Texas Sens. Ted Cruz, John Cornyn to hold press conference in Mission after touring border
Texas Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn will hold a press conference in Mission on Friday afternoon following a boat tour with the Texas Department of Public Safety along the Rio Grande.
The press conference, scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m., will be livestreamed in this article, as well as on our KRGV Facebook page.
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The DPS boat tour comes after Cruz, Cornyn and 17 other Senate Republicans met with Border Patrol agents ahead of their nightly patrol Thursday night, according to a news release from Sen. Ted Cruz's office.
The Texas senators were joined by U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), U.S. Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), U.S. Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.), U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), U.S. Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), U.S. Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.), U.S. Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.), U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), U.S. Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.) and U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.).
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