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Blake Farenthold

GOP Congressman: House ‘Probably Could’ Impeach Obama

The House of Representatives seems unable to pass much these days — popular legislation on immigration reform and ending workplace discrimination are still languishing without a vote, and Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) would rather kill himself than join the 71 percent of Americans who support a federal minimum wage hike — but at least one idea […]

June 17, 2014

Republicans Try To Ban Eric Holder From Getting Paid

Attorney General Eric Holder infuriated Republicans earlier this month, when he claimed that he has faced “unprecedented, unwarranted, ugly, and divisive adversity” throughout his tenure. “You look at how the attorney general of the United States was treated yesterday by a House Committee,” Holder said during a speech at the National Action Network convention, in […]

April 21, 2014

Debt Limit? GOP Representatives Who Oppose Federal Spending Owe Thousands In Credit Card Debt

Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold, like many of her fellow Republican freshmen, has argued that the government, like individuals, should avoid debt. In January, she released a statement arguing that the government debt was too high and “like the rest of America, the government needs to tighten its belt and work within its means.” Farenthold apparently […]

June 20, 2011