External link

thehill Wednesday, January 30, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar added : "I think we can negotiate, but still a lot of us are saying, ‘Don't think you're going to give us the Dreamers and then we'll be OK on the wall. Fundamentally, we have a problem with the wall," External link

thehill Thursday, January 24, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “As Texas continues to be a world leader in natural gas production, it is imperative that we find ways to meet surging global demand,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 20, 2019 10:20:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “These projects will continue to boost cross-border energy distribution and energy security between the United States and Mexico,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 20, 2019 10:20:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “An outside group thinks they know south Texas politics better than I do, I think [they’re] going to find out,” “My district, I’ve polled it and polled it and they are moderate and conservative Democrats” External link

politico Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar asked : “What happened to the Democratic Party being a tent?” External link

thehill Wednesday, January 16, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar asked ( about Illinois Democratic ) : “What happened to the Democratic Party being a tent?” External link

thehill Wednesday, January 16, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "I made the Commissioner aware of my concerns regarding the potential impacts to Texas land ports," External link

chron Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "As a representative of the border, I understand the necessity behind sending additional personnel to California on a temporary basis, to make certain that CBP has the capacity to provide intending migrants with access to the asylum process in an orderly manner," "However, we need to ensure that this movement does not adversely impact our economy and security. In Texas, especially during the holidays, we see a high influx of tourism and flow of commerce that ultimately mobilizes our economy. Additionally, the State of Texas conducts over half of all trade between the U.S. and Mexico" External link

chron Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "The North American Development Bank has been a cost-effective investment for American taxpayers and provides essential services on our southern border," External link

houstonchronicle Monday, January 14, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Texas Democrat ) : “They came after me twice, and I beat ’em,” “LBJ used to say: What’s the difference between a cannibal and a liberal Democrat? Cannibals don’t eat their own” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, January 11, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “He’s painted himself in a corner, and so he’ll probably … say, ‘I went down to the border, I saw this horrible situation, so I’m going to declare an emergency,’” External link

thehill Friday, January 11, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar added : “There’s going to be lawsuits all over the place,” “Can he declare it? Yeah, he can. Will he be successful? No” External link

thehill Friday, January 11, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Now we have a big responsibility to govern,” External link

brownsvilleherald Monday, January 7, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "Instead of spending those billions on fence, put it on ports of entry," "If you want to stop drugs, that's how you do it" External link

thehill Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We’ve got to find a way that we can accommodate our goals and not be seen as anti-business,” “A lot of the oil-and-gas state folks feel the same way” External link

politico Friday, January 4, 2019 3:08:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We are going to have some progressives that are going to come in with their own thoughts, and ways of doing things,” External link

thehill Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues," "I wish the administration would understand that" External link

beaumontenterprise Saturday, December 29, 2018 5:07:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

kxxv Thursday, December 27, 2018 10:59:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They’re not set up to hold people for a long time,” “There’s so much money that the wall sucks up that it’s hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that” External link

denverpost Thursday, December 27, 2018 4:45:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They’re not set up to hold people for a long time,” “There’s so much money that the wall sucks up that it’s hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:45:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They’re not set up to hold people for a long time,” “There’s so much money that the wall sucks up that it’s hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:41:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

wcfcourier Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:31:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

missoulian Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:30:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

philly Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:29:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They’re not set up to hold people for a long time,” “There’s so much money that the wall sucks up that it’s hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:04:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

ABCnews Thursday, December 27, 2018 2:26:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

brownsvilleherald Thursday, December 27, 2018 2:13:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

baltimoresun Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:30:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

timesdaily Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:20:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

chicagotribune Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:14:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

startribune Thursday, December 27, 2018 12:45:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

tri-cityherald Thursday, December 27, 2018 12:42:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The people of Sutherland Springs are as fine an example of Texans and Americans as you will find anywhere in the country,” External link

therepublic Monday, November 6, 2017 12:31:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "He went there [to the church], he walked in, started shooting people and then took off," External link

smh Monday, November 6, 2017 7:54:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "He went there, he walked in, started shooting people and then took off [to Guadalupe County, just outside Wilson County]," External link

smh Monday, November 6, 2017 3:46:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The people of Sutherland Springs are as fine an example of Texans and Americans as you will find anywhere in the country,” External link

therepublic Monday, November 6, 2017 3:28:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "I understand the CBP has a tremendous duty to protect our nation but we should be devoting our resources and focus on bigger threats," External link

CBSnews Friday, October 27, 2017 3:16:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “We were talking about DACA. We brought up DACA. Then he [Trump] says, ‘We need border security,'” External link

dailycaller Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:28:00 PM 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

Henry Cuellar told ( about Donald Trump ) : “We were talking about DACA. We brought up DACA. Then he [Trump] says, ‘We need border security,’” External link

dailycaller Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:15:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “He says, ‘Oh, DACA, we want to move on this quick, we don’t want to wait six months,’” External link

focus-news-en Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:29:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “He said, ‘We don’t have to tie a wall to this. We can put a wall [in another bill],’” External link

focus-news-en Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:29:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about House ) : "Bottom line: There really is a new strategy coming out of the White House," External link

nzherald Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:02:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told ( about Donald Trump ) : “We were talking about DACA. We brought up DACA. Then he [Trump] says, ‘We need border security,’” External link

dailycaller Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:46:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “And then he looks up and says, ‘No wall. Put it somewhere else.’” External link

dailycaller Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:46:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "He (Trump) said: 'I'm sure you guys can work out some of the differences.' He looked at me and said: 'You should sit down with Tom Cotton,'" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 14, 2017 5:50:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “He (Trump) said: ‘I‘m sure you guys can work out some of the differences.’ He looked at me and said: ‘You should sit down with Tom Cotton,'” External link

reuters Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:50:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar recalled : "He said, 'We don't have to have the wall on this bill,'" "He said, 'We can put that somewhere else, like appropriations or somewhere.' But that was very significant because a lot of us don't want to tie DACA and the wall. We're not going to split the baby on that one. So he himself said, 'We're not going to put the wall tied into this. We can do it - and then he looks up - put it in another bill" External link

oregonlive Thursday, September 14, 2017 2:45:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “If you’ve got a young, liberal filmmaker in a seat that [Tom] Price had, Newt Gingrich had, no matter how much money you spend, it’s going to be tough,” “What happened if we would’ve had a different type of candidate? In my opinion, it would’ve been different” External link

politico Saturday, July 29, 2017 6:31:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "That type of thing is where we depart from border security and get into violating human rights," External link

nydailynews Saturday, March 4, 2017 1:31:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “Anyone that feels that Mexicans will pay this, in all due respect, is in fantasy land,” External link

foxnews Thursday, February 2, 2017 11:38:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I think we need to secure our border. I just want to do it in a smart way – in a way that’s efficient, it’s effective, it’s something that works instead of just saying a wall,” “It’s a 14 th century solution to a 21 st century problem” External link

foxnews Saturday, January 14, 2017 3:01:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar explained : “The Department of Homeland Security is releasing immigrants, mostly from Central America, in the Laredo area where they are free to go with relatives or sponsor organizations while they are given a Notice to Appear for an asylum hearing before an immigration judge on a certain date,” External link

dailycaller Tuesday, January 3, 2017 11:42:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Mr Trump ) : “The Trump headquarters came back and said no,” External link

nytimes Thursday, December 29, 2016 6:15:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “A fence is a 14 th century solution to a 21 st century problem,” External link

elpais-en Monday, December 26, 2016 5:03:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "I'm one of the few congressmen who doesn't have a fence in his area," "They asked us to put some locations down, so we talked about areas they'd proposed and some infrastructure, whether it's a wall or fencing" External link

cnbc Friday, December 23, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "The Trump headquarters came back and said no," External link

cnbc Friday, December 23, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Mr Trump ) : “The Trump headquarters came back and said no,” External link

nytimes Friday, December 23, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “But, nevertheless, they said ‘No, that’s not good enough, come back and tell us where we ought to put fence, wall, structure, whatever you want to call it',” External link

chron Tuesday, December 20, 2016 3:44:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “A mile of technology costs around $1 million, while the building and maintenance of a wall would cost $6.5 million per mile,” External link

laht Sunday, December 18, 2016 9:38:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I always say that the Jewish community is probably the best community to follow,” External link

politico Wednesday, July 6, 2016 2:51:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I always say that the Jewish community is probably the best community to follow,” External link

politico Monday, July 4, 2016 11:38:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I always say that the Jewish community is probably the best community to follow,” External link

politico Saturday, July 2, 2016 8:41:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "When you're constantly working at full speed and don't have all the resources because your primary mission is to fight the drug cartels, yeah, you're going to be stretched," External link

trust2 Monday, June 13, 2016 8:56:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "When you're constantly working at full speed and don't have all the resources because your primary mission is to fight the drug cartels, yeah, you're going to be stretched," External link

reuters Friday, June 10, 2016 8:25:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about House ) : “You’re going to build an $8 million White House for training?” External link

gulfnews Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:12:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The big question is are the courts and judges better equipped to handle them? My answer is no,” External link

latimes Tuesday, March 10, 2015 9:47:00 PM EAT



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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

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 1:29:00 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 1:29:00 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

wsau Monday, October 21, 2019 1:28:00 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

wsau Monday, October 21, 2019 1:28:00 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 : “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 : “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 ( 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 : “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 : “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 : “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 : “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 : “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 : “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 : “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 : “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 said ( about Dutch Ruppersberger ) : “This legislation will facilitate the continued long-term investment in our country’s infrastructure. Maintaining favorable financing resources for local and state projects ensures that communities across the U.S. can contribute to our national economic growth through access to trade and transport,” “My district is home to the largest inland port of entry in the U.S. and serves as a gateway to international trade for our entire country. I have observed, firsthand, the benefits which sustained investment in local and state infrastructure has brought to South Texas. My hope is this bill will provide similar access to other communities across the U.S. I thank my colleague and friend, Congressman Ruppersberger, for introducing this legislation as we seek to provide the means to help rebuild our nation’s infrastructure” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 20, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Nancy Pelosi ) : “I want to thank Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the honor of being named the chairman of the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group,” “As chairman, I will continue my work in protecting and improving our partnerships with Mexico. It is critical for America’s economic, cultural and security interests to maintain our relationship with our southern neighbor. Mexico is the second-largest buyer of U.S. goods, the third-biggest consumer of U.S. agricultural products and America’s third-most-important trading partner. Our country will be stronger and safer when we work together to find solutions to today’s problems” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It’s a process that we have to educate members,” “We have to get to the part where we vote” External link

thehill Saturday, May 4, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Mexicans feel like they did their part,” “We can’t always look at Mexico through a lens of negativity” External link

thehill Saturday, May 4, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “One of the biggest challenges facing CBP is the persistent recruitment and retention issue of front line law enforcement positions,” “The Border Patrol’s recruitment and retention issue not only effects their ability to carry out our laws and keep our nation safe, it is impeding CBP’s ability to process legitimate trade and travel, increasing wait times at the Texas Ports of Entry (POEs), and decreasing U.S. economic competitiveness. Addressing pay parity for Border Patrol agents is part of my comprehensive effort to ensure that our border and ports of entry are fully staffed with high quality personnel and that they are well equipped to sufficiently execute their jobs” External link

lmtonline Monday, April 29, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Webb County 406th District Veterans Court continues its tremendous service to our community and our veterans by providing services and treatment to those who need it most,” External link

lmtonline Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “If we’re going to try to get to the root of the problem, you don’t take the resources away from what you’re trying to address,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about The Deputy ) : “And now, after speaking with the Deputy Commissioner, I am confident that CBP is taking the appropriate steps to secure our southern border, without needlessly impeding bilateral trade and travel, on which our national economy relies,” “It is important that CBPOs at U.S. POEs remain at their assigned posts, facilitating the proper exchange of legitimate goods and services moving between South Texas and Mexico” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 12, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “It is absolutely essential that we bring back and retain CBP officers at our ports of entry in order to allow us to process legitimate trade and travel in an efficient manner,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They’re moving on this legislation,” External link

mcclatchydc Wednesday, April 10, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I co-sponsored the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act because I believe that every life is worth fighting for,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, April 4, 2019 11:47:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “just doesn’t make sense at all,” External link

thehill Wednesday, April 3, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

wtsp Saturday, March 30, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Paycheck Fairness Act ) : “Gender discrimination in the workforce is unacceptable and we must do everything to ensure that women receive equal pay for equal work,” “I am an original co-sponsor of the Paycheck Fairness Act for this important reason I am committed to ensuring that women have the opportunities and resources to thrive in the workplace. I will continue to support legislation that fights discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation” External link

lmtonline Friday, March 29, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "I support the development of mutually beneficial border security infrastructure projects based on mutual agreements between local communities and the Department of Homeland Security, that will produce viable alternatives to a 14th century wall," External link

click2houston Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

khou Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “If you’re those men and women who serve in the military and we’re saying we’re not going to give you a hospital or we’re not going to give you a dorm because we’re going to build a wall, we know what they’re going to say. They’ll say, ‘we don’t want that’,” External link

chron Wednesday, March 13, 2019 9:40:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “What happened to the Democratic Party being a tent?” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 23, 2019 7:23:00 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

beaumontenterprise Saturday, February 23, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

newswest9 Saturday, February 16, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

wtsp Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

khou Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

kgw Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Anything within the boundaries of that, no federal funds will be used, and they will have to stop,” “As soon as the president signs this bill, it becomes law. And they have to follow the law” External link

krem Saturday, February 16, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "I worked hard to include this language because protecting these ecologically-sensitive areas and ensuring local communities have a say in determining the solutions that work for them is critical," External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, February 15, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "It was extremely difficult. It's been difficult, but the Senate and everybody has been agreeable to get there. I represent those areas and wanted those protections, and we got it," External link

minnesota-publicradio Thursday, February 14, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "It was extremely difficult. It's been difficult, but the Senate and everybody has been agreeable to get there. I represent those areas and wanted those protections, and we got it," External link

npr Thursday, February 14, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "We're not saying no, we're just saying pay attention to the details," External link

4-traders Saturday, February 9, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "We're not saying no, we're just saying pay attention to the details," External link

4-traders Saturday, February 9, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "As a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Homeland Security and a border resident, I will continue to include language and funding through the appropriations process to ensure DHS oversight and compliance," "There is always a balance that must be achieved, but any border security technology is outward facing and not designed to monitor U.S. residents" External link

thehill Friday, February 8, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "I'm hoping we can avoid certain sensitive areas that I've mentioned, and we can put language there that they're going to work with the local entities," External link

philly Thursday, February 7, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "I'm hoping we can avoid certain sensitive areas that I've mentioned, and we can put language there that they're going to work with the local entities," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “I’m hoping we can avoid certain sensitive areas that I’ve mentioned, and we can put language there that they’re going to work with the local entities,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:32:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “He never used the word shutdown, which I think is very significant,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 7, 2019 4:03:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I think there’s a path forward. But people need to understand: We’re not going to do the $5.7 billion. I’m telling you, it’s no way,” External link

politico Thursday, February 7, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “I’m hoping we can avoid certain sensitive areas that I’ve mentioned, and we can put language there that they’re going to work with the local entities,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I think there’s a path forward,” External link

politico Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "There's one thing that stood out: He never, never said, 'I'm going to shut down the government if I don't get my $5.7 billion,'" "I can tell you, as one of the negotiators, we're not going to give him $5.7 billion. It's not going to happen" External link

thehill Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:54:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They keep talking about the wall, the wall, the wall, which we don’t want,” External link

mcclatchydc Wednesday, February 6, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I cannot guarantee, but I am hoping that we’re successful in stopping it,” External link

brownsvilleherald Tuesday, February 5, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They keep talking about the wall, the wall, the wall, which we don’t want,” External link

thenewstribune Tuesday, February 5, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : "First of all, we are not going to have a wall," External link

foxnews Sunday, February 3, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar added : “The president is looking at a false premise,” “He thinks that the only way you secure the border is by having a wall. That is a false premise. There are other ways of securing the border” External link

politico Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "This is a big win for South Texas," External link

brownsvilleherald Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about President Trump ) : "I have been outspoken against President Trump's wall because as someone who lives on the border, I understand firsthand that a massively expensive wall is nothing more than a 14th Century solution to a 21st Century challenge," External link

brownsvilleherald Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "This is a big win for South Texas," External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, February 1, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "On average, barriers cost approximately $25 million per mile, whereas technology only costs a fraction of that – between $1 to 2 million per mile," External link

thehill Friday, February 1, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Hint, hint, 300 miles of vehicle barriers,” “There's ways to get where we need to get” External link

thehill Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The bottom line is, my position is no,” External link

thehill Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "The bottom line is, is my position is 'no,'" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Hint, hint, 300 miles of vehicle barriers,” “There's ways to get where we need to get” External link

thehill Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “The bottom line is: my position is no,” External link

thehill Wednesday, January 30, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar added : "I think we can negotiate, but still a lot of us are saying, ‘Don't think you're going to give us the Dreamers and then we'll be OK on the wall. Fundamentally, we have a problem with the wall," External link

thehill Thursday, January 24, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “As Texas continues to be a world leader in natural gas production, it is imperative that we find ways to meet surging global demand,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 20, 2019 10:20:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “These projects will continue to boost cross-border energy distribution and energy security between the United States and Mexico,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 20, 2019 10:20:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “An outside group thinks they know south Texas politics better than I do, I think [they’re] going to find out,” “My district, I’ve polled it and polled it and they are moderate and conservative Democrats” External link

politico Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar asked : “What happened to the Democratic Party being a tent?” External link

thehill Wednesday, January 16, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar asked ( about Illinois Democratic ) : “What happened to the Democratic Party being a tent?” External link

thehill Wednesday, January 16, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "I made the Commissioner aware of my concerns regarding the potential impacts to Texas land ports," External link

chron Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "As a representative of the border, I understand the necessity behind sending additional personnel to California on a temporary basis, to make certain that CBP has the capacity to provide intending migrants with access to the asylum process in an orderly manner," "However, we need to ensure that this movement does not adversely impact our economy and security. In Texas, especially during the holidays, we see a high influx of tourism and flow of commerce that ultimately mobilizes our economy. Additionally, the State of Texas conducts over half of all trade between the U.S. and Mexico" External link

chron Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "The North American Development Bank has been a cost-effective investment for American taxpayers and provides essential services on our southern border," External link

houstonchronicle Monday, January 14, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Texas Democrat ) : “They came after me twice, and I beat ’em,” “LBJ used to say: What’s the difference between a cannibal and a liberal Democrat? Cannibals don’t eat their own” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, January 11, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “He’s painted himself in a corner, and so he’ll probably … say, ‘I went down to the border, I saw this horrible situation, so I’m going to declare an emergency,’” External link

thehill Friday, January 11, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar added : “There’s going to be lawsuits all over the place,” “Can he declare it? Yeah, he can. Will he be successful? No” External link

thehill Friday, January 11, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “Now we have a big responsibility to govern,” External link

brownsvilleherald Monday, January 7, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "Instead of spending those billions on fence, put it on ports of entry," "If you want to stop drugs, that's how you do it" External link

thehill Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We’ve got to find a way that we can accommodate our goals and not be seen as anti-business,” “A lot of the oil-and-gas state folks feel the same way” External link

politico Friday, January 4, 2019 3:08:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “We are going to have some progressives that are going to come in with their own thoughts, and ways of doing things,” External link

thehill Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues," "I wish the administration would understand that" External link

beaumontenterprise Saturday, December 29, 2018 5:07:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

kxxv Thursday, December 27, 2018 10:59:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They’re not set up to hold people for a long time,” “There’s so much money that the wall sucks up that it’s hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that” External link

denverpost Thursday, December 27, 2018 4:45:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They’re not set up to hold people for a long time,” “There’s so much money that the wall sucks up that it’s hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:53:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:45:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They’re not set up to hold people for a long time,” “There’s so much money that the wall sucks up that it’s hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:41:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

wcfcourier Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:31:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

missoulian Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:30:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

philly Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:29:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “They’re not set up to hold people for a long time,” “There’s so much money that the wall sucks up that it’s hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:04:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

ABCnews Thursday, December 27, 2018 2:26:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

brownsvilleherald Thursday, December 27, 2018 2:13:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

baltimoresun Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:30:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

timesdaily Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:20:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

chicagotribune Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:14:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

startribune Thursday, December 27, 2018 12:45:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "They're not set up to hold people for a long time," "There's so much money that the wall sucks up that it's hard to address some of the other issues. I wish the administration would understand that" External link

tri-cityherald Thursday, December 27, 2018 12:42:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The people of Sutherland Springs are as fine an example of Texans and Americans as you will find anywhere in the country,” External link

therepublic Monday, November 6, 2017 12:31:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "He went there [to the church], he walked in, started shooting people and then took off," External link

smh Monday, November 6, 2017 7:54:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "He went there, he walked in, started shooting people and then took off [to Guadalupe County, just outside Wilson County]," External link

smh Monday, November 6, 2017 3:46:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The people of Sutherland Springs are as fine an example of Texans and Americans as you will find anywhere in the country,” External link

therepublic Monday, November 6, 2017 3:28:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "I understand the CBP has a tremendous duty to protect our nation but we should be devoting our resources and focus on bigger threats," External link

CBSnews Friday, October 27, 2017 3:16:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “We were talking about DACA. We brought up DACA. Then he [Trump] says, ‘We need border security,'” External link

dailycaller Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:28:00 PM 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

Henry Cuellar told ( about Donald Trump ) : “We were talking about DACA. We brought up DACA. Then he [Trump] says, ‘We need border security,’” External link

dailycaller Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:15:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “He says, ‘Oh, DACA, we want to move on this quick, we don’t want to wait six months,’” External link

focus-news-en Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:29:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “He said, ‘We don’t have to tie a wall to this. We can put a wall [in another bill],’” External link

focus-news-en Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:29:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about House ) : "Bottom line: There really is a new strategy coming out of the White House," External link

nzherald Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:02:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told ( about Donald Trump ) : “We were talking about DACA. We brought up DACA. Then he [Trump] says, ‘We need border security,’” External link

dailycaller Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:46:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “And then he looks up and says, ‘No wall. Put it somewhere else.’” External link

dailycaller Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:46:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "He (Trump) said: 'I'm sure you guys can work out some of the differences.' He looked at me and said: 'You should sit down with Tom Cotton,'" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 14, 2017 5:50:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “He (Trump) said: ‘I‘m sure you guys can work out some of the differences.’ He looked at me and said: ‘You should sit down with Tom Cotton,'” External link

reuters Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:50:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar recalled : "He said, 'We don't have to have the wall on this bill,'" "He said, 'We can put that somewhere else, like appropriations or somewhere.' But that was very significant because a lot of us don't want to tie DACA and the wall. We're not going to split the baby on that one. So he himself said, 'We're not going to put the wall tied into this. We can do it - and then he looks up - put it in another bill" External link

oregonlive Thursday, September 14, 2017 2:45:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “If you’ve got a young, liberal filmmaker in a seat that [Tom] Price had, Newt Gingrich had, no matter how much money you spend, it’s going to be tough,” “What happened if we would’ve had a different type of candidate? In my opinion, it would’ve been different” External link

politico Saturday, July 29, 2017 6:31:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "That type of thing is where we depart from border security and get into violating human rights," External link

nydailynews Saturday, March 4, 2017 1:31:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “Anyone that feels that Mexicans will pay this, in all due respect, is in fantasy land,” External link

foxnews Thursday, February 2, 2017 11:38:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I think we need to secure our border. I just want to do it in a smart way – in a way that’s efficient, it’s effective, it’s something that works instead of just saying a wall,” “It’s a 14 th century solution to a 21 st century problem” External link

foxnews Saturday, January 14, 2017 3:01:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar explained : “The Department of Homeland Security is releasing immigrants, mostly from Central America, in the Laredo area where they are free to go with relatives or sponsor organizations while they are given a Notice to Appear for an asylum hearing before an immigration judge on a certain date,” External link

dailycaller Tuesday, January 3, 2017 11:42:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Mr Trump ) : “The Trump headquarters came back and said no,” External link

nytimes Thursday, December 29, 2016 6:15:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar says : “A fence is a 14 th century solution to a 21 st century problem,” External link

elpais-en Monday, December 26, 2016 5:03:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "I'm one of the few congressmen who doesn't have a fence in his area," "They asked us to put some locations down, so we talked about areas they'd proposed and some infrastructure, whether it's a wall or fencing" External link

cnbc Friday, December 23, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "The Trump headquarters came back and said no," External link

cnbc Friday, December 23, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about Mr Trump ) : “The Trump headquarters came back and said no,” External link

nytimes Friday, December 23, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar told : “But, nevertheless, they said ‘No, that’s not good enough, come back and tell us where we ought to put fence, wall, structure, whatever you want to call it',” External link

chron Tuesday, December 20, 2016 3:44:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “A mile of technology costs around $1 million, while the building and maintenance of a wall would cost $6.5 million per mile,” External link

laht Sunday, December 18, 2016 9:38:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I always say that the Jewish community is probably the best community to follow,” External link

politico Wednesday, July 6, 2016 2:51:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I always say that the Jewish community is probably the best community to follow,” External link

politico Monday, July 4, 2016 11:38:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “I always say that the Jewish community is probably the best community to follow,” External link

politico Saturday, July 2, 2016 8:41:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "When you're constantly working at full speed and don't have all the resources because your primary mission is to fight the drug cartels, yeah, you're going to be stretched," External link

trust2 Monday, June 13, 2016 8:56:00 AM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : "When you're constantly working at full speed and don't have all the resources because your primary mission is to fight the drug cartels, yeah, you're going to be stretched," External link

reuters Friday, June 10, 2016 8:25:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said ( about House ) : “You’re going to build an $8 million White House for training?” External link

gulfnews Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:12:00 PM EAT

Henry Cuellar said : “The big question is are the courts and judges better equipped to handle them? My answer is no,” External link

latimes Tuesday, March 10, 2015 9:47:00 PM EAT



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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
Names Lang Count
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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