Announcement: Transition Leadership Team!

November 24, 2014

Last week I was proud to publicly announce my transition advisory team. I’m excited as we work through this transition and prepare for the years ahead. We are building a highly qualified and dedicated team that will be ready to defend Texas and ensure we are protected from an overreaching federal government. The full list is at the bottom of this email.

Chip Roy will head the agency as First Assistant Attorney General upon my swearing-in. Chip is a longtime friend, and someone whose counsel I trust. He has served Texas as a federal prosecutor, in the Governor’s office, and most recently in the U.S. Senate, building and guiding Senator Ted Cruz’ team in the Capitol. I am pleased that … continue reading

When a President forgets he’s not a King

November 23, 2014

When I take office in January, the Attorney General’s Office will be Texas’ line of defense against this Imperial Presidency.

Sadly, Thursday proved that we have a President who has forgotten he’s not a King. The President repeatedly told the nation he does not have the power to unilaterally make these changes to our immigration system, yet he did so last night.

Amnesty is an injustice to the millions of legal immigrants who have waited in line for years to fully join the American Dream. Amnesty will only further incentivize millions more to immigrate illegally and cause this already difficult situation to become worse.

This President seems to think he has somehow become His Excellency, King of America. When I assume … continue reading