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Dewhurst Exclusive: More Boots on the Border That Can Make Arrests

Lt. Governor David Dewhurst said the plan he laid out on Wednesday in Austin will put more boots on the ground that can actually make arrests by phasing in Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers and phasing out the National Guard troops who cannot make arrests. Show More Summary

State of Texas to Pull Back National Guard from Border

AUSTIN, Texas -- The State of Texas is set to pull back the Texas National Guard from the Mexican border with claims of replacing them with state troopers and technology. Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst announced the move on Wednesday. Show More Summary

National Guard to leave Texas border by spring, earlier than thought

last weekNews : The Raw Story

AUSTIN, Texas—Texas National Guard units will leave the Rio Grande Valley by early spring, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said Wednesday, entrusting the extension of the so-called law enforcement surge along the border to state police and game wardens. At a Capitol news conference, Dewhurst offered a more...

Perry and Dewhurst Call For Extension of Border Surge

Texas Governor Rick Perry and Lt. Governor David Dewhurst are seeking an extension of Operation Strong Safety, a surge operation of the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Texas National Guard until August 2015. House Speaker...Show More Summary

Reports Circulate That Texas County Left Greg Abbott Off Ballot

Greg Abbott may not on the ballot on at least one precinct's balloting machines in Bexar County, Breitbart Texas has learned. Lt. Governor Candidate David Dewhurst appears to have been listed on the ballot in place of Abbott at one polling location. Show More Summary

Lt Gov Dewhurst Asks for Cost Estimates to Expand Border Security

HOUSTON, Texas – Lt. Governor David Dewhurst asked the Texas National Guard (TNG) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) to provide cost estimates to expand the current border security operations underway along the Texas-Mexico border. Show More Summary

TX Lt Gov: I Want to 'Shut Down the Whole Border'

Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst (R) stated his desire to expand the state’s border security surge across the entire border in order to “shut down the border” on Wednesday’s “Sean Hannity Show.” Dewhurst declared that he has long been...Show More Summary

Rick Perry's Dumber Understudy Claims Islamo-Mexican Prayer Rugs Exist

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

David Dewhurst is the lieutenant governor of Texas. Lieutenant is such an emasculating word! He'd rather be a commandante, the kind who'll take care of those prayer rugs ISIS illegals are leaving on the Mexican border, which totally exist and weren't debunked by yours truly two months ago. Read more...

National Guard Deployment: ‘Our Intent is for You Not to Come Across’

CAMP SWIFT, Texas — Lt. Governor David Dewhurst attended a briefing from the Texas National Guard Command Staff prior to meeting with about 100 soldiers who are about to be deployed to the Texas border region under Operation Strong Safety. Show More Summary

Lt. Gov. Make Personal Donation to Put More Deputies on the Streets in Falfurrias

HOUSTON, Texas — Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst made a personal donation to the group of police officers from South Texas who are volunteering their time to help the financially beleaguered Brooks County Sheriff’s Office in Falfurrias, Texas. Show More Summary

Lt Gov Dewhurst: Educating Illegal Kids Will Cost Texas Half a Billion Dollars

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R-TX) reported that educating the unaccompanied minor illegal immigrant children already in Texas would cost the state half a billion dollars. “Obviously we have had over 50,000 unaccompanied children come into...Show More Summary

Texas Lt. Gov.: 'I’m Convinced' Mexican Gov't Helping Illegals

David Dewhurst, the lieutenant governor of Texas, said that he believes officials in Mexico’s government are helping children illegally immigrate to the United States. He said, "Kids that are six-years old, 10-years old, can’t make it...Show More Summary

Texas Lt. Gov.: Obama 'Doesn’t Really Want' to Secure Border

Lt. Gov David Dewhurst (R-Texas) slammed President Barack Obama, saying that the president “doesn’t really, in his heart, want” to secure the southern border. On Monday’s “Sean Hannity Show,” he declared that the president doesn’t care about the surge of illegal immigrants. Show More Summary

Dewhurst Discusses National Guard at Border

AUSTIN, Texas—Yesterday afternoon, Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst joined Governor Rick Perry, Attorney General Greg Abbott, as well as leadership from the Texas National Guard and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) for a press conference at the Capitol to announce the deployment of 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border. Show More Summary

Texas Reps Urge State Action to Secure Border

HOUSTON, Texas--On July 11, 13 Texas state representatives and two state representative nominees signed a letter to Governor Rick Perry, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst, Speaker Joe Straus, and members of the Legislative Budget Board. Show More Summary

Texas Grassroots Group Demands State Officials Act on Border Crisis

East Texas (Tyler) – In a statewide press release, Grassroots America, one of the largest conservative organizations in Texas, called on Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, Attorney General Greg Abbott, and House Speaker...Show More Summary

Greg Abbott Supports Texas-Led Border Security Surge

HOUSTON, Texas--On Wednesday Texas Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, and Speaker Joe Straus directed the Texas Dept. of Public Safety (DPS) to enforce the Texas/Mexico border through surge operations. The decision comes as thousands of immigrants--most of whom are from Central America--continue to cross into the U.S. Show More Summary

BREAKING: Texas-Led Border Security Surge 'Imminent'

UPDATE: Texas Governor Rick Perry Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus today directed the Texas Dept. of Public Safety (DPS) to immediately begin law enforcement surge operations on the Texas-Mexico border to combat the flood of illegal immigration into the state in the absence of adequate federal resources to secure the border. Show More Summary

Republicans who were retired because of amnesty

Eric Cantor joins a list of prominent Republicans whose political careers were ended “primarily” because of their support for illegal-alien amnesty: Most recently Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst lost his primary because of amnesty. Show More Summary

Patrick’s win may doom Hall impeachment effort

Part 20 of 20 in the series Trouble in Texas After trouncing incumbent Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in a primary runoff Tuesday, state Sen. Dan Patrick is the favorite to win office in November. By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org HOUSTON – State Sen. Dan Patrick’s win over incumbent Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the Republican...

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