Pete Sessions

Type: Person
Name: Pete Sessions
Title: Congressman - Texas (USA)
Date of Birth: 22/03/1955
Place of Birth: Waco, Texas
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Pete Sessions
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

US House Republicans to sue Obama over healthcare law

World Bulletin / News DeskThe Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law.The 225-201 ... [Published World Bulletin - 3 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

House GOP vote to sue Obama over health care law

But they have narrowly focused the suit on the health care law because "it is the option most likely to clear the legal hurdles necessary to succeed," said Republican Representative Pete Sessions of Texas, who chairs the House Rules Committee."This administration ... [Published CNBC - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 8 reports

House Republicans Move Closer to Suit Against Obama

Barack Obama, left, and John Boehner, right.House Republicans moved a step closer Wednesday evening to filing a lawsuit against President Barack Obama over what they say amounts to a breach of constitutional duties to follow the law.The chamber voted ... [Published National Law Journal - 10 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Pete Sessions Applauds Bipartisan Legislation that Improves Veterans' Care

Washington, DC - U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX-32), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, ... [Published Noodls - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Press Release - Sessions: House Acts to Defend Constitution

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of the legislation introduced by Chairman Sessions: H. Res. 676, Providing for authority to initiate ... [Published Noodls - 10 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Texas freshman looks to challenge NRCC chairman

Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) is making moves to challenge National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.) for the chairmanship after this fall's elections, The Hill has confirmed.House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Williams ... [Published The Hill - 16 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

House Rules Committee Considers King Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In order to obtain more conservative votes some provisions might be added to the House border bill, according to House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions. “I think the issue is whether there will be provisions added to get ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Greg Walden will seek another term as NRCC chairman

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.)(File photo /Astrid Riecken for The Washington Post)Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) plans to seek another term as head of the National Republican Congressional Committee."I fully intend to seek reelection as NRCC chairman. I've enjoyed ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Details of Boehner Border Bill Emerge

They've pared it down and reduced the amount of spending in it, and now Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team are barreling ahead with a border crisis bill expected on the House floor Thursday. The bill is expected to call for the National ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sessions Applauds Legislation to Expand the Child Tax Credit for Middle Class Families

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 4935, Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014 : "Over the last ten years, the average ... [Published Congressman Pete Sessions - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

House moves towards vote on Boehner's pre-impeachment lawsuit

House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions With the August recess right around the corner, House Republicans have taken another step towards turning Speaker John Boehner's planned lawsuit against President Obama into reality, approving[1] a resolution ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 8 reports

Obama lawsuit clears committee, full House to vote soon

WASHINGTON -- Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law as it was writt ... [Published CBS News - Jul 25 2014]

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...involved with planning for the suit, Obama exceeded his constitutional authority by making unilateral decisions about the Affordable Care Act. "by circumventing congress, the president's actions have marginalized the role that the american people play in creating the laws that govern them" said Texas Republican Pete Sessions. Full story: NPR
"this administration has effectively rewritten the law without following the constitutional process" Sessions added

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Here's what's trending: Suing the president; Lo... [Published al.com - 1 hour ago]
Boehner’s Obama Lawsuit—Another Reason to “Do N... [Published The Fiscal Times - 1 hour ago]
House GOP vote to sue Obama over health care law [Published CNBC - 2 hours ago]
US House Republicans to sue Obama over healthca... [Published World Bulletin - 3 hours ago]
Pete Sessions Applauds Bipartisan Legislation t... [Published Noodls - 9 hours ago]
House Republicans Move Closer to Suit Against O... [Published National Law Journal - 10 hours ago]
Press Release - Sessions: House Acts to Defend ... [Published Noodls - 10 hours ago]
House Republicans Vote Along Party Lines To Sue... [Published Gawker - 11 hours ago]
Republican-led House votes for lawsuit against ... [Published CNN - 11 hours ago]
House Republicans Vote to Take Obama to Court [Published Power Line - 11 hours ago]
House GOP still short of votes on border bill [Published Washington Examiner - 12 hours ago]
House Republicans Vote to Take Obama to Court [Published Power Line - 12 hours ago]
House Rules Committee Considers King Amendment [Published Breitbart Feed - 12 hours ago]
House votes to sue Obama [Published The Hill - 12 hours ago]
House Votes To OK Lawsuit Against Obama [Published KNAU - 12 hours ago]
House votes to sue President Obama over executi... [Published Washington Examiner - 13 hours ago]
House Authorizes Lawsuit Against President Obama [Published Huffington Post - 13 hours ago]
House Votes to Sue Obama [Published Roll Call Online - 13 hours ago]
Live: Steve King Presents Border Amendment at R... [Published Breitbart Feed - 14 hours ago]
Texas freshman looks to challenge NRCC chairman [Published The Hill - 16 hours ago]
House Republicans to vote to sue Obama [Published Nigeria Punch - 21 hours ago]
House to vote to sue President Obama [Published BBC - 22 hours ago]
HUFFPOST HILL - Naked Grover Norquist In The De... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 29 2014]
Greg Walden will seek another term as NRCC chai... [Published Washington Post - Jul 29 2014]
Fleming: Boehner's Team 'Toning Down' Border Cr... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 29 2014]
Fleming: Boehner's Team 'Toning Down' Border Cr... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 29 2014]
Details of Boehner Border Bill Emerge [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 29 2014]
Analysis: Clinton impeachment shadows GOP lawsuit [Published Central Utah Daily Herald - Jul 28 2014]
Wonkbook: With four days until recesss, a break... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 28 2014]
Shaming The Shameless [Published Bank Lawyer's Blog - Jul 28 2014]
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House Republicans Vote to Take Obama to Court [Published Power Line - 12 hours ago]
(John Hinderaker) Today, the House voted 225-201, nearly along party lines, to authorize litigation against President Obama. This is the long-awaited challenge to Obama’s usurpation of power via executive decree. The vote was on House Resolution 676. ...
House Rules Committee Considers King Amendment [Published Breitbart Feed - 12 hours ago]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In order to obtain more conservative votes some provisions might be added to the House border bill, according to House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions. “I think the issue is whether there will be provisions added to get ...
Live: Steve King Presents Border Amendment at R... [Published Breitbart Feed - 14 hours ago]
Rep. Steve King (R-IA), a top immigration hawk, has offered an amendment to the House GOP border crisis bill that includes language intended to prevent President Obama from expanding his current executive amnesty program. Obama has threatened to expand ...
Fleming: Boehner's Team 'Toning Down' Border Cr... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 29 2014]
One of the key immigration hawks in the House is signaling that changes to a border crisis package could find acquiescence from the right flank of the GOP conference, although he and like-minded colleagues are still looking to see a resolution accompany ...
Details of Boehner Border Bill Emerge [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 29 2014]
They've pared it down and reduced the amount of spending in it, and now Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team are barreling ahead with a border crisis bill expected on the House floor Thursday. The bill is expected to call for the National ...
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